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Seven Generations - Ancestors of the Present Day Lumbee By Kelvin Ray Oxendine
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Discover "Who's Your People" with this collection of historic photographs featuring the ancestors of the present-day members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. A perfect tool for the... More > Lumbee and Tuscarora Indians of Robeson County to learn about their ancestors.< Less
Francis Drake in Nehalem Bay Revised Editon By Garry Gitzen
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RECOMMENDED READING FOR TEACHERS Documents Franics Drake's Oregon landing site for five weeks in the summer of 1579 through flora & fauna, topography, Indian culture and a 16th century survey... More > performed to claim Novae Albionis for England. Revised 1st Editon 2011< Less
Haunted Southern Nights, Volume 3, History and Haunting of the Mentone Area By Deborah Collard
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History and Haunting of the Mentone Area is the Third Volume in the series Haunted Southern Nights® by Deborah Collard. Deborah will so enjoy this time with you as she shares a bit of history... More > and a few hauntings from the gorgeous LookOut Mountain area surrounding Mentone, Alabama. Mentone, a town that captures the heart of any visitor has deeply captured hers and doesn't intend to let go. From the secrets of the healing springs to who truly discovered America first, this area has so much to offer the genealogical enthusiast as well as the adventurer not to mention the romantic at heart. As you take this journey with Deborah open your mind to all that it is about to be overwhelmed by. And yes, before you even have to ask...there will be a sequel. Deborah has her own saying for Mentone. There is NO time in Mentone, so leave your watch at home.....Deborah Collard.< Less
MORE THAN EIGHT SIDES TO THE STORY By Mary Helen Cissell
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Travel back in time with former students and teachers of Illinois only octagonal one-room schoolhouse. Read eye-witness accounts of the years 1916 to 1953 when the school closed. What was it like... More > to have all eight grades together in one classroom with only one teacher? Find out as you read these personal narratives that will touch your heart. Filled with hundreds of historic photographs, this book will delight readers of all ages.< Less
Upon a Lonely Hill by Jeffrey L. Carrier By Herman Tester, Dan Stansberry
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This large second edition book contains the names of deceased interred in Johnson County Cemeteries with dates and tombstone inscriptions. First edition completed in 1984. Fully indexed and... More > alphabetized. Genealogists find it very helpful in the research of Johnson County Tennessee families.< Less
Winslows of Careswell in Marshfield By Cynthia Hagar Krusell
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This revised and expanded edition of The Winslows of Careswell in Marshfield introduces the most recent research about Pilgrim Edward Winslow and his descendants who lived in Marshfield on their... More > Careswell estate.< Less
The Danish West Indies in Black and White By Enrique Corneiro
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More than 200 black and white images depict the people, places and events that transformed the Danish West Indies into the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Unwrapping Historic Downtown Lancaster By Jim Herrick
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This book takes close look at the history of downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It is stuffed with details about buildings, people, and stories to guide readers through the development of this... More > historic city from the time of William Penn up to the modern era. Excellent maps and an abundance of photographs provide information in an attractive, accessible package. Organized as a guide book yes, but much more as discussions frequently expand to people and events that will engage and fascinate readers. This is the resource used to train Historic Downtown Lancaster Walking Tour Guides. A must for anyone who has even a slight curiosity about the history of Lancaster. "It is by far the most comprehensive guide to this city ever produced." - "Intelligencer Journal & Lancaster New Era"< Less
Wind & Crow By Robert Moose
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The 1892 hanging of Alec Whitley is the historical event around which the narrative is centered. Here, I must give credit to my wife’s brother, David Delmar Almond, Jr. and the extensive... More > research he conducted in the 1970’s which resulted in his factual account entitled The Lynching of Alec Whitley. Any archival materials or historical information used in the writing of this fictional work were obtained directly from David’s writing. Serving as bas-relief to these facts, Wind & Crow explores the possibilities of various human interactions and communication as well as interaction with the mystical realm of dreams and other unreal happenings. Although the action hinges upon the lynching, the message reaches far beyond this horrific event.< Less
The Lake County War By Keith R. Ostling
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Between June, 1874 and October, 1881 the residents of what is now Chaffee County, Colorado endured a prolonged period of the most extreme violence ever to occur in Colorado. In 1874, the area was... More > part of Lake County, thus the name "The Lake County War." During this bloody conflict it is said more than 100 men were murdered including a judge sitting in his courtroom. Vigilantes forced many families to leave their homes and property to avoid being murdered. This book, though fictionalized somewhat to make it more readable, tells the true story of what happened. It is the fifth in a five-novel series featuring Chancy Flint, a smart, tough, highly principled young cowboy who is chained lightening with a gun. He's not a gunfighter. He's the type of man gunfighters stay away from if they're smart.< Less
The Flat-Earth Conspiracy By Eric Dubay
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Wolves in sheep’s clothing have pulled the wool over our eyes. For almost 500 years, the masses have been thoroughly deceived by a cosmic fairy-tale of astronomical proportions. We have been... More > taught a falsehood so gigantic and diabolical that it has blinded us from our own experience and common sense, from seeing the world and the universe as they truly are. Through pseudo-science books and programs, mass media and public education, universities and government propaganda, the world has been systematically brain-washed, slowly indoctrinated over centuries into the unquestioning belief of the greatest lie of all time. A multi-generational conspiracy has succeeded, in the minds of the masses, to pick up the fixed Earth, shape it into a ball, spin it in circles, and throw it around the Sun! The greatest cover-up of all time, NASA and Freemasonry’s biggest secret, is that we are living on a plane, not a planet, that Earth is the flat, stationary center of the universe.< Less
Fortunate Member Of A Caribbean Diaspora By Philip Timothy Arnell
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The history of the families of St. Maarten/St. Martin and Anguilla dating back to the 1600's.
Takhli in Color: Life on an F-105 Base During the Vietnam War By Peter Cook
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Many books have been written about the amazing F-105 Thunderchief and its role in the air war over North Vietnam. First-person accounts by Jack Broughton, Ken Bell, Gene Basel, and Billy Sparks gave... More > vivid descriptions of their experiences at Takhli RTAFB, one of the two bases hosting the “Thud” during the Vietnam War, but they provided few photos. Pete Cook, a Wild Weasel crewmember stationed there during the 1968 “Pack One” days, was able to photograph many of the scenes described in those books, and presents 500 color photos showing what life was like during on- and off-duty hours at Takhli.< Less
What You Always Wanted To Know About Ocean Springs and Gautier, but... By Chris Wiggins
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"What You Always Wanted to Know About Ocean Springs and Gautier, but..." is a historical odyssey of the people, with all their foibles, and the times, with all their peculiarities, of two... More > cities in south Mississippi.< Less
Men of Magna Carta: Right, Might and Depravity By Daniel Forbes
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Three main characters made the Magna Carta possible--the evil King John, the brilliant Archbishop Stephen Langton and the supreme warrior William Marshal. Besides these, others were involved in the... More > story: Eleanor of Aquetaine, Richard the Lionhearted and others. This work includes information about the political, religious and economic life of England in the 13th century, recounts deeds of bravery and gives just a hint of still-buried treasure. This is a quick and interesting read commemorating the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carts. Maps, illustrations and translations of the key documents are included.< Less
Ban Bak: A Historian's Notebook, 2014 By Nail 213
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Col Matheson is dual rated Vietnam Veteran with 1289 combat hours in the EC-121R “BATCAT” and 139 combat mission as a NAIL FAC, with the 23rd TASS over North Vietnam the Laos. He... More > continued to fly combat support missions from Travis AFB, California until the Vietnamese capitulation in 1975, in the C-141 and C-5A. Eventually he accrued a career total of 14,000 flight hours of military and civilian flight time. His many medals include the Humanitarian Service Medal and Vietnamese Service Medal with four battle stars. Col Matheson is a graduate of Utah State University in Engineering, he entered the Air Force with Class 67-H at Laughlin AFB, Texas, graduated from the Air force Institute of Technology at WPAFB, Ohio, received his Master’s Degree in residence at Auburn University AL, and was a Distinguished Graduate of Air War College, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Alabama.< Less
The Elmira Prison Camp By Diane Janowski, Clay W. Holmes
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A beautifully reprinted special edition book by Clay W. Holmes with a new appendix by Diane Janowski. Historian Holmes first published this book in 1912. He shared reports from witnesses, Confederate... More > prisoners first person accounts, the story of the great tunnel escape, the importance of John W. Jones, and the notorious living conditions in the camp. Diane Janowski is the current Elmira City Historian and keeper of the most accurate list of Confederate dead in Elmira's Woodlawn National Cemetery.< Less
The Story of Captain Nathaniel Webber By Gina Sammis
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The History of clipper ship captain Nathaniel Webber, who sailed the seas of the world for 50 years. His ancestors and descendants.
Growing Up Rudman By The Rudman Family
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What was it like growing up in the loving arms of a large family of Irish / English descent? How large? Seven Children, 30 Grandchildren and a multitude of Great Grandchildren. Read and enjoy this... More > nostalgic look at life in the Midwest - from the 1930's through the Turn-of-the-Century - as told through the memories of those who lived it.< Less
Growing Up Rudman By The Rudman Family
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What was it like growing up in the loving arms of a large family of Irish / English descent? How large? Seven Children, 30 Grandchildren and a multitude of Great Grandchildren. Read and enjoy this... More > nostalgic look at life in the Midwest - from the 1930's through the Turn-of-the-Century - as told through the memories of those who lived it.< Less
Brief History of Long Island, Cape Breton, 2nd Ed. By William Nash, Ph.D.
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Using a small island in the Bras D'Or Lakes as a focal point, this book examines the myriad of factors that caused two families, O'Handley's and Nicholson's to leave Scotland, emigrate to Nova... More > Scotia, purchase an island, live there for 4 generations, and ultimately leave the island. It provides an intimate glimpse into the lives of these early settlers.< Less
Tales from the Western Generation By Matthew Apsokardu
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Every generation wonders about the exploits of the brave men and women who have gone before them. As the deeds of old masters are recounted, we are destined to ask - what kind of people were they?... More > What were their goals and philosophies? What would they think about our efforts to preserve and grow the art of karate? This book seeks to answer some of those questions by encapsulating over 30 original interviews with senior karateka who experienced the old way of karate for themselves and helped bring it to the Western world. Here stories about masters such as: Hohan Soken Okazaki Teruyuki Shimabukuro Zenryo Tsuyoshi Chitose Odo Seikichi Robert Trias Kise Fusei Oyata Seiyu Matayoshi Shinpo Miyazato Eiichi Shimabukuro Eizo ...and many more! Interview guests include: Chuck Merriman Glenn Keeney Victor Moore Ed McGrath Maynard Miner Cathy Cline James Logue Bill Hayes William Dometrich James Coffman Doug Perry Walter Dailey ...and many more!< Less
Yoder Family History By Larry Miller
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Family History of Joseph J. and Amelia (Schmucker) Yoder from March 1902 through May 2015. Includes family genealogy and memories of family members.
The Syosset Fire Department: 1915-2015 By Tom Montalbano
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A comprehensive illustrated history of the Syosset Fire Department (Syosset, NY) on the occasion of its 100th Anniversary. 90+ pages, black & white.
The Flat Earth Conspiracy By Eric Dubay
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Wolves in sheep’s clothing have pulled the wool over our eyes. For almost 500 years, the masses have been thoroughly deceived by a cosmic fairy-tale of astronomical proportions. We have been... More > taught a falsehood so gigantic and diabolical that it has blinded us from our own experience and common sense, from seeing the world and the universe as they truly are. Through pseudo-science books and programs, mass media and public education, universities and government propaganda, the world has been systematically brain-washed, slowly indoctrinated over centuries into the unquestioning belief of the greatest lie of all time. A multi-generational conspiracy has succeeded, in the minds of the masses, to pick up the fixed Earth, shape it into a ball, spin it in circles, and throw it around the Sun! The greatest cover-up of all time, NASA and Freemasonry’s biggest secret, is that we are living on a plane, not a planet, that Earth is the flat, stationary center of the universe.< Less