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Summary: Tells the story of the radical underground radio station WBCN-FM, set against the dazzling and profound social, political, and cultural changes that took place in Boston and nationally during the late '60s and early '70s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2022

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WBC

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Summary: In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY DEP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DEP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DEP RATED R

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD De

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Departed 2007

Jarrow, Gail

Summary: On Halloween eve 1938, people across America gathered around the radio to listen to their favorite Sunday evening program. Expecting to hear the latest drama from Orson Welles's Mercury Theatre, many were alarmed when news bulletins interrupted the show. New Jersey had been rocked by mysterious explosions. The announcements continued, each more frantic than the last. An invading army's strange...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.44 JAR

Atkinson, Jay

Summary: Early on March 15, 1697, a band of Abenaki warriors in service to the French raided the English frontier village of Haverhill, Massachusetts. Striking swiftly, the Abenaki killed twenty-seven men, women, and children, and took thirteen captives, including thirty-nine-year-old Hannah Duston and her week-old daughter, Martha. A short distance from the village, one of the warriors murdered the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LP, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 ATK

Contents: v. 1. 1831-1850.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 1989

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3744

Roberts, Randy

Summary: "In War Fever, celebrated sports historians Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith explore the monumental changes taking place in Boston during the Great War through the stories of three men: Karl Muck, the German conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra;Charles Whittlesey, a Harvard Law Student who was called to service and became an unlikely leader; and perhaps the most famous baseball player of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.4 ROB

Paley, Rebecca

Summary: Recounts life in early colonial America leading up to the famous tea tax protest that pushed the colonies and the British closer to war, using the stories of Felicity Merriman and how she became caught in between the two sides of the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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Contents: Plat book of Newaygo County, Michigan ([1900]) -- Farm plat book (1955) -- Farm plat book with index to owners (1962) -- Tri-annual atlas & plat book (1965) -- Triennial atlas & plat book (1968, 1971) -- Atlas & plat book (1974, 1977) -- Land atlas & plat book (1980) -- Land atlas and plat book (1982) -- Land atlas, plat book and sportsman's guide (1983, 1986, 1988) -- Land atlas, plat book,...

Format: cartographic

Publisher / Publication Date: Rockford Map Publishers 1900

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1 available in Genealogy Atlas Stand, Call number: R GEN 912 PLAT Newaygo 2010-11

Esposito, John C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.461 ESP

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: Describes the Boston Tea Party, including the events leading up to the party, its immediate effects on American-British relations, and why it is still an important event today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3 KRU

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA BASKET

Summary: In the late 19th century, as America's teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation. Ultimately, it was Boston, a city of so many firsts that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RAC

Zabin, Serena R.

Summary: The story of the Boston Massacre--when on a late winter evening in 1770, British soldiers shot five local men to death--is familiar to generations. But from the very beginning, many accounts have obscured a fascinating truth: the Massacre arose from conflicts that were as personal as they were political. Professor Serena Zabin draws on original sources and lively stories to follow British...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 ZAB

Puleo, Stephen.

Summary: Chronicles the January 15, 1919, Boston Molasses Flood that killed twenty-one people when over two million gallons of molasses poured out of the steel tank that stored it and traveled through the city's North End.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.119 PUL

Summary: In August, 1982, a small group of radio visionaries knew they couldn't compete with the mega-stations in New York City. With one brave decision, they changed the sound of radio forever. In this riveting and star studded documentary, Program Director Denis McNamara, the 'LIR crew and the biggest artists of the era tell the story of how they battled the FCC, the record labels, corporate-radio and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MVD Visual 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NEW

Most, Doug

Summary: Documents the dramatic and sometimes deadly competition between New York and Boston to build the first American subway, describing the rivalry between two brother subway engineers and their famous supporters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 388.42 MOS

DeSoto, Clinton B.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Radio Relay League 1981

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 621.38416 DES

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: When the massive metal tank filled with sticky brown molasses that rises up over her crowded North End neighborhood explodes, young Carmen must fight for her life, as a tsunami of molasses rushes through the streets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2019

Di Spigna, Christian

Summary: A detailed portrait of Founding Father, Dr. Joseph Warren, examines his work as an architect of the colonial rebellion, before his hero's death at Bunker Hill obscured his essential role in America's independence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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Center, Katherine

Summary: When her estranged, ailing mother asks her to move to Boston, firefighter Cassie Hanwell becomes the only woman in her new firehouse, where she faces discrimination, low funding, and her unwanted attraction to a fellow firefighter.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC CEN

Hosten-Craig, Jennifer

Summary: "1970 was the last year of the Beatles and the first year of the supersonic Concorde--a time of new possibilities and social upheaval, and Jennifer Hosten, a young airline hostess from the Caribbean island of Grenada, was as surprised as anyone to find herself in the midst of it. After winning a Miss Grenada contest, she travelled to London for the 1970 Miss World pageant and arrived at Royal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sutherland House 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: 791.6 HOS

Forbes, Esther.

Summary: After injuring his hand, a silversmith's apprentice in Boston becomes a messenger for the Sons of Liberty in the days before the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1998

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Limbaugh, Rush H.

Summary: Rush Revere rides again! Saddle up with Rush Limbaugh's really good pal for a new time-travel adventure. "Whoa there, young historians! Before we go rush, rush, rushing off anywhere, I'd like a moment. I'm Liberty, Rush Revere's loquacious equine companion -- his trusty talking horse! Always at the ready to leap from the twenty-first century into America's past, that's me. When he says 'Let's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD J LIM

Montillo, Roseanne.

Summary: Documents a series of child abductions in Great Fire-devastated Boston and the discovery of their teenaged killer that sparked a system-changing investigation and influential debates among the world's most revered medical minds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 MON

Avi

Summary: To avenge his father, Noah becomes a spy for the British during the American Revolution, witnessing firsthand the hypocrisy, lies, and allegiances that come with war, and must determine for himself where his loyalty truly lies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC AVI

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