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The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco. Its collections encompass some 50,000 books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key subject areas.

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by United States. Dept. of the Army. [from old catalog]
texts
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Topics: United States. Army, Military art and science
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by United States. Dept. of the Army. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 123,243
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Topics: United States. Army, Military art and science
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texts
eye 74,464
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Topics: Military science -- Film catalogs, Audio-visual materials -- Catalogs
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texts
eye 67,532
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"Notes and sources": p. [575]-603
Topics: Capitalism, Consumption (Economics), Unemployed -- United States, Communism -- United States 1917-,...
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by United States. Dept. of the Army. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 62,322
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Topics: United States. Army, Military art and science
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by Lustig, Lillie S, ed; Sondheim, S. Claire, joint ed; Rensel, Sarah, joint ed
texts
eye 60,545
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Topics: Cookery, American -- Southern states., cbk
Missles and Rockets
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28
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53,701
VIEWS
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Missiles and Rockets was a professional trade periodical developed in 1957 to facilitate the aerospace industry. This was a new industry at the time, built out of component parts that included the aeronautic, electronic, and automotive industries, as well as research science. The US government's Cold War and science-based decision to fund satellite research at a high level in 57 was an abrupt development, following years of low levels of funding. The result was a "gold rush" mentality...
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Topic: Birds -- North America
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texts
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by Encyclopedia Britannica Company
texts
eye 46,871
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Submarine Mines to Tom-Tom
Topic: Arts, Sciences, Literature, and General Information
Aero Digest
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26
ITEMS
39,868
VIEWS
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Aero Digest was a professional periodical covering the aircraft industry and the profession of flying. It began publication in 1921, originally appearing as the Official bulletin of the World's Board of Aeronautical Commissioners. At its inception Aero Digest was a channel for supporting and boosting the emerging fields of flight and aircraft manufacturing. Rich in early advertising for early aircraft tools and technologies, the Digest published policy positions, some technical articles and...
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by United States. Dept. of the Army. [from old catalog]
texts
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Topics: United States. Army, Military art and science -- Film catalogs. [from old catalog]
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by International Association of Chiefs of Police
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"A directory of national, state and provincial, county and municipal police and other criminal justice agencies and their executive personnel in the United States, Canada and principal foreign countries."
Topics: Police, Law enforcement
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by Michelon, Leno Ceno, 1918-
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eye 34,909
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Topic: Trailer camps
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Topics: Bernays, Edward L., 1891-, Public opinion -- Bilbiography.
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by Gammage, Allen Z
texts
eye 31,180
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Includes bibliography
Topics: Police reports, Report writing
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by General efficiency company, San Francisco. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 29,463
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Topics: Police, Detectives, Sheriffs, Constables
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by Taylor, Frederick Winslow, 1856-1915
texts
eye 25,875
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Topic: Industrial efficiency
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by Smith, Eugene Waldo, 1905-
texts
eye 25,181
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( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ships -- Registers, Steamboats
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by Brinton, Willard Cope, 1880-
texts
eye 24,310
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Topic: Graphic methods
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by Washburn-Crosby Co
texts
eye 22,600
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Topic: Recipes
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by Spivak, John L. (John Louis), b. 1897
texts
eye 21,931
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Topics: Secret service -- Germany, Propaganda, German
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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by New York (N.Y.). Police Dept
texts
eye 20,631
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Title from cover
Topics: New York (N.Y.). Police Dept, Police, Police
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by Tuskegee Institute. Dept. of Records and Research
texts
eye 20,544
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Includes bibliographies
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Topic: African Americans
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texts
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Description based on: Sept. 1944
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texts
eye 19,884
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Topic: Palmistry
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texts
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"The present work is based upon my Book of camping and woodcraft, which appeared in 1906."--Pref
Topics: Camping, Outdoor life
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by Northeast Historic Film (Organization)
texts
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Topics: Northeast Historic Film (Organization), Motion pictures -- Preservation Maine Bucksport
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by Delineator Home Institute. Delineator cook book; Berolzheimer, Ruth
texts
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Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery, cbk
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by National Electrical Manufacturers Association
texts
eye 18,544
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Topics: Electricity -- History, Electric engineering -- History
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by Collins, John M., 1921-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Military geography
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texts
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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by American Library Association. Committee on Resources of American Libraries; Library of Congress
texts
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At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union
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texts
eye 17,639
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Formerly included in the Library's Author catalog and its Subject catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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by Louisiana Writers' Project; Saxon, Lyle, 1891-1946; Dreyer, Edward; Tallant, Robert, 1909-1957
texts
eye 17,415
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Topics: Folklore -- Louisiana, Louisiana -- Social life and customs
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texts
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called v.
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by Dilling, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, 1894-1966
texts
eye 17,250
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Topics: Communism -- United States 1917- [from old catalog], Socialism -- United States, Socialists --...
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by New York (N.Y.). Police Dept
texts
eye 16,940
favorite 1
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Title from cover
Topics: New York (N.Y.). Police Dept, Police, Police
"Books about New York": p. [625]-635
Topics: African Americans -- New York (State) New York, New York (N.Y.) -- Guidebooks, Harlem (New York,...
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texts
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion Pictures
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texts
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Bibliographical references in "Acknowledgment" (5th prelim. leaf)
Topic: Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas
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eye 16,452
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
texts
eye 16,015
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[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Library of Congress; Library of Congress. Catalog Maintenance Division
texts
eye 15,617
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Compiled and edited by the Catalog Maintenance Division
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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texts
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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texts
eye 15,149
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion Pictures
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by Writers' Program. California
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"A selected reading list": p. 501-504
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Topics: San Francisco (Calif.) -- Guidebooks, San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
texts
eye 15,059
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[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Federal Writers' Project. Ohio
texts
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"Bibliographical note": p. [395]
Topics: Cincinnati (Ohio) -- Industries, Cincinnati (Ohio) -- History
Topics: United States. Committee on public information. [from old catalog], World War, 1914-1918 -- Public...
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by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California
texts
eye 14,664
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 694-698) and index
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Topics: Automobile travel -- California Guidebooks, Automobile travel -- Guidebooks, California --...
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Topic: 8.25
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by Institute of Traffic Engineers; Evans, Henry King
texts
eye 14,507
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Includes bibliographies
Topics: Traffic engineering, Traffic accidents
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
texts
eye 14,374
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
texts
eye 14,352
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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by Hawes, Elizabeth, 1903-1971
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eye 14,120
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Topics: Fashion, Clothing and dress, Costume design
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by Guzman, Jessie Parkhurst, 1898-; Foster, Vera Chandler; Hughes, William Hardin, b. 1881
texts
eye 13,992
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Bibliography: p. 635-684
Topics: Blacks, African Americans
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Issues for Sept. 1956-Dec. 1967 called also whole no. 344-471
Topics: Motion pictures in education, Audio-visual education
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by Tibbets, Albert B
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Topic: Bees
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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by California. Legislature. Senate. Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities
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eye 13,259
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Fifth report accompanied by supplement with title: Final report
Topics: Communism -- California, Fascism -- California, Subversive activities -- California
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by Johnston, William Allen, 1876- ed
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eye 13,162
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Topics: Motion pictures., Actors., Actresses.
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by Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company
texts
eye 13,113
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"February 1955."
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Topic: Telephone
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by Leonard, V. A. (Vivian Anderson)
texts
eye 13,043
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Bibliography: p. 556-572
Topics: Police -- United States, Communication and traffic -- United States
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by Dickinson, Alice
texts
eye 13,011
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Topics: Botany, Botany
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texts
eye 12,986
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by Chandler, Anna Curtis; Cypher, Irene Fletcher, 1905- joint author
texts
eye 12,939
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Topic: Audio-visual education
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by Kelly, Harold Caleb
texts
eye 12,870
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Bibliography: p. 182-184
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Topic: Clocks and watches
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Formerly included in the Library's Author catalog and its Subject catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
texts
eye 12,665
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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by Kahn, Albert Eugene, 1912-1979
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"Bibliographical notes and acknowledgments": p. 351-355
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Topics: Fascism, Subversive activities