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Ms. Dougherty's American Studies research projects
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Books for American Studies

These books are available in the PRHS Library:

American Decades
by Louise Gerdes
(12 volumes)

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American Decades
Call Number: 973.922

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A Cultural History of the United States
Call Number: 973.924 STE

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