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Traxel, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.89 TRA

Davis, Deborah

Summary: Documents the 1901 White House dinner shared by former slave Booker T. Washington and President Theodore Roosevelt, documenting the ensuing scandal and the ways in which the event reflected post-Civil War politics and race relations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 DAV

Levine, Robert S. (Robert Steven)

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Summary: "The absorbing narrative of Frederick Douglass's heated struggle with President Andrew Johnson reveals a new perspective on Reconstruction's demise. When Andrew Johnson rose to the presidency after Abraham Lincoln's assassination, African Americans were optimistic that Johnson would pursue aggressive federal policies for Black equality. Just a year earlier, Johnson had cast himself as a "Moses"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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Leonard, Thomas C.

Summary: In Illiberal Reformers, Thomas Leonard reexamines the economic progressives whose ideas and reform agenda underwrote the Progressive Era dismantling of laissez-faire and the creation of the regulatory welfare state, which, they believed, would humanize and rationalize industrial capitalism. But not for all. Academic social scientists such as Richard T. Ely, John R. Commons, and Edward A. Ross,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 LEO

Aronson, Amy

Summary: "Crystal Eastman was a central figure in many of the defining social movements of the twentieth century -- labor, feminism, internationalism, free speech, peace. She drafted America's first serious workers' compensation law. She helped found the NationalWoman's Party and is credited as co-author of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). She helped found the Woman's Peace Party -- today, the Women's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EASTMAN, CRYSTAL ARO

Hakim, Joy.

Summary: A history of the Reconstruction period and the movements of reform, immigration, industrialization, and urbanization.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.8 HAK

Hakim, Joy.

Summary: Covers the period of American history from the 1880s to World War I.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.84 HAK

Kalman, Bobbie

Summary: Describes various aspects of the lives of women and girls during the nineteenth century, including their lack of educational opportunities, restrictive clothing, pastimes, courtship and marriage, and limited employment prospects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.4 KAL

Trigiani, Adriana.

Summary: Two star-crossed lovers--Enzo and Ciro--meet and separate, until, finally, the power of their love changes both of their lives forever. Set during the years preceding and during World War I.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC TRI

Sinclair, Upton

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIN

Brill, Marlene Targ.

Summary: Presents the social, political, economical and technological changes in the United States during the first decade of the twentieth century, including labor unions, the invention of the airplane and popularization of the automobile.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.911 BRI

Nasaw, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Press/Doubleday 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.23 NAS

Tademy, Lalita.

Summary: "The intertwining stories of two Louisiana families--three generations of African-American men--and their struggles to make a place for themselves in a country deeply divided in the aftermath of the Civil War and beyond"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TAD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Tademy 2007

Falvey, Patricia

Summary: After losing her sister on their voyage from Ireland to New York on the Titanic, Delia poses as Nora to take her job as a governess to a rich family instead of her own position as a maid.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Publishing Corp. 2021

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Summary: Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2012

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DUS

Summary: Social climber Alice tries to push her clodhopper family to the background and assumes airs to win the love of an amiable, wealthy young man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE ALI

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 SHL

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