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The Owens Valley Paiute - A Cultural History By Gary R. Varner
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Living as long as five thousand years in the arid Great Basin, the Owens Valley Paiute and other Native groups survived to create a rich oral and ceremonial tradition, subsisting on what the earth... More > provided. A peaceable and social culture they were overwhelmed by the ever advancing flow of American settlers, explorers and profit seekers. This is the story of the Paiute Nation, their social structure, mythology, religion, art, folklore and enduring spirit. It is also the story of their great leaders Sarah Winnemucca and Wovoka and the creation of the Ghost Dance religion which ultimately resulted in the massacre of the powerful Sioux at Wounded Knee. Illustrated with 28 pages of photographs.< Less
The Owens Valley Paiute - A Cultural History By Gary R. Varner
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Living as long as five thousand years in the arid Great Basin, the Owens Valley Paiute and other Native groups survived to create a rich oral and ceremonial tradition, subsisting on what the earth... More > provided. A peaceable and social culture they were overwhelmed by the ever advancing flow of American settlers, explorers and profit seekers. This is the story of the Paiute Nation, their social structure, mythology, religion, art, folklore and enduring spirit. It is also the story of their great leaders Sarah Winnemucca and Wovoka and the creation of the Ghost Dance religion which ultimately resulted in the massacre of the powerful Sioux at Wounded Knee. Illustrated with 28 pages of photographs.< Less
The Valley of Decision By Edith Wharton
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The Valley of Decision (1945) is a film set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA in the late 19th century. It tells the story of a young Irish house maid who falls in love with the son of her employer, a... More > local steel mill owner. The romance between Paul and Mary is endangered when Mary's family and friends, all steel mill workers, go on strike against Paul's father.The movie stars Greer Garson as Mary Rafferty, Gregory Peck as Paul Scott, Donald Crisp, Lionel Barrymore, Preston Foster, Marsha Hunt, Gladys Cooper, Reginald Owen, Dan Duryea and Jessica Tandy.The film was nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Greer Garson) and Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Valley_of_Decision Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Pathways to Livermore: Owen, Meyers and Taylor Families of Alameda County, California By Dori Drake Anderson
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An historic account of northeastern Alameda County, California through the genealogy of three pioneer families who came to follow their dreams in the gold mines, but instead connected their lives... More > near present day Livermore. Here they found a better life raising their families in this fertile, though dry, valley passage between the San Francisco Bay and the mountains of the Mother Lode. The photographs of those families were organized by Lillian Meyers Taylor, whose albums were passed down through her daughter, then her grand daughter, and finally her great-grand daughter who decided she could not let them go unnoticed for another generation.< Less
9 From 99 - Experiences in California's Central Valley By Steve Newvine
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Take a trip through California’s Central Valley with a newcomer’s perspective like you’ve never seen. 9 From 99- Experiences In California’s Central Valley travels from... More > Stockton to Hollywood along historic Highway 99. Modesto, Turlock, Merced, Fresno, Tulare, and Bakersfield are featured. Includes chapters on agriculture, Yosemite National Park, and famous people who have lived in the Central Valley of California. Learn more about the Bob Hope Theatre, Billy Graham's Modesto Manifesto, Operation Power Flite, and Buck Owens.< Less
9 From 99 - Experiences in California's Central Valley By Steve Newvine
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Take a trip through California's Central Valley with a newcomer's perspective like you've never seen. 9 From 99- Experiences In California's Central Valley travels from Stockton to Hollywood along... More > historic Highway 99. The cities of Modesto, Turlock, Merced, Clovis, Fresno, Tulare, and Bakersfield are featured. The book includes chapters on agriculture, Yosemite National Park, and famous people who have lived in the Central Valley of California. Learn more about the Bob Hope Theatre, a statue honoring the man behind a movie classic, Billy Graham's Modesto Manifesto, Operation Power Flite, the Big Two-Story Bulldozer, a young man who became a hero for children, the California Memorial to the victims and first responders of the World Trade Center attacks, and country music legend Buck Owens. Each chapter centers on a specific community as you head south along this unique roadway.< Less
Stained Glass By Michael C. Owens
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Some of the material in this volume should be viewed as having been written with a certain amount of ‘tongue in cheek’ - which will come as no great surprise to those who attend the adult... More > Sunday School class known as Fencesitter's at Kilohana United Methodist Church in Niu Valley, Honolulu, Hawaii. Nevertheless, my motivation for offering these writings is primarily to provide a variety of perspectives on my own thought processes as I have attempted to work out my personal faith. The title of this work, Stained Glass, carries an intentional double meaning. I make no claim of any special insight into the workings of God, or even of myself. If anything resonates for you, then well and wonderful. If not, then that is just fine, too.< Less
Stained Glass By Michael C. Owens
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Some of the material in this volume should be viewed as having been written with a certain amount of ‘tongue in cheek’ - which will come as no great surprise to those who attend the adult... More > Sunday School class known as Fencesitter's at Kilohana United Methodist Church in Niu Valley, Honolulu, Hawaii. Nevertheless, my motivation for offering these writings is primarily to provide a variety of perspectives on my own thought processes as I have attempted to work out my personal faith. The title of this work, Stained Glass, carries an intentional double meaning. I make no claim of any special insight into the workings of God, or even of myself. If anything resonates for you, then well and wonderful. If not, then that is just fine, too.< Less
Eastern Sierra Sky 2011 By Billy Gogesch
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Light in the vast Eastern Sierra is special. In no element is that more evident than the sky. Clouds spill over the Sierra Nevada ridge line with dramatic effect. They create depth and contrast on... More > a scale afforded by the expanse of the Owens Valley. These images bring you the amazing clouds of the Eastern Sierra sky.< Less
Clouds 2011 By Billy Gogesch
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The light of the Eastern Sierra is special. It is broad, deep and striking as its expansive home. These images focus on just one aspect of that special light. The sky and the effect of clouds on... More > that light.< Less