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372-399 Social Sciences

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300 SOCIAL SCIENCES

301 Anthropology, (Cultural anthropology), (Social anthropology), (Physical anthropology), (Archaeology), (Linguistics), (Ethnology), (Ethnography), (Indigenous peoples)
301.45 Afro-Americans - Segregation - Southern States - History, (Jim Crow Laws), Southern States - History - 1865-1951, Southern States - Race relations, (Race discrimination - United States)
301.55 Mass Media, (Popular Culture), (Flash Mob)
302.2 Signs and symbols, Communication
302.23 Mass media, (Mass communication), (Media), (TV), (Magazines), (Radio), (Newspapers)
302.3 Bullying, Bullying - Prevention, Bullies
303.3 Public opinion polls, Quality of life, Social values, Values, (Best employers)
303.6 Terrorism, Terrorists - Biography, (9/11)
304.6 Population, Birthrate, Mortality, Vital statistics, Human fertility, (Death rate), (Mortuary statistics), (Demography), (Birth rate), (Marriage statistics)
305.23 Children, Children and adults, Child development, (Child rearing), (Child abuse), (Child welfare), (Teenagers), (Teenage pregnancy)
305.26 Aging, Retirement, (Senior citizens), (Seniors), (Aged), Elderly, Gerontology, Old age, (Older adults)
305.4 Women, Women - Identity, (Women - History), (Women - Social Conditions)
305.5 Poverty
305.892 Arabs
305.896 Blacks, African Americans, (Afro-Americans), (Blacks - United States), (Black History Month), Blacks - Canada, Blacks - Great Britain
306.81 Marriage
306.85 Family
307.76 City life, Cities and towns, Urban sociology, (Town life), (Urban life)
310 Statistics
314.1 Great Britain - Census, United Kingdom - Census, Great Britain - Statistics, United Kindgom - Statistics, (Scotland - Census), (Northern Ireland - Census)
317.1 Canada - Census, Canada - Statistics
317.3 United States - Census, United States - Statistics
319.4 Australia - Census, Australia - Statistics
320.1 Political science, Political ethics
322.4 Ku Klux Klan, (K.K.K.)
323 Human rights, Civil rights, United States - Civil rights, Blacks - Civil rights, African Americans - Civil rights, (Basic rights)
323.3 Women's rights, Women's movement, Feminism, (Women - Civil rights), (Women - Emancipation), (Women - Equal rights), (Women - Suffrage)
323.44 Freedom of action, Freedom of information, Freedom of religion, Freedom of speech, Freedom of the press, Intellectual freedom, Books - Censorship, (Banned books), (Social justice), (Equality)
323.6 Citizenship, Citizenship - Australia, Citizenship - Canada, Citizenship - United Kingdom, Citizenship - United States, (Passports)
324.271 Political parties - Canada, Conservative Party of Canada, Liberal Party of Canada, New Democratic Party, (Canadian Federal Political Parties)
324.273 Political parties - United States, Democratic Party (U.S.), Republican Party (U.S.), Third Parties (United States politics)
325 Immigrants, Immigration and emigration
326 Underground railroad, Slavery, (Slave trade), Abolitionists, (Abolition of slavery)
327.1 Peace, Peace movement, Arms control, Arms race, (Disarmament)
330.1 Lost and found possessions, (Lost pets), (Lost articles), (Found items)
331 Labor market, (United States - Bureau of Labor Statistics)
331.25 Pensions, Retirement income, Military pensions, Old age pensions, (Social security), (Naval pensions), (War pensions), (Old age insurance), (Compensation), (Survivor's benefits), (Disability benefits), (Children's benefits), (Retirement pension)
331.3 Age and employment, Children - Employment, (Child labor)
331.5 Apprentices, (Employees - Training), (Occupational training), (Labor)
331.7 Occupations, (Jobs), (Careers), (Job search), (Employment), (Trades), Vocational guidance
332.024 Personal finance, Estate planning, Saving and thrift, (Financial planning, Personal), (Finance, Personal), (Budgets, Personal), (Registered Retirement Savings Plans - RRSP), (Registered Retirement Income Fund - RRIF), (Retirement income - Planning), (Tax-Free Savings Account - TFSA)
332.1 Banks and banking, Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
332.10971 Banks and banking - Canada
332.10973 Banks and banking - United States
332.4 Money, Coinage, Mints, Paper money, Gold, Inflation (Finance), (Currency), (Standard of value), (Legal tender), Exchange, Foreign exchange, (Exchange rates)
332.63 Stocks, (Stock market), (Stock quotes), Bonds, Mutual funds, Securities, (Investments), (Foreign investments)
332.64 Stock exchange, (Securities exchange)
332.7 Credit cards, Debt, Loans, Mortgages, Consumer credit
332.8 Interest (Economics), Interest rates, (Prime rates)
333.33 Real estate business, Houses - Buying and selling, (Home buying), (Home purchase), (Real property), (Realty), (Apartments), (Rentals)
336.2 Taxation, (Income tax), (IRS), (CRA), (CCRA), (Revenue Canada), (Tax returns), (Taxes)
336.3 Public debts, (Government debts), (National debts)
338 Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship, (Home-based business), (Small business), Businesspeople, (Business people), (Self-employed), (Freelancers)
338.1 Farm produce - Marketing, (Farmers markets), (Agricultural products), (Farm crops)
338.4 Consumer goods, (Consumer products), (Merchandise)
338.5 Consumer price indexes, (Cost of living indexes)
338.7 Business enterprises, Corporations (Business organizations), (Businesses), (Firms), (Companies)
338.9 Economic policy, (Business and government), (Economic planning)
340 Law, (Jurisprudence), (Laws), (Statutes), (Case law), (Legal forms), Law - Directories
Governments: (See countries, e.g.: 971 Canada, 973 USA)
341.3 Embassies and consulates, Diplomacy, Diplomatic and consular service, International relations
345 Trials (Homicide), Criminal law, Trials (Murder), (Manslaughter), (Crime), (Offenses against the person), (War crime trials), (Courts martial and courts of inquiry), (Poisons and poisoning)
345.052 Wiretapping - Law and legislation
346.0434 Landlord and Tenant
346.05 Estate planning, Inheritance and transfer tax, (Tax planning), (Personal finance)
346.4 Copyright, Fair use (Copyright), (Intellectual property), (Literary property), (International copyright), (Cyberlaw), Trademarks, (Logos), (Company symbols), (Corporate symbols), (Trade marks)
347.053 Class actions
349.71 Law - Canada
349.73 Law - United States
352.230941 Prime ministers - Great Britain
352.230971 Prime ministers - Canada
352.230973 Presidents - United States
353.8 School boards, (Boards of education) - See 371.2 Schools - Administration
355 Military readiness
358.38 Biological warfare, (Bacterial warfare), (Germ warfare)
361.3 Volunteer work, (Volunteers), (Volunteering)
361.6 Social policy, (Government policy), (National planning), (Social planning)
361.7068 Fund raising, (Fundraising)
361.8 Charities, (Charity organization), (Charitable institutions), (Humanitarianism), (Philanthropy), (Endowments)
362.1 Hospitals, Hospitals - United States
362.2 Mentally ill, (Insane), (Insanity), (Sanity), (Mentally deranged)
362.204251 Emergency and rescue operations, (Acts of Kindness), (Real life heroes), (Rescue)
362.29 Alcoholism, Drug abuse, Substance abuse, (Addiction to alcohol), (Drug addiction)
362.4 Handicapped, (Disabled), Deaf, Deafness, Hearing impaired, Physically handicapped, Blind, Blindness, People with visual disabilities
362.7 Child support, Child abuse, Child welfare, Abandoned children, (Deadbeat dads), (Deadbeat moms), (Deadbeat parents)
362.8297 Missing children
363.1 Accidents - Prevention, Safety education, (Safety measures), (Water safety)
363.12 Aircraft accidents, (Aeronautics - Accidents), (Air crashes), (Airplane accidents), (Aviation accidents), (Plane crashes)
363.1251 Drunk driving, (Driving while intoxicated), (Driving under the influence of alcohol)
363.17 Poisons and poisoning, Hazardous substances, (Toxic substances)
363.2 Police, Law enforcement
363.25 Fingerprints, Fingerprints - Identification, Criminal investigation, Criminals - Identification, Forensic sciences
363.28 Secret Service
363.33 Gun control, (Firearms - Law and legislation), (Right to bear arms)
363.34 Disaster relief, (Disaster preparedness), (Emergency preparedness)
363.7 Environment, Environmental protection, Noise pollution, (Pollution - Prevention), (Pollution control), (Conservation movement), (Green movement), (Ecological movement)
363.72 Hazardous wastes, (Toxic wastes)
363.738 Acid rain
363.739 Pollution, Air pollution - Measurement, (Atmosphere - Pollution), Water pollution, (Soil pollution)
364 Crime
364.1 Computer crimes, Impostors and imposture, (Hoaxes), (Charlatans), (Pretenders), (Chain letters)
364.16 Fraud, False personation, Credit card crimes, Swindlers and swindling, (Identity theft), (Con artists), (Con game)
364.6 Capital punishment
368 Insurance
Scouts and scouting, (Boy Scouts), (Girl Scouts), (Girl Guides)
370 Education
370.19 Foreign study, Foreign students, (College students), (Overseas study), (Study abroad)
371 Schools (K-12), (K12), (Education), (Homework)
371.04 Home schooling, (Home-based education), (Home education), (Home instruction), (Home teaching by parents), (Homeschooling)
371.102 Teaching, (Art of teaching), (Methods of teaching)
371.12 (Teacher qualifications), (Professional qualifications of teachers), (Certification of teachers)
371.2 Schools - Administration, (School management and organization), (Acceptable use policy - AUP)
371.26 Educational tests and measurements, Examinations, Intelligence tests, Psychological tests, Ability - Testing, (Tests), (Achievement tests), (Objective tests), (Educational measurements), (Intelligence testing), (Mental tests), (IQ tests), (I.Q. tests)
371.3 Teaching - Aids and devices, Teaching machines, Programmed instruction, Computer assisted instruction, (Instructional materials), (Teaching materials), (Lesson plans)
See also WebQuests - Web-based lesson plans (Internet activities for educational purposes)
371.3028 Homework, Study skills, (Art of learning), (Method of study), (Study strategies)
371.39 Tutors and tutoring, (Tutorial), (Tutorials), (Learning), (Education at home), (Home instruction), (Courses of study)
371.42 Vocational guidance, (Vocational education), (Career education)
371.7 Safety education, School violence, (Student violence), (School vandalism), (Violence in schools), (Accidents - Prevention)
372 Elementary schools
372.1 Babysitting
373 High schools
374 Discussion groups, Voice chat
377.2 Character, Moral education, (Character education)
378 Colleges and universities
378.13 Alumni and alumnae - Directories
378.3 Scholarships, Student aid, Student loan funds, (Bursaries), (Fellowships), (Scholarship funds), (Student financial assistance)
379.158 School standards and accreditation, (Educational standards)
380 Commerce, communications, transportation
380.1 Markets, and 381 Telemarketing (See 658.8 Auctions, Direct selling, Telemarketing, Online bookstores)
380.106 Chamber of commerce, (Boards of trade)
381.13 Franchises (Retail trade)
382 International economic relations, International trade, (International organization), (Internatioal cooperation), (World economics), (Economic planning), (Social policy)
383 Postal service, Postal code, Zip code, Postage stamps, (Mail service), (Post office), Postcards
384 Electronic mail systems (E-mail or email addresses), (Cell phones), (Mobile phones), Telephone (Telephone directories), Video telephone, Chat dictionaries, Data transmission systems, Telecommunication, (Wireless)
384.1 Cipher and telegraph codes, Telegraph, Submarine cables, (Morse code), (Cable codes), (Ocean cables)
384.54 Radio stations, Radio broadcasting, Radio programs, Amateur radio stations, (Ham radio stations), (High-frequency radio), (Citizens band radio)
384.55 Television, Television broadcasting, Public television, Television and youth, Television and children, (Educational television)
387.155 Lighthouses
387.5 Merchant marine, (Sailors), (Seamen)
387.7 Airlines
388.4 City traffic, Traffic engineering, Local transit, (Street traffic), (Urban traffic), (Highway transportation)
391 Costume, Fashion, Clothing and dress
391.413 Shoes, (Footwear), (Boots)
391.6 Perfumes, Tattooing
392.1 Female circumcision
392.5 Weddings, Marriage customs and rites, (Bridal customs), (Honeymoon)
393 Funeral rites and ceremonies, Death - Handbooks, manuals, etc.
394.2 Birthdays
394.25 Carnival
394.26 Holidays, Festivals, (Christian holidays), (Religious holidays), (Chinese New Year), (Valentine's Day), (Easter), (Halloween), (Veterans' Day), (Thanksgiving Day)
394.268 Christmas, Christmas customs, Christmas cards, Christmas cookies, Christmas decorations, (Santa Claus), (St. Nicholas), (St. Nick), (Xmas)
395 Etiquette
398 Folklore, (Folk lore), (Folk tales), (Traditions)
398.2 Fables, Fairy tales, Legends, Urban legends (Hoaxes)
398.22 Arthurian romances, Grail, (King Arthur), (Holy Grail), (Arthur, King - Romances), (Knights of the Round Table)
398.24 Mythical animals, Animals - Folklore, Dragons, (Monsters)
398.8 Nursery rhymes

300 SOCIAL SCIENCES (Dewey Decimal Classification 372 - 399)

372 Elementary schools

AIMS Educational Foundation. Following the principle inherent in the Chinese proverb: "I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand," this site offers free samples of fun and meaningful learning activities for K-9.

Government of Canada Web sites for Kids & Teens:

    The Canadian Museum of Nature Online - Discover!
    CBC.ca/Kids
    Great Sites for Kids & Teens - Learning Centre - Library and Archives Canada

FREE Online Educational Resources by Heather Sanders, December 7, 2012.

Kids TV Activity Guide. Children can follow along with Rico the Rhino to find out how they can stay active by doing fun exercises while watching their favorite TV Shows.

LearningPage.com. Free worksheets, lesson plans, activities and more. All resources downloadable and printable. For preschool, kindergarten, Grades 1 and 2 students.

Link to Learning: Linking you to web sites supporting the Ontario curriculum (K-8).

Tracing Paper for Writing Practice. Site will print out a tracing paper for young students to trace to learn how to print the alphabet.

Web Guides for Kids - and what they offer. Links to 100 Top Kid Sites, 4Kids Treehouse, Ben's Guide - U.S. Government Web Sites for Kids, Educational Hotlists, ExtremeKids.com, K.E.W.L. - Kids Excellent Web Links, KidsClick, and others.

372.1 Babysitting

At What Age Is It Safe to Leave My Children Home Alone? From Jennifer Wolf, Your Guide to Single Parents, About.com.

Babysitter Checklist, Prospective Babysitter Checklist.

Babysitting Course from Canadian Red Cross. Includes Babysitter Course Content. Babysitter's Checklist. Packing Your Babysitting Kit: The Canadian Red Cross recommends you pack these items in your babysitting backpack: Flashlight with batteries, Antiseptic hand cleanser, Arts and crafts supplies, Children’s activity books, Cell phone (if your family has one), etc.

Babysitting Rules, Babysitting Safety, Babysitting Planner (for Parent), About Me Form (for Babysitter) and other useful resources from The Youth Online Club - Babysitting Handbook.

A Guide to the Business of Babysitting from University of Illinois Extension. Purpose of this guide is to prepare potential babysitters with the knowledge & skills necessary to care for children. This website is specifically designed to be used by young people, ages 14-19 who are interested in learning more about the business of babysitting.

373 High schools

Excel High School offers Online High School for students who cannot attend a traditional high school. Online high school programs are available for teens and adult learners. EHS is a Regionally accredited and fully recognized online high school.

High School. Resources from California Department of Education.

High School 101 from Ontario Ministry of Education.

High School Ace. Homework Help, Academic Quiz Games, Interesting Websites.

High school diploma in U.S., Canada and UK from Wikipedia.

374 Discussion groups

Google Groups. Post and read comments in Usenet discussion forums. Search and access over 1 billion posts.

Microsoft Community. Forums, Discussion Groups, Code of Conduct. Connect with customers and experts to get answers, share tips and find solutions.

Yahoo! Groups.

377.2 Character, Moral education, (Character education)

Good Ideas for Help Young People Develop Good Character (Ways to Teach the Six Pillars of Character)
Good Ideas for Help Young People Develop Good Character
(Ways to Teach the Six Pillars of Character)

378 Colleges and universities

BrainTrack. A comprehensive directory of United States colleges and universities, since 1996. Brain Track links to over 10,000 university and college sites throughout the world. Links are organized regionally and updated continually.

California Colleges Search - community colleges & schools. Search engine for California colleges, community colleges, schools and universities.

Campusaccess.com. A one-stop shop designed to meet informational needs of High School, College, University, and Graduate School students.

Canadian Universities from Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), the voice of Canada's universities, representing 95 Canadian public and private not-for-profit universities and university-degree level colleges. Everything you've ever wanted to know about Canadian universities is on this site, including information about facilities, services and academic programs offered by universities in Canada that are AUCC member universities as well as links, expert information, stats and deep content.

College Answer: The Planning for College Destination. Assessing yourself, Search for schools, Applying for college, Free scholarship search, Evaulating award letters, Applying for loans.

CollegeAtlas. Search Online for Colleges and Universities throughout the World. Search accredited online college degrees, universities and courses. Articles include: How to Select the Best College, How to Find College Loans. Statistics include: Colleges and Universities with Highest Acceptance Rate, Lowest Acceptance Rate, Most Students Receiving Merit Aid, Highest 4-year Graduation Rate.

College Navigator from National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a part of U.S. Department of Education and Institute of Education Sciences (IES). Search by Name of College, State, Zip Code, Distance within 5 to 250 miles, Level of Award, Insitution Type, Select Programs/Majors, in the United States.

College Search Database. College Search Engine. Online College and University Degree Search. College Search and Statistics for over 7,000 U.S. Colleges and Universities.

College Surfing. Career College, Technical Schools & Trade School Search from CollegeSurfing.com.

COOL: College Opportunities Online Locator. Compare profiles of nearly 7000 colleges and universities in the United States.

Get Recruited by Colleges and Universities. Aim of Get-Recruited program is to bring students together with U.S. colleges, universities, graduate and professional schools and help identify available scholarships and financial aid.

Graduate Guide. Search for a University in U.S. or Canada by subject major, and by State or Province.

HyperStudy.com. Study Abroad Enquiry Service for International Students. Contact 500 of the world's leading study abroad colleges, universities and student service companies in United Kingdom, Europe, Canada, USA, Australia or New Zealand.

Ivy League from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ivy League Universities: The eight institutions are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Yale University. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism.

The Big Three (colleges) from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. "The Big Three is a historical term used in the United States to refer to Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. The phrase Big Three originated in the 1880s, when these three colleges dominated college football."

The Princeton Review. College and University search in U.S. and Canada. Learn about SAT, PSAT, SATII, ACT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, USMLE, TOEFL. State Tests and others. Online Applications to over 700 schools, Search for scholarhips, and more.

World's Leading Schools. Official college resources. Search for a local school, college, or university by State.

The world's top 10 universities from Yahoo Finance, 21 Sep 2016.
World University Rankings 2016-2017: results announced by Ellie Bothwell, Times Higher Education, 21 Sep 2016.

Yahoo! College Search. Search Universities and Colleges in the United States or by Regions, i.e. alphabetically by countries worldwide.

378.13 Alumni and alumnae - Directories

Classmates.com: School Directory, High School Military College Reunions, Find Old Friends, Search for People, Class Reunion. Over 60 million members from over 200,000 high schools and military installations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Classmates International subsidiary also operates sites in Sweden and Germany. See also Overseas American / Canadian Schools, College Directory, Work & Careers Directory, and Military Directory.

GradFinder.com. Largest Free Grad Finder with 3,221,807 Member Listings, 279,032 Member Photos, and growing. GradFinder reconnects you with your school and college friends in United States, Canada and Other Countries.

Graduates.com. Reunites classmates around the world. Lists over 800,000 members from 250,000 schools, colleges and universities in over 200 countries.

High School Reunions ONLINE - The unique classmates reunions directory. Site provides opportunity to keep in touch with high school friends and classmates long after graduation and reunions.

How to Find Old Friends from High School from eHow.com. Locating friends from days gone by can call your most acute detective skills into action. Site offers Steps and Tips.

378.3 Scholarships, Student aid, Student loan funds, (Bursaries), (Fellowships), (Scholarship funds), (Student financial assistance), (Grants)

College Scholarships, Grants and Fellowships from Education Corner. Search and apply for College and University Scholarships, Grants and Fellowships. Scholarships, grants and fellowships are forms of financial aid that help students pay for their college and post-graduate education. Unlike student loans, scholarships, grants and fellowships do not have to be repaid. Articles include: Creating a Successful Approach, Scholarship Application, Top 10 Tips for Writing Effective Scholarship Essays, Tips for Formatting Scholarship Application Essays, The Scholarship Letter of Recommendation, Scholarship F.A.Q., Scholarship Myths.

Colleges, College Scholarships, and Financial Aid page. An online directory of U.S. college and university admissions office email addresses, telephone numbers, college scholarship and financial aid office email addresses, links to the home pages and online applications of over 1000 colleges and universities, SAT and ACT test preparation tips, and more.

GovLoans.gov: Education Loans - gateway to United States Federal loan information. Contents include: Education Consolidation Loans, Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS), Perkins Student Loans, and Stafford Loans for Students.

Guaranteed Scholarships. U.S. Universities and Colleges that offer awards, grants, and scholarhips are listed in alphabetical order.

The SmartStudentTM Guide to Financial Aid. Loans, Scholarships, Saving for College, Military Aid, Other Types of Aid, Financial Aid Applications, FAQ, Calculators, Student's Financial Aid Checklist, plus Info for Parents and Educators.

Studentawards.com A free scholarship search service devoted to helping high school seniors, university and college students find information on scholarships, bursaries, grants and other forms of financial assistance in United States and Canada. Registration required to use online service.

leaf Scholarship Search. Find Canadian scholarships from CanLearn - Studentawards.

379.158 School standards and accreditation, (Educational standards), (Academic standards)

AASL - American Association of School Librarians. Information Power: The Nine Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning in PDF, 9 pages.

The Teachers' Internet Use Guide. Texas State Standards.

Teaching to the Standards (Life's Standards) by by Jamie McKenzie.

380 Commerce, communications, transportation

10 Unique Transport Modes Around the World posted on February 25, 2010 by Nellie Huang. Includes photos and descriptions: 1. Bamboo Train, Cambodia, 2. Tuktuk, India, 3. Junk Boat, Hongkong, 4. Elephant Trekking, Thailand, 5. Zorb, New Zealand, 6. Dog Sleds, Norway, 7. Totora Boat, Peru, 8. Chicken Bus, Guatemala, 9. Felucca, Egypt, 10. Camel back, Jordan.

17 Wonderful Ways to Get Around The World (PHOTOS) from Huffington Post Travel. "Bikes in Beijing, gondolas in Venice. But outdoor elevators in Chile? Giant plastic balls in New Zealand, art-on-wheels in Pakistan? Here are some fascinating means of transport from around the world, both old and new, quaint and crazy."

Around the World in 80 Ways from Wikipedia. "Around the World in 80 Ways is an American reality show that aired on The History Channel. The program followed television personality Rob Mariano and professional monster truck driver Dennis Anderson as they traveled around the world using 80 various forms of transportation. The program followed Mariano and Anderson as they circumnavigated the globe using 80 forms of transportation. Each episode generally demonstrated 7-10 unique forms of transportation as the duo traveled from one location to another." List of Modes of Transportation includes: Water Taxi, Ostrich, Hang Glider, Donkey, Pontoon Boat, Funicular, Wheelbarrow, Hot Air Balloon, Stilts, Moped, Roller Coaster, Bobsled, Wave Runner, Dune Buggy, Camel, Tuk Tuk, Elephants, Ox Cart, Raft, Rickshaw, Electric Train, Sampan, Helicopter, Water skis, Hybrid car, Hovercraft, etc.

Coolest Modes of Transportation Around the World by Lacy Morris, Travel and lifestyle writer, Huffington Post Travel.

Future Transportation. YouTube video, 6:24 min. "This video features 52 of the most interesting potential transportation solutions for the future. Developed by all sorts of organisations from across the world ..."

Hilarious Philippine Transportation. Great Clip!!! YouTube video, 5:17 min.

Modes of transport: planes, trains and much much more. YouTube video, 4:34 min.

Modes of Transportation from Wikipedia.

Transportation Around the World: 1911-1993 presents 650 photographic images from the collections of the American Geographical Society Library: Air, Water, and Land Transportation. Click on the map to select a geographic area to view photos of modes of transportation.

Transportation Modes: An Overview by Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Dr. Brian Slack and Dr. Claude Comtois, Hofstra University, NY. The Geography of Transport Systems.

UK & Global Transport Facts from Truck Locator online. This amazing site gives you instant changing statistics since you've been on this page: number of miles driven by cars and truck drivers worldwide, litres of fuel consumed by cars and trucks worldwide, the average salary of UK drivers, the number of kg air freight through Hong Kong airport, plus other interesting transportation statistics.

Unusual Transportation (50 images).

World's Most Unusual Mode of Transportation. YouTube video, 1:24 min.

380.106 Chambers of commerce, (Boards of trade)

The British Canadian Chamber of Trade & Commerce (BCCTC).

leaf The Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Tools for Small Business. A non-partisan, not-for-profit association, CCC is the Voice of Canadian Business, a network of over 300 chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 175,000 businesses of all sizes in all sectors of the economy and in all regions.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce - Chamber Member Directory.

World Chambers Network. The official chambers of commerce gateway for international trade + trust services.

381.13 Franchises (Retail trade)

Alphabetical Franchise Directory from Franchise.com. Buy a Franchise, Resources, Tools (Store Locator™, Multimedia Library, Net Worth Calculator, Language Translator, Currency Converter). Franchise Glossary.

BeTheBoss.ca. A one-stop shop for buying franchises for sale in Canada.

Best Franchise Opportunities. Franchising and Small Business Information.

Canadian Franchise Association. Directory: Search a franchise in Canada by category, by location, or by investment.

Food Franchise. Comprehensive directory of food franchises including coffee franchise, pizza franchise, fast food franchises, ice cream franchise, donut franchise, and bakery franchise.

FranchiseHandbook.com - The complete franchise resource.

Franchise Opportunities. Web's largest directory of franchise opportunities.

Franchise Update: The Ultimate Resource for Franchise Opportunities.

Franchise Zone. Browse Franchise Directory.

FranchisesForWomen offers a comprehensive directory of franchise offerings and business opportunities as well as provides links to other websites and institutions that encourage independence and women growing their own businesses.

RestaurantFranchise. Offers many different food franchises: pizza franchises, donut franchises, coffee franchises, sub franchises, and more.

What Is a Franchise? From TubzBrands.co.uk. How does Franchising Work? History of Franchising. Different Types of Franchise. Pros and Cons of Franchising. How to Assess Franchise. Opportunities. How to Buy a Franchise in the UK. Questions to Ask Before Investing. Advice from the Experts.

382 International economic relations, International trade, (International organization), (International cooperation), (World economics), (Economic planning), (Social policy), (Globalization)

The International Forum on Globalization (IFG) . An alliance of 60 activists, scholars, economists, researchers and writers, representing over 60 organizations in 25 countries. They share a concern of the possible effect of restructuring of global politics and economics on democracy, human welfare, local economies and the natural world.

International Monetary Fund. The IMF is an international organization of 182 member countries, established to promote international monetary cooperation, foster economic growth and high levels of employment, and provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment.

OECD online. Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. 29 member countries cooperate to provide a setting to discuss, develop, and perfect economic and social policy.

The World Bank Group. The dream of this group is a world free of poverty. Founded in 1944, the World Bank Group is the world's largest source of development assistance.

383 Postal service, Postal code, Zip code, Postage stamps, (Mail service), (Post office), Postcards

Australian Postcodes plus News, Photos, Population Data.

BrainyZip. Lookup all zip codes to find information including: State, County, Post Office Name, Latitude, and Longitude. For most populated zip codes, demographic, social, economic, and housing data are provided. Click on the first two numbers or state of the zip code you are trying to find. Browse by Zip Codes, Browse Zip Codes by State.

Canada Post.
Find a Postal Code - Postal Code Look-up.
Post Office Locator - Find a post office near you, search by your postal code or your address.
Canada Post Rates and Prices.
● Track parcel, Change Your Address Online - Mail Redirection.
Change Your Address - Permanent.

Lookup Postal Code. Quick Search for Canadian postal codes.
Reverse Address Search from Canada411.ca - Results show people listed in Postal Code searched: Names, Phone Numbers, Addresses.
Search Systems Directory: Canada Nationwide / Postal.
Postal Code Listings for East York, Ontario (Canada) or any other place in Canada.
Postal Code Listings for Canada.

Lookup Zip Code. Find Zip by Zip Code, City, County, or Area Code in the United States. See also Search Systems - Directory: U.S. Nationwide / Postal / Zip.
United States Zip Codes by State: Alabama to Wyoming.
Spokeo.com. Free People Search. Not your grandma's phonebook. Find people in the United States by typing in first and last name. Find address, phone number, photos, bio, email, wealth, social network, and map showing where the individual lives, if such info is available in cyberspace. Very invasive. You can remove your listing on Spokeo if you so choose.

United States Postal Service. New Prices. Zip Code Lookup, Buy Stamps Online, Calculate Postage, Change of Address, Track/Confirm, USPS - A Customer's Guide to Mailing.

USZip.com. Search for ZIP Codes: Type in a ZIP code or the name of a city or town in the United States and its ZIP code and State will appear. Site also provides you with the city's current Weather condition, temperature and humidity. General information about the city: Population, Land Area (in square miles), Density: (number of people per square mile), Number of Housing Units, Average Household Size, Water Area, e.g. 0.67 (square miles), Latitude, Longitude. Your choice of a Google Map or Yahoo Map for the city. Demographic statistics by Race or by Age. Information about the State with image of the State flag. List of Public Schools, Universities and Colleges, Hospitals (name, address, phone, and number of hospital beds) and Medical Centers around this ZIP code area. List of other foreign locations that use the same zip code, if applicable.

Yahoo! Postal Information. Includes: Australian Post Code Search, German Zip Codes, New Zealand Post Code Search, and United Kingdom Postcode Searches where you can find full UK postal addresses from just fragments.

384 Electronic mail systems (E-mail or email addresses), (Cell phones), (Mobile phones), Telephone (Telephone directories), Video telephone, Chat dictionaries, Data transmission systems, Telecommunication, (Wireless)

1-800-GOOG-411. Google's new 411 service is free, fast and easy to use. Find and connect with local businesses for free. Awesome!

411.info. Find people and businesses in the United States - Yellow Pages and White Pages Directory.

leaf 411.ca. Find a Person, Find a Business, Reverse Lookup, and Maps (Street Map, Zoom in Satellite View, Hybrid View) in Canada. Canadian White and Yellow Business Pages Directory.

855 Numbers. Beginning on October 10, 2010, 855 Numbers are available toll-free numbers. As of 2013, the toll-free area codes in North America (USA, Canada, Mexico, etc.) are 800, 888, 877, 866, and 855. Area codes 844, 833, and 822 are reserved for future toll-free use. If the first digit is 8 and the second and third digits are the same, then it is toll-free. See list of North American countries by population from Wikipedia. 8-1-1 is an N-1-1 telephone number in Canada and the United States. In Canada, the number is used for non-urgent health services. In the United States, 8-1-1 provides a uniform national phone number to access local utility location services.

AnyWho. Mainly US white and yellow pages. Cool Tools include: Reverse Lookup (find out who called by entering a phone number), E-Mail Lookup in U.S. only, Maps & Directions, Free Web Pages, as well as Access AT&T. See also Reverse Phone Directory below.

AT&T International Country Dialing Codes - International Phone Calling Code. Every international phone calling location has an international country code and a city code. Chart lists: Country, Country Code, City Code.

Bigfoot E-mail directory with over 25,000,000 names. White page listings in US updated monthly.

Canada411. Phone Directory. Phone number lookup as well as postal code lookup. Find a person or a business in Canada. Find over 12,000,000 listed telephone numbers, names and addresses of individuals and companies, listings include postal codes. See Canada Toll-Free Online Directory to search Canadian TollFree phone numbers.

Cell Phone Providers Review 2010. Top 10 reviews.

Cell Phones Etc. Reviews and comparisons of cellphones and plans.

A Guide to VoIP History - The Rise of VoIP. Site provides key events in the VoIP history. VoIP: Voice over Internet Protocol.

How to Put an End to Unwanted or Harassing Phone Calls from Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. Obscene or harassing phone calls can be one of the most stressful and frightening invasions of privacy a person experiences. Site offers suggestions to help you put an end to these unwelcome intrusions.

Infobel World Telephone Directories. Internet's original and most complete index of online phone books, with over 400 links to Yellow Pages, White Pages, Business Directories, Email Addresses and Fax Listings from over 170 countries all around the world.

InfoSpace.com. Lists over 200,000,000 telephone numbers and addresses worldwide. Allows update/removal of your own listing. Includes United States - Reverse Lookup for Phone Number Lookup, Address Lookup, Email Lookup, Area Code Lookup, ZIP Code Lookup, and International Dialing Code Lookup.

International Dial Code Directory from CallerSmart. A complete listing of all the International Dialing Codes for calling anyone around the world, plus the 2-letter and 3-letter ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Country Codes for each country.

Internet Address Finder (IAF). Over 6,720,000 e-mail listings, and growing. Contents: People Search for phone numbers and addresses, White Pages Directory for the United States - Online White Pages Lookup, Background Checks, Reverse Phone Lookup to find name and address, Unlisted Phone Number Search, Yellow Pages and Business Directory, Email Address Search and Reverse Email Lookup, All Searches include: Zip Code Lookup, Area Code Lookup, Public Records, Fax Directory, School yDirectory, City Guides, Map and Driving Directions, Compare Real Estate Agents, Homes for Sale.

Internet Telephony Magazine. VoIP news, VoIP articles, VoIP reviews, and analysis from VoIP analysts. VoIP = Voice Over IP, phone service over the Internet. See also VoIP Reviews from Consumer Search.

NumDum. The world's most effective number translator. A phone number converter that translates a series of numbers into their equivalent on the telephone keypad. Translates phone numbers to Area Codes, Zip Codes, and possible English words. Example: Translation of 205-123-8844 includes: 205 = Area Code for Central Alabama, 1238 = Zip Code for Lee, MA, Berkshire, 88=tv, 44=hi.

PhoneSpell. Enter 6-10 digit phone number and it will show what words and phrases your phone number spells. Type in letters and it will show you the phone number.

Pipl. People Search. Search people by first and last names using "invisible web" or "deep web". Deep web content is estimated at 500 times that of the surface web. Search results for U.S. and Canada provide full name of individual, address, phone number, age, and first names of household members.

Real Phone Lookup. Find out who owns that number, even if it's unpublished! Know who is calling you. Report includes name, phone owner details, and more for any cell phone, Landline, Business, Toll Free, Unlisted, non-published or other phone numbers. Reverse phone search database includes millions of cell numbers and landline telephones within the United States and Canada. Information is kept up-to-date and accurate. Reverse phone lookups include carrier, line type, map, issuing location, and more. There is a cost for this service. Example: You can find out only the issuing location (e.g. city, province or state) of the cell phone number for free. Must pay to find out details of the phone owner.

Reverse Phone Directory. For U.S. only. Find a person's name and street address from a telephone number by searching multiple Reverse Phone Directories.

leaf Reverse Phone Number Lookup - Canada from Canada411.

Skype. Free Internet telephony that just works.

Smooth Operators: Which Internet phone service is best?. Information on VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) service, written by Sam Schechner. Evaluation and rating of BroadVoice, Skype, Verizon VoiceWing, Packet8, Vonage, GalaxyVoice, and AT&T CallVantage.

The Telephone Prefix Location Directory. An excellent Area Code Lookup tool. All area codes are listed for United States, Canada, and Carribbean Countries.

US Area Codes (Pocket PC). Search by Area Code or State Name.

White Pages Phone Directory in U.S. and Canada. Contents: People Search, Business Search, Email Search, Reverse Phone, Reverse Address, Area Codes, Zip Codes, Tools & Resources, and more.

WhoWhere? Lycos U.S. Phone Directories. White Pages / People Search on WhoWhere? Yellow Pages /Business Search.

Yahoo! People Search. Telephone and e-mail search.

384.1 Cipher and telegraph codes, Telegraph, Submarine cables, (Morse code), (Cable codes), (Ocean cables)

Alphabet and numbers in Morse Code by iz5ovp. YouTube video, 1:33 min. Lesson number one.
See and hear Morse Code. YouTube video, 1:00 min.
Learn the alphabet Morse code. YouTube video, 7:24 min.

Morse Code Practice. Designed to help you learn and practice Morse Code, this web page will generate morse code at various speeds. From AA9PW.com, Amateur Radio.

International Morse Code. Morse Code Translator - Java Morse Code Translator. Text to Morse (Translate Morse Code, Hear Morse Code). Morse to Text (Type Morse code into the top box using "." for a dot and "-" or "_" for a dash. Letters are separated by spaces and words by "/" or "|"). CGI Morse Code Translator.

Morse code from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Includes International Morse Code characters. American Morse Code or Railroad Morse.

Morse Code VS Text Messaging - Which Is Faster? Video, 3:35 min. By having a race to see whether text messaging or morse code is faster, Indiana University journalism classmates try and see how far technology has come.

Morse Coder/Decoder. Morse Code Generator and Decoder. Enter plain text or Morse Code to convert Text to Morse Code or Morse Code to Text. You can also choose to show Morse as images.

International Morse Code: Alphabet, Numerals, Punctuation, Special Signals, How to Study Code. Morse Code and Phonetic Alphabets. Includes a Morse Code Translator, Morse Code Transcriber, Phonetic Alphabets (e.g. NATO and International Aviation system: Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, Echo, Foxtrot, Golf, Hotel, India, Juliet, Kilo, Lima, Mike, November, Oscar, Papa, Quebec, Romeo, Sierra, Tango, Uniform, Victor, Whisky, X-ray, Yankee, Zulu. See also letters A-Z in other systems.

Western Union Telegraph Company Records, 1820-1995 by Robert S. Harding and Alison Oswald, from Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. Contents include: Historical and Background Information, 1851-1994; Western Union Museum, 1913-1971; Maps, 1820-1964; Telegrams, 1852-1960s; Photographs, ca. 1870-1980; Scrapbooks, 1835-1956; Audio Visual Materials, 1925-1994; and more.

384.54 Radio stations, Radio broadcasting, Radio programs, Amateur radio stations, (Ham radio stations), (High-frequency radio), (Citizens band radio), (MP3 radio)

American Radio History: The First Hundred Years by Alex Cosper, Sacramento Radio Biographer and Historian. The story of wireless communication in cities across the United States in alphabetical order from Atlanta to Washington, DC.

Canadian radio from JournalismNet. Find Canadian Radio Stations, Canadian news radio - CBC, Canadian news radio - Private, La radio en fran?is, Canadian music, entertainment radio.

CBC Radio. Listen to CBC Radio, largest radio station in Canada. Newsroom in Toronto operates 24 hours a day and produces about 40 live newscasts daily, accessible from all regions and time zones in Canada and the U.S. CBC Radio-Canada. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation: Canada's national public broadcaster.

CFRB. History of CFRB from Wikipedia. Newstalk 1010. In-Depth Radio, Toronto. Listen Live to News Talk Radio. Traffic, Weather, Sports, Business, Show Information, Comedy, Promotions, Links, Archives, Canadian and World News.

CNN.com. CNN on TV, CNN NewsStand, CNN Radio, CNN International, Headline News, News Brief, News of the World, Multimedia Showcase, Free E-mail and more.

Free Internet Radio. Online-Radio-Stations.org is the first free Internet Radio Tuner on the web that doesn't require any player installation. Listen to your favorite online radio stations and share them with friends.

Free Internet Radio Stations. Listen to Winamp Radio for free.

Internet Radio Directory. From RadioTower. Online radio stations, streaming live audio from around the world with over 1300 Webcasts. Free download of RealPlayer and/or Windows Media Player as required.

live-radio.net. Links to thousands of radio stations worldwide: Europe, World, USA, and Canada. Free download of media player software.

Profile America Radio Services. Read and Listen to 60-second Feature Stories. Information collected by U.S. Census Bureau. Features can be heard or downloaded in mp3 format.

Radio Locator. A comprehensive radio station search engine with links to over 10,000 radio station Web pages and over 2500 audio streams from radio stations in the United States, Canada, and Around the World.

Radio Stations: Arbitron Radio Market Rankings for United States.

RadioSpace Programming Resources. Links to mainly U.S. General/Comprehensive Resource Sites.

Web-Radio - Listen Online. Web-Radio - Internet Only. Click and listen, any time you like.

YES.com. At YES.com you can find out about songs that played in the past 24 hours on 2,500 radio stations across the United States. In addition, you see the station's Top 100 songs. Every radio station licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has call letters. If you don't know the call letters of the station you are looking for, you can key in the ZIP code.

384.55 Television, (TV), (T.V.), Television broadcasting, Television stations, (TV stations), Public television, Television and youth, Television and children, (Educational television)

CBC Archives: Relive Canadian History through Radio and Television.

PBS Online. A non-profit public broadcasting system owned and operated by 348 public TV stations in the U.S. Provides quality programs and education services that inform, inspire and delight nearly 100 million people each week with over 85,000 Web pages.

wwiTV: World Wide Internet TV. Your broadband Portal to watch live TV broadcasts and on demand TV broadcasts on the Internet. wwiTV.com is an index to streaming media available on the web. Travel to 3000 live feeds and on demand video & audio streams from over 100 countries covering news, music, sports, and more. Available in English, Spanish, German, and Dutch.

387.155 Lighthouses

Legendary Lighthouses. Site explores the history, legends, lore and workings of lighthouses along American shorelines.

387.5 Merchant marine, (Sailors), (Seamen)

Frequently Asked Questions about the Merchant Marine.

Noonsite: The global site for cruising sailors. Includes: Countries: All cruising destinations are covered (currently 191 countries and 1741 ports) with information on clearance formalities, visa requirements, fees, weather, special events and other facts needed by visiting sailors. Also featured are details of repair facilities as well as marine and shore services for every major port visited by cruising boats.

Sailor and Seaman from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Sailor, Seaman. Legal definition plus detailed information from the 'Lectric Law Library's Lexicon. "SAILOR, SEAMAN - A mariner; one whose business is navigation."

A Sailor's Dictionary. Sailor Dictionary of Terms from Rick.

Water Transportation Occupations from U.S. Department of Labor. Nature of the Work, Working Conditions, Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement, Employment, Job Outlook, Earnings, Related Occupations, Sources of Additional Information.

Why Are English Sailors Called Limeys? from Ask A Biologist, Arizona State University (ASU).

387.7 Airlines

See Virtual Library of Useful URLs - 910 Geography, Travel for air travel information.

Airline History Links from TheFreeDictionary.com.

Airline Star Ranking. See also Why Asia has the Best Airports from Bloomberg Business Week.

Hong Kong International Airport named World's Best Airport at the 2011 World Airport Awards

Airline Toll-Free Numbers and Websites. See also:

Major Airlines @ Smilin' Jack's
Airline Meals
Airline Seats
Airlines of North America: Canada, Mexico, United States
Flight Baggage Allowance - rough guide, provided by the world's airlines
Flight Tracking.

FlightAware. Free Flight Tracker. IFR Flight Status, Tracking, History, Maps. Live Flight Tracking: View & track activity for any private (IFR) or commercial flight. See scheduled, enroute, and recent flight activity for any airport in the United States. Statistics and Analysis: View statistics, analysis, graphs, and more. Find recently used IFR routes for a given origin and destination.

History of Airliners. Airlines and Airliners from Century-of-Flight.net.

Skytrax: Airline and Airport Quality Ranking and Global Passenger Forums. The leading Passenger guide to over 480 airlines and 550 airports - ranking, opinions, news ... and more. Contents include: Airline Star Ranking, Flight Checks, The world's 5 Star airlines, Airport Ranking, Airline Lounge reviews, Find the Best airline seat, Airline Flight Reviews, Airline Seat Pitch guide.

The World's Airlines: Past, Present & Future from AirlineHistory.co.uk.

388.4 City traffic, Traffic engineering, Local transit, (Street traffic), (Urban traffic), (Highway transportation)

National Traffic and Road Closure Information. Click on a State for Traffic and Closure Information for major U.S. cities and highways, from United States Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Site provides links to 511: America's Traveler Information Telephone Number, Rand McNally North America Travel Guides, Weather/Road Conditions Related Sites, Traffic Conditions Information, Weather Forecasts and Traffic Condition, and more.

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT). Check traffic on the borough of your choice (Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, or Staten Island). See Real Time Traffic Cameras.

Ontario Ministry of Transportation: Central Region Traffic Reports. Real-time information on traffic for provincially maintained highways in Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Niagara Peninsula regions, including: Niagara, Hamilton, Halton/Peel (Oakville, Mississauga), Toronto, York and Durham. Live traffic camera.

Traffic Webcams - 50-State Traffic Webcams Directory, and Worldwide Webcams.

UK Public Transport Information (UKPTI). Covers all travel by rail, air, coach, bus, ferry, metro and tram within the UK (including the Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Northern Ireland), and between the UK and Ireland, plus rail, ferry and coach services from the UK to mainland Europe. Info updated approximately every other day. Includes interactive maps.

391 Costume, Fashion, Clothing and dress

The Costume Gallery: 20th Century Fashion. A gorgeous site with plenty of photographs and color illustrations. Contents: Women's fashions by the decades from 1900 to 1990, Designers, Film / Movies, Hairstyles, Celebrities & Royalty, as well as Men's and Children's fashions. See below for the main site: The Costume Gallery's Research Library.

The Costume Gallery's Research Library: A Central Location to Study Costume and Fashion. This site is undoubtedly one of the world's best free resources. Links to numerous images and articles. Click on a book from the following shelves. Shelf #1: Fashion Articles to Research (from 1580 to 1908, plus the Handbook of German Dress), Shelf #2: Portfolio of Costumes (Titanic, 1950's Fashions, Elizabethan Designs, Fantasy Designs, Victorian and Edwardian Photos, and more), Shelf #3: Research by Time & Topic (Virginian Family Fashions 1850-1920, Medieval Costume 100-1499 A.D., 1500's Elizabethan Costume, Costumes and Fashion of the 1700's, 1800's, and 1900's, Links to Multi-Period Costume Sites, Cultural Costume Sites, Costume & Fashion Designers Research Center, Film or Movie Costumes, and others.

Costume History at The Costumer's Manifesto. A fantastic site with numerous Web links to Western Costume History by Period including: Pre-Historic & Babylonian, Ancient Egyptian, Ancient Greece, Ancient Roman, Byzantine, Barbarian Europe, Medieval Europe, Italian Renaissance, 16th Century/Northern European Renaissance, 17th Century, 18th Century, Victorian Era, Edwardian Era, 1911-1920, 1920's, 1930's, 1940's, 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, 1980's, 1990's, 2000's, Timeline of Costume History Images, History of Fashion & Dress [online course], Plates from Le Costume Historique by Racinet 1878, and more.

The Costumer's Manifesto: Traditional Dress, "Ethnic" Costume and Textile Links (Traditional Dress of the World) - Costumes.org by Tara Maginnis, Ph.D.

Emily E. Reynolds Costume Collection - 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s and 1960s Womens Fashions from North Dakota State University. History's Closet: Everything from Apron to Zipper and other exhibitions: Woven Into Words: Signs and Symbols in Dress.

The History of Costume by Braun and Schneider. c.1861-1880. 500 elaborate costume designs. Color plates of historical dress from antiquity to end of 19th century.

Style.com Fashion Shows. Videos. Includes newest videos from fashion industry.

Vogue Fashion Shows. See all the photos from the key collections, view video, or select a designer to view his/her creations.

391.413 Shoes, (Footwear), (Boots)

The History of Your Shoes from "How American Shoes are Made" - United Shoe Machinery Corporation.

Today's Shoes, Other Shoes Between 1935-1945 from Online Teaching and Learning, University of Maryland.

391.6 Perfumes, Tattooing

Chopper Tattoo. The number one tattoo gallery. Chopper Tattoo provides you with the largest selection of award winning tattoo designs. Search through this database to find thousands of tattoo designs!

A History of Fragrance by Kathi Keville and Mindy Green, Excerpted from Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art.

The History of Perfume from About.com.

osMoz: All on the Perfumes: History of Fragrances, Olfactory Groups - Each fragrance belongs to a specific olfactory category, Dictionary of Fragrances and Brands, Encyclopedia of over a hundred of the most commonly used raw materials in perfumery, Manufacturing techniques.

Tattoos: What You Need to Know, Tattoos and Permanent Makeup, Tattoos and Permanent Makeup Alarm.

Tattoos and Permanent Makeup: Resources on tattoos, permanent makeup, temporary tattoos, and henna (mehndi). Safety and Regulatory Information.

392.1 Female circumcision

Elimination of Female Genital Circumcision in Nigeria from World Health Organization (WHO).

Female genital cutting from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Female genital mutilation from World Health Organization (WHO). Includes Fact Sheets, Publications and Related Links.

Female Genital Mutilation. Related links and resources from Circumcision Information and Resource Pages (CIRP).

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) by Fran P. Hosken. "150 million girls and women mutilated in Africa-Middle East."

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Africa, the Middle East & Far East: Debates about FGM from Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance.

392.5 Weddings, Marriage customs and rites, (Bridal customs), (Honeymoon)

See also (Bridal showers).


100 Top Wedding Sites. Including online wedding magazines, tools, advice, wedding planner, wedding dresses, wedding jokes and anecdotes, etc.

Chinese Wedding Traditions. From Chinese Historical and Cultural Project Virtual Museum / Virtual Library. Contents: Introduction, Over 2,400 Year History, The Proposal, The Betrothal, Wedding Preparations, Day of the Wedding, Post-Wedding Ritual, and Contemporary Wedding Customs.

hitched.co.uk. Site covers every aspect of getting married from engagement through to honeymoon.

The Marriage Ceremony. Victorian Wedding Etiquette from chapter on "Courtship and Marriage" in Manners Culture and Dress of the Best American Society by Richard A. Wells, 1893.

Wedding Ceremony - My Waffle Wedded Wife. Watch funny video, 2:24 min. "The Wedding Vows."

WeddingChannel.com. Wedding planning for bride, groom, wedding party, and guests. Over 20,000 images of gowns, tuxedos, accessories, flowers, etc. Free online tools include: Planning calendar, Guest list manager, Budget planner, Create your own Wedding Website, Online photo center, plus tips and advice on Wedding invitations, Etiquette, Gift ideas, Shower ideas, Honeymoon, Travel, and information on money matters.

Wedding Customs from net-weddings.co.uk. Wedding dress, Veil, First purchase, Confetti, Bridesmaids, Honeymoon, Something old, Something new, Something borrowed, Something blue, Wedding cake, Carrying the bride over the threshold.

Wedding Customs around the Muslim World. Including Philippine Muslim (Tausug) Marriages, Bedouin Weddings, Moroccan Weddings, A Traditional Yemeni Wedding, Marriage in Somali Culture, Weddings in Turkey, and more.

393 Funeral rites and ceremonies, Death - Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Canadian Funerals Online. How to choose a Funeral Home, Contacting the Funeral Home, The Funeral - A Celebration of Life, Preplanning a Funeral.

Funeral from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Includes: Religious funerals (Buddhist funerals, Christian funerals, Hindu funerals, Islamic funerals, Jewish funerals, Sikh funerals), Ancient funeral rites, Western funerals, and more.

Funeral Traditions.

Funerals: A Consumer Guide from Federal Trade Commission, Facts for Consumers in United States.

Guide to Chinese Funeral Rites.

Headstone Guide. The Definitive Guide to Choosing a Headstone from UK. Types of Headstone, Headstone Materials, Headstone Finishes, Selecting a Design, Suggested Inscriptions, Rules and Regulations. History of Headstones: Before the 1600s, headstones were primarily used to mark burial plots near homes. It wasn't until the mid 1600s that they became common in churchyards. Originally, headstones were reserved for the middle and upper classes; but when Protestant theology became widespread, they became a staple aspect of the churchyard. Until the 1900s headstones were made from slate or sandstone ...

Japanese funeral from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Japanese Buddhist Funeral Customs by Billy Hammond. Japanese Funerals.

Jewish Funerals, Burial, and Mourning. Include: Origins of Jewish Death Practices, Jewish Burial & Cemetery, Jewish Mourning Customs.

Traditional funerals dying out in Korea from Korea Herald.

394.2 Birthdays

Author's Calendar. Pick an author's birthday by month, or alphabetically by name. Site provides author biographies and selected works.

Birthday Traditions from Around the World. How Birthday Parties Started, Birthday Traditions in Different Countries, Find Out What Famous People Share Your Birthdate. Commercial site.

Famous Birthdays. Find out birthdays of celebrities from around the world. Search by last name, first name, year of birth, or date of birth.

394.25 Carnival

Brazilian Carnaval - Rio de Janeiro. YouTube video, 10:14 min.

Carnaval de Venise 2007 = Carnival of Venice 2007. Still photos, PowerPoint Presentation of stunning costumes and masks.
Carnaval de Venise 2007 = Carnival of Venice (1). YouTube video, 5:14 min.
Carnaval de Venise 2007 = Carnival of Venice (2). YouTube video, 4:40 min.
Carnaval de Venise 2007 = Carnival of Venice (3). YouTube video, 7:47 min.
Carnaval de Venise 2007 = Carnival of Venice (4). YouTube video, 3:43 min.

Carnaval de Venise 2008 = Venice Carnival 2008 - Part 1. YouTube video, 4:42 min.
Carnaval de Venise 2008 = Venice Carnival 2008 - Part 2. YouTube video, 6:22 min.
Carnaval de Venise 2008 = Venice Carnival 2008 - Part 3. YouTube video, 3:45 min.
Carnaval de Venise 2008 = Venice Carnival 2008 - Part 4. YouTube video, 6:55 min.

Carnaval de Venise 2009 = Venice Carnival 2009 by Docmorzy, video from Vimeo.com.
Carnaval de Venise 2009 = Venice Carnival 2009. YouTube video, 8:26 min.

Carnaval de Venise 2010. Still photos, PowerPoint Presentation of stunning costumes and masks.
Carnaval de Venise 2010 = LE CARNAVAL DE VENISE 2010. YouTube video, 8:59 min.
Carnaval de Venise 2010 = Venice Carnival 2010 - from Sunrise to Sunset. YouTube video, 6:46 min.

Carnival of Venice from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

History of the Carnival.
A Short History of Venetian Carnival Masks. Origin of Venetian Carnival by Michel J. Tienl, from Venetian Masks Shop.
The history of masks and the Carnival's laws.
Origin of Venetian Mask from Magic of Venezia. "Venetian masks have a long history of protecting their wearer's identity during promiscuous or decadent activities. Made for centuries in Venice, these distinctive masks were formed from paper-mache and wildly decorated with fur, fabric, gems, or feathers. Eventually, Venetian masks re-emerged as the emblem of Carnevale (Venetian Carnival), a pageant and street fair celebrating hedonism."
How to Celebrate Carnival in Venice from eHow.com.
Venetian Masks Shop Traditional carnival masks from Italy.
Masks of Venice (watch in high quality). YouTube video, 2:54 min.
Make a Masquerade Mask, Threadbanger Projects. YouTube video, 5:18 min.

Venice Carnivale Costumes - Andr?Rieu :Carnaval de Venise. YouTube video, 4:44 min.

394.26 Holidays, Festivals, (Christian holidays), (Religious holidays), (Chinese New Year), (Valentine's Day), (Easter), (Halloween), (Veterans' Day), (Thanksgiving Day)

Blackwell's Best Holidays and Seasons. Detailed listing of websites for special days each month: Back to School, Labor Day, Grandparents' Day, Fall, Johnny Appleseed, Columbus Day, Veterans' Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, January & Winter, Groundhog's Day, Presidents Day, Chinese New Year, Valentine's Day, Dental Health Month, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, April Fool's Day, Earth Day, Spring, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, End of the School Year, Flag Day, Father's Day, Summer, Fourth of July ...

A Capitol Fourth - America's Independence Day Celebration from PBS. See also Fourth of July Celebrations Database, Today in History: July 4.

Celebrate! Holidays in the U.S.A. An introductory survey of the historical and social background of American holidays. National Celebrations: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Abraham Lincoln's Birthday, Presidents' Day, George Washington's Birthday, Arbor Day, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Father's Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Religious Celebrations: Easter. Fun Days: St. Valentine's Day, April Fool's Day, Halloween. Ethnic and Regional Celebrations: Chinese New Year, Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day, Cinco De Mayo, Native American Pow-Wows. Other American Celebrations briefly mentioned include: Kwanzaa, Mormon Miracle Pageant, Paul Bunyan Days, Rattlesnake Roundup, and more.

Earth Calendar. The Earth Calendar is a daybook of holidays and celebrations around the world. Browse Today, Previous Day, Next Day. Browse Holidays by Date. Browse Holidays by Country. Browse Holidays by Religion.

Equinox and Solstice.com. Festivals that mark the change of season—winter, spring, summer and fall—have been transposed to our modern world. This site explores their meanings and how the old ways of honoring these times have been assimilated into our rituals of passage today.

Designated Holidays from University of Kansas Medical Center. Officially Designated Holidays in the United States: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. Discretionary Holidays. Paid Holidays. "When a legal holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is the officially observed holiday. If a legal holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is the officially observed holiday."

Facts for Features and Special Edition from U.S. Census Bureau. A collection of statistics relating to a particular holiday or special observance in the United States. Special days include: Thanksgiving Day, Veterans Day, American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month, Halloween, Hispanic Heritage Month, Grandparents Day, Labor Day, Back to School, Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act, The Fourth of July, Father's Day, Mother's Day, Older Americans Month, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Census Day, St. Patrick's Day, Women's History Month, St. Valentine's Day, and African American History Month.

Father's Day from History Channel. Father's Day Fanfare. Histories, stories, and fun facts to share with Dad, from Infoplease.com. See also Timeline of Father's Day History - 90 years of celebrating dads.

Food Network: Holidays. Recipes, food preparation and cooking videos, Safety Tips, Kids Corner activities, Entertaining, for special days and holidays: 4th of July, April Fools Day, Chinese New Year, Christmas, Cinco de Mayo, Easter, Father's Day, Halloween, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Mardi Gras Madness, Memorial Day, Mother's Day, New Year's, Oktoberfest, Passover, Season's Eatings, St. Patrick's Day, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day.

Harvest Moon Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival. Laterns in the Festival.

Holiday Lesson Plans and Resources. Multiple Holiday Resources/Lessons.

Holidays & Celebrations from Around the World.

Holidays Around the World from GourmetGiftBaskets. List includes special days, such as April Fool's Day, Arbor Day, St. Patrick's Day, etc. that are not national or public holidays but are observed or celebrated by the populace.

Holidays and Observances Around the World.

Holidays on the Net. A collection of multimedia holiday celebrations. ... each holiday celebration also offers a wealth of information about the holiday, including its history and holiday-related activities. 2009 Holiday Dates.

International Forgiveness Day celebrated on the first Sunday of every August.

Kwanzaa. History of Kwanzaa: The Seven Principles and The Seven Symbols from History Channel. Excerpted from the book: The Complete Kwanzaa: Celebrating Our Cultural Harvest.

Complete Kwanzaa: Celebrating Our Cultural Harvest

Kwanzaa: African American Celebration of Family, Community and Culture - Official Kwanzaa Web Site. Roots and Branches, Seven Principles, Symbols, Greetings, Gifts, Colors & Decorations, Celebration, Meditation, FAQ. See also Eco-Friendly Kwanzaa. Step-by-step directions to make a Kwanzaa candle holder and matt. Seven Symbols of Kwanzaa Made Eco-friendly.

Major Holidays. Holidays: Religious and Secular, Christian and Secular Holidays, Orthodox Holidays, Jewish Holidays, Islamic Holidays, Hindu Festival Dates, Sikh Festival Dates, Jain Festival Dates, Chinese New Year plus National Holidays Around the World.

Memorial Day from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. See also: The History and Origin of Memorial Day in Waterloo, New York.

Mother's Day and Mother's Day (North America) from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mother's Day Special from About.com: Women's History. Who came up with Mother's Day and why? From HowStuffWorks.

New Year's Resolution Week. Facts & Figures, History of New Year's Resolutions, Ancient New Years, Global Good Luck Traditions, Chinese New Year, Top 10 Most Common New Year Resolutions, Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns, 1741. See also Happy New Year - Auld Lang Syne by Sissel (Live).wmv. Includes New Year's Prayer by Charlotte Anselmo. YouTube video, 6:37 min.

Public holidays and other important dates. Table of Canadian National Holidays: New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Remembrance Day, Christmas, Boxing Day. Includes: National Flag of Canada Day February 15, Public holidays and other important dates. At the national level, Government of Canada Events, and more.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year from China the Beautiful. See also:

Chinese New Year from Australian Government.
Chinese New Year from University of Victoria, Faculty of Education. The 15-Day Celebration of Chinese New Year, Traditional New Year Foods, Chinese New Year Decorations, Taboos and Superstitions of Chinese New Year.
Chinese New Year by the Chinese Calendar.
Chinese New Year from Yahoo! Categories: Chinese Astrology, Chinese New Year Cards, and Web Directories with numerous links to Chinese New Year sites.
Chinese New Year: The History - A Scotland Online Production. Includes Chinese Calendar with information on the years and famous people born in the Year of the Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Boar.

Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day Greeting Cards. Ecards from 123Greetings.com.

History of Valentine's Day from The History Channel.

Valentine’s Day: February 14 - Statistics. Facts for Features from U.S. Census Bureau.

Easter

Easter from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Meaning of Easter. Origin of Easter: Resurrection Day.

Easter: Its Ancient Origins by David C. Pack, from Real Truth.org.

Learn Pysanky - How to Make Ukranian Easter Eggs (pysanky). Over 30 free designs, Complete step-by-step instructions, Popular symbols used on pysanky & their meanings, Ethnic recipes & pysanky legends, and more.

When Is Easter? Calculator for Easter Sunday. Easter on the Net.

Halloween

Talking Witch photo by I Lee 27Aug15
Click to hear Talking Witch


Click here to enlarge photo: You're so boo-tiful!

A Bewitching Halloween - Vegetarian Halloween Menu from Vegetarians in Paradise. Includes Halloween recipes. See also a second menu: A Vegan Halloween Party for a dozen frolicking ghouls.

Halloween from Wikipedia.

Halloween History from Infoplease.

Halloween Online. Internet's largest Halloween resource, includes A Cauldron Full of Halloween Website Links!

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Templates. Carving Essentials, Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns, Monogram Templates.

Halloween Safety Rules. Includes a game for children.

Halloween: The Fantasy and Folklore of All Hallows by Jack Santino, from American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Halloween Traditions from Infoplease. Find out where Halloween came from? Why we carve pumpkins?

Happy Halloween from PBS KIDS.

History and Customs of Halloween by Jerry Wilson from UFO Digest.

Not Just Halloween: Festivals of the Dead from around the World. "The origin of Halloween can be found in the ancient Celtic festival of the dead, Samhain (pronounced SOW-in)." "The Festival of the Dead in Japan, which is called Obon, is held every year in the month of August." "In the tenth month of the lunar calendar ... Cambodian Buddhists celebrate the Pak Ben..." "Los Dias de los Muertos, or the Mexican Days of the Dead Festival, shares some of its origins with Halloween."

The Pagan Roots of Halloween by John Ankerberg, John Weldon and Dillon Burroughs, Guest Writers, from Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN).

Pumpkin Carving 101. Pumpkin carving and pumpkin carving patterns for Halloween.

Similarities & Differences Between Halloween & Day of the Dead by Jennifer Hench, eHow Contributor.

Veterans' Day (U.S.A.), Armistice Day (U.K), Remembrance Day (Canada) - November 11

leaf Lest we forget - Quiz from Globe and Mail. On this Remembrance Day, test your knowledge of our home and native land.

Lest We Forget: The Royal British Legion. Quiz from FunTrivia.com.

leaf November 11, Remembrance Day in Canada by Marc Montgomery, from Radio Canada International (RCI). November 11th is the day when Canadians pause and reflect on the sacrifices of its men and women who gave their lives in wars and peacekeeping to defend the ideas of freedom against oppressors.

leaf Lest We Forget: Honouring Our War Heroes on Remembrance Day, November 11. In honour of the 100th Anniversary of the start of World War I, please visit Honouring Our War Heroes to learn more about the local residents who answered the call to serve.

Saluting America's Veterans - American Profile. Extraordinary stories of people who answered America's call. Including veterans (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines) from World War II, Wars in Iraq, Korea, Vietnam, Persian Gulf.

Veterans' Day and Armistice Day November 11 by Sarah Lane. See also:

Remembrance Day - What is Remembrance Day? What is Armistice Day?
Armistice Day from Wikipedia.
Remembrance Day from Wikipedia.
Veterans Day from Wikipedia.
Veterans Day - Today in History: November 11 from Library of Congress, American Memory.
November 11: Veterans Day, Remembrance Day, Armistice Day from Sheryl's Holiday Site.
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Armistice Day Address - Arlington Cemetery, November 11, 1941.
About Veterans, VA Kids, K-12, Teachers' Page with games, activities, resources, Site Map A-Z, and more.
● Veterans in United States may wish to check out Department of Veterans Affairs Site Map which includes the Facility & Leadership Directory Web Site.
Ode to the Poppy by Cynthia Ross Cravit.

In Flanders Fields. Information and photos from The Heritage of the Great War. Poem by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae (1872-1918), Canadian army physician:

IN FLANDERS FIELDS

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.



Veterans Affairs Canada: Youth & Educators.
● Educational Resources Site Map.
● Veterans' Week, Facts on Remembrance Day
'Til we meet again : A Remembrance Day Tribute
Teachers' Resources
Veterans' Groups & Associations.

Thanksgiving

America's First Thanksgiving. See also:

The Complete Thanksgiving Guide: Eat, Drink and Be Thankful - Thanksgiving recipes and cooking tips at Eipicurious.com.
Thanksgiving Recipes from RecipeRewards.com.
Facts for Features: Thanksgiving Day from U.S. Census Bureau.
FamilyFun: Best Ever Thanksgiving - Thanksgiving Cakes & Recipes, Thanksgiving Decorations, Turkey Crafts, Thanksgiving Activities, Great Thanksgiving Ideas.
First Thanksgiving - The First Thanksgiving was Celebrated in Virginia.
Health Tip: Talkin' Turkey from MedicineNet.
How to Celebrate Thanksgiving from wikiHow.
How to Make a Thanksgiving Centerpiece from wikiHow.
Last-Minute Thanksgiving Tips and Tricks
Thanksgiving Fact Sheet - links and resources from TeacherVision.
Thanksgiving in North America: From Local Harvests to National Holiday.
Thanksgiving on the Net.
Thanksgiving Traditions: Thanksgiving Day.

394.268 Christmas, Christmas customs, Christmas cards, Christmas cookies, Christmas decorations, (Santa Claus), (St. Nicholas), (St. Nick), (Xmas)

Christmas

Ashland University, OH: Christmas e-Card. Xmas eCard for children.
Christmas Magic. Christams eCard for children, from American Greetings.

Christmas. History of Christmas from History Channel. Contents include: The Real Story of Christmas, World Traditions, Evolution of Santa - Legend of St. Nicholas, Christmas Trees: How it all got started.

Christmas at TheHolidaySpot. Contents: Christmas Symbols and History, Stories, Jokes, Party Ideas, Free Christmas Fonts to Download, Christmas Recipes, Coloring Book, Craft Ideas, Christmas Wallpapers and Screensavers, Christmas Fun: Games, Quiz, Christmas Greetings Cards, Christmas Music and Midi Files, Christmas Message Board.

Christmas at War. Expriences from the First and Second World Wars (WWI, WWII) from Imperial War Museum, UK.

Christmas Cards from 123Greetings.com.
Christmas Cards from freewebcards.com.
Free Christmas Cards Online.
Free Interactive Christmas eCards from Blue Mountain.
Christmas eCard. Interactive Xmas eCard for young children.
Christmas eCards from eCard Mountain.
Free Interactive Christmas Cards. Animated eCards from Power Presentations.

Christmas Cookie Recipes.

Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus - Must See! YouTube video, 4:57 min. "On Nov.13 2010 unsuspecting shoppers got a big surprise while enjoying their lunch. Over 100 participants in this awesome Christmas Flash Mob ... Handels Messiah Hallelujah Chorus ... This flashmob was organized by Alphabet Photography to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!"

A Christmas Gift: A Baby's Hug. A touching story about baby Erik and a smelly old drunk.

Christmas Midi Files. Christmas carols and songs in MIDI format, free download. See also 786.7 MIDI, MP3, WAV, Music clips, Sound clips.

Christmas Stories. Free audio stories for kids from Storynory.com. Charles Dickens’ s Christmas tale is retold as a mini-play: A Christmas Carol Part One, Part Two and Part Three. Free download.

Christmas Traditions from Wikipedia. Geographical variation.
Christmas Traditions Around the World from Santas Net.
Canadian Christmas traditions: Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without... from Canadian Living.
Christmas from Parents.com. Topics include: Crafts, Christmas Printables, Gifts, Food and Recipes, Parties, Planning and Safety, Decorating, Baby's First Christmas, Christmas Cards.
Christmas in Different Languages.
Christmas Traditions and Customs from Why Christmas. Find out about the history of Christmas Customs and Christmas Traditions, how they are celebrated and what they represent and mean in Christmas. Topics include: Why the 25th of December? Advent - Before Christmas, The 12 Days of Christmas, Epiphany - After Christmas, Christmas or Xmas? Christmas Bells, Boxing Day, Christmas Candles, Candy Canes, Chrismons, Christmas Carols, Christmas Cards, Christmas in Different Languages, Christmas Eve, Christingles, Christmas Crackers, Colors of Christmas, The Holly and the Ivy, Gift Bringers Around the World, Jesse Trees, Mince Pies, Mistletoe, Nativity Plays and Cribs, Pantomime, Christmas Pickle, Poinsettias, Christmas Presents, Christmas Pudding, Snow and Ice, Star of Bethlehem, St. Nicholas, Santa Claus and Father Christmas, Christmas Trees, Wassailing and Mumming, Winter Festivals, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Yule Log.
Christmas Traditions from All Things Christmas. Topics include: Traditions, Gifts, Games, Recipes, Stories, Music, Forum, Decorations, Cards, Christmas for Kids.
Christmas Traditions from Fact Monster. Find information about customs for the Christmas season, including trees, Santa Claus, holly, mistletoe, and more.

The Christmas Tree. Animated flash Christmas eCard by Jacquie Lawson. Beautifully done Xmas eCard for children. Click on the Angel to start.

Christmas Trees & More from University of Illinois Extension. Contents: Christmas Tree Facts, Tree Farms, Christmas Traditions, Tree Types, Selection & Care, Tree Events (tree lighting festivals), Flowers & Greenery, Recipes, Tree Links, and more.

Christmas Trees from Around the World - Twelve Days of Christmas - Christmas at Arlington National Cemetery. Photos of Christmas trees from around the world. Origin and meaning of the 12 Days of Christmas explained. The Arlington Wreath Project and Wreaths Across America with photos and videos.

Joy to the World: Christmas 'round the World (Wide Web) from Eclectic Esoterica. Links to various Christmas sites on the Internet: Santa Links, Christmas Entertainment ... and more.

Kriskringle.com. Santa's Official Website. Store, Elf House, Post Office, Santa's House, Tracking Center, Reindeer Barn, Game Room, Santa's Puppy, Receive a Letter from Santa, Receive a Phone Call from Santa, Are You Naughty or Nice?

Merry Christmas in Many Languages.

NORAD Tracks Santa. Since 1985, NORAD has been tracking Santa Claus every Christmas eve. See also NORAD Tracks Santa from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The Official Website of Santa Claus. Music, Traditions, Games, Send a Letter to Santa, Recipes, Links, Physics.

Operation Letters To Santa. The Ultimate Christmas Site. Christmas carols, sheet music, midi's, Christmas traditions, Christmas tales, games, crafts, recipes, safety tips, send a greeting, desktop wallpapers, stationery, and more.

Real Christmas Trees from the Christmas Tree Farmers of Ontario (CTFO). Includes a Christmas Tree Education Kit - The Virtual Christmas Tree Farm - 9 tour stops illustrated with color photos, Real Tree Facts, Environmentally Friendly Recycling Ideas, Harvest Your Own - Find a Cut Your Own Christmas Tree Farm in Ontario, and Holiday Helpers - Weekly tips and ideas.

Saint Nicholas: Discovering the Truth About Santa Claus from StNicholasCenter.org.us. Who Is St. Nicholas? Around the World: St. Nicholas Traditions in Many Countries. How to Celebrate: Why Celebrate St. Nicholas Day? The Real Santa: St. Nicolas Stories, Games & Activities for Kids.

Santa's Net. Christmas Carols and Songs, Recipes,Christmas Traditions Around the World - Countries listed in alphabetical order from Africa to Yugoslavia, Christmas Lights, Christmas Poetry, Christmas Symbols, History of Christmas Cards, Carol Singing, and more.

Santa's Secret Village at northpole.com. Lots of fun activities as well as information on a wide variety of subjects, including weather at the North Pole with official 5 day forecast, children's activities, Santa's Music Room Karoake, Festival of Trees in U.S. and Canada, and more.

The Ultimate Christmas Site: Essential Christmas Music (MIDI), Animated Tour, Old English Traditions, Fun & Games, Humor / Jokes, Christmas Art - GIFs, Clipart, Icons, Christmas Stories.

395 Etiquette

Ballroom Dance Etiquette, duh! Page Maintained by Sundar Iyer, Stanford University.
Ballroom Dance Etiquette by Debby Mayne, from About.com Etiquette.
Social Dance Etiquette by Dave Wong.
Dance Etiquette According to Beiswenger by Vivian Beiswenger, Ballroom Basics.

Country-Western Dance Floor Etiquette and Dance Links by Janet Ratzloff.

Dance Etiquette from Miami Valley Folk Dancers. Folk dance etiquette for new and old dancers. Includes links to Folk Dance Etiquette, Square Dance Etiquette, Dance Floor Etiquette for general dancing, Dance Floor Etiquette for Line Dance, Country & Western Dance, as well as Scottish Country Dance Etiquette.

Dining Etiquette from Ball State University. See also Dining Etiquette from FindaLink.net.

E-Mail Etiquette from Learn the Net.com. See also: Email Etiquette from FindaLink.net.

Emily Post's Etiquette. Etiquette in society, in business, in politics, and at home.

Etiquette from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Etiquette Knowledge Base (Tips) from Manners International, a multifaceted consulting corporation that provides etiquette and protocol workshops.
Table Manners & Dining Etiquette
Social Graces Tips
Business Etiquette
Written, Verbal & Electronic Communications Etiquette Tips
Telephone Manners
Youth Etiquette.

Good Housekeeping: Hotel Service Tipping. Rules for good tipping behavior on the road, by Peggy Post.

Netiquette from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. See also:

Netiquette Guidelines by Sally Hambridge, Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA.
Internetiquette - Netiquette. Teaching Social Skills in Language Arts. Includes Ten Rules for being a Good Netizen - rules proposed by Virginia Shea.
10 Little Courtesies: What Exactly Is "Netiquette"? from Net M@nners.com.
Netiquette Quiz - Test Your Netiquette Knowledge.
Netiquette: Road Rules for Australia's Data Super-Highways by Tom Worthington, Director of the (Australian Computer Society) ACS Community Affairs Board.
What Is E-mail Etiquette?
Master the Basics: Netiquette from Learn the Net.com.
Netiquette from Albury Local Internet, Australia.
The Core Rules of Netiquette from Albion.com. Network etiquette, the do's and don'ts of online communication. Excerpted from the book Netiquette by Virginia Shea.
The Netiquette Quiz.

Wedding Etiquette from Our Marriage.com.

Wedding Etiquette Advice from Top Wedding Sites.
20 Wedding Dos and Don'ts by Lisa Lacy, from Good Housekeeping.
Wedding Etiquette Do's and Don'ts from Good Housekeeping.
Wedding Etiquette from net-weddings.co.uk. Etiquette & Tradition, Roles & Duties.
Don’t Be Rude: Part IV, Weddings from The Morning News.
Wedding Information & Etiquette from Love Poems And Quotes.
Second Wedding Etiquette Advice and Help for Second Marriages from I Do Take Two.com: Guide to Second Weddings, Second Marriages and Vow Renewals.

The Worst (And Most Common) Etiquette Mistakes and 8 Signs You're a Terrible Guest by Elycia Rubin and Rita Mauceri.

Yahoo! Etiquette Directory. Links to Business Etiquette, Cellular Phone, Dining, Disabilities, Funeral, Golf, Letter Writing, Netiquette, Tipping, American Flag Etiquette, U.S. Flag Etiquette, U.S. Flag Rules and Regulations, United States Flag Code, American Flag Wall of Shame, Flag Etiquette in Canada.

398 Folklore, (Folk lore), (Folk tales), (Traditions)

American Folklore. Retellings of famous American folktales, tall tales, myths and legends, Native American myths, weather folklore, ghost stories, and more from each of the 50 United States of America.

Folklore from Encyclopedia Mythica.

Folklore from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Folklore, Myth and Legend from University of Calgary, maintained by David K. Brown.

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts. Folktexts: A library of folktales, folklore, fairytales, and mythology, edited and translated by D. L. Ashliman, University of Pittsburgh.

Groundhog Day from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Groundhog Day. Punxsutawney Phil Groundhog Day History from Stormfax? with Folklore & Winter Weatherlore. "If the sun came out February 2, halfway between Winter and Spring, it meant six more weeks of wintry weather."

Groundhog Day in United States. Groundhog Day falls on February 2 in the United States, coinciding with Candlemas. It is a part of popular culture among many Americans and it centers on the idea of the groundhog coming out of its home to ?predict? the weather. Note: "Candlemas is a Christian holiday celebrated annually on February 2. It celebrates three occasions according to Christian belief: the presentation of the child Jesus; Jesus? first entry into the temple; and it celebrates the Virgin Mary?s purification (mainly in Catholic churches)."

Groundhog.org - the Official Site of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club. Includes Groundhog Day History, Past Predictions, Fun Facts About Groundhogs.

Regional Folklore and Mythology by Philip R. "Pib" Burns.

The Story of the Two Pebbles from China. "Black or White?" A Chinese folk tale told in PowerPoint over photos of China with music.

398.2 Fables, Fairy tales, Legends, Urban legends (Hoaxes)

Aesop's Fables by Aesop translated by George Fyler Townsend, from Internet Classics Archive, MIT. In 4 sections. A text-only version is available for download.

Aesop's Fables. Over 300 of Aesop's Fables in full text. Site includes Life of Aesop.

The Arabian Nights translated by Sir Richard Burton, 1850, Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs, 1892, Grimm's Household Tales, Sacred Texts: Legends and Sagas under following headings: Anglo-Saxon, Arabia, Arthurian, Celtic, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Persia, Scandinavia, and Spain.

Chinese Fables. Listen to Introduction. Fables include: Draw Dragon Dot Eyes, Dung-Shi Copies Eyebrows, Yay-Gung Loves Dragons, One Rice Thousand Gold, Morning Three Night Four, Cup Bow Snake Reflection.

Fables, Fairy Tales, Stories and Nursery Rhymes.

Aesop's Cube
Aesop's Fables, Hans Christian Andersen, Grimm Brothers Fairy Tales, Mark Twain Stories, Frank Baum: Wizard of Oz
Lewis Carroll: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass
Carlo Collodi: Pinocchio
● Mother Goose and Selected Nursery Rhymes
Links to Fables, Fairy Tales, Stories and Nursery Rhymes.

Fairy tale from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Fairy Tale and Folk Tale CyberDictionary. Alphabetical Listing of All Tales (from Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp to Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears), Jigsaw Puzzles (Aladdin, Paul Bunyan, Chicken Little, Frog Prince, Jack and the Beanstalk, Snow White, 3 Bears, Ugly Duckling ...), Resources for teachers, evaluation rubrics, and more.

Folk and Fairy Tales: Web Site Links compiled by D. L. Ashliman.

Grimm's Fairy Tales. Contains 209 tales collected by the brothers Grimm. See also:

Tales Collected by the Brothers Grimm - original 1884 text of Margaret Hunt. Contains 200 Grimm's fairytales plus 10 Children's Legends.
GrimmFairyTales.com. Read and hear interactive, narrated, animated stories. Grimm Brothers cartoon characters present a biography of Jacob Ludwig Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm. Online books link to e-learning, colouring downloads, arts, flash games, and other kidstuff.

Hans Christian Andersen Biography, Fairy Tales and Favorite Stories from Fairy Tales Collection. From 1835-1873, stories include: The Tinder-Box, 1835 The Princess and the Pea, 1835 Little Tiny or Thumbelina, 1836 The Little Mermaid, 1837 The Emperor’s New Suit, 1844 The Ugly Duckling, 1870 Danish Popular Legends, 1873 The Flea and the Professor.

AndersenFairyTales.com. Classic folk stories and fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, with Flash animation and narration. Featuring cartoons, e-learning, biography of Hans Christian Andersen, links to fairy tales.

HoaxBusters.org. The BIG LIST is an alphabetical list of Internet hoaxes, urban legends, scams, and chain letters. All of the listings are made from keywords found in email chain letters. If it is on this list, it is a hoax.

Purportal.com: The Bunk Stops Here. Provides searches for: Hoaxes and urban legends; Viruses, Trojan horses, spyware, malware; Scams, fraud, and phishing.

Snopes.com - Rumor Has It. Includes Fraud, Top Scams, 25 Hottest Urban Legends. Snopes.com includes not only urban legends but also common fallacies, misinformation, old wives' tales, strange news stories, rumors, celebrity gossip, and similar items.

SurLaLune Fairytales.com. Portal to fairy tale and folklore studies featuring 45 annotated fairy tales, including their histories, similar tales across cultures, over 1,400 illustrations. Over 1,500 folk & fairy tales from around the world.

TruthOrFiction.com... your Email Reality Check. Get the truth about rumors, inspirational stories, virus warnings, hoaxes, scams, humorous tales, pleas for help, urban legends, prayer requests, calls to action, and other forwarded emails.

Urban Legends and Folklore: Internet / Web Hoaxes. Bogus Websites, Virus Hoaxes, Urban Legends FAQ: What is a chain letter? and more.

Urban Legends Reference Pages from Snopes.com. What's New includes the latest true and untrue urban legends, computer viruses or worms, etc. 25 Hottest Urban Legends. Glossary. Daily Snopes Weird News.

398.22 Arthurian romances, Grail, (King Arthur), (Holy Grail), (Arthur, King - Romances), (Knights of the Round Table)

Arthurian Legend from Encyclopedia Mythica.

Arthurian Resources. Detailed website which investigates the original legends of King Arthur, summarizing recent academic work. Articles on many topics including whether or not Arthur really existed.

The Camelot Project at the University of Rochester. King Arthur's Court: Knights and Ladies of Arthur's Realm, Symbols and Motifs, The Realm of King Arthur.

Arthurian Resources. The Arthurian Century Links from Britannia.com. Arthur's Cross, Links to Arthurian Sites.

King Arthur. Legend of King Arthur put in historical context of Britain. Includes images. FAQs: Who were the Knights of the Round Table? Was King Arthur real? When did Arthur live? The Basics: Arthurian Legend, Main Characters of the Legend, History, Arthur's Battles, Main Places, and more.

King Arthur: A Man for the Ages. Explorations in the History and Legends of Arthur with related links. Site examines the popular conception of King Arthur with his lovely queen, noble knights, the Round Table, Excalibur, and the Holy Grail, as well as the scholarly conception of Arthur as a war leader in post-Roman Britain.

King Arthur & the Matter of Britain. Resources for the Quest of Arthur.

King Arthur on Britannia. Covers: Timelines of Arthurian History, Arthurian Sources and Texts, Arthurian Biographies, Arthurian Travel. 12 basic rules of Knights of the Round Table, view inscribed names of the 25 knights.

Le Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory. See also: Malory, Sir Thomas. Le Morte d'Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table. Volume 1, from Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library.

Myths: King Arthur from In Search of Myths & Heroes, PBS. Includes a short narrative Video: The Death of Arthur, Thomas Malory. Note: Due to heavy demand, video may not always be available during peak hours between 5 p.m. and midnight in the U.S.

398.24 Mythical animals, Animals - Folklore, Dragons, (Monsters)

Lengendary creature from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Mythical Animals.

Mythical Animals and Beasts. One page info. How did myths of dragons and mermaids and one-eyed creatures and numerous other wild sounding tales come to be?

398.8 Nursery rhymes

Mike's Collection of Nursery Rhymes. Over 500 nursery rhymes indexed by subject and alphabetically. Majority of them are "Mother Goose" rhymes, i.e. authors unknown and are in the public domain.

Mother Goose Club: Your Nursery Rhyme Headquarters. Search Complete Rhyme List: Kids Page, Parents Page, Sheet Music. Also includes: Videos, Songs, Coloring Pages: Printables.

Nursery Rhymes - Lyrics and Origins! Origins of individual nursery rhymes often reflect events in history. Where available, site includes both meanings and origins of nursery rhymes.

Rebus Rhymes Printouts to Color and Read: Mother Goose and Other Rhymes.

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