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Upper Peninsula of Michigan: A History By Russell M. Magnaghi
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For the first time in over a century, a complete history of the U.P.—from prehistoric origins to the present—is available. Drawing on oral histories, newspapers, census data, archives and... More > libraries, Russell M. Magnaghi has written the seminal history of a very "special place" as seen through the eyes of the men and women who have lived here—the famous and not so famous.< Less
Upper Peninsula of Michigan: A History By Russell M. Magnaghi
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For the first time in over a century, a complete history of the U.P.—from prehistoric origins to the present—is available. Drawing on oral histories, newspapers, census data, archives and... More > libraries, Russell M. Magnaghi has written the seminal history of a very "special place" as seen through the eyes of the men and women who have lived here—the famous and not so famous.< Less
History of Fisher Implement Company By Mary Vanderburg Stone
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The Fisher Implement Company operated in Oregon's Willamette Valley from 1925-2012, retailing and servicing John Deere and other premier agricultural and grounds care equipment. The company's stores... More > have long and rich histories, which now continue under a new ownership group. This book is a collection of those histories, including oral histories of some of the people who contributed to the Fisher Implement Company's success.< Less
Upper Peninsula of Michigan: A History By Russell M. Magnaghi
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Get ready to discover the rich history of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan: A History. From its earliest days, it has evoked words of love, beauty, mystery and legend. Drawing on oral histories,... More > newspapers, census data, archives and libraries, Russell M. Magnaghi has written the seminal history of a very “special place” as seen through the eyes of the men and women who have lived here—the famous and not so famous. For the first time, a complete history—from prehistoric origins to the present—of the beloved Peninsula that Yoopers love. The Upper Peninsula of Michigan: A History, is an extraordinary gift book celebrating the unique sense of place.< Less
Maronda Mashanu: The History Of A Community By Murray Steele
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The Maronda Mashona (Five Wounds of Christ) community was set up in colonial Zimbabwe just over a century ago by the missionary, poet, redoubtable champion of African rights and fierce critic of... More > imperialist oppression, Rev Arthur Shearly Cripps. This book describes the evolution of the community from its beginnings as a mission sanctuary for black people who had been deprived of their lands or had suffered oppression at the hands of white farmers and officials. Following Cripps's death in 1952, the Maronda Mashona community evolved into a conjunction of small-scale landholders and communal area cultivators, tied together by their common identification with the legacy of Baba Cripps. It is the culmination of the author's long association with the Maronda Mashanu community, going back several decades, and is based on extensive oral and documentary evidence.< Less
The History Of Hokes Bluff and Surrounding Areas By Jill Braddy Boatwright
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In these modern times most people forget about traditions and southern values, but in Hokes Bluff, Alabama you can step back in time and re-live some of these things. From country roads, to small... More > shops, to family get-togethers, it is all here, and the people of Hokes Bluff are very proud of it. The story of Hokes Bluff begins many years ago and that story is necessary to explain what is so special about this small town. The story begins with the original inhabitants and then moves on to the early settlers. Following that, many different things will be covered. Churches, schools, businesses, the city government and, of course, the people of the community will all be a part of this book. This book will help you understand why Hokes Bluff means so much to so many.< Less
History Between Their Ears Part 1 By Archer Taylor
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This book tells the story of how these imaginative and creative engineers, with credentials ranging from amateur radio and military electronics to prestigious doctorate degrees, set in motion the... More > sophisticated technology by which more than 60 million households receive modern television. While some of their history is documented, much of it resides “between the ears” of the pioneers who created it. This volume is based primarily on the Technological Oral Histories of many individuals who played key roles in the history of cable TV, recorded and transcribed with the support and encouragement of the Richard Schneider Memorial project of the National Cable Television Center and Museum. Informal telephone interviews and the author’s own experience helped to fill in the gaps. Many documents collected with the interviews and all of the transcripts are retained by the Cable Center for scholarly research or just plain fun. Oral history transcripts are also accessible on the Internet at cablecenter.org.< 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 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
Atlas Family History, Volume VII By AtlasFamily.Org Genealogy Research
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Oral history has traced the origins of the Atlas surname in East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, USA to King Atlas, Sr. who was born between 1809 and 1810 and died between 1891 and 1892 in Lake... More > Providence, LA. As the father of all Atlas family descendants in the parish, to date, King Atlas, Sr. has over 3,000 descendants dispersed between 23 states and the countries Austria, Germany, and the United Kingdom. This family history book, and the website AtlasFamily.Org, have been a work in progress for over 35 years. This commemorative edition of family history was published to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Atlas Family Genealogy Research Project, the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and family participation in the United States Civil Rights Movement.< Less

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