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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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Jul 15, 2016 Library of Congress, Copyright Office
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This catalog of motion pictures copyrighted in the United States includes all motion pictures registered from January 9, 1894 to January 23, 1913.  The entries contained in this volume may not reflect the complete Copyright Office record pertaining to a particular work.  Contact the U.S. Copyright Office for information about any additional records that may exist.  Although limited word searching of this volume is available, users are also advised to refer to the indexes included in the...
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Topic: Copyright Records - Motion Pictures
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May 17, 2016 May, Julian
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Topic: Nuclear energy
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Sep 24, 2015 United States. Office of Civil Defense
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"May 1959, reprinted September 1961"--V.p
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Topics: Atomic bomb, Radioactivity, Civil defense
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Topic: Birds -- North America
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Aug 6, 2013 Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California
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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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Aug 3, 2013 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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Jul 31, 2013 McKenzie, Roderick Duncan, 1885-1940; Institute of Pacific Relations. American Council; Institute of Pacific Relations. Conference (2nd : 1927 Honolulu, Hawaii)
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Topics: Chinese -- United States, Japanese -- United States, Emigration and immigration law -- United...
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Jul 29, 2013 Seldes, George, 1890-
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Topics: Press -- United States, Propaganda, Radio broadcasting
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Feb 27, 2010 American Legion. National Americanism Commission
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Topics: Communist Party of the United States of America, Communism -- United States 1917-, Propagenda,...
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May 14, 2007 Katz, David, 1884-1953; Gaynor, Frank, 1911- tr
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Topic: Psychology
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Map on p. [4] of cover
Topic: Bridges
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- United States. Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization
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"Official civil defense publications": p. 29-31
Topics: Civil defense, Community and school
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Topic: Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)
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- Schrieke, B. J. O. (Bertram Johannes Otto), 1890-1945; Julius Rosenwald Fund
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The Chinese in California.--The Japanese in California.--Mexicans and Indians.--America and the alien.--The South and the Negro.--Negro education.--Prejudice or progress.--Appendix. Note on Filipino immigration.--Bibliography (p. 197-203)
Topics: African Americans, Asians -- United States, Mexicans -- United States, Indians of North America --...
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- Baker, George W. (George Walter), 1915-; Cottrell, Leonard S. (Leonard Slater), 1899-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-169)
Topic: Civil defense -- United States
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Topic: Hygiene, Sexual
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Topics: Police, Civil service
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- Stephens, Roger, 1889-
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Topics: Inter-American Highway, Mexico -- Description and travel, Central America -- Description and travel
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- Reck, Franklin Mering, 1896- [from old catalog] comp; Moss, William, 1923- [from old catalog] joint comp
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Topics: Camping. [from old catalog], Camps -- United States Directories. [from old catalog]
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- United States. Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization
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"MP-15."
Topics: Fallout shelters, Nuclear weapons
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- United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
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Topic: Espionage, Russian
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- Society for the psychological study of social issues. [from old catalog]; Watson, Goodwin Barbour, 1899- [from old catalog] ed
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Topics: Morale, Psychology
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- United States. Office of Civil Defense
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Topics: Nuclear bomb shelters, Air raid shelters
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- National Society of Penal Information (U.S.); Garrett, Paul W., b. 1888, joint ed; MacCormick, Austin Harbutt, b. 1893, joint ed
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Topic: Prisons -- United States
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- Vallow, Herbert Phillip
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Includes index
Topic: Police
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- Symposium on Human Problems in the Utilization of Fallout Shelters (1960 : Washington,D.C.)
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Includes bibliographies
Topics: Nuclear bomb shelters -- Psychological aspects, Prisoners of war
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- San Francisco (Calif.). Disaster Council and Corps
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Cover title
Topics: Emergency management, Civil defense, Evacuation of civilians
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- United States. Federal Civil Defense Administration
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Topics: Decontamination (from gases, chemicals, etc.), Radioactivity
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- Page, Arthur W. (Arthur Wilson), 1883-1960
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Topic: American Telephone and Telegraph Company
Topics: Airways -- United States, Physical geography -- United States, Geology -- United States, United...
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- Kindall, Sylvian G., 1893-
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"The Greatest discovery since fire and a million times more powerful-that's atomic energy. This book grimly warns that our measures of defense will be woefully inadequate to cope with the savagery of the atomic bomb."
Topic: Atomic bomb -- Safety measures
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- United States. Federal Civil Defense Administration
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- McBrien, Jasper Leonidas, 1867- [from old catalog] ed
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Topic: Readers and speakers -- 1870- [from old catalog]
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- Goldberger, Henry H. (Henry Harold), 1878-1969
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Topic: English language
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texts
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Topic: Prisons
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- Good Reading Rack Service, Inc.
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- United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs.
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Topic: Indians of North America -- Education.
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- Thomas, Dorothy Swaine Thomas, 1899-; Nishimoto, Richard S. (Richard Shigeaki), 1904-1956; TenBroek, Jacobus
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Copyright Records
- Library of Congress, Copyright Office
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Motion Pictures, 1960-1969 is a cumulative catalog listing works registered in the Copyright Office in Classes L and M from January 1, 1960 through December 31, 1969.  The entries contained in this volume may not reflect the complete Copyright Office record pertaining to a particular work.  Contact the U.S. Copyright Office for information about any additional records that may exist.  Although limited word searching of this volume is available, users are also advised to refer to the indexes...
Topic: Copyright Records - Motion Pictures
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- Library of Congress, Copyright Office
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Motion Pictures, 1912-1939, is a cumulative catalog listing works registered in the Copyright Office in Classes L and M between August 24, 1912 and December 31, 1939.  The entries contained in this volume may not reflect the complete Copyright Office record pertaining to a particular work.  Contact the U.S. Copyright Office for information about any additional records that may exist.  Although limited word searching of this volume is available, users are also advised to refer to the indexes...
Topic: Copyright Records - Motion Pictures
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- Library of Congress, Copyright Office
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Motion Pictures, 1950-1959, is a cumulative catalog listing works registered in the Copyright Office in Classes L and M from January 1, 1950 through December 31, 1959.  The entries contained in this volume may not reflect the complete Copyright Office record pertaining to a particular work.  Contact the U.S. Copyright Office for information about any additional records that may exist.  Although limited word searching of this volume is available, users are also advised to refer to the indexes...
Topic: Copyright Records - Motion Pictures
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- Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952
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Topics: United States. Public Works Administration, Public works -- United States
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- United States. Federal Civil Defense Administration
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Topic: Atomic bomb
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- Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of New Jersey
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Bibliography: p. 697-704
Topics: Automobile travel, New Jersey -- Guidebooks
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- Federal Writers' Project. New York (City)
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Topic: New York (N.Y.) -- Guidebooks
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- May, Stacy; Plaza Lasso, Galo, 1906- joint author
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Topics: United Fruit Company, Bananas
Topics: Earthquakes -- California San Francisco, Fires -- California San Francisco, San Francisco (Calif.)...
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- Higgins, Lois Lundell
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Policewomen
Bibliography: p. [395]-400
Topics: Labor and laboring classes -- Soviet Union, Soviet Union -- Economic conditions 1918-1945, Soviet...
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May 27 - June 2, 1937
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- Grant, Arthur Hastings, 1865- ed; Buttenheim, Harold Sinley, 1876- ed
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Dec. 1909 not published
Topics: Cities and towns, Cities and towns -- United States, Municipal government -- United States
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- United States. Public works administration.
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Topics: United States. Public works administration., Public works -- United States
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- Science Service.; Davis, Watson, 1896-
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Topic: Atomic bomb.
Topics: Atomic bomb, Nuclear energy
Topics: United States of America, political and social history, after 1865, social ideas and movements,...
"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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- General Motors Corporation. Dept. of Public Relations; Stoller, Ezra; GM Technical Center
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Published on the occasion of the dedication of the General Motors Technical Center, May 16, 1956
Topics: GM Technical Center, Automobiles, Automobiles
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- Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden), 1890-1987; Taylor, Frank J., 1894-1972, joint author
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Topics: United States. National Park Service, National parks and reserves -- United States, Nature study
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- Stanford Research Institute. Economics Research Division
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- Browder, Earl Russell, 1891-
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Topic: Communism -- United States 1917-
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- Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958; New York World's Fair (1939-1940)
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The exhibit, "a dramatization of future highway progress," was designed by Norman Bel Geddes
Topics: Exhibitions, Highway planning, Transportation
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- United States. Federal Civil Defense Administration
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Publication AG-25-1
Topics: Church work, Civil defense
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- United States. Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization
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Bibliography: p. [27]
Topics: Civil defense, Community and school
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- Library of Congress, Copyright Office
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Motion Pictures, 1940-1949, is a cumulative catalog listing works registered in the Copyright Office in Classes L and M from January 1, 1940 through December 31, 1949.  The entries contained in this volume may not reflect the complete Copyright Office record pertaining to a particular work.  Contact the U.S. Copyright Office for information about any additional records that may exist.  Although limited word searching of this volume is available, users are also advised to refer to the indexes...
Topic: Copyright Records - Motion Pictures
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- New York Telephone Company
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Topic: Telephone
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- Ford Motor Company
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Topics: Hunting -- North America, Fishing -- North America, Outdoor life
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- Floercky, Herbert Edward. [from old catalog]
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Topics: Geography, California -- Description and travel. [from old catalog]
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- West, Wallace; Mitchell, James P., joint author
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Topics: Soviet Union -- Description and travel, Soviet Union -- Politics and government 1917-1936
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Bibliography: p. 646-649
Topic: Police
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- Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)
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Topics: Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.), Chicago (Ill.) --...
Topic: Queens (New York, N.Y.) -- Description and travel
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- Symes, Lillian, 1895-; Clement, Travers, joint author
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"Selected bibliography": p. 379-384
Topics: Socialism -- United States, Communism -- United States, United States -- Social conditions
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- General Motors Corporation
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"A glimpse behind the scenes at the General Motors Research Laboratories."
Topics: General Motors Corporation. Research Laboratories, Automobiles
Topic: New York (N.Y.). Police Dept. [from old catalog]