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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 Lustig, Lillie S, ed; Sondheim, S. Claire, joint ed; Rensel, Sarah, joint ed
texts
eye 61,049
favorite 68
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Topics: Cookery, American -- Southern states., cbk
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by Michelon, Leno Ceno, 1918-
texts
eye 34,999
favorite 12
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Topic: Trailer camps
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by Washburn-Crosby Co
texts
eye 22,732
favorite 29
comment 3
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Topic: Recipes
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by Spivak, John L. (John Louis), b. 1897
texts
eye 21,982
favorite 41
comment 4
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Topics: Secret service -- Germany, Propaganda, German
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texts
eye 19,626
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 19,083
favorite 47
comment 1
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Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery, cbk
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by Collins, John M., 1921-
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eye 18,438
favorite 3
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Military geography
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by Dilling, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, 1894-1966
texts
eye 17,408
favorite 9
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Topics: Communism -- United States 1917- [from old catalog], Socialism -- United States, Socialists --...
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texts
eye 16,777
favorite 7
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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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by Kahn, Albert Eugene, 1912-1979
texts
eye 12,619
favorite 4
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"Bibliographical notes and acknowledgments": p. 351-355
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Topics: Fascism, Subversive activities
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by United States. Office of Civil Defense
texts
eye 12,029
favorite 16
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Topics: Civil defense, Radioactive fallout, Radioactivity, Civil Defense, Radiation Protection, Radioactive...
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by Wakeling, Arthur, ed
texts
eye 11,248
favorite 18
comment 0
Topics: Handicraft, Woodwork, Carpentry
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by United States. Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization
texts
eye 10,527
favorite 13
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"MP-15."
Topics: Fallout shelters, Nuclear weapons
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by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
texts
eye 10,417
favorite 10
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Relates how the barnyard collie and pups rescued Jemima Puddle-Duck from the fox's cooking pot
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Topics: Ducks -- Fiction, Foxes -- Fiction, Dogs -- Fiction, Domestic animals -- Fiction
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by American Social Hygiene Association
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eye 10,405
favorite 3
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Supplements accompany some numbers
Topics: Hygiene, Sexual, Social problems, Sex instruction, Hygiene, Sex Education
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texts
eye 10,077
favorite 4
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Bibliography: p. 491-499
Topics: General Motors Corporation, General Motors Company, Automobile industry and trade -- United States
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by Nizer, Louis, 1902-
texts
eye 9,794
favorite 6
comment 0
Bibliography: p. 205-213
Topic: Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Germany
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texts
eye 9,429
favorite 1
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Topic: United States -- Bibliography
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texts
eye 8,826
favorite 7
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Secret service Germany, World War, 1914-1918 -- United States, Sabotage
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by Hines, Duncan, 1880- [from old catalog]
texts
eye 8,714
favorite 6
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Topics: Hotels -- United States, Lodging-houses. [from old catalog]
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by Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958
texts
eye 8,486
favorite 13
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Topics: Design, Industrial arts, Architecture -- Designs and plans
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by Duvall, Evelyn Ruth Millis, 1906-; Hill, Reuben, 1912- joint author
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eye 8,456
favorite 8
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Topic: Marriage
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by Library of Congress. General Reference and Bibliography Division; Basler, Roy P. (Roy Prentice), 1906-1989; Mugridge, Donald H. (Donald Henry); McCrum, Blanche Prichard, 1887-
texts
eye 8,449
favorite 2
comment 1
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Topic: United States -- Bibliography
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by Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958
texts
eye 8,399
favorite 9
comment 0
Topics: Roads -- United States, Traffic regulations -- United States, Automobiles
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by Williams, Bernard, 1910-
texts
eye 8,321
favorite 8
comment 0
Topics: Juvenile delinquency -- United States, Sex crimes -- United States
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texts
eye 8,254
favorite 2
comment 0
Topic: Ford Historical Film Collection
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texts
eye 8,217
favorite 6
comment 0
Bibliography: p. 185-186
Topics: Nuclear bomb shelters, Atomic bomb
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by National Recreation Association
texts
eye 7,478
favorite 1
comment 0
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by Mock, James Robert; Larson, Cedric, 1908- joint author
texts
eye 7,236
favorite 7
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Bibliography included in "Notes" (p. [347]-356)
Topics: Creel, George, 1876-1953, United States. Committee on Public Information, Propaganda, American,...
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by Science Service.; Davis, Watson, 1896-
texts
eye 7,133
favorite 15
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Topic: Atomic bomb.
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by Johnson, Eleanor M.
texts
eye 6,672
favorite 16
comment 4
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Topic: Camping
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by Nelson, George, 1908-; Wright, Henry, 1910-
texts
eye 6,599
favorite 4
comment 0
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
Cover-title: Popular mechanics The young craftsman
Topic: Handicraft
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by Writers' Program. Alaska
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eye 6,350
favorite 2
comment 0
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texts
eye 6,026
favorite 16
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Topics: Cookery, American -- Western style, cbk
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by Writers' Program (Minn.)
texts
eye 5,574
favorite 1
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Bibliography: p. [498]-511
Topics: Minnesota -- Description and travel Guidebooks, Minnesota -- History
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by Friedman, Joseph Solomon, 1899-
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eye 5,194
favorite 6
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Topics: Color photography -- History, Color photography
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by Van Rensselaer, Martha, comp; Rose, Flora, joint comp; Canon, Helen, joint comp
texts
eye 5,010
favorite 28
comment 3
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Topics: Sewing, Cookery, Food, Home economics, Interior decoration
Topic: Criminal investigation
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by Saerchinger, César, 1889-
texts
eye 4,938
favorite 1
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Topic: Radio broadcasting
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by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
texts
eye 4,907
favorite 15
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In addition to being naughty and losing their company clothes, Tom and his two sisters indulge in rowdy behavior when they are sent upstairs as punishment
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Topic: Cats -- Fiction
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by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 4,860
favorite 2
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Imprint varies: 1873-, New york, N.Y. : Scribner & Co.; -1943, Darien, Conn. : Educational Publishing Co
Topic: Children's literature
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texts
eye 4,712
favorite 3
comment 0
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texts
eye 4,599
favorite 4
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Topic: Socialism
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by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 4,563
favorite 2
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Imprint varies: 1873-, New york, N.Y. : Scribner & Co.; -1943, Darien, Conn. : Educational Publishing Co
Topic: Children's literature
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by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 4,552
favorite 2
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Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 12 (Oct. 1875); title from cover
Topic: Children's literature
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by United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
texts
eye 4,531
favorite 4
comment 0
Shipping list no.: 1989-0705-P
Topics: Nuclear weapons, Nuclear weapons, Underground nuclear explosions
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by Mooers, Calvin N., 1919-; Mooers, Charlotte Davis, 1924- joint author
texts
eye 4,497
favorite 5
comment 0
Topic: Electronics
Missles and Rockets
texts
eye 4,431
favorite 2
comment 0
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by Writers' Program (Minn.); Minnesota Arrowhead Association
texts
eye 4,395
favorite 1
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Includes bibliography and index
Topics: Minnesota -- Guidebooks, Arrowhead Region (Minn.) -- Description and travel
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by Brown, Cora, 1861-1939; Brown, Rose, 1883-1952, joint author; Brown, Bob, 1886-1959, joint author
texts
eye 4,208
favorite 18
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Blank pages for memoranda ([8] at end)
Topics: Cookery, cbk
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by Waller, Willard Walter, 1899-1945
texts
eye 4,165
favorite 3
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Bibliographical foot-notes
Topics: Veterans, Veterans -- United States, Soldiers
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by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 4,085
favorite 2
comment 0
Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 12 (Oct. 1875); title from cover
Topic: Children's literature
Missles and Rockets
texts
eye 3,888
favorite 2
comment 0
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by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 3,767
favorite 3
comment 0
Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 12 (Oct. 1875); title from cover
Topic: Children's literature
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texts
eye 3,707
favorite 4
comment 0
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by Riis, Roger William, 1894-
texts
eye 3,446
favorite 4
comment 1
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by United States. Office of Civil Defense
texts
eye 3,441
favorite 8
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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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by 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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by Kinkaid, James C
texts
eye 3,387
favorite 1
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Topic: Photojournalism
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texts
eye 3,383
favorite 9
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Press -- United States, Propaganda, Radio broadcasting
Desachy
Topics: Dreyfus, Alfred, 1859-1935, Antisemitism -- France
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by United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
texts
eye 3,278
favorite 2
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Topic: Espionage, Russian
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by Riccio, Vincent, 1919-; Slocum, Bill, joint author
texts
eye 3,274
favorite 5
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Topic: Juvenile delinquency -- New York (City)
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texts
eye 3,264
favorite 1
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Topics: Indians of North America., Indians of North America -- Government relations.
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eye 3,250
favorite 2
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Imprint varies
Topics: Handicraft, Electricity
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by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Indian Affairs; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Indian Affairs. Subcommittee on Senate Resolution 79
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eye 3,238
favorite 2
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Subtitle varies
Topics: United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indians of North America, Indians of North America
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by Gondor, Emery I. [from old catalog]
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eye 3,220
favorite 11
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Topic: Puzzles. [from old catalog]
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by Palmer, Charles F. (Charles Forrest), 1892-1973
texts
eye 3,202
favorite 3
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Topics: Slums, Housing
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by Whitney, Leon Fradley, 1894-
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eye 3,202
favorite 2
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List of technical papers of E. S. Gosney and Dr. Paul Popenoe: p. 295-296; Bibliography: p. [303]-309
Topic: Involuntary sterilization
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by Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden), 1890-1987; Taylor, Frank J., 1894-1972, joint author
texts
eye 3,178
favorite 5
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Topics: United States. National Park Service, National parks and reserves -- United States, Nature study
Topic: Telegraph, Wireless
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texts
eye 3,147
favorite 2
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Imprint varies
Topics: Handicraft, Electricity
Topic: Camping