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Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream...How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
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.
Camp Fire Girls Roots And Remembrances In New York State
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Camp Fire Girls is an organization that offers young women a chance to excel and learn without the pressure of competition. My book also appreciates the different county chapters in New York. Each has benefited the Camp Fire Girls nationally. Eliza Laub became the first president of the Buffalo Camp Fire Girls Council. She is among the many leaders and members that I have profiled in my ebook.
The Ouija Board Murder Witchcraft Among Native Americans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality
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?
The Use Of Gamma Globulin And Amidopyrine In Mid Twentieth Century Measles Epidemics
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
The measles epidemics of the late 1940s were challenging to say the least. Doctors sought methods of weakening the contagion and two of the most relied upon treatments were gamma globulin and amidopyrine. The latter was used by several Chicago physicians as early as 1929. Gamma globulin is injected into the muscle of a patient after he/she has been exposed to measles. It often weakens the disease.
Waxey Gordon In 1933 Beer Rackets And Tax Evasion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Waxey Gordon was prosecuted for tax evasion, a crime that Al Capone was convicted of. It took federal agents two and half years to amass enough evidence against Gordon to bring him to trial. Two witnesses were killed in the process. When a jury was selected its members were kept in a hotel throughout the duration of Gordon's trial. My ebook was written from news accounts and ancestry records.