Books tagged: 1930s depression

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Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
Simple Justice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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Lester Garret and his son, Roger, are rapists. Their victims, the women of 1930s Reed's Crossing. Their money, and a Sheriff bought with that money, prevent any justice for these women. Lester and Roger stalk their victims one after the other until with the latest, young Lydia, the women of the town confront Roger and seek justice on their own.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
The Early Years
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
THE EARLY YEARS is a biography about growing up in New York City during the 1930's and 40's. This part spans approximately 80 years, including the 1930’s depression years, the rise of the mafia, and the author's brush with it. The first immigrants came from Caggiano, a small Italian village in the south of Italy, near Pompeii and Sorrento. Settling in the East side of NYC along the East River.
New York City Circus And Amusement Park Directory, 1930
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
My eBook is a useful directory of companies in the Circus and Amusement Park industry of Metropolitan New York City in 1930. The text can be used for ancestry research of deeds, defunct firms, family trees, maps, and urban studies. 1930 was the first full year of the Great Depression in the United States. Circus and Amusement Parks firms vied for what little most families spent on entertainment.
War Plan Crimson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,950. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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We were lucky. In our history, Franklin Roosevelt quietly and easily suppressed the 1933 Business Plot, a little-known attempt by a group of Wall Street power brokers to overthrow and replace him with a homeland fascist government. What if we weren't lucky? What it the coup plotters succeeded beyond their wildest dreams and placed a homegrown Hitler in the White House, bent on conquest?
Under the Rocks
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Every summer, thousands of people flock to the Rappahannock River, swimming, picnicking, and frolicking in the water. And every year, dozens of people drown in its churling depths. Some say alcohol's a factor; some believe it's plain carelessness. More often than not, most people say, it's just a horrible accident. But they're wrong. And Jason Riddle's about to find out just how wrong.