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Palmer Park: A History
By Kevin McQueeney
Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book takes its reader on a tour through the history of Palmer Park, located in the Carrollton neighborhood of New Orleans at the intersection of South Carrollton and Claiborne avenues. This work explores the history of the park, created in 1902, tracing back to its origins as a square in the original town of Carrollton through the present.
Forward Into the Past: U.S. Industrial Revolution; Entertainment Industry
By Tahseen Chowdhury
Price: Free! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The American Industrial Revolution was one of the most revolutionary times of history, which is where the textile industry grew, and the railroads grew. Along with all of that, the steel industry started booming. It was an amazing time to live if you had money, however if you didn't have money, life was much more harsh, working up top 15 hours a day starting from the age of 9 in some areas.
Kensington: The Story and the Stone
By B. Lynn Brant
Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an essay on the status quo of research into The Kensington Rune Stone, It contends that after all these years and all these claims and counter-claims, we still have little to go on other than the story and the stone. The story of the finding was told by Olof Ohman, but remains uncorroborated by either witness or documentary evidence.
Kilroy Was Here
By Bob Fields
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Kilroy became the US super-GI who always got there first — wherever GI's went. It became a challenge to place the logo in the most unlikely places. It was said to be atop Mt. Everest, the Statue of Liberty, the underside of the Arch de Triumph, and scrawled in the dust on the moon. It’s even on the World War Two memorial in Washington, DC; and said to be on Grants Tomb, the Lincoln Memorial, and o
The Story of Cole Younger, by Himself
By Leamington Books
Price: Free! Words: 42,010. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Missouri guerrilla, Confederate officer, bank robber, notorious outlaw and Wild West showman, Cole Younger's life was the stuff of myth. In The Story of Cole Younger, he tells his story in his own words after his parole from prison at the age of 59.
Everything You Need To Know About The JFK Assassination
By Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 13. You set the price! Words: 20,970. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Although many books tell you we don't know who killed John F. Kennedy, the truth has been available for years to anyone who wants to look deeply into the evidence. Numerous sources from inside the CIA and organized crime have revealed what they knew about the plot over the years and Lee Harvey Oswald was just a patsy.
Top Nicknames of US Cities
By Dan McMillan
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Nickname of Top 50 US Cities. Cities do not always go by their official names. In fact, many have their own nicknames, some of them even being official nicknames.
AMERICA'S GESTAPO, THE KENNEDY YEARS
By Arthur W. Ritchie
Price: Free! Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of a mediocre family turned political powerhouse via ill-gotten gains — without the whitewash.
Postcard Revolution
By Bob Blain
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a collection of postcards sent to leaders, including members of Congress, the President, his council of economic advisers, chairs of sociology departments throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Nations. My purpose was to catch their attention with the old fashioned mail method rather than email. I hope you enjoy them and want to read more of my Smashwords books.
Thinking Through the Cold War
By David Jardini
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
Lincolns' Hidden Speech-"The Cover-Up"
By T.M. Sparks
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Please notice the ending of this declaration, its in the ending that gives us a common understanding of knowledge long forgotten. It also shows us how frightening the media coupled with the scientific community has caused the delusional mind set of our age today. I have included a few very interesting photos on the subject matter at hand.
Magical M.E.: Washington Wizardry Applied to State Dates, Volume 4
By Rod Island
Series: Magical ME, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
This is a volume where I have decided to set up a calendar of dates for publication using days that states joined the Union. This is a continuation of a project designed to prove Intelligent Design sewn into the last 300 years of American History.
American Myth: art, information, and the wisdom of women in a threatened democracy
By Elizabeth Langley
Price: Free! Words: 151,160. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A compelling interdisciplinary look into American well-being, our connection to the land, the role of information, and the need for feminine insight. The struggle between who we are and who we want to be is conveyed through the narrative of an earlier enlightenment, a dying Dream, and our empowered potential through creative endeavors and balance between individual pursuits and community building.
Sunflower Diaries: Cryptology Applied to Excalibur, the Sun, the Moon, and Mother’s Day, Volume 40
By Rod Island
Series: Sunflower Diaries, Book 40. Price: Free! Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the final volume of the 40 volume series on an introduction to Cryptology. It covers the news articles significant for May 2013 and ends with publication on 5/13 of 2013, which is the anniversary of when the Virgin Mother was seen on 5/13 of 1917. It's also Sunny Leone's 32nd Birthday.
Newport Tower: Unsettled History
By B. Lynn Brant
Price: Free! Words: 12,820. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Newport Tower is a crude, round stone structure in Newport, Rhode Island. It is said that it was built by early colonists, as a windmill. However, there is little evidence to support that claim, and a wealth of evidence indicating that it is of much older construction, probably precolumbian.
The AVMA: 150 Years of Education, Science and Service (Volume 1)
By AVMA
Price: Free! Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book is a celebration of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and all it has accomplished for its members and the veterinary profession during its first 150 years. This first volume contains the Preface and Chapter 1.
America's Gestapo, the FBI Part II
By Arthur W. Ritchie
Price: Free! Words: 16,030. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This takes the abuses of the FBI from Lyndon Johnson to Barack Obama.
Nathaniel R. Thompson-The First Execution in the State of South Dakota
By Linda Kuipers
Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a story of the horrific events that lead up to the first judicial hanging for murder in the State of South Dakota.
Evel Knievel Snake River Canyon
By Kevin Cable
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Fall 1974, Evel Knievel jumps the Snake River Canyon in Idaho. Photo Essay of The event by photographer Kevin Cable.
Ann Arbor Railroad
By Kevin Cable
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Ann Arbor Railroad Toledo Division, photography by Kevin Cable.