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Ghosts of Gettysburg VII: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,340. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » American
"Ghosts of Gettysburg VII" is the newest addition to Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. It contains a multitude of stories never heard in public before, including an entire chapter dedicated to the eerie and unexplainable events experienced by tour guides while conducting their tours for the Ghosts of Gettysburg Candlelight Walking Tours.
Maine Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions and photos to all of Maine's 10 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge to make sure you have the least amount of hassle in getting there. Step by Step directions for 5 of the finest bridges to use for your own Self Guided tour. Short history and construction methods included
New York Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 11. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of New York's 27 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos. GPS Positions and written directions. Also includes useful self guided tours. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a detailed review of the various Truss Types.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World (1954 – 1958)
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » American
Second of five volumes closely examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 and American National Championship racing from 1946 to 1969. Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World includes the story of Bill Vukovich, USAC's formation, the growing genius of A.J. Watson, the "Race of Two Worlds" at Monza, Italy, plus details of each 500-mile race from 1954 through 1958.
The Swamp Fox and His Ragtag Militia
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,450. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Nonfiction » History » American
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Francis Marion, hero of the American Revolution or anti-hero? Ride alongside the man, the myth, the legend. Read the interwoven stories of his men within the story. See the cruelty that created a nation. Learn about the idealized barbarity of men to dedicate and consecrate a land for the lost and hopeless, the wretched masses yearning to be free. Based on true events.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Shirley Black Temple, Actor and Diplomat (1928-2014)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Performing Art. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Shirley Black Temple, actor and diplomat. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
The Gas Fume Fugitive: The True Crime of Charlie King
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
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Late one fall night in 1929, the barber Charlie King opened the gas lines of his Hamilton, Ohio, home and left his five sons and wife sleeping in the deadly fumes, then hopped on a freight train heading north. In spite of a heroic effort by police and neighbors alike, Ethel King and four of her children died in the tragedy. It was a year before he would show up behind a barber chair 250 miles away
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Humanitarian, Founder of Special Olympics (1921 - 2009)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Leadership. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, humanitarian, founder of Special Olympics. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, and more. Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California branch, I to make women's history come alive.
Big Love in Little Egypt: The True Crimes of Lawrence Hight and Elsie Sweetin
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #10. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The tongues of Ina, Illinois, were already wagging about the friendship between the Reverend Lawrence Hight, the local circuit-riding Methodist preacher, and the pretty young housewife Elsie Sweetin when their spouses turned up dead from similar sudden illnesses just a couple of months apart in the summer of 1924. Was it food poisoning as the doctors first said? Or something more sinister?
Where's Your Mother, George? The True Crime of George Schneider
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Everyone in the Schneider family presumed that the widow matriarch Catharine was staying with her favorite son George on his remote Ohio farm. When George, his wife Margaret and their seven children showed up to a family dinner without her, suspicions ran high. No one could believe the story he told about a pair of highway bandits and a shallow grave.
The Blood-Soaked Woman at the Top of the Stairs: The True Crime of Grace Lusk
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Summoned to the home of his mistress Grace Lusk by telephone, Waukesha veterinarian Dr. David Roberts found his wife, Mary, dying in the parlor, a bullet through her heart, and Grace bleeding from a self-inflicted wound, standing at the top of the stairs, where she held the police chief and a doctor at bay for over an hour before she shot herself again.
Massacre on Prospect Hill: The True Crime of Francis Lloyd Russell
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Hamilton, Ohio, was a notorious hide-out for Chicago gangsters in the era of Prohibition, and they brought with them vice and violence. The city's most horrific crime in that time had nothing to do with bootleg whiskey or fancy women, but with a hard-working bachelor trying to take care of his sick brother's family. He loved them so much, he would rather see them dead than homeless.
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political
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These 2 papers examine some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own, modeling much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War, among them, Stand Watie, hated by many of his own people.
Profiles of Women Past & Present - Alice Paul - Women's Suffrage Leader (1885 – 1977)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Suffragists · Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Activists. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Alice Paul, women’s Suffrage leader. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Christiane Amanpour, Journalist (1958-)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Journalists. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Christiane Amanpour, Journalist. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Bessie Coleman, Aviator (1892-1926)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Aviators or Astronauts. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Bessie Coleman, Aviator. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Ruth Bader Ginsburg, United States Supreme Court Justice (1933-)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Law. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, United States Supreme Court Justice. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Sandra Day O’Connor, First Woman U.S. Supreme Court Justice (1930 -)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Law. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Sandra Day O’Connor, First Woman U.S. Supreme Court Justice. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, and more. Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California branch, I to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Joan Baez Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Activist (1941 -)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Performing Art · Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Activists. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Joan Baez, singer, songwriter, musician, and activist. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, and more. Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California branch, I to make women's history come alive.
“We Will Never Do An Unjust Act”: The Policies of Thomas Jefferson, Enacted by William Henry Harrison, that Forced a British Alliance with Tecumseh and Hastened War
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
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A carefully researched work that shows how William Henry Harrison, thanks to the now seemingly racist plans of Thomas Jefferson, catapulted himself to the Presidency based on his greed for land and desire to push Native Americans from their lands.