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Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Colorado Springs’ wealthiest and most prominent citizens, including Spencer Penrose and Winfield Scott Stratton, to the lesser-known but vitally important contributions of the Beth-El Nurses and American Indians, Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region is a collection of biographical narratives about people who have impacted the Pikes Peak region’s history and development.
Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A community’s recorded collective memory is often benchmarked by frightening experiences and by the second-hand tales told, and retold, by others. More often than not, these delineations in time are disastrous events like fire, flood, or catastrophic occurrences such as drought, financial crisis, or explosion. Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region describes many such events in vivid detail.
Betsy the Hummingbird's Colorado Summer Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
This is the story of Betsy the Broad-tailed Hummingbird's adventures as she travels from the edge of Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park and meets over 20 fascinating species of birds and other friends along the way. The story is illustrated with stunning photographs of birds and contains supplementary scientific information about each of the birds.
The Colorado Labor Wars: Cripple Creek, 1903-1904
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Commemorating the centennial of the Cripple Creek Labor Wars, 1903-1904, this book recalls the causes and consequences of one of the era's violent labor strikes that spread throughout the Colorado mine fields. A "must read" for those interested in labor history, mining, and a time when the Western Federation of Miners asked, "Is Colorado in America?"
A Christmas Angel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A Christmas Angel is a historical novella of Colorado Springs' life circa 1909. The problems of our society today (bank failures leading to recession, hunger, alcoholism) were in full force in 1909 without the cushion of public social services. But the love of widowed mother Penelope toward her feisty, overly-dramatic daughter Elsie helps them reach out to a 'soiled dove' and her infant.
Film and Photography on the Front Range
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Film and Photography on the Front Range will acquaint the reader with the stories of many photographers of this Colorado region. From the earliest Rocky Mountain daguerreotypist in 1851, landscape pioneers, portraitists, silent filmmakers, theater commercial producers, fine arts photographers, to photojournalists, you will discover a picturesque history of Colorado image making.
A City Beautiful Dream: The 1912 Vision for Colorado Springs
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
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.
Unsinkable Vampire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Charlotte Covington is leaving her family's ruin behind to embark on the Titanic for a journey to a new life in America. Haunted by losing her father, Charlotte struggles to find love and live in death's shadow. Little does she realize the lives of all on board save one are hanging in the balance of the coming tragedy. Unsinkable Vampire is a 68 page short novel, first in Begotten Bloods Series.
Colorado Vertical Portal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Networking
Colorado USA dot co and Colorado Tax dot co are web portals. Portals are doorways. The computer was opening new doorways. Gateway computers came out. The military asked me to develop Maingate.com near the Navy bases in Jacksonville, Florida. Gates, doors, and I turned to developing with the term Portfolio. Portal and portfolio are both root words utilizing the way to door as in entry to a doorway.
Colorado USA Branding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business administration
Colorado USA dot co is the way to go. The USA Brand is recognized throughout the globe. Professionals say New York is the advertising capital of the world. San Francisco has an extremely creative environment. Hollywood is open to ideas that won’t go over in the rest of the nation. Las Vegas is really the Branding Capital of the World. The USA Brand is on the red shirt I wear in the summer heat.