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The Longest Trail: Kentuckians and The Great Migration to Oregon, 1843
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The Longest Trail is the story of the Great Migration to Oregon in 1843. Special emphasis is given to the role of Kentuckians in the Westward Movement. There were the famous sons of the Bluegrass, such as Kit Carson and William Sublette, but more important to this book are the obscure men and women who undertook a heroic endeavor - to cross the continent to settle the Northwest.
Hannah aboard the Angel Gabriel
Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
The trip across the Atlantic Ocean from England to America was hazardous in 1635. Will Hannah and her family make it?
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Set in the dance halls and speakeasies of prohibition era Philadelphia, comes a story of finding love before finding ones self.
The Great Southern Migration
Series: History and Historical Fiction. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Beginning about World War I, with many problems at home and so much seeming to be offered in the North, scores of African-Americans left the South and headed to the big cities across the Mason-Dixon, among them, Chicago. Chicago provided, they thought, much that they couldn't get elsewhere. Thanks to their mass migration, the city, and Illinois, were vastly changed forever, and so were they.