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Route 66 Books and Dissertations

The Library actively collects books on Route 66 and has a permanent book display of Route 66 books.
The following is a selective list of Route 66 books many highlighting Oklahoma.

*Recommended Titles on Route 66

*Across the Tracks: a Route 66 Story
      David King Dunaway     

*Along Route 66
      Quinta Scott     

*American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California
      James N. Gregory    

*The Complete Atlas of Route 66
      Bob Moore     

*The Complete Guidebook to Route 66
      Bob Moore     

*Father of Route 66: the Story of Cy Avery
     Susan Croce Kelly 

*A Guidebook to Highway 66
      Jack D. Rittenhouse     

 Hogs on 66: Best Feed and Hangouts for Road Trips on Route 66
      Michael Wallis and Marian Clark    

*Lonely Planet Road Trip. Route 66
      Sara Benson    

Main Street of America Cookbook: a Culinary Journey Down Route 66
Marian Clark     

*Oklahoma Route 66
     Jim Ross    

Once Upon a Highway: Route 66 in Oklahoma                                     
     John Calvin Womack    

Return to Route 66: Route 66 Postcards
     Shellee Graham    

*Route 66 Adventure Handbook
     Drew Knowles 

*Route 66 Companion
     David King Dunaway

The Route 66 Cookbook: Comfort Food from the Mother Road
     Marian Clark    

*Route 66 Dining & Lodging Guide
     National Historic Route 66 Federation

*Route 66: Iconography of the American Highway
     Arthur J. Krim 

Route 66 Postcards: Greetings from the Mother Road                      
Michael and Suzanne Wallis  

*Route 66 Remembered                                                                                                                   
     Michael Karl Witzel    

Route 66: the Highway and Its People
Quinta Scott   

*Route 66: the Mother Road
     Michael Wallis

*Route 66: the Romance of the West
     Thomas Arthur Repp 

Selected Dissertations on Route 66

Route 66: A ghost road geography
Puzo, Rita Ann .  Proquest Dissertations And Theses  1988.  Section 6060, Part 0366 91 pages; [M.A. dissertation].United States -- California : California State University , Fullerton ; 1988. Publication Number: AAT 1335336.

Route 66 redux: National recognition for America 's mother road
Brady, Alfred William .  Proquest Dissertations And Theses  1998.  Section 6060, Part 0366 164 pages; [M.A. dissertation].United States -- California : California State University , Fullerton ; 1998. Publication Number: AAT 1392448.

Route 66, 1926 to the present: The road as local history
Ryburn-LaMonte, Terri .  Proquest Dissertations And Theses  1999.  Section 0092, Part 0337 419 pages; [D.A. dissertation].United States -- Illinois : Illinois State University ; 1999. Publication Number: AAT 9960423.

Cultural landscape evolution along Route 66 in the American West
Merriam , Lara Diane .  Proquest Dissertations And Theses  1999.  Section 0264, Part 0366 57 pages; [M.A. dissertation].United States -- Wyoming : University of Wyoming ; 1999. Publication Number: AAT EP24308.

Journeys on the mother road: Interpreting the cultural significance of United States Route 66
Dedek, Peter Brigham .  Proquest Dissertations And Theses  2002.  Section 0170, Part 0337 402 pages; [D.A. dissertation].United States -- Tennessee : Middle Tennessee State University ; 2002. Publication Number: AAT 3042216.

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