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MASSACHUSETTS--SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library    January 24, 2001
See also:
Fall River History

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT MASSACHUSETTS

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book,1990 
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v. 17
 in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.11
Harris, Michael H. et.al. "Library" v.17 Aman, Mohammed M. "Library" v.12

MASSACHUSETTS BROWSING GUIDE
See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

974's    History 
320's    Government
917's   Geography 
353's   Politics

SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS ABOUT MASSACHUSETTS

Citizens' guide to state services : a selective listing of
governmental agencies.
Ref. 353.9744 C581 2000
Your Massachusetts government Ref. 320.4744 L665 1984
Massachusetts biographical dictionary : people of all times and all places who have been important to the history and life of the state. Ref. 920.0744 M414
Encyclopedia of Massachusetts. Ref. 974.400321 E56
Massachusetts gazetteer. Ref. 917.44 M414 1985
Commonwealth history of Massachusetts, colony, province and state. Ref. 974.4 H325
Historical atlas of Massachusetts  Atlas Case 912.744 H673
A manual for the use of the General Court. Ref. 328.74405 M414 1987-88
Exploring the real thing : a guide to educational programs a  national park sites in Massachusetts. Ref. 917.44 E96 1999
Massachusetts science reference resource guide / Ref. 507 M414 1994
Water resources of Massachusetts Ref. 553.709744 S588 1992
Selected general laws for school committees and school personnel : updated through January 1, 1988, including chapter 188 of the acts of 1985, chapter 727 of the acts of 1987, school building assistance law Ref. 344.744071 M414GE 1988
The Massachusetts political almanac. Ref. 353.9744 M414 2000

BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

African-Americans in Boston : more than 350 years 974.4610049 H415
Treasures of Massachusetts; special section for the Boston globe's 100th anniversary. 708.144 T784
Birds of Massachusetts and other New England states 598.29744 F696
Mr. Bulfinch's Boston / 720.974461 M939
With our hands : the story of carpenters in Massachusetts 331.12994 E69
The Cocoanut Grove  974.461 K44
The Massachusetts Constitution 342.744023 M414 1975
Peter Hunt's Cape Cod cookbook  641.597449 H942 1962A
Covered bridges of Massachusetts : a guide 917.44044 H848
Massachusetts-- where it all began : a Bicentennial volume focused on education. 370.9744 M414 1975
A little commonwealth : family life in Plymouth Colony. 974.48202 D387 1971
The romance of Boston Bay. 974.461 S674
Massachusetts beautiful; illustrated by the author with three hundred and four pictures covering all the counties in Massachusetts. 917.44 N988 1923
Indians on olde Cape Cod. 974.400497 V988
The Indian and the white man in Massachusetts & Rhode Island. 974.00497 W573
New England's prospect 974.402 W881 1977
South Boston, my home town : the history of an ethnic neighborhood 974.461 O18 1988
The Boston Irish : a political history  974.461 O18 1995
Commonwealth of toil : chapters in the history of Massachusetts workers and their unions 331.8809 J95 1996
 America's freedom trail : a tour guide to historical sites of the colonial and Revolutionary War period  917.4 A456
Massachusetts, an explorer's guide 917.440443 T786 1981
The story of the old Bay State : a young people's history of Massachusetts  974.4 B882
The story of the "Old Colony" of New Plymouth, 1620-1692. 974.402 M861
Maps of early Massachusetts : pre-history through the seventeenth century  912.744 D526 1980

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

WEB SITES

Official Website of the  Commonwealth of MA
Massachussetts State Symbols, etc Web66 Massachusetts School HOme Pages
Massachusetts Weather Data Massachusetts Historical Society
Salem Witch Trials Massachusetts Laws, including Mass. General Laws
Massachusetts Legal Resources Massachusetts Library and Information Network
Massachusetts Electronic Atlas Massachusetts Attorney General (Consumer Law, etc.)
Massachusetts Better Business Bureau Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry (Civil War)
Massachusetts Studies Project Massachusetts College and Universities (for loans,etc.)
Massachusetts Cultural Council Massachusetts League of Women Voters
MBTA Home Page Massachusetts Newspapers (IPL Reading Room)
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Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001