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BOOKS

Awmiller, Craig. This House on Fire: The Story of the Blues. New York: Franklin Watts, 1996.

Bailey, Donna. Dancing. Austin, TX: Raintree Steck-Vaughn Library, 1991.

Balliett, Whitney. American Musicians: Fifty Portraits in Jazz. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Barnes, Rachel. Abstract Expressionists. Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library, 2002.

Benton, Mike. The Comic Book in America: An Illustrated History. Dallas, TX: Taylor, 1989.

Bredeson, Carmen. American Writers of the 20th Century. Springfield, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 1996.

Chronicle of the Twentieth Century. Mount Cisco, NY: Chronicle Books, 1994.

Decade of Triumph: The 40s. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1999.

Dunning, John. Tune in Yesterday: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio 1925–1976. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1976.

Faber, Doris, and Harold Faber. American Literature. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1995.

Fariello, Griffin. Red Scare: Memories of the American Inquisition, An Oral History. New York: Norton, 1995.

Feinstein, Stephen. The 1940s from World War II to Jackie Robinson. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2000.

Freedman, Russell. Martha Graham: A Dancer's Life. New York: Clarion Books, 1998.

Goulart, Ron. Comic Book Culture: An Illustrated History. Portland, OR: Collector's Press, 2000.

Hart, James David, and Philip Leininger, eds. The Oxford Companion to American Literature. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Hatch, Shari Dorantes, and Michael R. Strickland, eds. African-American Writers: A Dictionary. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2000.

Hills, Ken. 1940s. Austin, TX: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1992.

Jacobs, Jay. The Color Encyclopedia of World Art. New York: Crown Publishers, 1975

Janson, H. W. History of Art. New York: Abrams, 1995.

Jones, Hettie. Big Star Fallin' Mama: Five Women in Black Music. New York: Viking, 1995.

Jordan, Matt Dukes. Swankyville: A Guide to All That Swings. Los Angeles: General Pub. Group, 1999

Karl, Frederick R. American Fictions, 1940–1980. New York: Harper and Row, 1983.

Manchel, Frank. Women on the Hollywood Screen. New York: Franklin Watts, 1977.

Margolick, David. Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday, Cafe Society, and an Early Cry for Civil Rights. Philadelphia: Running Press, 2000.

McGilligan, Pat, ed. Backstory 2: Interviews with Screenwriters of the 1940s and 1950s. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1991.

Oermann, Robert K. A Century of Country: An Illustrated History of Country Music. New York: TV Books, 1999.

Pease, Esther E. Modern Dance. Dubuque, IA: W.C. Brown Co., 1976.

Porter, James A. Modern Negro Art. New York: Dryden Press, 1943.

Schatz, Thomas. Boom and Bust: American Cinema in the 1940s. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1999.

Silver, Alain, and Elizabeth Ward. Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style. Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 1992.

Simon, Charman. Hollywood at War: The Motion Picture Industry and World War II. New York: Franklin Watts, 1995.

Smith, Dian G. Great American Film Directors: From the Flickers Through Hollywood's Golden Age. New York: J. Messner, 1987.

Spiegelman, Art, and Chip Kidd. Jack Cole and Plastic Man: Forms Stretched to Their Limits. Mount Cisco, NY: Chronicle Books, 2001.

Spring, Justin. The Essential Jackson Pollock. New York: Wonderland Press, Harry N. Abrams, 1998.

Strubel, John Warthen. The History of American Classical Music. New York: Facts on File, 1995.

Terrace, Vincent. The Complete Encyclopedia of Television Programs 1947–1979. New York: Barnes, 1980.

Tucker, Sherrie. Swing Shift: "All-Girl" Bands of the 1940s. Durham: Duke University Press, 2000.

Turner, Jane, ed. The Dictionary of Art. New York: Grove, 1996.

Wilds, Mary. Raggin' the Blues: Legendary Country, Blues, and Ragtime Musicians. Greensboro, NC: Avisson Press, 2001.

Wood, Tim, and R. J. Unstead. The 1940s. New York: Franklin Watts, 1990.

WEB SITES

American Cultural History: 1940–1949. [Online] http://www.nhmccd.edu/contracts/lrc/kc/decade40.html#film (accessed March 2002).

Film Noir. [Online] http://www.filmsite.org/filmnoir.html (accessed March 2002).

The Timley Comics Story. [Online] http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/7160/Timely1.htm (accessed March 2002).

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