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Railroad Employees In Wake County North Carolina
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Boating and Fishing Newfoundland Labrador Canada 1965 – 66
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Photo Albums, Book 4. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 260. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A unique photo album of historical photographs (with original captions) about Boating and Fishing Newfoundland and Labrador Canada 1965-66.(Cover Photograph: Fishing with Henry & Bill Webb, Mairi, Bert Voisey)
Seal Hunting Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965 – 66
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Photo Albums, Book 3. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 270. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(Cover Photograph: David Harris shoots & Albert Ford at tiller) A unique photo album of historical photographs (with original captions) about seal hunting in the Nain – Nunatsiavut Labrador wilderness, Newfoundland and Labrador Province of Canada 1965-66.
Homestead on the Trask
By Harvey Maddux
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As the World enters the 20th century, a young boy and his widowed family survive...and thrive...in the primitive wilds of the Oregon Coast. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always enlightening, this is how our ancestors once lived. A vivid personal account, enriched by detailed ink sketches and photos by the author. Republished and distributed by Nancy Maddux Thornton, his daughter.
America In Korean War: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Have you ever heard of the Battle of Osan, or even of the Korean War that it was a part of? This war has been called America’s “Forgotten War” because not a lot of people talk about it. It was not global, like World War Two had been, and it was not as controversial as the Vietnam War. Although it lasted for about three years, and although some 40,000 American soldiers lost their lives, the whole
New York City Boxing Directory (1885-1960)
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
My eBook is an alphabetical directory of boxing-related persons and organizations in New York City. The time span is from the late 19th Century until after the mid 20th Century. The directory lists occupational titles, business and residential addresses, and phone numbers (for 1950s-1960). The text is pertinent for boxing enthusiasts as well as persons interested in researching family ancestries.
Mountains, Grass and Water: Explore the Hastings Cutoff and Overland Trail through Ruby Valley, Nevada
By Larry Hyslop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This book follows two historically important trails, the Hastings Cutoff and the Overland Trail, through the lush Ruby Valley of Nevada. Historian Charles Greenhaw describes the vivid history of this valley shadowed by 11,000-foot peaks of the Ruby Mountains. It is a valley once visited by such western notables as John Fremont, Kit Carson, Lansford Hastings, George Donner and Samuel Clements.
Forjadores de la America independiente
By Gabriela Orozco
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: Spanish. Published: December 19, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Este libro nos cuenta paso a paso los acontecimientos que dieron forma al nuevo continente despues de la independencia de las trece colonias, al tiempo que nos describe detalladamente a los protagonistas de esta transformacion: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Simon Bolivar y Jose San Martin, entre otros.
Thanksgiving Day - Religious to Secular
By Jim Davenport
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
This book traces the history of how the celebration of Thanksgiving in the U.S.A. has changed from the time of the Pilgrims in 1621 to modern day 2012. What started as a religious observance marked by worship, prayer, a hearty meal and a community attitude of thankfulness has transitioned over time to a secular long weekend filled with family, friends, over-eating, watching football and shopping.
Port Tobacco, MD prior to 1895
By James L. Barbour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by ByDand Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Founded in 1658 and once a thriving seaport, Port Tobacco served as the Charles County, MD county seat for 250 years. The town witnessed the nation’s founding and many subsequent events including the Civil War and the escape of John Wilkes Booth. This book contains the history, sketches and descriptions of Port Tobacco as it existed prior to 1895, provided by one of the town's last residents.
The American Civil War - U.S. Marines in Battle Fort Fisher, December 1864-January 1865 -War Between the States, Armstrong Gun, USS New Ironsides, Cape Fear
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,110. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the long and storied history of the Marine Corps, its contributions to the Union effort during the Civil War have often been relegated to a mere footnote.
A City Beautiful Dream: The 1912 Vision for Colorado Springs
By Charles Mulford Robinson
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The city’s potential was clear to civic architect Charles Mulford Robinson, though he acknowledged the city’s previous planning mistakes and ill-conceived design choices, like the grid of wide streets and the “unfortunate spacing” of median “parking strips” on Cascade Avenue. Robinson’s recommendations, reproduced as this book, were formed from his observations described in two reports.
Baptism, Children and Festivals in Nain - Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Photo Albums, Book 2. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A unique collection of 32 historical photographs (with original captions)about a baptism, children and festivals in Nain - Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada.(Cover photograph: Jo and Sam Dicker)
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Voluntary Service Overseas, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 2 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition (Cover photograph: Scout hike across the ice from Nain by John Penny VSO teacher 1966)
VSO Labrador Clues
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Voluntary Service Overseas, Book 3. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
VSO Labrador Clues Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1960-70 Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 1 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Have you ever thought about helping other people not as fortunate as yourself? Well, that is exactly what 53 young 18–19 year olds mainly from the UK set out to do from 1960 -70
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
By Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Readers will learn about some of the formidable health challenges of our region, challenges often overcome by advancements in medical science; about the early development of health care as a thriving industry; and about the scientists, doctors, nurses, and other concerned professionals who have led the cause for a better quality of life in the Pikes Peak area.
The Dirty Thirties: A History of the Dust Bowl
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Dust Bowl was the largest ecological disaster in United States history, coinciding with the nation’s worst economic crisis, the Great Depression of the 1930s. Massive dust storms, combined with nearly a decade of drought, wreaked havoc on parts of Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, and Arkansas.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): The Virginia Campaign and the Blockade and Siege of Yorktown, French Participation in the American Revolution
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This significant historical book on a vital aspect of the Revolutionary War - the Virginia campaign, the blockade and siege of Yorktown, and the role of the French in the American Revolution. It was written by the Army War College in 1931.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Supplying Washington's Army - Quartermaster, Transportation, Forage Department, Clothing the Troops, Ordnance in the American Revolution
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,800. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This significant historical book on a previously unexplored aspect of the Revolutionary War was produced by the Center of Military History, providing an important basic reference on the military history of the Revolution.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Birth of the Navy, Naval Documents, History and Timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, Vessels of the Continental Navy in the American Revolution
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,540. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique historical compilation provides comprehensive information on the role of naval power in the American Revolution, including the birth of the U.S. Navy, naval documents, a comprehensive history and timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, and a full list of the vessels of the Continental Navy, with numerous detailed descriptions.