Books tagged: upstate ny history

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Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream...How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Learn how a 19th century servant Martha Matilda Harper transformed her life and the lives of other poor women by creating modern franchising. With franchises worldwide, British royalty, the Kennedy clan, George Bernard Shaw, presidents of the United States all became her devoted clientele. Harper's life provides a blueprint for business success and how to use business for social change.
A Death In Hemlock, New York The Unsolved Murder Of Joanne Ena Lynn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Joanne Ena Lynn left for school in Hemlock on a fall morning in 1949. Unfortunately she never returned home. Her body was found near a field of locust trees in nearby Lima. It was discovered by a teenager gathering nutmegs. Police continued their futile search for a German made gun and a gray sedan with Pennsylvania license plates until late 1951. The murderer proved extremely elusive.
The Ouija Board Murder Witchcraft Among Native Americans
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca
Henri Marchand was a noted French painter and sculptor. His wife was murdered in their Buffalo home on March 6, 1930. Prosecutors believed that the motive for the slaying was unrequited love. One of the women who plotted the crime, with the messages she received from a Ouija board, was a model who posed for Marchand. She lived on the Cattaraugus Reservation near Buffalo. Was she the instigator?