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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 Wormser, Richard Edward, 1908-
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by Ellis, William T. (Thomas), 1873-; Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935
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Microfiche
Topic: Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935
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by Chek-chart corporation.
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Topics: Service stations, Selling
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by 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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by Lee, Robert Edwin, 1918-
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Topic: Television
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by Maris, Paul V. (Paul Vestal), b. 1886
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Contribution from Farmers' Home Administration
Topics: Land tenure, Farm tenancy, Agricultural credit
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Topics: Political corruption -- California San Francisco, San Francisco (Calif.) -- Politics and government
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Topics: Russia, World War, 1939-1945
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by Kuechler, Otto, [from old catalog] comp
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Topic: Coon hunting
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Topic: Cats
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by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
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Catalog inserts and supplements accompany some volumes
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by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
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Catalog inserts and supplements accompany some volumes
Internet Archive Presents
by Internet Archive
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Photo Credit: Mitch Maher Photos from our Annual Celebration held on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 at the Internet Archive HQ in San Francisco. Come enter our 20th Century Time Machine to experience the audio, books, films, web sites, ephemera and software fast disappearing from our midst. Watch as we connect the centuries—transporting 20th century treasures to curious minds in the 21st. The 20th Century Time Machine featured 10 demo stations including The Life of a Book, pieces from our...
Topics: Internet Archive, Annual Celebration, Annual Bash, 20th Century Time Machine, Brewster Kahle,...
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by Reid, Seerley; Wilkins, Virginia Leslie (Burgess), 1923- joint author
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Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips, Visual education
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by Neuschutz, Louise Morgenstern
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Includes bibliographies
Topic: Accidents -- Prevention
Topic: Television
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by United States. National Park Service; United States. Work Projects Administration; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
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Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, Natural monuments
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by Ross, Frank Alexander, 1888-; Social Science Research Council (U.S.); Columbia University. Council for Research in the Social Sciences; Kennedy, Louise Venable, 1895- joint author
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Topics: African Americans, African Americans -- Social conditions To 1964, African Americans -- Employment,...
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by Ross, Frank Alexander, (1888-)
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Topic: Roland Park, Md. -- Pictorial works
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by New York University. Film Library.
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Topics: Motion pictures, Motion pictures in education
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by New York University. Film Library. [from old catalog
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Vol. 5
Topics: Motion pictures, Motion pictures in education
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by American historical association. Commission on the social studies in the schools; Beard, Charles Austin, 1874- [from old catalog] ed; Krey, August Charles, 1887- [from old catalog]
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Topic: Social sciences -- Study and teaching. [from old catalog]
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by National Electrical Manufacturers Association
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Topics: Electricity -- History, Electric engineering -- History
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by Hunter, George W. (George William), 1873-1948
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List of reference books follow most of the chapters
Topics: Biology, Sanitation
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by Montmahou, C. de (Camille); Beauregard, H. (Henri), 1851-1900, joint author; Greene, William H. (William Houston), 1853-1918, ed. and tr
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Topic: Zoology
Topics: Conservation of natural resources -- United States Film catalogs, Renewable natural resources --...
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by Byron, May Clarissa Gillington, d. 1936
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Topics: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, Novelists, English -- 19th century
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by Zueblin, Charles, 1866-1924. [from old catalog]
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Topics: Cities and towns -- United States, Civic improvement -- United States
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by Hettinger, Herman Strecker, 1902-
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Bibliography: p. 341-343
Topics: Radio broadcasting, Advertising
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Topics: United Nations. General Assembly, Civil rights, Liberty
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Topic: Birds
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by Frost, Thomas M
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Includes bibliography
Topic: Police
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by George Gilfillan
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"Selected bibliography, and references for more extended reading": p. 281-284
Topic: Forests and forestry -- United States
References at end of most of the chapters
Topics: Clothing and dress, Home economics
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by Nolen, John; American Civic Association
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In pamphlet binder
Topics: Labor and laboring classes -- Dwellings, Labor and laboring classes -- United States
Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-417)
Topics: Dairy farming -- California, Ranches -- California, Golden Gate National Recreation Area (Calif.),...
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by Film Council of America.
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Topics: Documentary films, Motion pictures in education
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Topics: Cities and towns. [from old catalog], Europe -- Description and travel. [from old catalog]
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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-
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Topic: United States -- Bibliography
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Topic: United States -- Bibliography
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by Andrew Reid Cowan
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by Suplée, Thomas Danly, 1846- [from old catalog]
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by Kemp, James Furman, 1859-1926
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Topic: Petrology
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by McCarthy, Justin, 1830-1912
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I-II. From the accession of Queen Victoria to the general election of 1880.--III. From 1880 to the diamond jubilee.--IV-V. From the diamond jubilee, 1897, to the accession of King Edward VII
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Topic: Tennessee -- History.
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by Thompson, Robert Ellis, 1844-1924
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Topic: Dwellings
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by McCarthy, Justin, 1830-1912; McCarthy, Justin H. (Justin Huntly), 1860-1936
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Topics: Great Britain -- History 1714-1837, Great Britain -- Politics and government
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by Fuller, George W. (George Washington), 1876-1940
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Bibliographical notes: p. [339]-383
Topic: Northwest, Pacific -- History
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by Theiss, Lewis Edwin, 1878-
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Topic: Agriculture -- Juvenile literature.
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by Slocum, Rosalie; Bernstein, Anna Ruth Epstein, 1893- joint author
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"Books to read": p. 247-248
Topic: New York (N.Y.) -- Guidebooks
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by Raymond, George Lansing, 1839-1929
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by Prout, Henry Goslee. [from old catalog]; American society of mechanical engineers, New York. [from old catalog]
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Topic: Westinghouse, George, 1846-1914. [from old catalog]
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by Hall, Bolton, 1854-1938
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Topic: Agriculture -- Juvenile and popular literature
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by Hall, Bolton, 1854-1938
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Topic: Agriculture -- Juvenile and popular literature
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by Duryee, William Budington, 1888-
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Topic: Agriculture
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by Henderson, Helen Weston, 1874-
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Topics: Art -- New York (State) New York, Art, Municipal -- New York (State) New York, New York (N.Y.) --...
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by Maltz, Albert, 1908-
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Topics: Prisoners -- Fiction, Prisons -- Fiction, African Americans, Race relations -- Fiction, Washington...
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by Van Rensselaer, Martha, comp; Rose, Flora, joint comp; Canon, Helen, joint comp
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Topics: Sewing, Cookery, Food, Home economics, Interior decoration
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by Stout, George Frederick, 1860-
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Topic: Psychology.
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by Caemmerer, H. Paul (Hans Paul), 1884-1962
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Bibliography: p. 353-354
Topics: Washington (D.C.) -- Description and travel, Washington (D.C.) -- History
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by Veiller, Lawrence, 1872-1959
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Topics: Tenement-houses -- United States, Building laws -- United States, Working class -- Dwellings
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Topic: Providence (R.I.)
Topics: Forests and forestry -- United States, Forest policy -- United States
Topics: Forests and forestry -- United States, Forest policy -- United States
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by Semple, Arthur T. (Arthur Truman), 1895-
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Caption title
Topic: Pastures
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by Farnham, Dwight Thompson, b. 1881
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Includes bibliograpical references (p. 273-274)
Topic: Country life
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Topic: Internal combustion engines
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by Kelly, Harold Caleb
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Bibliography: p. 182-184
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Topic: Clocks and watches
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Topics: Genitourinary organs -- Diseases, Sexual deviation
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by Iowa. State Planning Board
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At head of title: Iowa State planning board
Topic: Regional planning
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by McMaster, John Bach, 1852-1932
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Topic: United States -- History
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by Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946; Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946; Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946
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pt. 1. The forest -- pt. 2. Practical forestry
Topics: Forests and forestry, Trees