Books tagged: biographys

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Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
Crosses in the Woods: Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Saints & Sainthood
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Who was St. Kateri Tekakwitha? She was born in 1656 in what is now upstate New York. Her mother was a Catholic Algonquin and her father was a Mohawk Chieftain. Kateri was devoted to our Lady, the Mother of Jesus, and to Jesus Himself in the Most Blessed Sacrament. How did she come to focus her life in this way? Meet this vibrant young woman in the book Crosses in the Woods.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.& S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.