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Poetry and Writing of the First World War By Graham Cooke
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My grandfather fought in both the Boer and 1st World Wars; he never spoke of his experiences. When he died we discovered a box containing letters, photographs, press cuttings and his medals. Since... More > then I have tried to piece together his war time record. When I tried to teach secondary aged children about the poetry of the 1st World War many found it hard to grasp the enormity of it all, until I bought in my grandfather's memorabilia - suddenly it all clicked. I tried to find a book that would combine the history of the Great War with the poetry and the poets, but couldn't find one. So I set about writing this book. Including all of the Great War poems in their context, the book also features a section on the materials my grandfather left and also some research that I have recently done into his family history.< Less
American Submarine Spadefish In World War 2 By Val Scanlon Jr.
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Merriam Press World War 2 History Series. Of the top 25 U.S. subs in World War II, Spadefish was ranked as #5 in ships sunk (21) and was #6 in tonnage sunk (88,091), accomplished during only five war... More > patrols over a one year period. This work provides complete coverage of the Spadefish’s five war patrols. Appendices provide biographies of the two commanding officers, and summaries of torpedo and deck gun attacks made by Spadefish. Review by Polaris, publication of the U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II: “No doubt about it, those men who served in Spadefish will want a copy to stash away in their memoirs. Submarine buffs everywhere, who collect World War II memorabilia, will find this little gem a welcome addition to their collection.” 37 photos, 3 illustrations.< Less
Atiyeh! The Governor Victor Atiyeh Collection By Eva Guggemos
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Atiyeh! provides an introduction to The Governor Victor Atiyeh Collection at Pacific University and commemorates the opening exhibition of the collection in October 2013. Victor Atiyeh served as... More > Oregon's 32nd governor from 1979-1987. Serving at a time when budget crises were at the forefront, he took a challenging situation and created his legacy: a more efficient government and a more diversified Oregon economy. His governorship, his public service, and his private life tell of a second-generation immigrant success story, of a native Oregonian devoted to his home state, and of a leader who led in trying times, emerging widely admired. The exhibit, and this accompanying catalog, provides an overview of Atiyeh's life and a sampling of the rich documentary history within the Victor Atiyeh Papers at the Pacific University Archives. The complete collection includes more than fifty boxes of letters, photographs, documents and memorabilia. ISBN-13: 978-0-9884827-1-5< Less
Family Business By Betsy Covington Smith
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Charles Hosmer Morse came from a humble Vermont farm family. When he died nearly nine decades later he was one of the richest men in America, leaving behind an industrial empire. Elizabeth Morse... More > Covington, his oldest grand-daughter, was born in Chicago in 1901 into a life of almost limitless privilege.Yet her life was not without its own sorrow and pain, not the least of which was the integral role she played in bringing about the demise of Fairbanks Morse & Co. Together the lives of these two Morses span most of the 19th and 20th centuries, reflecting and sometimes even shaping the great events of American history. Through oral history as well as family letters and other memorabilia, the author, a great grand-daughter of Charles Hosmer Morse and daughter of Elizabeth Morse Covington, tells their stories as only an insider could.< Less
The Story of an American Family: The Lunt Family from 1633 to the Present By Lynda Zwinger, PhD
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The Story of an American Family: The Lunt Family from 1633 to the Present weaves together diverse strands drawn from family memorabilia, libraries’ dusty volumes, and modern digitized archives... More > to present the biography of a family. Rooted in England, the members of this family planted itself in the soil of New England and grew to influence American life in diverse ways—politically, economically, spiritually, and educationally. The author, Lynda Zwinger, a seasoned researcher of genealogies, author of books and articles, journal editor, and English professor, has brought to the long sweep of this history an eye for the telling details and a gift for working them into a story that both entertains and educates. The illustrations and ancillary material in The Story of an American Family supplement the narrative and help readers to envision the members of this noteworthy family in the context of their times and locales.< Less
Keep 'Em Flying By Cpl. Wendel Heberling, USAAF
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Photographs and Memorabilia of a Fifth Air Force Mechanic's Tour of Duty in the Southwest Pacific, 1943-1945. Cpl. Heberling served as an airplane mechanic in both the 27th Air Depot Group, and the... More > 80th Airdrome Squadron, servicing front line combat units, most notably the 90th Bomb Group, the famed The Jolly Rogers. His photos and negatives, all Army Censor approved, and stored away for 70 years are reproduced here as stark reminders of the aircraft, camp life, Luzon Invasion and the post battle destruction of Manila. The New Guinea section gives the reader just a taste of the privations found in a part of the world featuring the harshest of environments the Service Groups labored under just to keep airworthy planes ready for their missions. His experiences no doubt model that of thousands of fellow service mechanics. nodocs.< Less
Charmides By Plato
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Charmides (/ˈkɑːrmɪdiːz/; Greek: Χαρμίδης), son of Glaucon, was an Athenian statesman who flourished during the 5th century BC. Uncle... More > of Plato, Charmides appears in the Platonic dialogue bearing his name (Charmides), the Protagoras, and the Symposium, as well as in Xenophon's Symposium, Memorabilia, and Hellenica. A wealthy orphan raised by his first cousin, Critias, his property was confiscated for his role in profaning the Eleusinian Mysteries in 415 BC. He is commonly listed as one of the Thirty Tyrants who ruled Athens following its defeat in the Peloponnesian War, but evidence points only to his having been one of the ten men appointed by the Thirty to govern the Piraeus. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charmides Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Chautauqua’s Hostess: Winnie of the Wensley House By Wendy Lewellen
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Chautauqua’s Hostess: Winnie of the Wensley House By Wendy Lewellen Winnie Lewellen served as hostess at worldfamous Chautauqua Institution’s Wensley House for three decades. The... More > nine-room guest house provided accommodations for the best and the brightest who provided the program for this cultural and recreational mecca in upstate New York. This book, written by Winnie’s daughter, Wendy Lewellen, draws from her mother’s thirty-year accumulation of photographs and memorabilia. Winnie died unexpectedly in 2006 before she got around to writing the memoir she always intended to craft. Wendy shares in its stead, this contribution to the celebrity-saturated history of the Wensley House, of Chautauqua Institution, and of Chautauqua County. Proceeds from this labor of love will finance the Winnie Lewellen Memorial Scholarship at the high school where she taught Latin and English in nearby Bemus Point, New York.< Less
The Story of an American Family: The Lunt Family from 1633 to the Present By Lynda Zwinger, PhD
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The Story of an American Family: The Lunt Family from 1633 to the Present weaves together diverse strands drawn from family memorabilia, libraries’ dusty volumes, and modern digitized archives... More > to present the biography of a family. Rooted in England, the members of this family planted itself in the soil of New England and grew to influence American life in diverse ways—politically, economically, spiritually, and educationally. The author, Lynda Zwinger, a seasoned researcher of genealogies, author of books and articles, journal editor, and English professor, has brought to the long sweep of this history an eye for the telling details and a gift for working them into a story that both entertains and educates. The illustrations and ancillary material in The Story of an American Family supplement the narrative and help readers to envision the members of this noteworthy family in the context of their times and locales.< Less
Inside Tango Argentino By Antón Gazenbeek
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Tango Argentino was the groundbreaking show that led to the renaissance of interest in Argentine Tango. It premiered in Paris, then conquered Broadway and, later, toured the whole world. It had... More > enormous cultural influence on the understanding of tango history, music and dance, fashion, hair and makeup. After 7 years of research and writing, tango historian Antón Gazenbeek presents his in-depth book on the history of the show Tango Argentino. The book includes never before seen backstage photographs, memorabilia from the show and fascinating inside stories taken directly from personal interviews with all the surviving cast members. The book has an intimate narration that allows you to be a part of the show’s creation, its backstage dramas and onstage triumphs. This is a book not to be missed!< Less

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