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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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3 page newsletter.  January 23, 2004. Office of Applied Studies. Drug and Alcohol Services Information System (DASIS).  Treatment Admissions in Urban and Rural Areas Involving Abuse of Narcotic Painkillers. Examines narcotic painkiller (e.g., morphine, oxycodone) treatment admission rates per 100,000 adults and teens at five urbanization levels for 1992, 1997, and 2000. Also: statistics about route of administration in metropolitan versus rural areas, admissions and discharges, opioids or...
Topics: research, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, alcohol, alcoholism, treatment, statistics,...
3 pages.  July 23, 2004.  DASIS (Drug and Alcohol Services Information System). Treatment admissions involving narcotic painkillers: 2002 update. Between 1992 and 2002, treatment admission rates for abuse of narcotic painkillers more than doubled.
Topics: research, chemical dependency, substance use disorder, alcohol, alcoholism, treatment, stimulants,...
64 pages.  C. 2000, 2004 (2nd edition). This book  is a tool to help implement change  initiatives that will improve prevention and treatment outcomes, increase knowledge about effective technology transfer methods, and build skills in implementing change  within agencies. The Change Book  includes principles, steps, strategies, and activities for achieving effective change . The principles are required elements necessary for successful technology transfer. The steps are a guide to...
Topics: addiction, alcohol, alcoholism, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, outcome, prevention,...
16 pages. Inform yourselves about the legal rights and opportunities of people in treatment and recovery. Empower yourselves: learn what you can do to overcome illegal discrimination and other legal barriers facing many who have, or are in treatment and recovery from, drug and alcohol problems.
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, recovery, laws, treatment,...
The SALIS Collection: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Jan 20, 2020 Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) National Office
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232 pages.  In an effort to bring current research findings to direct service  providers, three organizations came together to translate and disseminate current research on alcoholism. Their goal was to provide frontline staff, educators, and the public with easy-to-read,  concise research findings. The 100 re-written articles in this compilation are divided within categories of: adolescents, biology and neurobiology, gender and ethnicity and culture, genetics and other risk factors, mental...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, journal, literature, science,...
Newman Numismatic Portal
Jan 19, 2020 W. Mack Martin, Kenneth S. Latimer
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Overview and catalog of Georgia treasury notes, certificates, and bonds. This builds upon and expands Grover C. Criswell's Confederate and Southern States Currency with documentation of new discoveries and a new numbering system. Updates to this work may be found at  www.southernstylecurrency.com  (1/2020).
Topics: Numismatics, Paper Money
Newman Numismatic Portal
Jan 19, 2020 Joshua Smith
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The Guidebook of the California Clam Shell Scrip Currency of 1933 provides an exhaustive list of specimens for the scrip currencies arising in Crescent City and Pismo Beach during the Bank Holiday of 1933. It summarizes the economic conditions leading up to the creation of the Clam Shell Scrip and the separate events which transpired to give the local merchants of both cities the idea to create a scrip currency using harvested clam shells. Contained within are descriptions of all known Clam...
Topics: Numismatics, Clam Shell Money
Newman Numismatic Portal
Jan 19, 2020 U.S. Mint
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Correspondence from Andrew W. Mellon, Secretary of the Treasury, to Charles Evans Hughes, Secretary of State, discussing the manufacture of pure nickel coins at the U.S. Mint. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette. Extracted from National Archives & Records Administration (NARA), record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 235 (letters sent), volume 454.
Topics: Numismatics, U.S. Mint
Newman Numismatic Portal
Jan 19, 2020 U.S. Mint
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Correspondence from Acting Director of the Mint Mary O'Reilly to "Secretary to the Secretary" of Treasury Arthur E. Sixsmith, concerning the efforts of Henry Chapman to secure collector coinage dated 1922. Transcription courtesy of Roger W. Burdette. Extracted from National Archives & Records Administration (NARA), record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 235 (letters sent), volume 454.
Topics: Numismatics, U.S. Mint
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "Champion," starring Kirk Douglas and distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "Foreign Correspondent," directed by Alfred Hitchcock and distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "Blockade," directed by William Dieterle and distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "Colonel Blimp," directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "City Lights," starring and directed by Charlie Chaplin and distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "Du Barry, Woman of Passion," distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "Corsair," distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "Body and Soul," directed by Robert Rossen and distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "Born to be Bad," starring Loretta Young and Cary Grant and distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "Hallelujah, Im a Bum," starring Al Jolson and distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "The Birth of a Nation," directed by D. W. Griffith and distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "The Emperor Jones," starring Paul Robeson and distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "The Four Feathers," distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
Media History Digital Library
Jan 19, 2020 United Artists
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Pressbook for the film "Broken Blossoms," directed by D. W. Griffith and distributed by United Artists.
Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
4 page newsletter.  Winter 2004.  V3(1). This issue discusses identifying alcohol problems and using brief i nterventions and other treatment approaches. It also briefly reviews treatment effectiveness and introduces supportive services for alcohol use disorders.
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, treatment, counseling,...
The SALIS Collection: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Jan 18, 2020 Kopstein, Andrea; White, Karl D.
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40 pages. This booklet , created for family members of those dependent on alcohol or illicit drugs, answers questions often asked by families of people entering treatment. It also offers a resources section with additional information and a list of support groups. Sections: introduction; substance abuse; substance abuse treatment; just for you; I'm afraid it wno't work; especially for young people; glossary; resources.
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, treatment, family,...
198 pages.  Includes bibliography.  Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series #40. This best practice guideline for the treatment of substance use disorders provides consensus and evidence-based guidance on the use of buprenorphine, a new option for the treatment of opioid addiction. Table of contents: executive summary, introduction, pharmacology, patient assessment, treatment protocols, special population, policies and procedures, assessment and screening instruments, stages of change,...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, narcotics, pharmacology,...
The SALIS Collection: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Jan 18, 2020 Kaufman, Edward; Yoshioka, Marianne R. M.
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262 pages.  Includes bibliography. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series #39. This best-practice guideline for the treatment of substance use disorders focuses on how substance abuse affects the entire family and how substance abuse treatment providers can use principles from family therapy to change the interactions among family members. Table of contents: executive summary, substance abuse treatment and family therapy, impact of substance abuse on families, approaches to therapy,...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, family, treatment, therapy,...
90 pages.  December 2004.  Includes bibliography. This Resource Guide is designed to serve as a practical tool for clinicians and practitioners  working with youth with mental health disorders who are in contact with the juvenile justice system, and that its information will further contribute to the growing knowledge base of best practices and will lead to improved outcomes for children, youth, and families.
Topics: diagnosis, mental health, psychiatric, psychology, alcohol, alcoholism, chemical dependency,...
The SALIS Collection: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Jan 18, 2020 White, William L.
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12 pages.  Something is reawakening inside America. People whose stigmatized condition left them hiding alone or cloistered in subterranean subcultures are stepping into the light to tell the stories of their wounds and their redemption. They are offering their time, talents, and testimonies to address alcohol and other drug-related problems in their local communities and in the country as a whole. They exemplify a transition from self-healing to social activism that could aptly be described...
Topics: addiction, alcohol, alcoholism, chemical dependency, substance use disorder, recovery, society,...
34 pages.  Communities of color  have been ill-served by acute care models of treating severe alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems that define the source of these problems in idiopathic (biopsychological) terms and promote their resolution via crisis-elicited episodes of brief, individual interventions. This article explores how approaches that shift the model of intervention from acute care (AC) of individuals to a sustained recovery management (RM) partnership with individuals, families...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, multicultural, history, society,...
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Listing of over 14,000 United States National Banks by charter number and by state.
Topics: Numismatics, Paper Money
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
Jan 18, 2020 E. H. Close Realty Company
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A short booklet produced by the E. H. Close Realty Company to promote the development of the Village of Ottawa Hills. Published around 1915, the booklet extols the future Ottawa Hills as "a scenic home park" with meadow lands, rivers, lakes and hills. The 1200 acres of land is to be divided in to various tracts of land and carefully designed to preserve the natural beauty of the area. The village was incorporated August 14, 1924.
Topics: Ottawa Hills (Ohio)--History, Real estate development
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
Jan 18, 2020 The Public Relations Committee of The Toledo Public Library
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This booklet was published in 1940 and served as an introduction to the new Toledo Public Library located at 325 Michigan Street in Toledo, Ohio. It gives a brief history of the institution and follows with extensive details and photographs of the different departments as well as floor plans and special features. It includes a list of the board members, firms involved with the new building's construction, and the companies who created and printed the booklet.
Topics: Toledo Lucas County Public Library--History, Public libraries--Ohio--Toledo--History
This directory was distributed at the 69th semi-annual reunion of the Toledo Masonic Temple which occurred May 15-18, 1917. It originally belonged to Chester Forrester Dunham, 1892-1959, whose name is embossed in gold on the cover. It gives a brief history of the Scottish Rite and describes the classification of the degrees and system of organization within it. Each member listing includes a small portrait along with brief personal and professional information.
Topics: Scottish Rite (Masonic order). Valley of Toledo. Barton Smith Jubilee Class--Membership, Scottish...
A history of German pioneers that settled in Toledo and Lucas County including biographical sketches of individuals.
Topics: Germans -- Ohio -- Toledo, Toledo (Ohio) -- Biography
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
Jan 18, 2020 Bramble Publishing Company (Toledo, Ohio)
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A book showcasing the virtues, progress, values and opportunities of Toledo, Ohio in 1912. Monograph contains photographs of Toledo's streets, businesses, schools, parks, government buildings and other scenes.
Topics: Business -- Ohio --Toledo, Toledo (Ohio) -- Pictorial works
A book containing a biographical sketch of Albertus Brown, an African-American lawyer who worked in Toledo, Ohio and founded the Frederick Douglass Community Association. The book contains eulogies and poetry about Albertus Brown, and sympathies extended to the Brown family.
Topics: Brown, Albertus, 1880-1927, Frederick Douglass Community Association Inc. of Toledo Ohio
Newman Numismatic Portal
Jan 18, 2020 U.S. Mint
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U.S. Mint correspondence from the National Archives & Records Administration (NARA), record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 235 (letters sent from headquarters), volume 454, primarily covering the year 1923. Note, this is a partial scan of volume 454. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.
Topics: Numismatics, U.S. Mint
Newman Numismatic Portal
Jan 18, 2020 U.S. Mint
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U.S. Mint correspondence from the National Archives & Records Administration (NARA), record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 235 (letters sent from headquarters), volume 453, covering the year 1923. Note, this is a partial scan of volume 453. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.
Topics: Numismatics, U.S. Mint
The Wanderer Collection
Jan 18, 2020 Wanderer Com Inc.
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The Wanderer - January 16, 2020: Leap Year for Snowy Owls • Expect the Unexpected at MAC Winter Show • Space Club Blasts Off! • Mattapoisett's January Special Town Meeting • Mattapoisett's Boston Cane Returns • Applicant Prevails After ZBA Struggles to Agree • ConCom Approves Construction, Replication • Rochester Readies for Next Solar Farm • Hearings Kept Open for Absent ZBA Members • Principal Shows How RMS Assesses Student Skills • OC Boys Basketball Avenges Lone Loss of...
Topics: news, mattapoisett, marion, rochester, southeastern massachusetts, wanderer, wanderer-news
Biblioteca Digital Anabautista
Jan 17, 2020 John A. Lapp & C. Arnold Snyder (editors)
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La Colección de Historia Menonita Mundial (Mennonite Global History Project - MGHP) se instituyó en la 13ª Asamblea del Congreso Mundial Menonita realizada en enero de 1997, en Calcuta, India. A fin de “contar la historia de las iglesias menonitas y de los Hermanos en Cristo, promover la comprensión mutua y estimular la renovación y extensión del cristianismo anabautista en todo el mundo”, los organizadores del Proyecto de Historia Menonita Mundial recibieron el mandato de producir...
Topics: Historia Menonita Mundial, Mennonite Global History Project, África, historia menonita, historia...
Newman Numismatic Portal
Jan 17, 2020 Texas Numismatic Association
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Jan 17, 2020 Texas Numismatic Association
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Jan 17, 2020 Texas Numismatic Association
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Jan 17, 2020 Texas Numismatic Association
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Jan 17, 2020 Texas Numismatic Association
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Jan 17, 2020 Texas Numismatic Association
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Jan 17, 2020 Texas Numismatic Association
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Jan 17, 2020 Texas Numismatic Association
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Clatsop County Historical Society Restricted
Jan 17, 2020 Ruby Lane Elliott
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Indiana Room Collection
Jan 17, 2020 Lake County Public Library
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This is a 4-page document about Griffith, Indiana, history written in 1939 by Claude Patterson, Jr.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Griffith, Indiana, 1939
Newman Numismatic Portal
Jan 17, 2020 Texas Numismatic Association
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Indiana Room Collection
Jan 17, 2020 Lake County Public Library
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This is a 258-page book that lists historic names and places along with a reference as to which Lake County Historic publication their name can be found in.  Sources include publications of the Lake County Old Settler, Historical Association, The Lake of the Red Cedars, etc.  It is an invaluable source of historic information. 
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Lake County History Index, Lake County, Indiana, 1935
Newman Numismatic Portal
Jan 17, 2020 Texas Numismatic Association
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Clatsop County Historical Society Restricted
Jan 17, 2020 Margaret Nadine Elliott
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Newman Numismatic Portal
Jan 17, 2020 Texas Numismatic Association
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Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record June 1964
Topics: School Newspapers, Brooklyn
Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record May 1964
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Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record February 1964
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Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record December 1963
Topics: School Newspapers, Brooklyn
Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record April 1963
Topics: School Newspapers, Brooklyn
Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record February 1963
Topics: School Newspapers, Brooklyn
Newman Numismatic Portal
Jan 17, 2020 Texas Numismatic Association
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Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record December 1962
Topics: School Newspapers, Brooklyn
Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record April 1962
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Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record November 1960
Topics: School Newspapers, Brooklyn
Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record April 1960
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Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record January 30, 1959
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Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record May 15, 1944
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Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record March 16, 1944
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Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record February 23, 1944
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Newman Numismatic Portal
Jan 17, 2020 Texas Numismatic Association
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Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record November 18, 1943
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Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record May 21, 1943
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Brooklyn Public Library
Jan 17, 2020 Girls' High School
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Girls' High School. Girls' High Record May 4, 1943
Topics: School Newspapers, Brooklyn