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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?"
1872 Chicago Firefighter Directory
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » History » North America
I am publishing an 1872 Directory of Fireman for the City of Chicago. It includes railroads and Chicago businesses. I researched the book from the U.S. Business Directory of 1872, among other references. 1872 was the year after the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871. In this era firefighting was handled by steam engines. They were often pulled by teams of horses.
OSHA 30 Years, 30 Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,340. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
Ever wonder what it was like to work for OSHA for 30 years? Come along and learn the language of OSHA and see what highlights happened in the agency from 1983-2012 from John Newquist. John started out as a CSHO and worked as a Team Leader, Area Director and Assistant Regional Administrator. Some stories are funny like Chapter 6 and others more serious.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.& S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.
Ultimate Pregnancy Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,390. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by My Ebook Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health, Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
Millions of us want to feel more prepared when we find out we're going to be a parent, and there's tons of advice out there to help. But who's got time to wade through it all to find out what works? Ultimate Pregnancy Guide is compact, inspiring to read and fantastic value. Women looking for authoritative, accurate information from a reputable source will appreciate this pregnancy book.
George Washington Keefe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
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.
Waterbirth
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
A collection of articles previously published in Midwifery Today magazine. The topic of waterbirth is discussed by natural childbirth experts, such as Michel Odent, Barbara Harper, Cornelia Enning and Judy Edmunds.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
Northern Pacific Railway Directory Fargo, North Dakota 1896-1916
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook consists of small bios of Northern Pacific Railway Employees in Fargo, North Dakota from 1896-1916. The biographical details includes ancestral information on each person who worked for N P Ry in Fargo. The e-book is pertinent to individuals who are railway enthusiasts. It is also a fine resource to learn more about Fargo, ND/Moorhead, MN history.