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  • 100 Oklahoma Outlaws, Gangsters, and Lawmen 1839-1939

    By Robert Barr Smith

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781589803848
    • Publisher: PELICAN PUBLISHING COMPANY
    • Published: April 2007
  • An 1864 Directory and Guide to Nevada's Aurora

    By Clifford Alpheus Shaw

    Our Price: $14.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781442138216
    • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
    • Published: April 2009
    Revised November 30, 2011, Edition.Looking out over the deserted landscape today it is hard to imagine that 150 years ago this remote corner of western Nevada was home to over five thousand people living in a thousand buildings, many of which were made of brick. This book provides a snapshot in time of what it was like to live in a promising young city at the peak of prosperity on the Western frontier during the Civil War and includes 37 photographs and illustrations, 9 maps, numerous historic newspaper advertisements, and detailed descriptions of Aurora's buildings, businesses, churches, social organizations, schools, government, mines, roads, and newspapers. The book also includes a list of Aurora's residents from 1861 to 1864, an annotated list of historic California newspaper articles written about Aurora during 1860 to 1864, and an account the largest public celebration in Aurora's sixty year history-the "Grand Celebration" of July 4, 1864.
  • The 1933 Chicago World's Fair: A Century of Progress

    By Cheryl R. Ganz

    Our Price: $21.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780252078521
    • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
    • Published: January 2012
    The author offers the stories of fair planners and participants who showcased education, industry, and entertainment to sell optimism during the Great Depression, in an engaging history of the 1933 Chicago world's fair that also features more than eighty period photographs and ephemera.
  • The 1939-1940 New York World's Fair (Images of America)

    By Bill Cotter

    Our Price: $11.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780738565347
    • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
    • Published: June 2009
    After enduring 10 harrowing years of the Great Depression, visitors to the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair found welcome relief in the fair's optimistic presentation of the "World of Tomorrow." Pavilions from America's largest corporations and dozens of countries were spread across a 1,216-acre site, showcasing the latest industrial marvels and predictions for the future intermingled with cultural displays from around the world. Well known for its theme structures, the Trylon and Perisphere, the fair was an intriguing mixture of technology, science, architecture, showmanship, and politics. Proclaimed by many as the most memorable world's fair ever held, it predicted wonderful times were ahead for the world even as the clouds of war were gathering. Through vintage photographs, most never published before, The 1939-1940 New York World's Fair recaptures those days when the eyes of the world were on New York and on the future.
  • 200 Years of Latino History in Philadelphia

    By Sabrina Vourvoulias

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780578106601
    • Publisher: Temple Univ Pr
    • Published: November 2012
  • Above San Francisco

    By Robert Cameron

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780918684738
    • Publisher: Cameron and Company
    • Published: June 1987
    Beautiful full-page color and b&w aerial photographs reveal the Bay Area's blessings of nature and way of life in an enclave unlike any other. Sections on the bay and bridges of the city, as well as the east, south, and north bay show why more than a quarter of a century ago, Holiday Magazine called San Francisco "the most attractive, most civilized, most desirable city in the country." Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Adirondack Outlaws: Bad Boys and Lawless Ladies

    By Niki Kourofsky

    Our Price: $14.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781560376118
    • Publisher: Farcountry Press
  • The Adobe Kingdom

    By Donald L. Lucero

    Our Price: $26.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780865346697
    • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
    • Published: April 2009
    Lucero is a licensed psychologist who spent much of his life in New Mexico, and he has written this historical account of two New Mexican families who settled in the region in the 16th century and continued to be guiding cultural forces until statehood was granted in 1912. Written for anyone interested in the history of the southwest United States, this volume covers 12 generations of the Lucero and Baca families to gain insight into colonization, independence, the Plains Indians, the growth of permanent settlements, the territorial period and statehood. This second edition corrects mistakes and typos present in the first edition and incorporates newly found data on the Baca family. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • African Americans of Chattanooga

    By Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781596293151
    • Publisher: History Pr
    • Published: December 2007
  • African-American Life on the Southern Hunting Plantation

    By Titus Brown

    Our Price: $21.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780738505558
    • Publisher: Arcadia Pub
    • Published: August 2000
  • African-Americans in Fort Wayne

    By Dodie Marie Miller

    Our Price: $21.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780738507156
    • Publisher: Arcadia Pub
    • Published: October 2000
  • Akron Railroads, (Oh)

    By Craig Sanders

    Our Price: $21.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780738541419
    • Publisher: Arcadia Pub
    • Published: January 2007
  • Alabama Blast Furnaces

    By Joseph H. Woodward

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780817354329
    • Publisher: Univ of Alabama Pr
    • Published: July 2007

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