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by Société nationale des beaux-arts (France)
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xlvi, 284 pages; chiefly illustrations Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topics: Painting -- France -- Exhibitions, Sculpture -- France -- Exhibitions, Art -- France -- Exhibitions.
Source: Dazian's Inc. Collection, Gift of the Museum of the City of New York; 2007
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by Charpentier et E. Fasquelle
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topics: Costume, Fashion, France, Women, Color Illustrations
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by Price, Julius M.
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topic: Costume--France--Paris, Costume--England--London.
Source: Dazian's Inc. Collection, Gift of the Museum of the City of New York
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by John Moyr Smith
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001 5878029 003 OCoLC 005 20080421091349.0 007 ǂh a ǂj a ǂk u ǂL a 008 800116s1882 enkaf 000 0 eng 010 15011963 035 (OCoLC)5878029 040 DLC|cCLE|dOCLCQ|dVZQ 041 English 043 e-gr--- 049 VZQA|lTSDFY08JLP 050 GT550|b.S6 1882 092 391.2093 S652 100 1 Smith, J. Moyr. 245 10 Ancient Greek female costume.|bIllustrated by one hundred and twelve plates and numerous smaller illustrations. With explanatory letterpress, and descriptive passages from the works of Homer, Hesiod, Herodotus, Aeschylus,...
Topic: Greece, costumes, fashion, female, goddesses
Vol. 1 is mainly explanatory text with an "Introduction générale" by the author dated "Juin 1887." Vols. 2-6, each with half-title only, are mainly plates accompanied by descriptive text and were published in twenty "livraisons" 1877-1886.
Topics: Clothing and dress -- Pictorial works, Clothing and dress -- History, Clothing and dress --...
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topic: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Appreciation.
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by Alice Morse Earle
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Two Centuries of Costume in America MDCXX-MDCCCXX Volume II The Macmillan Company (New York) Macmillan & Co., Ltd. (London)
Topics: costume, clothing, design, dressing, fashion, style, America, Alice Morse Earl
Chronicles of Fashion, From the Time of Elizabeth to the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century, in Manners, Amusements, Banquets, Costume, &c. By Mrs. Stone, Authoress of "The Art of Needlework," "The Cotton Lord," "Miss Penn and Her Niece," "The Young Milliner," etc. In Two Volumes Vol. I. London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty. 1845
Topics: manners and customs, England -- Social Life and Customs, fashion history
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by Northrop, Henry Davenport
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topic: recitation, public speaking, oration, performing arts
Source: Dazian's Inc. Collection, Gift of the Museum of the City of New York
Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topics: Drama -- History and criticism, Drama -- Collections, Plots (Drama, novel, etc.), Russian drama,...
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course. Please note, the original copy has been rebound in library binding. The pages have been sewn in incredibly tight with the inner margins being almost removed on some pages. This book has been digitized in order maintain the original integrity of the physical book.
Topic: Ventriloquism, literature, performing arts
249 p. front., illus., plates. 20 cm.
Topics: theatre, art, history, detroit, little theatre movement, michigan, mi, arts and craft theatre,...
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topics: dress, decoration, costume, middle ages, henry shaw
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Contains All's Well that Ends Well, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night; Or, What You Will, As You Like It, Measure for Measure, A Winter's Tale, and Tempest. Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topic: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Appreciation
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books Digitization course.
Topic: English drama
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by Singleton, Esther, 1865-1930
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xiii, 342 pages; frontispiece, 51 plates (including portraits) Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topics: portraits, portrait painters
Source: Dazian's Inc. Collection, Gift of the Museum of the City of New York
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Project in Rare Books Course. Costume, Fanciful, Historical, and Theatrical, Compiled Mrs. Aria, Illustrated by Percy Anderson, London, Macmillan and Co, limited, 1906.
Topic: Fashion
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MARC record for this item, on Internet Archive: 001 003 040 ##$a CaSfIA 050 GT605 $b.E2 082   099 04 $aeBOOK 100    1 #$aMorse, Alice Earle,$d 245 10 $a Two centuries of costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX /$cAlice Morse Earle. $h[electronic resource] 246    1 #$aTwo Centuries of Costume in America, 1620-1820 260 $aNew York :$bMacmillan,$c1903. 300 $a1 online resource (388 p.) 500 538 $a Includes index. $aMode of access: World Wide Web. 650  0 $aCostume $zUnited States $xHistory. 651  0...
Topics: Costume, dress, united states, history, fashion, clothing, design
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by William Hamilton
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Street protest- audible "power" and "1234 liberate the final four" chanting; family party with many simultaneous conversations. The date written on the box likely does not correspond exactly with the date of the street protest and the chant is not definitive about what the protest is about. Since the street protest length of tape is spliced onto the rest of the reel, it could have been added later. Based on the general time period, the protest could have been about a wide...
Topics: Protest movement--United States, Protest and social movements, Parties
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A series of field recordings, including those of children swimming and playing, ocean waves, and crickets. Recording was done by William Hamilton in August of 1970 in Chatham, New York.
Topics: children, ocean, crickets
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by H. Sutherland Edwards
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course. Contents: "The English Monsieur."-- Molière's "Tartufe."--The "Beggar's opera."--The "Messiah."--Beaumarchais's "Marriage of Figaro."--Mozart's "Nozze di Figaro."--Mozart's "Don Giovanni."--Rossini's "Barber of Seville."--Ireland's "Vortigern."--Weber's "Der Freyschütz."--Meyerbeer's "Robert le diable."--Victor...
Topic: Opera
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by William Hamilton
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Recording of the April 15, 1967 Peace March in New York, NY, protesting the war in Vietnam. Sounds include anti-war speeches over loudspeaker, crowd noises, cheers and applause, chants, whistles, and counter-protests. 
Topics: Vietnam War protest, crowd noises, New York City
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by Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SLIS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topics: J. M. Barrie, World War, 1914-1928, Drama
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by William Hamilton
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Recordings made in 1969 by William Hamilton. Recordings include: Bulldozer, lawnmower, dog growling, children eating, dog, wind chimes, and an electric motor.
Topics: bulldozer, dog, wind, motor
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by William Hamilton
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Sounds of chorus singing, sounds of crowds, amusement park rides humming, people talking, people screaming while riding roller coasters and amusement park rides, people singing hymns and religious songs, religious choir singing with organ music, ends with organ music
Topics: Enumerative songs, Crowds, Church choirs, vocal groups and preachers, Roller coasters, Organ music
A certain Dr. Kline discusses depression as a medical condition, including its causes, symptoms, and treatments. Multiple takes of the recording are completed and producers giving pointers are heard between takes. The approximate date for this recording is 1969 or 1970 based on the dates of similar tapes in the William Hamilton collection about anxiety and depression.
Topics: depression, mental health, psychiatry
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Sounds at a Daitch supermarket checkout counter, such as dinging, conversations, and clicking of keys on register; airplanes flying; families at Woolworths- conversations indistinguishable; garbage cans dropping, whilsting, conversation, glass being crushed; organ music at "St. Michael's," which is likely St. Michael's Church in Manhattan, N.Y.
Topics: F.W. Woolworth and Co., Airplanes--Noise, St. Michael's Church (New York, N.Y.)
Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topics: Costume History, Clothing and dress
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Recording of sounds of adults and children at a pond, possibly Yokum Pond in Massachusetts. There are also sounds of boats approaching and leaving, a car traveling back and forth over a wooden bridge, and birds.
Topics: Boats and Boating, Ponds--Massachusetts, Wooden Bridges
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by Shaw, Henry (1800-1873)
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Vol. 1 has added engraved t.p., col. illustrated, with title: Dresses and decorations of the Middle Ages from the seventh to the seventeenth centvries. Title page printed in red and black. Title vignette: publisher's device (Aldine anchor and dolphin) Historical initials. Printer: C. Whittingham, Chiswick Provenance: Daniel Frohman (bookplate; signed); Dazian Collection of the Museum of the City of New York
Topics: dress, decoration, costume, middle ages, henry shaw
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by William Hamilton
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Sounds of cars moving on a highway, car motors and doors opening, a little girl talking in the car, a toll both officer talking, car horns, trucks moving, coins being dropped in the toll booth collecting bins; then sound of girl digging in the sand, voice of another boy (both of them playing and talking, boy's name is Chris); sounds of airplanes and explosions; sounds of two kids riding bicycles, speaking of bicycle wheels, bicycles going downhill on a road (kids say "Hello" while...
Topics: Automobiles, Express highways, Horns, Trucks, Coins, Bicycles
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by William Hamilton
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Cynthia Pritchard singing "Befreit" by Richard Strauss, "Les Berceaux" by Gabriel Fauré, and Nocturne Op.13 No.4 by Samuel Barber
Topics: Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949, Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981, Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924
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by William Hamilton
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Sounds of kids riding a carousel and carousel music; sounds of waterdrops; sounds of birds chirping
Topics: Merry-go-round, Central Park (New York, N.Y.), Water, Birds
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by William Hamilton
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Recordings made in August 1969 by William Hamilton. Recordings include: a fireplace, bird sanctuary, lake, wallpaper factory, waterfall, boat in waves, screendoor, and birds.
Topics: boat, waves, birds
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books class
Topics: German drama, German drama 17th century, German drama--17th century--History and criticism, German...
Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course
Topics: Drama, History and Criticism, Drama, Drama, Religious, Drama, English, Drama, German, Drama,...
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by Chalif, Louis H. (Louis Harvy), 1876-1948
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topics: Clothing and dress--Russia, Festivals--Russia, Art--Russia
Source: Dazian's Inc. Collection, Gift of the Museum of the City of New York
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Topics: Theater, Criticism
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by Drinkwater, John
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SLIS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topics: Araham Lincoln, Drama, Play, John Drinkwater
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by William Hamilton
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Recording of thumping on metal, water sounds, insects at night, distant cars, distant dogs barking, footsteps on grass, kids playing and jumping into the pool, and William Hamilton's voice.
Topics: water, footsteps, insects
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by William Hamilton
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Recording of sounds of the wharf: tug boat, horns, and crowds (a ship departing)
Topics: Tug boat, horns, crowd noises
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by Pollock, Channing
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Digitized and uploaded to Internet Archive as requirement of Pratt Institute School of Information  course LIS 666: Projects in Rare Book Digitization.
Topics: theater, vaudeville
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Book course.
Topics: Drama, Literature, English drama, History, Plots
A recording of raw, unedited audio of a psychiatric center providing information, particularly symptoms and treatments, of patients who recieved care at the facility in Haiti. The center then requests contributions from listeners to be sent to the International Committee Against Mental Illness in order to improve therapy and treatment in Haiti. Multiple takes of the recording are completed and producers giving pointers are heard between takes.
Topics: Haiti, mental health, psychiatry
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by Moody, William Vaughn, 1869-1910
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt School of Information's Rare Book Digitization course.
Topics: Moody, William Vaughn, 1869-1910, American drama, Authors, American -- 19th century
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course
Topic: Textile Design
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by Maurice Baring
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books Course
Topics: plays, The Grey Stocking, The Green Elephant, The Double Game
Includes selections, epitomes, outlines of dramas, and some entire plays (all in English). Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topics: Drama -- History and criticism, Drama -- Collections, Plots (Drama, novel, etc.), Italian drama --...
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by Montague, C. E. (Charles Edward), 1867-1928.
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SI Projects in Rare Books course. The plays of J.M. Synge.--Fiscal measures.--Good acting.--The well-made play.—Some plays of Mr. G.B. Shaw.--"On the actual spot."--Three acted plays of Melière.--Improvements in play-making.--Some points of Ibsen.--Shakspere's way with Agincourt.--Oscar Wilde's comedies.--Playgoing at Stratford-on-Avon--Mr. Masefield's tragedies.--Good and bad subjects for plays.--The art of Mr. Poel.--The wholesome play.
Topic: English drama -- History and criticism, Drama, Theater -- Great Britain
Source: Copy 1, Gift, Dazian's Inc. Collection, Gift of the Museum of the City of New York, 2007.
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by William Hamilton
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Recordings made in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey in September of 1970 by William Hamilton. Recordings include: a market, voices, cash registers, and basketball practice.
Topics: voices, basketball, new jersey
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by William Hamilton
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Sounds of a running International Harvester Cub Cadet tractor motor
Topics: International Harvester Company, Tractors, Motors, Engines
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by William Hamilton
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Recordings made by William Hamilton in 1969. Recordings include: a chainsaw, freight trains, kids playing, a tennis match, sawmill, goats, and birds recorded by William Hamilton in 1969.
Topics: birds, trains, kids, tennis
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by William Hamilton
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Woman trying to unpark a car or truck, conversing with other people; traffic, car horns, large truck (possibly a garbage truck).
Topics: Automobile parking, Automobiles--Horns, Traffic noise
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course
Topics: drama history and criticisms, drama
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Recording of a candlelight march down Broadway in New York, NY, protesting the war in Vietnam. Sounds include crowd noises, vehicle noises, snippets of individual conversations about the war, chants of "Peace Now," cheers and whistles, and subway noises and announcements. End of audio includes sounds from inside a car. 
Topics: Vietnam War protest, crowd noises, New York City subway
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Topic: ancient greek female costume fashion
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by Rupert Brooke
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course
Topics: Webster John, English drama, Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600, English drama, Early modern...
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by William Hamilton
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Recording of firefighters fighting a fire: sound of fire truck engines, sound of fire hose spraying, children's voices, sirens and fireman's and policeman's whistles, firemen shouting, voices on megaphones and policeman's radios, birds chirping, fire truck horns
Topics: Fire fighters, Fire, Fire hose, Children's voices, Police communication systems, Birds
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by William Hamilton
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Bird sounds with some occasional children conversing in the background; discussion between a man, two children, and dentist during the children's dentist visit.
Topics: Birds, Dentist and patient
A recording of The Literary Guild's First Edition interview with Eda LeShan on her book called The Wonderful Crisis of Middle Age. Interview also included guest Marya Mannes and was hosted by Heywood Hale Broun, 1973. The Literary Guild's First Edition was a nationwide radio show produced by Cinema Sound Ltd., New York, and featured recently published works by various authors.
Topics: Eda LeShan, Heywood Hale Broun, The Wonderful Crisis of Middle Age
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by Cyril Davenport, F.S.A.
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course. Marsela James.
Topic: X Bookbindings, English bookbindings, Embroidery, Embroidered BookBindings
[xiv], 336 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations (some color); 24 cm. This is the second of three volumes on German drama in the series  The Drama: Its History, Literature and Influence on Civilization . This volume is  devoted largely to the life and works of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe .   Includes selections, epitomes, outlines of dramas, and the text, in English translation, of Conscience: A tragedy, by August Wilhelm Iffland; Iphigenia in Tauris, by Johann Wolfgang von...
Topics: Drama--History and criticism, Drama--Collections, German drama--Translations into English, Drama,...
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course
Topic: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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by William Hamilton
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Recording of sidewalk drilling, crane moving and squeaking, voices of construction workers (example: "move right"), birds chirping, whistling, car horns honking, crossing guard whistle, police car sirens sounding, construction carts being moved along
Topics: Drilling and boring, Construction Equipment and Mobile Cranes EDC, Construction workers, Birds,...
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by William Hamilton
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Recording of sounds of the wharf: tug boat, horns, and crowds (a ship departing). 
Topics: wharves, tugboats, cruise lines, horns, crowds
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Waiting for uptown and downtown trains at Grand Central Station. Inside the New York Public Library (north side), cataloging rooms (south side).
Topics: Grand Central Terminal (New York, N.Y.), New York Public Library, Subways--New York (State)--New...
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Recording of street sounds in New York City from June 1976, including Puerto Rican paddleball players speaking in English and Spanish, cans and glass bottles being recycled, and sirens from a firetruck.
Topics: New York (N.Y.), Puerto Rican youth, Sirens (Signaling devices)
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by William Hamilton
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Recording of a variety of Manhattan sounds in June 1976, including a gas station; squeaky gangway casters of the dock connecting to the Major General William H. Hart ferry boat, which was owned by the South Street Seaport Museum at the time of recording; barking guard dogs at a pier on the East River; the South Ferry subway station; fire truck sirens; kids playing at a playground on 100th Street; and people playing paddleball outside.
Topics: South Street Seaport Museum (New York, South Street Seaport Museum (New York, N.Y.), Subways--New...
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by William Hamilton
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Recording of performers and musicians, including percussion and horn, clapping, kids playing and yelling, squeaky tricycle tires, traffic sounds and an a cappella version of the jazz standard "Lush Life" written by Billy Strayhorn, performed by unknown man.
Topics: music, jazz, kids, singing
A series of bootleg recordings, including the song "Stickball" written by Tony Bruno (using the pseudonym P. Vert) and the famous Orson Welles "Frozen Peas" blooper audio clip, spliced together various takes of unedited, raw radio commercials for products such as NyQuil and Haminton Suits. The approximate date of the making of this tape is 1973, the date "Stickball" was released, or after.
Topics: Stickball, Orson Welles, radio advertisements
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Recording of a variety of Manhattan sounds, including a rock drill at a construction site at 54th Street and 6th Avenue; a sewing machine and nailer in a shoe repair shop; wind chimes; cutting meat, meat grinder, and cash register in a butcher shop; an elevator at 221 West 57th Street; an x-ray and EKG machines; subway turnstiles; and a pants presser at work.
Topics: Subways--New York (State)--New York, Construction equipment, Butcher shops
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course
Topics: drama, Drama -- History and criticism, English drama, Plots (Drama, novel, etc.)
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by Gerhard, Wm. Paul|q(William Paul), 1854-1927
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Submitted as a requirement of Pratt SILS Projects in Rare Books course.
Topics: Theaters, Fires and fire prevention, Sanitation