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The Lost Mural of Ellis Island By Henry Intili et al.
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Ellis Island contained a great mural of immigrants and their contributions to America. The mural was painted in 1936 by Edward Laning and nearly destroyed when the Immigration Center was closed in... More > the 1950s. Andrew Sabori has recreated the mural in its original brilliant colors. This book describes the loss and finding of the mural and contains full color plates of the reconstruction.< Less
The Lost Mural of Ellis Island By Henry Intili et al.
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The great mural of Ellis Island produced by Edward Laning in 1938 for the WPA was nearly destroyed and certainly forgotten. Andrew Sabori, a well-known muralist has reproduced the mural in its... More > original brilliant colors. This book details the history of the mural, shows it original and reconstructed panels, and includes paintings and biographies of many immigrants.< Less
PASSAGE TO LOVE: an Ellis Island Story By Carolyn Caines
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It is the year 1905 in the village of Puolanka, Finland. More and more young men and women are pulling up roots and following the lure of land and a new life in America. Here we meet headstrong... More > Reeta, the eighteen-year-old daughter of a landowning family. Her mother is upset with her because she shows no interest in the eligible young men of their social class. Thomas Juntunen has convinced Reeta’s two older brothers that they should go to America with him. Reeta’s parents, however, send Thomas away when he professes his love for her, because he is merely a tenant farmer. Reeta must choose whether to obey her parents or follow her heart. Could God change their minds? Is it really love she feels for Thomas? And is she brave enough to leave her parents and homeland? There would be no going back. Reeta’s PASSAGE TO LOVE is one of self-discovery and of faith that is tried every step of the way.< Less
Beach in City Island By David Ellis
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Since he has been living on the beach in City Island, David Ellis has not stopped writing about the beautiful place that he loves. Many of the poems in this book are on display around City Island... More > written on canvas and driftwood.< Less
Ellie-Mae's Caribbean Adventure - Phil the Follower By Emris Lindsay
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Follow along with Ellie-Mae the elephant as she goes on a vacation to the beautiful Caribbean island of Tobago. There she will meet Pete, Peter, and Phil who will carry her on an amazing adventure.... More > This book is geared towards teaching kids about good, old-fashioned morals and principles, in a fun, adventurous way. They will explore the unique Caribbean culture, plants, and animals. They will follow along as she helps to return a lost puppy, who disobeyed his mother and learn why disobeying their parents is bad. Your kids will love this adventure.< Less
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Cape Verde Islands: Historical Visits By Andreas Heuijerjans
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When I visited Santiago the first time in 2002, I had already read some travel guides and was interested to see all the beautiful places. After I did see many of these places and met many of its... More > people, I became more and more interested in Cape Verde's special history. The Portuguese discovered the islands in 1460 and they were almost immediately colonized. From then on a particular mixing of people from West-Africa and Europe were the continuous ingredients of Cape Verde's culture. My personal interest is in re-experiencing the historical development of Cape Verde's culture. A fine way for me to do this, is by reading primary accounts, accounts of people who tell directly from their own experiences. I would like to share with you a dozen of these accounts of famous and unknown travelers to the Cape Verde Islands, which stretch out over the period from 1498 to 1855. 2nd Ed: added journey by Jean Francois Michel (Dutch text). 3rd Ed: added text by Major A.B. Ellis of the 1st West India Regiment.< Less
Cape Verde Islands: Historical Visits By Andreas Heuijerjans
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When I visited Santiago the first time in 2002, I had already read some travel guides and was interested to see all the beautiful places. After I did see many of these places and met many of its... More > people, I became more and more interested in Cape Verde's special history. The Portuguese discovered the islands in 1460 and they were almost immediately colonized. From then on a particular mixing of people from West-Africa and Europe were the continuous ingredients of Cape Verde's culture. My personal interest is in reading and collecting primary accounts, accounts of people who tell directly from their own experiences. I would like to share with you a dozen of these accounts of famous and unknown travelers to the Cape Verde Islands, which stretch out over the period from 1498 to 1855. 2nd Ed: added journey by Jean Francois Michel (Dutch text). 3rd Ed: added text by Major A.B. Ellis of the 1st West India Regiment. 4th Ed: added journey by Georg Naporra (Dutch text).< Less
Rescuing Virgins: A Guide to Virgin Islands Sports Collectibles By Enrique Corneiro
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Rescuing Virgins: A Guide the Virgin Islands Sports Collectibles spotlights more than 100 athletes from the United States Virgin Islands. Baseball, Basketball, Football, Boxing, Horse Racing,... More > Volleyball and the Olympics are just some of the sports that Virgin Islanders have excelled in. Athletes like Tim Duncan, Raja Ball, Emile Griffith, Livingstone Bramble, Julian Jackson, Renaldo Turnbull, Alvin McBean, Horace Clarke, Elrod Hendricks, Jerry Browne have all made their names in their respective sports.< Less

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