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Topics: Chess, Chess books collection
Books to Borrow
by Davis, Frank Marshall, 1905-; Tidwell, John Edgar
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-368) and index
Topics: Davis, Frank Marshall, 1905-, African American journalists, African American journalists
How to Play Chess Lessons from an International Master
Topic: Chess Lessons
Books to Borrow
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Card locations: No-clue discovery -- Sporting proposition -- Spello -- Lazy magician -- Trapped -- Whispering joker -- Impromptu card routines: Any deck, any time -- Mental mates -- Deuces wild -- rapid transit -- Z-ray -- Matching matches -- magic 12 -- Poker deals -- Lesson in larceny -- Automatic poker -- naming the aces -- Three-jacks deal -- Cutting the aces -- Bridge hustler -- Aces up -- Poker expert outdone
Topics: Card tricks, Card tricks
Folkscanomy: Chess Books
by Kosikov, Alexei; Sugden, John, tr
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Chess Book: Elements of Chess Strategy
Topics: white, black, chess, pawn, exercise, knight, bishop, bishops, position, advantage, chess strategy,...
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Books to Borrow
by Scarne, John
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Topic: Card tricks
Books to Borrow
by Scarne, John
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Gambling: America's biggest industry -- The mathematics and science of gambling -- Horse racing: the king of sports -- Betting on sports events -- Lotteries, sweepstakes, pools and raffles -- Why the United States should have a national lottery -- The numbers game -- Bingo: the $2 billion national pastime -- Gambling Casinos: carpet and sawdust joints yesterday and today -- Craps: the world's fastest gambling game -- Correct odds in dice games using 2, 3, 4 or 5 dice -- Black Jack or...
Topic: Gambling
Books to Borrow
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Books to Borrow
by Scarne, John
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Includes index
Topics: Gambling, Probabilities
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by Scarne, John
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Includes index
Topics: Card games, Games / Gamebooks / Crosswords, Games, Games/Puzzles, Card Games - Poker, Games / Card...
Books to Borrow
by Lorayne, Harry
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Topics: Mnemonics, Memory, Business, Executives
Books to Borrow
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Chess - General, Games / Gamebooks / Crosswords, Chess, Games/Puzzles
Books to Borrow
by Norwood, David
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Topics: Games & Activities - Puzzles, Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9), Juvenile Nonfiction, Children's...
Folkscanomy: Chess Books
by Alburt, Lev; Neat, K. P. (Kenneth P.)
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Chess Book: Test & Improve Your Chess
Topics: white, chess, black, pawn, knight, game, bishop, position, improve, move, answer game, chess...
Topic: Chess
Books to Borrow
by Krogius, Nikolaj Vladimirovič
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Topic: jeu d'échecs
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
by Bill Wall
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short chess games with the King's Gambit opening
Topics: chess, chess book
Community Texts
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the chess mind
Topics: chess, chess book
Books to Borrow
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Includes index
Topics: Chess, Computer chess, Chess, Computer chess
Books to Borrow
by Evans, Larry
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Topics: Chess, Chess
Books to Borrow
by Murray, H. J. R. (Harold James Ruthven), 1869-1955
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Reprint. Originally published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1913
Topic: Chess
Community Texts
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History of chess
Topics: chess, history
Folkscanomy: Chess Books
by Donaldson, John, International Master; Tangborn, Eric
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Chess Book: The Unknown Bobby Fischer
Topics: fischer, bobby, chess, black, white, game, unknown, played, games, pawn, bobby fischer, unknown...
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Chess impacts my life -- A brief history of chess -- Thinking and chess -- Chess and schools -- Keeping kids involved -- A few life lessons
Topics: Chess, Personality development, Success in adolescence, Chess, Personality development, Success in...
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This is the classic book on Sleight of Hand by Bill Tarr. This book is well illustrated and a very practical book on learning the how to do sleight of hand. Any serious student on the subject should have this book. 
Topic: Sleight of hand, magic, Bill Tarr
Topics: Card tricks, Coin tricks, Magic tricks
Written by Frederick Wicks, who used Bishop's name by arrangement. Cf. NUC pre-1956
Topics: Robert-Houdin, Jean-Eugène, 1805-1871, Heller, Robert, 1830-1878, Precognition
Community Texts
by Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin
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The Secrets Of Stage Conjuring by Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin
Topic: Magic tricks
California Digital Library
by Robert-Houdin, Jean-Eugène, 1805-1871
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Topic: Robert-Houdin, Jean-Eugène, 1805-1871
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Robert-Houdin, Jean Eugène, 1805-1871
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Author assignment according to Sabin, Arents and Paltsits
Topics: Indian linguistics, Indian linguistics
Books to Borrow
by Longe, Bob, 1928-
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128 pages : 21 cm
Topics: Card tricks, Card tricks, Playing cards Conjuring
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
by Taylor, P. A
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14 p. ; 17 cm
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Chatto, William Andrew, 1799-1864
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Topics: Card games, Playing cards
The Library of Congress
by Roterberg, A. (August), 1867-1939; Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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With: Hoffmann, Professor. Herrman's [sic] Tricks with cards ... New York, c1898. Separately issued
Topic: Card tricks
Books to Borrow
by Mentzer, Jerry; Smith Magic Collection (Brown University) RPB
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Topic: Card tricks
Community Texts
by Stanley Collins
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Collins' Card Conceits, 1925.
Topic: Magic tricks
The Library of Congress
by Robert-Houdin, Jean-Eugène, 1805-1871
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Books to Borrow
by Andersen, Ian
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Topics: Cardsharping, Gambling
Books to Borrow
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Topics: Gambling, Cardsharping, Swindlers and swindling
The Library of Congress
by Robert-Houdin, Jean-Eugène, 1805-1871; Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Cardsharping, Gambling
Originally published: Scarne on cards. Rev., augm. ed. New York : Crown Publishers, 1965
Topics: Card games, Games, Games / Gamebooks / Crosswords, Games/Puzzles, Card Games - Bridge, Games / Card...
Books to Borrow
by John Scarne
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Topic: Cardsharping
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by Corbett, John, 1963-; Elms, Anthony; Kapsalis, Terri; Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)
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"This book accompanies the exhibition Pathways to unknown worlds : Sun Ra, El Saturn and Chicago's Afro-futurist underground 1954-68 presented Oct. 1, 2006 through Jan. 14, 2007 at the Hyde Park Art Center."--T.p. verso
Topics: Sun Ra, Sun Ra, Sun Ra Arkestra, El Saturn Records (Firm), Sound recordings, African American art,...
San Francisco Public Library
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Suspended Sept. 5, 1868-Aug. 27, 1870
Topics: African American newspapers, African Americans
San Francisco Public Library
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"A weekly journal of progress" appears under title in masthead, -
Topics: African Americans, African American newspapers
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Arthur and Kate Tode (Kahop)
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Egypt, Luxor, Nile, Karnak, Valley of the Kings, Marketplaces, Safari
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by UPMAA, Gei Zantzinger (prod, dir, photo), Hugh Tracy (writ)
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Southern Africa Completed Film Narration - Hugh Tracy All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Dance, South Africa, Africa, Zulu people, Xhosa people, Angoni people, Sotho people, Bartose...
Community Video
by Antoinette Harrell
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Antoinette Harrell and others who lived in New Orleans, LA traced their family genealogy to learn more about their family history. One of the unanswered questions for many African American is " Where Did My Ancestors Come From?" Some genealogist/family historians like Antoinette Harrell used the African Ancestry DNA Test to answer the question of genetic origin to Africa.
Topics: Antoinette Harrell, African American Genealogy, African Ancestry DNA, Alex Haley, Roots, Family...
Community Audio
by Pan African Hour
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Third Episode of the West African Hour. Featuring Fela Kuti.
Topics: College Radio, Africa, Music, Fela Kuti, CJLO
Community Video
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This documentary Mugabe And White African deals with the farm invasions and land grabs in Zimbabwe during the first decades of the 2000s. A farmer takes the Zimbabwean government of Robert Mugabe to court. You can get a full quality DVD here: Mugabe and the White African
Topics: Robert Mugabe, Zanu PF, Zimbabwe, farm invasions, land grabs, redistribution, corruption, farmer,...
Community Video
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The African Mind by Dr. John Henrik Clarke is one of our great Master Teachers in this modern time the highly respected scholar that has the honor of having a street named after him in Harlem, NY. Dr. Clarke gets deep into the effect the African mind has had on the history of the world and explains what African societies and religions were based on and when, who and how other nations adopted the African ways into their own societies without crediting where they got the idea from. He explains...
Sci-Fi / Horror
by George Edwards, Aaron Spelling
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Allan (Anthony Perkins) is blamed for an accidental fire that killed his father (Kent Smith), disfigured his sister (Julie Harris) and landed him in an institution. Eight months later, partially blind and guilt-stricken, he's let out of an institution and rents a room from his estranged sibling in an effort to put his life back together, but someone is out for revenge and wants to drive him crazy.
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Topics: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Anthony Perkins
Feature Films
by Bert Goldberg
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Hitch-hiking conmen Bad News Johnson (Spencer Williams) and July Jones arrive in a Midwestern small town with a capital of 25 cents. Taking a room with Mama Lou (Inez Newell), whose daughter (Melody Duncan) is entered in a local beauty contest, they pose as Hollywood actors who can train Honey Dew in stagecraft. Meanwhile, Mama's other daughter Florida (Katherine Moore) prepares to elope to Chicago with Johnny (Howard Galloway), owner of the Juke Joint...where, after a jitterbug contest, Mama...
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Topics: Comedy, Drama
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Feature Films
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The Blood of Jesus ( 1941 ) is a classic example of the " race film " genre of films by African-American directors and casts, geared exclusively for an African-American audience. This film, written and directed by Spencer William Jr. of the TV show Amos & Andy Show (who also played Razz Williams in the film), is a morality tale about a woman ( Cathryn Caviness ) who is accidentally shot to death by her husband. Facing death, she must choose between Hell , represented as urban...
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Topics: religion, race
Ourmedia
by WILL-TV
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Musical performance from documentary series "African-American Life in Central Illinois," produced in 1969 by WILL-TV.
Topics: racism, justice, illinois
Ourmedia
by Brandon Grene
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A documentary exploring african americans fascination with keeping up with the joneses and the implications it causes.
Topics: black, african-american, documentary
Prelinger Archives
by U.S. Department of Agriculture
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Daily life of a patriotic African American farmer in Georgia during World War II.
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Topics: World War II: African Americans, Agriculture: Farms and farming, Georgia
Prelinger Archives
by Southern Educational Film Production Service
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Everyday aspects of mental health in an African American community in Gainesville, Georgia.
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Topics: African Americans, Children, Psychology
Listen Up! Youth Media Network
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Cultural Empowerment was a film created from a magazine style student African Newspaper, "Africa's Sun". The same Hatian youth that produced the film, created the newspaper.
Topics: youth, culture, media literacy
Community Video
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home movies from african safari
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Arthur and Kate Tode (Kahop)
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kenya, Safari, Equator, Touring, Tourism, Victoria falls, Victoria bridge
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Arthur and Kate Tode (Kahop)
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kenya, Safari, Equator, Touring, Tourism
Project Gutenberg
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Book from Project Gutenberg: An African Millionaire: Episodes in the Life of the Illustrious Colonel Clay Library of Congress Classification: PR
Project Gutenberg
by Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
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Book from Project Gutenberg: The Suppression of the African Slave Trade to the United States of America: 1638-1870
Caven Library, Knox College
by Kumm, Hermann Karl Wilhelm, 1874-1930
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Topics: Women missionaries, Missionaries, Missions -- Africa
Universal Library
by Byron Khun De Prorok
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The Library of Congress
by Lyon, James Adair, 1814-1882. [from old catalog]
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Topics: African Americans -- Colonization Africa, Missions -- Africa. [from old catalog]
James Birney Collection of Anti-Slavery Pamphlets
by Shaler, Nathaniel Southgate, 1841-1906; Stafford, Wendell Phillips, 1861-
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With: Wendell Phillips [poem] / Wendell P. Stafford
Topic: African Americans
The Library of Congress
by Lindsley, John Berrien, 1822-1897. [from old catalog]
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Topic: African Americans -- Colonization Africa