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Mines of the Pewabic Country of Michigan and Wisconsin, Volume 1, Gold and Silver By Bruce K. Cox
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Upper Michigan is known for its great mineral wealth, its iron and copper, but it has also produced quite a bit of silver and even some gold. The gold fever spread across northern Wisconsin and the... More > Upper Peninsula of Michigan during the 1880s and dozens of gold and silver mining companies were formed in an attempt to mine the precious metals and/or sell stock to gullible investors. Spectacular reports of extremely rich gold and silver finds appeared in newspapers across this region, and some people expected these mines to turn the area into another El Dorado, Comstock Lode or Black Hills gold field. It is impossible to judge the veracity of some of the old assays that appeared in the papers, or the potential value of these mines; per-haps with modern technology and methods some of the properties described in this history could actually be profitable and produce gold and silver today.< Less
Archaeology of Early European Colonial Settlement in the Emerging Atlantic World By SHA
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Consisting of five articles by some of the leading lights of historical archaeology, this volume examines the cultural expressions of colonial settlement on both sides of the Atlantic. Compared... More > against the framework of the English at Jamestown, as told by William Kelso, Audrey Horning examines the British colonization of Ireland, Kathleen Deagan looks at the Spanish in the Caribbean and South America, Marcel Moussette and William Moss analyze the French in Quebec, and Carmel Schrire describes the Dutch at Cape Town, South Africa. This engaging volume provides new insights on how different cultures perceived of colonization and interacted with Native populations, as well as how historical archaeology can reveal and interpret early settlement.< Less
Ripples of a Lie By Esther Barnett Goffinet
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The trial of the century did not involve a celebrity or well known public figure. The trial of the century centered around a man with character and integrity unmatched by most men. When the American... More > Legion attacked the union hall in Centralia, Washington on November 19, 1919, it was the first time in history the union men fought back, leaving four soldiers dead. Innocent and unarmed, union man Eugene Barnett stood in the window of the hotel next door, a witness who could not be allowed to talk. "We know you had nothing to do with this," the prosecutor said, "but unless you keep your mouth shut, we're gonna send you up." Barnett had an extraordinary life through a turbulent time in our nation's history. Because of his willingness to sacrifice his life and freedom, every American has been touched by his contributions to our nation's history. Laws, beliefs and lives were transformed by his strength in doing what he believed was right -- to tell the truth. This is the true story of Eugene Barnett.< Less
Ripples of a Lie By Esther Barnett Goffinet
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The trial of the century did not involve a celebrity or well known public figure. The trial of the century centered around a man with character and integrity unmatched by most men. When the American... More > Legion attacked the union hall in Centralia, Washington on November 19, 1919, it was the first time in history the union men fought back, leaving four soldiers dead. Innocent and unarmed, union man Eugene Barnett stood in the window of the hotel next door, a witness who could not be allowed to talk. "We know you had nothing to do with this," the prosecutor said, "but unless you keep your mouth shut, we're gonna send you up." Barnett had an extraordinary life through a turbulent time in our nation's history. Because of his willingness to sacrifice his life and freedom, every American has been touched by his contributions to our nation's history. Laws, beliefs and lives were transformed by his strength in doing what he believed was right -- to tell the truth. This is the true story of Eugene Barnett.< Less
In the Midst of Danger: The Johnston Chronicles Book One By Marla Fair
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In 1802 John Johnston and his young bride, Rachel, left Philadelphia, headed for Fort Wayne deep in the heart of the Indian Territory. They knew the journey would be perilous, but they did not expect... More > that, once they had reached the safety of the fort, they would find themselves... IN THE MIDST OF DANGER. Inspired by the real lives of John and Rachel Johnston. In the Midst of Danger is a publication of the Johnston Farm Friends Council. All profits go to support the Johnston Farm and Indian Agency.< Less
Dive the Thousand Islands By Dennis McCarthy, Skip Couch, Kathi McCarthy
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"Dive the Thousand Islands" is both a new book and an update of two previous books in one. This new book combines the out-of-print Skip's Divers Guides (Cape Vincent to Clayton and the... More > Narrows to Alex Bay) books with lots of new information on wrecks and dive sites into one new book that covers all the Thousand Islands. “Dive the Thousand Islands" has information for divers on location, depths, access, visibility, bottom type and description as wellas information on the site history. Photos as well as side scan images are included for most sites. Wrecks and sites on both sides of the U.S. and Canadian border.< Less
Crimes Against the Wehrmacht By Carlos Porter, Franz Seidler
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Franz W. Seidler is a Professor of Modern History at the University of the Bundeswehr, Munich. Dr. Seidler’s principal field of research is World War II. This book is intended to provide a... More > picture of the dangers posed to every German soldier by the Red Army’s conduct of partisan warfare in violation of international law. The book provides full documentation of over 300 Soviet war crimes committed in 1941-1942, accompanied by exact descriptions, many of them proven in detail by eyewitness statements and horrifying photographic evidence. Even Goebbels’ propaganda ministry was compelled to keep silent about these atrocities for fear of their possible effects on the morale of the domestic front. Only now is the full truth of the matter revealed. The photographs – more than 100 of them – are enough to make the reader’s blood run cold. The book is a shocking indictment of an army which committed truly shocking, and unpunished, war crimes – Stalin’s Red Army.< Less
French Gestapo Trials and Other Articles By Carlos Porter, Vincent Reynouard
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About five years ago, Vincent Reynouard had a brain-storm, one of the smartest revisionist ideas ever: he took the trouble to compare the accusations made against the Gestapo at Nuremberg, by the... More > French, with the post-war French trials of the same personnel, involving the same cases, the same victims, the same witnesses. What he found was that the evidence and accusations were not the same: the accusations made at Nuremberg in these same cases were practically forgotten. The French Gestapo articles in this volume constitute some of the best proof ever that the Nuremberg “evidence” was just lies, all lies. The articles in this book are scholarly, serious and well-researched. Read this book carefully. Do you find anything blasphemous? Obscene? Racist? Heretical? Anything jeopardizing or undermining our Christian heritage, public decency and morals, the fundamentals of our civilization? You be the judge.< Less
Chauncey's Place By Gary Culton, Dawn Taylor
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Black and White Photos. Paperback 6x9. In a lifetime that spanned only 29 years, Chauncey Leverich lived a life rich with adventure, entrepreneurship, legal battles and hardships. Yet, he never lost... More > his vision of founding a city. He stated “Here I will pitch my tent and here I will found a city.” Other historical accounts cite that while standing on the banks of the Cedar River, he said “Here is my home” and after shooting a quail added “and here is my meat!” The city he founded became known as Austin, Minnesota.< Less
RAILS' TALES By E. RAY LICHTY
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Members of the Retired Administrators of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Club (RABO) tell the stories from their working days in the second half of the 20th Century. Some are sad, some are funny... More > but all are telling what it was like to be a manager running the B&O railroad in those days.< Less
Tangled Threads By Dean Johnstone
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This is a 250 page book featuring photos from the Golden Age of Postcards. These photos are from the collection of Dean Johnstone and show a glimpse of the Port Lavaca, Texas area in the years 1904... More > to 1914.< Less
Hotel Street Harry By Rhys Thomas
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Ask any GI who served in the Pacific during World War Two if he “climbed the stairs” on Hotel Street in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii, and if he says “Yes” the feller has a story... More > to tell you. Hotel Street was the military’s best kept open secret and probably helped win the war. At least Harry thought so. That would be “Hotel Street Harry,” the newspaper byline of an anonymous U.S. Army reporter who felt it his solemn and sacred duty to investigate and inform the ranks of soldiers, sailors, marines and coast guarders of the “goings-on” and “what-have-yous” happening in the GI carnival, as Harry “advisedly” described it, that was wartime Hotel Street. Compiled into one volume for the first time, the complete works of Hotel Street Harry, March 1, 1943 to May 12, 1945.< Less
Centennial Edition of the Minneapolis Beacon By Walter Scott
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Pictorial resume of the accomplishments of African Americans in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St Paul in the period of the 1950's.
The Jewish Mafia By Carlos Porter, Hervé Ryssen
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FRONT COVER Top: Louis “Lepke” Buchalter, gangster, responsible, as head of “Murder Inc.”, for up to 700 contract killings. Highest-ranking mobster ever to die in the... More > electric chair. Crude; lacks refinement. Bottom: Russian-Jewish “gangster capitalists” Vladimir Gusinsky (left) and Boris Berezovsky (right) drink to the “free market” (an economic fad) after scooping up trillions of dollars worth of natural resources for pennies on the dollar in crooked “privatization” schemes with copious assistance from Chechen gunmen and assassins, destroying the economy of the country, reducing over a hundred million people to abject poverty, with a crash in the birth rate, mass homelessness, hundreds of thousands of suicides, murders, “disappearances” and premature deaths through malnutrition and alcohol poisoning. Much better.< Less
More than a Number By Joseph Metz
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This is the story of Gilbert Metz, the State of Mississippi's only Holocaust survivor to go through the Nazi's death camps.
The Land in Our Hands - Burley-Demeritt Farm in Lee, NH: Its History By Martha Butterfield
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The story of the Burley-Demeritt Farm in Lee, NH spans over 250 years and is told in six sections with over 260 photos and illustrations. The farm was owned by seven generations of the Burley,... More > Furber and Demeritt families before it was purchased by the University of New Hampshire in 1969 and is now operated by UNH as an organic dairy farm. Part I covers its history, dating back to the early 1700's. Parts II and III feature 86 short stories about Della Demeritt's memories of growing up on the Farm in the early 20th century and her children's remembrances of living there in the 1940’s. Part IV covers UNH's continuing involvement with the Farm's operation and ongoing efforts by the surrounding community to restore the deteriorating farmhouse. Part V provides a brief section on the genealogy of the three families connected with the Farm's history. Part VI describes the history of the Burley-Demeritt Farmhouse, including a layout of its rooms with numerous photos of its interior as it existed in 2010.< Less
The Dream Dancers: Volume One By Spencer Jourdain
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The first of a three-book series, The Dream Dancers, Volume I: New England Preservers of the Dream (1600-1924), recounts the long struggle to achieve freedom and equality for Americans of color, as... More > experienced by a multicultural New England family. Born at the end of the Civil War, Edwin Bush Jourdain, Sr. (1865–1938) grew up in an American family of African, Native American, and European heritage in New Bedford, Massachusetts. In 1905, Edwin, Sr., will assist his friend and colleague W.E.B. Du Bois in the creation of the startling Niagara Movement that will insist upon equal civil rights without further delay for people of color in America, and around the world. The powerful Niagara Movement will motivate Attorney Jourdain's son, while at Harvard in 1921, to launch one of the Niagara spirit's most important and highly symbolic tests, presaging young Edwin B. Jourdain, Jr.’s, future civil rights career.< Less
Panama Revision2 By Anya Kawka
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An epic saga of the Davidson family as they travel the Panama highway... in 1966... with 6 little girls... and no air conditioning.
The Lost Tribes of Israel By Michael Hur
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The Lost Tribes of Israel This book explores the true history of what happened to the Lost Tribes of Israel. The book gives you detailed information about the events, and prophecy pertaining to the... More > scattering of Israel. The Lost Tribes of Israel gives an accurate and historical tracking of the bloodline connections of the people of Israel. Explore the truth and controversy of the greatest cover-ups in history.< Less
The Scalping of Archie McCullough: The True Story of the Sole Survivor of the Enoch Brown Massacre By Rodney L. McCulloh
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On July 26, 1764, an event occurred on the Pennsylvania frontier so shocking that it has been vividly remembered and retold for over 250 years. Eleven children gathered in a lonely log school house... More > that warm summer morning. By noon they lay weltering in their own blood, scalped and dead or dying. And yet, one of the students, ten year old Archie McCullough, survived. He left no first hand accounts but by drawing on original sources, contemporary accounts and the work of others Mr. McCulloh brings this story to life in a unique way. In the lead chapter the attack is told from Archie’s perspective in a full, dramatic narrative. The known facts have been wrapped in imagined thoughts, actions and dialog to present the story as never before told. The book also includes a factual, historical account of the full story and includes a selection of the earliest reports from obscure and long out-of-print sources. The Scalping of Archie McCullough is an invaluable source of information on the Enoch Brown Massacre.< Less
Meredith's Dairy Barns: Past and Present By Frank M. Waterman
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The purpose of this book is to preserve a pictorial and historical record of the diary barns that remain in the town of Meredith, New York, and to preserve a like history of many of the barns that... More > are now gone. The book contains pictures and histories of 120 barns, 48 of which are no longer standing.< Less
East Tennessee Hog Rifles By Dave Byrd
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Review of handmade hog rifles / long rifles primarily from the east Tennessee area.
Echoes From the Back Trails By Don McAlavy
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Born into a small farming community during the depression Don saw his share of hardship and struggle. With that experience in mind he interviewed countless 'old timers' and people around the... More > community to get his stories. Starting in 1976 with the Curry County Times and ending in 2010 with the Clovis News-Journal Don had over a thousand columns published. This volume represents just a tip of the iceberg of Don's many columns. They range from the somber (Please Daddy) to the hilarious (Vote Republican). Want to know what happened to the Caprock Amphitheater after Don left? Did Billy the Kid die in a shootout with Pat Garrett or as an old man in Hico Texas? Did you know they struck oil in Curry County? And what about that 100 tons of Gold? Who's buried in the Dycus plot? The US Cavalry on ostrich-back!? Learn the answers to these questions and more when you read ECHOES FROM THE BACK TRAILS.< Less
Around Cape Horn Once More By Paul W Simpson
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Around Cape Horn Once More is the story of the French Bounty Clipper Ship, Montebello. She was built in Nantes, France in 1900 and was lost on the rugged and lonely south coast of Kangaroo Island,... More > South Australia in 1906. This book is a tale of the adventures of the Montebello and the men who sailed her around the globe. It brings to light a period of France’s maritime history that has never before been told in such thrilling and dramatic detail. "we heard the roar of breakers, and then we knew that we were close to the land, and there was still no visible light. All hands turned out to put on canvas with a view to heading the vessel off the shore, but we had received the warning too late and within a few minutes we had struck on the fearful rocks. The ship shivered all over with the shock. I shall never forget the sensation it created. She bumped hard several times and threatened to go to pieces at any moment. The seas broke over her from end to end."< Less
FraNCe: The French Heritage of North Carolina By Dudley Marchi
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There is a subtle but significant French heritage in North Carolina. Towns such as Bath, Beaufort, New Bern, and La Grange are testimony to the settlements of French Huguenots in the seventeenth and... More > eighteenth centuries. The city of Fayetteville is named after the Marquis de Lafayette, a French ally during the American Revolution. The first European explorers to the North Carolina region were, in fact, French (1524). French Huguenots migrated to the state as early as 1690 and many North Carolinians have last names of French origin. North Carolina has many other place names and remnants of French presence since the early colonial period. This book traces the historical presence of the French in NC from the state’s origins to the present and tells the story of a little-known but important part of the state’s cultural heritage. (Black and white photos and images).< Less