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Farming At The Water's Edge By Marla McEnaney
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An assessment of agricultural and cultural landscape resources in the Port Oneida Rural Historic District at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan. This illustrated study is replete with... More > pictures, maps, diagrams, and census records. Professionally compiled for the National Park Service by experts from the University of Wisconsin at Madison's Department of Landscape Architecture. ASIN: B0006QD5BY< Less
A Garden Apart By Susan Haswell
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An Agricultural and Settlement History of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Region, Michigan. Professionally compiled for the National Park Service by experts from the University of... More > Wisconsin at Madison's Department of Landscape Architecture. ASIN: B0006P98J8< Less
Guide to Madison County Cemeteries, 2nd Edition By Anita M. Ingalls et al.
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The Madison County Historical Society (MCHS) in Oneida, New York has published the 2nd edition of the Guide to Madison County Cemeteries. This new 236-page book has another 28 cemeteries included,... More > making a total of 285 cemeteries that have been identified throughout Madison County. Over 100 burial grounds were noted to include the graves of Revolutionary War veterans. Also included in the new edition are GPS readings for most of the cemeteries and hundreds of photographs. Listed are the repositories of cemetery, county, town and village records, and other valuable information to help the genealogist find family records. All proceeds from the sale of this Guide are for the benefit of MCHS educational programs.< Less
The Manitou Passage Story By Gene Warner
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Learn about the natural and human history of the Manitou Passage, from glacier to National Park! This small book offers a light, sometimes romantic, conspectus written in the conversational style of... More > the popular broadcast series, “Alistair Cooke’s America”.< Less
Family Stories from Madison County, New York By Charles E. Page
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Charles E. Page, the third generation of his family to farm in Madison County, New York, wrote Family Stories from Madison County, New York, from the events recorded in his grandmother's journals and... More > his own personal diaries. Excerpts from his grandmother's journals record the day to day events of Madison County family farm life from 1885 to the 1940's. Now in his 80’s, Charles E. Page has lived in Madison County all his life as did his parents and grandparents. In writing this book, he is passing on an idea of how he lived and what he saw and heard in the three generations of his family’s life in Madison County. The events described are as he remembered them. These heart-warming stories will inspire you to begin writing your own family stories. All proceeds from the sale of this book benefit the Mary King Research Library fund of the Madison County Historical Society.< Less
Sky Woman Lives in Me By Roberta Capasso
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Author Roberta Capasso explores the way generations of Native American children were forcibly taken from their families and subjected to the federal government’s Indian boarding school... More > experiment in order to assimilate them. As a direct descendant of a woman victimized by this experiment, the author tells with raw emotion and diligent archival research the story of the historical and emotional bonds between her deceased relatives and herself. Like a detective cracking a murder mystery, discrepancies between the Carlisle Indian School’s accounts and a great-grandmother’s real life story are exposed, with fascinating and fortuitous twists and turns along the way. This story of her great-great-grandmother Elizabeth and her great-grandmother Sophia must be told to everyone. Becoming a voice for Oneida Turtle Clan as a descendant of Sky Woman, in the Oneida Creation Story, the author hopes to spread truth and knowledge to all cultures in a captivating narrative of a tragic period in United States History.< Less
Sky Woman Lives in Me By Roberta Capasso
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Author Roberta Capasso explores the way generations of Native American children were forcibly taken from their families and subjected to the federal government’s Indian boarding school... More > experiment in order to assimilate them. As a direct descendant of a woman victimized by this experiment, the author tells with raw emotion and diligent archival research the story of the historical and emotional bonds between her deceased relatives and herself. Like a detective cracking a murder mystery, discrepancies between the Carlisle Indian School’s accounts and a great-grandmother’s real life story are exposed, with fascinating and fortuitous twists and turns along the way. This story of her great-great-grandmother Elizabeth and her great-grandmother Sophia must be told to everyone. Becoming a voice for Oneida Turtle Clan as a descendant of Sky Woman, in the Oneida Creation Story, the author hopes to spread truth and knowledge to all cultures in a captivating narrative of a tragic period in United States History.< Less
Sky Woman Lives In Me By Roberta Capasso
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Author Roberta Capasso explores the way generations of Native American children were forcibly taken from their families and subjected to the federal government’s Indian boarding school... More > experiment in order to assimilate them. As a direct descendant of a woman victimized by this experiment, the author tells with raw emotion and diligent archival research the story of the historical and emotional bonds between her deceased relatives and herself. Like a detective cracking a murder mystery, discrepancies between the Carlisle Indian School’s accounts and a great-grandmother’s real life story are exposed, with fascinating and fortuitous twists and turns along the way. This story of her great-great-grandmother Elizabeth and her great-grandmother Sophia must be told to everyone. Becoming a voice for Oneida Turtle Clan as a descendant of Sky Woman, in the Oneida Creation Story, the author hopes to spread truth and knowledge to all cultures in a captivating narrative of a tragic period in United States History< Less
Spoons West! Fred Harvey, the Navajo, and the Souvenir Spoons of the Southwest 1890-1941 By Nick T. Spark
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In the 1890's, just as the West was finally settled, a souvenir spoon "craze" swept the American nation. The scenic wonders, industry, and imagery of the West — with its fierce... More > natives, brave cowboys and lucky prospectors — were immortalized in silver. Famed host and entrepreneur Fred Harvey, Navajo silversmiths and even Charles Tiffany & Co. played important roles in the spoon phenomenon. The fad ran its course by WWII but, by then, thousands of intricate designs had been produced. Today, they remain prized by collectors. This delightful book recounts the history of the souvenir spoon craze in the West. It brings together for the very first time both commercially produced and native designs, and features scores of dazzling, full-color photos filled with unique and rare examples from premier collections.< Less
Victorian Pride - Forgotten Songs of Upstate New York By Diane Janowski
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Second in a series of historic American hometown sheet music books. Includes 22 songs written in or about Buffalo, Albany, Jamestown, Niagara Falls, Poughkeepsie, Newburgh,Yonkers, Tonawanda,... More > Saratoga Springs, Herkimer, the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, the lakes of Oneida, Onondaga, Chautauqua, and Seneca, and the Genesee and Hudson Rivers. The songs here date form 1850 to 1884. Songs include "Adirondack March," "Duchess of Albany Gavotte," "Belles of Buffalo Polka," "Chautauqua Lake Waltz," " Herkimer Quadrilles," "Bells Across the Hudson," "Newburgh Centennial March," " Niagara Schottisch," "Oneida Polka," "Poughkeepsie Polka," "The Belle of Saratoga," " Tonawanda Quickstep," "Yonkers Twilight Reverie," and more! Paperback 116 pages.< Less