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1900s Vaudeville Girls - Vintage Photo Portraits By 0dette Abbesse
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This digital scrapbook collection contains well over 100 vintage photos and picture postcard images of the stars of early music hall cabaret and variety shows, actresses and dancers, singers, chorus... More > girls, soubrettes and famous stars in wonderful stage costumes. Divas of the European and American theatre, including Elise de Vere, Gaby Delys and Liane de Vries... With mottled "parchment paper" background effect for an authentic vintage scrapbook look-and-feel. Also includes tasters from some of our other recent Performing Arts series titles! This collectible ebook edition is downloadable in PDF format.< Less
The America of the 1900's 36 Short Stories of a Family in the 1900's What it Was Like & How it Changed By The Main Street Writer Charlie Neuf
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The whole Idea of these Short Stories is to provide the reader with something that will generate the thought process. This is not all the writers’ stories and thoughts; it is thoughts and... More > research of other Americans; asking the same question “Where Did the America of the 1900’s, Go? Who will be telling you the stories? The writer is an Investigator of 40 years, as well as a traveler of many occupations before becoming a State Police Detective of 17 yrs. then a Private Detective of 25 yrs. Charlie the Writer, was born in the early 1930’s and has many memories of the 1900’s he shares with you, the reader, in the now, 2000’s. It will be a travel in time and space, telling the reader what life was like as he was traveling through time and space, “As he recalled” These stories are about “Your” America that got side tracked and lost its way, as to why we are here in America. Then; There will be research, mostly by others.< Less
Homespun In the Appalachians: A tale of Growing Up in the Mountains of West Virginia in the Early 1900's By Bonnie Crockett Roberts
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Growing up in the western Virginia mountains was a challenge at the turn of the century when roads were still unpaved and the small towns were scattered about. However, it was particularly difficult... More > for those who had meager means or illness in the home. Lottie Lee Robertson was born into one such home. However, she never thought of herself as underprivileged. After all, she had loving parents and many siblings who adored her. Her home was rich with love and that love would sustain her through the valleys that would lie right down the road or perhaps over the next mountain. This story is a fictional account based upon real stories told to me by my grandmother. The characters in the story, for the most part, are real people, my ancestors. I have attempted to keep the story as close to fact as possible. However, as with any story which is based upon short verbal accounts, the author must take the liberty to "fill in the gaps."< Less
The Quest of the Simple Life: Retiring to the Country and Living Simpler, Healthier and Happier; A Classic Guide Dating to the 1900s By William J. Dawson
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William J. Dawson explains his escape from a mundane job and existence, into the countryside where he aims to live a life that is simpler and freer of hassles. Writing in the early 20th century, the... More > author recounts his experience working as an office clerk in the city of London. Bored and unfulfilled by his daily life, he desires to move to the countryside and begin again in a rural setting. Dawson recounts his day to day life, his accounting job which is repetitive and allows for little creative thinking, and finally his loss of the job, which he is determined to make a blessing in disguise. Although the author's quandaries are familiar to the modern reader familiar with the maddening hysteria of working life, William Dawson's frank explanations of the practicalities behind this vision breath life into his story. The process of finding and restoring a home in the country, of resettling his family, and of becoming used to the customs and culture of the pastoral landscape is recounted.< Less
The Quest of the Simple Life: Retiring to the Country and Living Simpler, Healthier and Happier; A Classic Guide Dating to the 1900s (Hardcover) By William J. Dawson
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William J. Dawson explains his escape from a mundane job and existence, into the countryside where he aims to live a life that is simpler and freer of hassles. Writing in the early 20th century, the... More > author recounts his experience working as an office clerk in the city of London. Bored and unfulfilled by his daily life, he desires to move to the countryside and begin again in a rural setting. Dawson recounts his day to day life, his accounting job which is repetitive and allows for little creative thinking, and finally his loss of the job, which he is determined to make a blessing in disguise. Although the author's quandaries are familiar to the modern reader familiar with the maddening hysteria of working life, William Dawson's frank explanations of the practicalities behind this vision breath life into his story. The process of finding and restoring a home in the country, of resettling his family, and of becoming used to the customs and culture of the pastoral landscape is recounted.< Less
The Early History of the Shockley Family By Elizabeth Conwell Shockley-Palmer
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Early history of Elizabeth Conwell Shockley-Palmer and her two (2) brothers growing up in the State of Delaware. This includes some family history back to the 1900's up to the 20th century involving... More > parents and great grandparents and their siblings and children.< 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 Lulu.com (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
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 Lulu.com (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
Grandpa Gibson's Letter & Early Historical Notes of Mason, IL By JD Eident
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The title manuscript is a letter to grandchildren of what life was like for a small-town boy in the early 1900s. The remainder of the book contains interesting historical notes of the town of Mason,... More > Illinois, which was founded on a gentle mound of prairie at the side of the Illinois Central Railroad in that early day.< Less
Godwin Archives, Volume 6: Life at Long Cove, The Early Years 1908-1930 By Peggy Wolfe
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After discovering a drawerful of ancestral letters at her parents’ home in central Texas, Peggy Smith Wolfe became determined to share them with the descendants of the people who wrote and... More > received them. For four generations the Godwin family had saved letters, postcards, and other memorabilia which were stored in a trunk awaiting the occasional nostalgic reading. Peggy began a concerted effort to gather all the old letters which had been somewhat scattered among distant family. Now she has made available these messages and her findings concerning them in a series of volumes called the Godwin Archives. This is the sixth volume and contains information from the marriage of Nollie Hill and Enoch Godwin in 1908 until 1930.< Less

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