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Mississippi Pioneers, Stories of the Early 1800's By DeAnn E. Upton
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Non-fiction. A compilation of oral-history stories. Over one hundred stories about the first white settlers to set foot in Simpson County, Mississippi. Immensely interesting, sometimes humorous... More > stories of the world of the pioneers where panthers, rattlesnakes, bears, and Indians were the order of the day. You need not be from Mississippi to enjoy these stories---they are so good, you won't be able to put the book down. The Mississippi pioneers are representative of the pioneers in many of the states that were just beginning to be populated at the time. According to many of these stories, the south was known then as "The Great Western Frontier". There is an index of each and every name that occurs within the text for anyone who is interested in researching geneology. All are listed, including slaves and Native Americans. Large font, E-Z read.< Less
Early Massachusetts Marriages Prior to 1800, Worcester County By Frederick W. Bailey
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Edited by Frederick W. Bailey in 1897. Worcester County marriages,183 pages.
Early Massachusetts Marriages Prior to 1800, Plymouth County By Frederick W. Bailey
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Edited by Frederick W. Bailey in 1900. Plymouth County marriages, 215 pages
1800 Mechanical Movements, Devices and Appliances By Gardner Dexter Hiscox
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A fascinating compendium of early-20th-century mechanical devices, this expansive work ranges from basic hooks and levers to complex machinery used in steam, motive, hydraulic, air, and electric... More > power, navigation, gearing, clocks, mining, and construction. More than 1,800 engravings include simple illustrations and detailed cross-sections. First published in 1899, this is a reprint of the 16th edition from 1921, which is the enlarged & improved standard edition.< Less
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This is a compendium of Golf photography from the Early 1800's to the Early 1920's. This work is a huge collection of golf historical photography. These 600+ images give a glimpse into the heart of... More > the early golf instruction and photography as well as many rarely ever seen illustrations from early popular works. The Golf Imagery Historical Project is a labor of love that required the search through archaic works in libraries and collections to complete this monumental undertaking.< Less
Found at Blazing Star : A Classic 1800s Western By Bret Harte
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A classic Western short story. 19th century (1800s) American fiction. An engrossing tale with humorous twists and turns that captivate the reader. This tale revolves around the protagonist’s... More > discovery of a ring that leads to love, marriage, scorn and ridicule. This one discovery changes the life of all the characters. Captivating! Bret Harte was a popular American author, editor and poet, famed for his depiction of early pioneering days in California. At the start of his professional life, he worked as a teacher, miner, messenger, printer, journalist and editor.< Less
A Terrific Combat!!! Theatrical Duels, Brawls and Battles, 1800-1920 By Tony Wolf
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“A Terrific Combat!!!” is an anthology of commentaries on stage fighting during the 19th and early 20th centuries, when Shakespeare’s works were the life’s blood of the great... More > metropolitan theatres and rough-and-tumble melodramas played to packed houses. Full of colourful anecdotes and insights and illustrated with over one hundred rare photographs and drawings, "A Terrific Combat!!!" offers many hours of amusement and enlightenment. "I love this book. It is a little gem and it makes a unique addition to the range of books on the theatre, an homage to stage fighters from all ages." - William Hobbs< Less
Early Beginnings Book one By Suzanne Peat
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A local history booklet on the village of Galgate from the 12th Century to 1890. The early beginnings of a hamlet growing into a village with silk mill and cotton mill, canal, railway, new road,... More > schools, farms, shops, public houses and new people from all over coming to work at Galgate.< Less
Franny - The Early Years By John M. Wallace
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In the early 1800's Franny at nineteen inherits a small ten acre farm from her older brother, and encourged by a newly found girlfriend that she could better support herself by having parties in her... More > house rather than farming the land. Her naivety, boldness and independence allowed her to bear and raise five Children, encounter and subdue murderers, have shoot-outs with unsavory characters while trying to maintin the reputation of a fine upstanding citizen to the county's residents.< Less
Schwyhart Early Family History By Dr. Bill Smith
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If you go by the Schwyhart surname, you can be pretty sure you are related to anyone else of the same name. Best currently available researched information suggests that the name was adopted by the... More > young adults in two families formed when two brothers married two sisters. All of the children of these two families, in the early 1800s, appear to have lived out their lives as Schwyharts. This is their book, into the early to mid-1900s. Further, this book is the second of a series of books to be prepared on this extended family, down through the generations. If you have an interest in this family and/or the affiliated families, we urge you to check back regularly at (and Dr. Bill’s Book Bazaar Blog) for additional detailed generations under both the Kinnick name and under the surnames of the affiliated families of the descendancies included here.< Less