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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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Petaluma Historic Library and Museum
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Description : History of the Bojorques family, owners of a rancho spanning the Chileno Valley, part of modern Marin and Sonoma counties. Describes the early history of the area from the early 1800's to the latter part of that century. Series Title : History of the Bojorques Family Source : 28 Pages of 28: Manuscript (8 1/2 x 11 in.) Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Petaluma Historical Library and Museum. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the...
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Source: 28 Pages of 28: Manuscript (8 1/2 x 11 in.)
Description : History of the Bojorques family, owners of a rancho spanning the Chileno Valley, part of modern Marin and Sonoma counties. Describes the early history of the area from the early 1800's to the latter part of that century. Series Title : History of the Bojorques Family Source : 39 Pages of 39: Manuscript (8 1/2 x 11 in.) Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Petaluma Historical Library and Museum. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the...
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Source: 39 Pages of 39: Manuscript (8 1/2 x 11 in.)
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by Tawresey, Virginia Bishop
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Cover title
Topics: Puma, Puma, Wildlife rescue
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by New York : Pocket Books
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Topics: Tax planning, Taxation
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by Jerrard, Jane; Spellman, Susan, ill
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A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where he uses his quick wits to outsmart a giant and make his and his mother's fortune
Topics: Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Folklore
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Jack London and his Call of the wild -- Theodore Dreiser : Book one and Book two -- Ernest Hemingway, R.I.P. -- Orwell's 1984 -- Ronald Reagan -- Commencement -- The character of presidents -- The beliefs of writers -- A citizen reads the Constitution -- The nineteenth New York -- False documents -- Standards -- James Wright at Kenyon -- Two Waldens
Topic: American essays
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by Compton, Kenn; Compton, Joanne
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Jack uses his wits to get rid of the giant up on Balsam Mountain
Topics: Folklore, Giants
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Stories originally published in Highlights for children
Topics: Children's stories, American, Short stories
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by Pringle, Laurence P; Moehlman, Patricia Des Roses, 1943- ill
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 41) and index
Topics: Moehlman, Patricia Des Roses, 1943-, Moehlman, Patricia Des Roses, 1943-, Jackals, Women...
1 v. (various pagings) : 28 cm
Topics: Groundwater -- Illinois -- Jacksonville -- Quality, Wells -- Illinois -- Jacksonville
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by Drucker, Malka; Halperin, Michael
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"Yearling book."
Topics: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Occupation of Poland (1939-1945), Jews, World War, 1939-1945, Jews,...
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by Andersen, Christopher P
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-424) and index
Topics: Jagger, Mick, Rock musicians, Rolling Stones, Popmuziek, Persoonlijke levenssfeer
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by Foster, Kelli C; Erickson, Gina Clegg; Gifford, Kerri, ill
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"Ages 5 to 8"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Sleep, Animals, Stories in rhyme, Sleep, Animals, Stories in rhyme
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by Havill, Juanita; O'Brien, Anne Sibley, ill
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Jamaica hates wearing hand-me-down boots when her friend Brianna has pink fuzzy ones
Topics: Jealousy, Boots, Friendship, African Americans, Asian Americans, Jealousy
...detailed population and housing statistics from the 1990 census for the BRA's Jamaica Plain Planning District..
Topics: Housing -- Massachusetts Boston Jamaica Plain, Jamaica Plain (Boston, Mass.) -- Profile Census,...
Source: bplgovdocs
Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library and Rudolph Matas Library for the Health Sciences
by Edited by the Students of Tulane University
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Jambalaya, the Tulane University yearbook, was first published in 1896. It was not published from 1997-2003, nor in 2007. This year has a tight binding so some text is lost in the center gutter.
Topics: College Yearbooks, New Orleans, Louisiana, Tulane University, Tulane...
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Grand in scope and scale, filled with the richness and passion of two great histories coming together, Gai-jin is the long-awaited sixth novel in James Clavell's magnificent Asian Saga. Sweeping us back to the enigmatic and elusive land of his best-selling Shogun, he weaves an extraordinary tale of Japan, now newly open to gai-jin - foreigners - and teeming with contradictions as the ancient and the modern meet in a clash of cultures, of nations, of generations. It is
Topics: British, Love stories
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x, 170 p. ; 24 cm
Topics: Dickey, James -- Criticism and interpretation -- History, Politics and literature -- United States...
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by Jones, James Earl; Niven, Penelope
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Includes index
Topics: Jones, James Earl, Actors
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by Jones, James Earl
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xxii, 393 pages : 25 cm
Topics: Jones, James Earl, Jones, James Earl, Jones, James E. 1931-, Jones, James E. (Schauspieler), Actors...
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by Mitton, David, ill; McArthur, Kenny, ill; Permane, Terry, ill; Awdry, W. Railway series
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"Based on The Railway series by the Rev. W. Awdry."
Topics: Railroad trains, Behavior, Railroad trains, Child psychology
1 folded sheet (8 p.) : 28 x 11 cm
Topic: Arboretums New York (State) Guidebooks
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by VanCleave, Janice Pratt
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Includes index
Topics: Zoology projects, Animals, Animals
Includes index
Topics: Earthquakes, Earthquakes, Experiments, Science projects, Earthquakes
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Includes index
Topics: Geography, Geography, Geographieunterricht, Grundschule, Geography
Minutes of the Commission of Fine Arts
by CFA
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Topic: minutes
Minutes of the Commission of Fine Arts
by CFA
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Minutes of the Commission of Fine Arts
by CFA
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Minutes of the Commission of Fine Arts
by CFA
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Minutes of the Commission of Fine Arts
by CFA
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Minutes of the Commission of Fine Arts
by CFA
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Minutes of the Commission of Fine Arts
by CFA
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Topic: minutes
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by Franco, Betsy; Supancich, Jo
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Grade 1-3
Topics: Pluralism (Social sciences), Multicultural education
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by Franco, Betsy; Supancich, Jo
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Grade 1-3
Topics: Pluralism (Social sciences), Multicultural education
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by Collinwood, Dean Walter, 1949-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-240) and index
Penn State University
by Sonu, Sunee C; United States. National Marine Fisheries Service. Southwest Region
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"September 1993."
Topic: Squid industry Japan Statistics.
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by Niiya, Brian; Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
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xiii, 386 p. : 29 cm
Topic: Japanese Americans -- History -- Encyclopedias
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by Reed, Ishmael, 1938-
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Since the publication of his first novel, The Free-Lance Pallbearers, and through works such as Mumbo Jumbo and The Last Days of Louisiana Red, Ishmael Reed has forged a reputation as "the brightest contributor to American satire since Mark Twain" (The Nation). In his boisterous and irreverent new novel, Japanese by Spring, Reed turns the full force of his satiric wit on the American university. Benjamin "Chappie" Puttbutt, a black junior professor at overwhelmingly white...
Topic: Racism
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by [recipes suplied by Better Home Publishing House ; photography by Hideo Ishizuka ; translated by Fumiko Hara].
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Topic: Cookery, Japanese
Bureau of Land Management Library
by United States. Bureau of Land Management. Boise District Office; United States. Bureau of Land Management. Jarbidge Resource Area
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"May 1993."
Topics: United States. Bureau of Land Management. Jarbidge Resource Area, Grazing, Land use, Wildlife...
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by Houk, Randy; Humane Society of the United States
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At head of title: The Humane Society of the United States
Topics: Northeast Animal Shelter, Cats, Animal rescue
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by Ziefert, Harriet; Taback, Simms, ill
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"First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin Inc., 1987"--T.p. verso
Topics: Buses, Buses
Includes index
Topic: Cookery, American
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by Morrison, Toni
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Topics: African Americans, Crimes of passion, Middle-aged persons, Funeral rites and ceremonies, Triangles...
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by Morrison, Toni
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Collier, James Lincoln, 1928-
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326 p. ; 22 cm
Topics: Jazz -- History and criticism, Music -- Social aspects
Description : Jazz band West Coast Express performs. Music created by inmates in the California prison system. The William James Association Prison Arts Project (PAP) began as a pilot project in 1977 at the California Medical Facility at Vacaville, with funding provided by the San Francisco Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, and the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. The success of this initial program led to the formation of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Prisons--California--Songs and music, Prisoners' songs--California, Music...
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by Smith, Julie, 1944-
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In Jazz Funeral, Julie Smith once again takes us behind the scenes in New Orleans, with a multi-faceted story of murder, music, and family sorrow. This time, homicide detective Skip Langdon finds herself trying to solve the stabbing death of the universally beloved producer of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. To confuse the case further, the victim's sixteen-year-old sister has disappeared, and Skip suspects that if the young woman isn't herself the murderer
Topics: Langdon, Skip (Fictitious character), Police, Policewomen
South San Francisco Historical Society
by South San Francisco Historical Society
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Note: Due to original recording: High Background Noise. Call Number: SSF017
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Butler, Andrea
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by Fraser, Antonia, 1932-
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Jemina Shore at the sunny grave -- The moon was to blame -- The blude-red wine -- House poison -- Getting to know you -- Cry-by-night -- Dead leaves -- Out for the countess -- The twist
Topics: Shore, Jemima (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English, Women detectives
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by Hawkins, Colin; Hawkins, Jacqui
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Issued as part of the HBJ treasury of literature
Topics: Toy and movable books, Chickens, Stories in rhyme, Toy and movable books
National Agricultural Library
by GeoResearch, Inc; United States. Forest Service
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Topics: Mines and mineral resources Nevada Humboldt National Forest, Mines and mineral resources...
Newman Numismatic Portal
by The New Jersey Exonumia Society
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Topics: Numismatics, Periodicals
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by Krulik, Nancy E
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Topics: Full house (Television program), Television actors and actresses
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by Wilson, A. N., 1950-
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Cover title: Jesus, a life
Topics: Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ
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by Wilson, A. N., 1950-
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Cover title: Jesus, a life
Topics: Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ
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by Beers, V. Gilbert (Victor Gilbert), 1928-
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Cover title
Topics: Bible stories, English, Sheep
American Libraries
by Johnson Publishing Company
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The weekly source of African American political and entertainment news.
Topics: naacp, ali, black, hooks, center, detroit, president, boxing, bowe, ing, civil rights, south...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=DLsDAAAAMBAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
American Libraries
by Johnson Publishing Company
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The weekly source of African American political and entertainment news.
Topic: bub_upload
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=HrsDAAAAMBAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
American Libraries
by Johnson Publishing Company
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The weekly source of African American political and entertainment news.
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Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=QsEDAAAAMBAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
American Libraries
by Johnson Publishing Company
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The weekly source of African American political and entertainment news.
Topic: bub_upload
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=m7oDAAAAMBAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
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xix, 343 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Central Utah Relocation Center, Tanforan Assembly Center (San Bruno, Calif.), Central Utah...
Source: removedNEL
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by DANIELS, K
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xv, 251 : 26 cm
Topics: Henson, Jim, Puppeteers -- United States -- Biography
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"A Jim Henson Muppet Press book"--P. 4 of cover
Topics: Generosity, Guinea pigs, Puppets
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
by Rolle, Sojourner Kincaid
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Series Title : Outrageous Women Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection Guide : Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers Call Number : V/1511 Rights : Copyrighted. The artist of any work retains all rights to that work. Copyright has not been assigned to the Regents of the University of California. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. No further reproduction is permitted without...
Topic: californiarevealed
Sacramento City College
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Additional Description : Notes on original container: Jim Klewer - Oral History Interv. April 27, 1993 Ruth Heitfeld Oral History Coll. A1890 #81 Collection Title : Ruth Heitfeld Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Sacramento City College. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Coffey, Wayne R
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index
Topics: Thorpe, Jim 1887-1953, Thorpe, Jim 1887-1953, Athletes, Athletes, Indians of North America
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
by Rolle, Sojourner Kincaid
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:50 after color bars. Left audio channel begins to dropout in the last 30 seconds. Series Title : Outrageous Women Description : Sojourner Kincaid Rolle is an African American poet and playwright, peacemaker, community activist and television producer. She produced a well-received local public television show, Outrageous Women, from 1988-1995, featuring interviews with local notables from the African American, community such as Dr. Shirley Kennedy and Mrs. Anita...
Topics: californialightandsound, Santa Barbara (Calif.)
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by Quattrocki, Carolyn; Spellman, Susan, ill
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Topics: Christmas, Size, Christmas stories, Size
Note : Program ends at 00:13:19, followed by unrelated content beginning at 00:22:30 Call Number : Oral History Collection Description : President, United Educators of San Francisco; officer, American Federation of Teachers; worked as a high school teacher for nearly thirty years at Lincoln and Lowell high schools; describes her involvement with school unions, 1955-1970, and her rise to become president of the United Educators of San Francisco in 1984; discusses her views on bilingual...
Topics: californialightandsound, Labor unions--California--San Francisco--History,...
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Program aid (United States. Dept. of Agriculture)
by United States. Department of Agriculture
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July 1993
Topics: governmental programs and projects, educational institutions, USDA, national forests
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Occupational training -- Government policy United States, Occupational retraining -- Government...
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by Deborah Kendrick; preface by Linda Ellerbee
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Topic: Labor and Employment