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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
eye 191,636
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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 134,973
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Topics: United States. Army, Military art and science
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texts
eye 77,884
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Topics: Military science -- Film catalogs, Audio-visual materials -- Catalogs
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by United States. Dept. of the Army. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 68,507
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Topics: United States. Army, Military art and science
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texts
eye 67,606
favorite 26
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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 Lustig, Lillie S, ed; Sondheim, S. Claire, joint ed; Rensel, Sarah, joint ed
texts
eye 61,011
favorite 68
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Topics: Cookery, American -- Southern states., cbk
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Topic: Birds -- North America
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texts
eye 47,836
favorite 8
comment 3
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by Encyclopedia Britannica Company
texts
eye 47,029
favorite 10
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Submarine Mines to Tom-Tom
Topic: Arts, Sciences, Literature, and General Information
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by United States. Dept. of the Army. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 39,318
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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
texts
eye 36,959
favorite 6
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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-
texts
eye 34,990
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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 31,265
favorite 4
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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 29,643
favorite 3
comment 0
Topics: Police, Detectives, Sheriffs, Constables
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by Taylor, Frederick Winslow, 1856-1915
texts
eye 26,269
favorite 13
comment 0
Topic: Industrial efficiency
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by Smith, Eugene Waldo, 1905-
texts
eye 25,318
favorite 11
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ships -- Registers, Steamboats
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by Brinton, Willard Cope, 1880-
texts
eye 24,424
favorite 35
comment 3
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Topic: Graphic methods
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by Washburn-Crosby Co
texts
eye 22,719
favorite 29
comment 3
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Topic: Recipes
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by Spivak, John L. (John Louis), b. 1897
texts
eye 21,980
favorite 41
comment 4
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Topics: Secret service -- Germany, Propaganda, German
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texts
eye 21,732
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comment 0
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 20,787
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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 20,646
favorite 7
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Includes bibliographies
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Topic: African Americans
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texts
eye 20,441
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Description based on: Sept. 1944
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texts
eye 19,947
favorite 18
comment 1
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Topic: Palmistry
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texts
eye 19,608
favorite 25
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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 Delineator Home Institute. Delineator cook book; Berolzheimer, Ruth
texts
eye 19,053
favorite 47
comment 1
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Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery, cbk
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by Northeast Historic Film (Organization)
texts
eye 19,002
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Topics: Northeast Historic Film (Organization), Motion pictures -- Preservation Maine Bucksport
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by National Electrical Manufacturers Association
texts
eye 18,653
favorite 2
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Topics: Electricity -- History, Electric engineering -- History
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by Collins, John M., 1921-
texts
eye 18,427
favorite 3
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Military geography
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texts
eye 18,398
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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
eye 18,345
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At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union
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texts
eye 17,739
favorite 3
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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 17,589
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Topics: Folklore -- Louisiana, Louisiana -- Social life and customs
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texts
eye 17,427
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by Dilling, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, 1894-1966
texts
eye 17,391
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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 17,050
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
eye 16,802
favorite 3
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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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texts
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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
texts
eye 16,546
favorite 5
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
texts
eye 16,065
favorite 4
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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 15,739
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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 15,252
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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
texts
eye 15,218
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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 15,118
favorite 2
comment 1
[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Motion pictures
Topics: United States. Committee on public information. [from old catalog], World War, 1914-1918 -- Public...
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by Federal Writers' Project. Ohio
texts
eye 14,821
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"Bibliographical note": p. [395]
Topics: Cincinnati (Ohio) -- Industries, Cincinnati (Ohio) -- History
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by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California
texts
eye 14,726
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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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texts
eye 14,623
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Topic: 8.25
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by Institute of Traffic Engineers; Evans, Henry King
texts
eye 14,555
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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 14,423
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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 14,409
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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
texts
eye 14,252
favorite 28
comment 1
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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 14,046
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Bibliography: p. 635-684
Topics: Blacks, African Americans
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texts
eye 13,749
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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
texts
eye 13,508
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Topic: Bees
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texts
eye 13,370
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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
texts
eye 13,357
favorite 3
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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
texts
eye 13,214
favorite 6
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Topics: Motion pictures., Actors., Actresses.
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by Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company
texts
eye 13,149
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"February 1955."
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Topic: Telephone
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by Dickinson, Alice
texts
eye 13,115
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Topics: Botany, Botany
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by Leonard, V. A. (Vivian Anderson)
texts
eye 13,068
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Bibliography: p. 556-572
Topics: Police -- United States, Communication and traffic -- United States
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texts
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by Chandler, Anna Curtis; Cypher, Irene Fletcher, 1905- joint author
texts
eye 12,954
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Topic: Audio-visual education
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by Kelly, Harold Caleb
texts
eye 12,935
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Bibliography: p. 182-184
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Topic: Clocks and watches
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texts
eye 12,768
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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 12,756
favorite 1
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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
texts
eye 12,609
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"Bibliographical notes and acknowledgments": p. 351-355
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Topics: Fascism, Subversive activities
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by Norling, Josephine (Stearns) 1895-
texts
eye 12,526
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Topic: Water
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texts
eye 12,525
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At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union