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    New Reference Book: The 2000s in America

    The 2000s in America edited by Craig Belanger, Salem Press, 2013. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 973.92 SA3 2000 Over 400 subject essays span this 3-volume set.  Essays focus on important people, ideas, and innovations of the 2000’s.  Volume three also contains several lists pertinent to the 2000’s including: Major films, Academy Awards, Broadway plays, TV Shows, Legislation, and Best-Selling Books.  Following this selection of  lists is a year-by-year breakdown of key events that occurred during this decade. Read about: 9/11, Eminem, Flash Mobs, H1N1, Pixar, Tea Party Movement, Wikipedia . Access the online version of this Reference set  (and other decades) by clicking  HERE and accessing the “Salem History” database. Helpful…

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    New Reference Book: The Twenties in America

    The Twenties in America edited by Carl Rollyson, Salem Press, 2012. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 973.92 SA3 1920 Almost 700 subject essays span this 3-volume set.  Essays focus on important people, ideas, and innovations of the 1920s.  Volume three also contains several lists pertinent to the 1920s including: Major films, Academy Awards, Broadway plays, TV Shows, Legislation, and Best-Selling Books.  Following this selection of  lists is a year-by-year breakdown of key events that occurred during this decade. Read about: Airmail, Bathtub gin, Marathon dancing, Photography, Rural life, Thompson machine gun. Access the online version of this Reference set  (and other decades) by clicking  HERE and accessing the “Salem…

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    New Reference Book: The Thirties in America

    The Thirties in America edited by Thomas Tandy Lewis, Salem Press, 2011. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 973.92 SA3 1930 Almost 700 essays span this 3-volume set.  Essays focus on important people, ideas, and innovations of the 1930s.  Volume three also contains several lists pertinent to the 1930s including: Major films, Academy Awards, Broadway plays, TV Shows, Legislation, and Best-Selling Books.  Following this selection of  lists is a year-by-year breakdown of key events that occurred during this decade. Read about: Bingo, Charles Chaplin, King Kong, Sports in the United States, Works Progress Administration Helpful for research and fun for browsing! Access the online version of this Reference set  (and…