Download PDF by Tom Ramstack: Brookfield and Elm Grove (Images of America)

By Tom Ramstack

The outdated city of Brookfield presents an ethnic microcosm of what makes Wisconsin's cost tale so special. As local americans, essentially the Potawatomi tribe, have been pressured out of the area, in got here huge numbers of Protestant farmers from manhattan country. A step and a part at the back of the hot Yorkers got here designated colonies of households from western Europe--Catholics from close to Nuremberg, Bavaria; Evangelical Lutherans from Canton Bern, Switzerland; Methodists from Lincolnshire, England; Zion Evangelicals from Sulzback, Württemberg; in addition to Catholics from County Sligo, Ireland.

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Gone to God: A Civil War Family’s Ultimate Sacrifice - download pdf or read online

By Keith Kehlbeck

Ever because iconic historian Bell I. Wiley broke Civil struggle literary floor along with his The lifetime of Johnny Reb (published in 1943), the voices of person soldiers—and via extension, their households and contemporaries—have performed an incredible function in telling the tale approximately America’s transformative clash. the tale of the Towles brothers of the 4th Virginia Cavalry—told essentially of their personal words—is in that very same culture. extra lately, Drew Gilpin Faust, in her acclaimed ebook, This Republic of discomfort, charted the influence dying and death had on our state in the course of and after the conflict. This e-book is a microcosm of that learn, interpreting how one kin handled loss and remembrance.

Built on unpublished, unique resource fabrics, "Gone to God: A Civil battle Family’s final Sacrifice" tells in intimate aspect of loss on a private point, whatever with which all of us can empathize. due to this, the tale of the Towles brothers resonates this present day, one hundred fifty years after their deaths.

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S. E. Schlosser,Paul G. Hoffman's Spooky Yellowstone PDF

By S. E. Schlosser,Paul G. Hoffman

 Pull up a chair or assemble around the campfire and prepare for creepy stories of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and different unusual occurrences less than starry skies. no matter if learn round the campfire on a dismal and stormy evening or from the backseat of the kin van as a way to grandma's, it is a assortment to treasure.

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John E. Findling's Louisville (Postcard History) PDF

By John E. Findling

based in 1778 as a portage element at the decrease Ohio River, Louisville used to be heavily tied to river trade for a century. within the Eighteen Eighties, the Southern Exposition and the expansion of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad did a lot to set up the town as a big advertisement hyperlink among the North and South. via 1900, Louisville was once the 18th biggest urban in the US, with a inhabitants of simply over 200,000. town had a colourful downtown with based place of work constructions and inns and one of many best park structures within the state, designed by way of the Olmsted brothers within the Eighteen Nineties. In Louisville, greater than 2 hundred postcards current a visible checklist of the associations, prosperity, and grace of the river city.

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Download PDF by Richard Adler,Ruth Adler: Jewish Ann Arbor (Images of America)

By Richard Adler,Ruth Adler

The earliest Jewish settlers arrived in Michigan through the mid-18th century. essentially investors linked to the burgeoning fur undefined, few of those marketers remained completely. through the early 1840s, the 5 Weil
brothers, farmers and tanners from Germany, grew to become the 1st renowned Jewish settlers in Washtenaw County. by means of the tip of that decade, a Jewish cemetery was once demonstrated on what's now the location of the Horace Rackham development at the college of Michigan campus. even though the Weil family
eventually moved west, the cemetery remained as a marker for what used to be then a miniscule Jewish presence. within the early twentieth century, Osias Zwerdling and the Lansky family members arrived. as well as reestablishing a Jewish presence in Ann Arbor, they helped shape what turned Beth Israel Congregation. progress of the Ann Arbor Jewish neighborhood coincided with the evolution of the collage, in addition to the town. by means of the top of the 20 th century, a colourful neighborhood representing all features of Judaism were established.

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Get Lenoir City (Images of America) PDF

By Kate Clabough,Joe Spence

John C. Calhoun, Southern statesman and vice chairman lower than Andrew Jackson, as soon as stated, "the Lenoir property in Loudon County is the main princely estate in Tennessee. It has the entire picturesque environments and tasty atmosphere of an English baronial estate." In 1890, the Lenoir property grew to become Lenoir urban because of a gaggle of forward-thinking businessmen from ny urban and Knoxville who observed the worth and capability of the valuables as soon as given to Gen. William Lenoir in appreciation for his exemplary innovative battle provider. Surrounded via the meandering Tennessee River, town used to be the correct atmosphere for water-driven industries equivalent to flour and cotton turbines, barges, and ferries. this present day Lenoir urban is a transforming into city that provides citizens and viewers ample leisure, purchasing, and eating venues. it really is situated in Loudon County, the "Lakeway to the Smokies."

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Savin Rock Amusement Park (Postcard History Series) by Edith Reynolds PDF

By Edith Reynolds

Savin Rock leisure Park started to develop within the 1870s whilst George Kelsey developed a pier to increase ferry carrier among the other coastlines of latest Haven Harbor. This opened the door for additional, extra sophisticated
development of enjoyment sights that drew enjoyable looking buyers from all through southern New England. The park thrived till the mix of reasonable own transportation and concrete redevelopment pressured its death within the Sixties. at the present time Savin Rock is a quieter spot fi lled with beachside residences, a buying plaza, and a extra tranquil grassy park jutting into the harbor. just a couple of of the unique eating places stay, replaced a bit from their previous days yet nonetheless preserving tight to the stories of a distinct time. Savin Rock enjoyment Park comprises postcards from the personal number of Ronald P. Guerrera. As an antiques broker in Waterbury, Guerrera compiled one of many greatest and such a lot picturesque collections of postcard memorabilia in Connecticut.

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Daily Life on the Nineteenth Century American Frontier by Mary Ellen Jones PDF

By Mary Ellen Jones

The 19th century American frontier comes alive for college students and readers during this special exploration of westward enlargement. This research examines the day-by-day lives of normal women and men who flooded into the Trans-Mississippi West looking for land, fortune, a clean begin, and a brand new id. Their everyday life used to be not often effortless. in the event that they have been to outlive, that they had to evolve to the land and alter each point in their lives, from housing to transportation, from schooling to safety, from nutrients amassing and practise to the institution of rudimentary legislation and social constructions. in addition they needed to adapt to the local american citizens already at the land—whether via acculturation, war, or coexistence.

Jones offers perception into the reports that affected the day-by-day lives of the various those that inhabited the yankee frontier: the local american citizens, trappers, explorers, ranchers, homesteaders, infantrymen and townspeople. This interesting booklet supplies a feeling of the intense ordinariness of surviving, prospering, failing, and loss of life in a brand new land; and explores how those westering americans necessarily displaced these already absolute to the land via culture, tradition, and faith. A wealth of illustrations supplement the textual content of this easy-to use reference.

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Hemphill County (Images of America) by Susan Caudle PDF

By Susan Caudle

From Spanish conquistadores and American Indian battles to railroads and oil booms, Hemphill County has visible all of it. positioned within the northeast Panhandle, Hemphill County is a land of sage-covered sand hills and rolling breaks, with towering buttes and deep canyons lower by way of the Canadian River. as soon as inhabited by way of the traditional massive and mastodon and, extra lately, thundering herds of bison, Hemphill County has a wealthy human background too. It was once domestic to the Kiowa, Comanche, and Cheyenne Indians and used to be crossed by means of Coronado's well-known day trip in 1540. American Indian fights, similar to the conflict of Buffalo Wallow, additionally happened the following. Canadian, the county seat, has a special heritage of its personal. This oasis positioned at the banks of the Canadian River used to be the positioning of the 1st rodeo in Texas and a cease at the Santa Fe Railway. different trade quickly undefined, together with a profitable ranching and farming tradition, in addition to many thriving oil and typical fuel industries.

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Read e-book online Sterling (Images of America) PDF

By Forrest Hershberger,Jenni Grubbs

the town of Sterling in northeast Colorado is at a crossroads of a number of trails traditionally and glossy roads and highways this present day. the world was inhabited by means of the Arapahoe, Cheyenne, Crow, Blackfoot, Sioux, Kiowa, and Pawnee tribes. The earliest Europeans have been fur trappers on their option to the Colorado Mountains. The Sterling quarter can be famous for one of many ultimate battles of the Indian wars, the conflict of Summit Springs, among Tall Bull�s Cheyenne puppy squaddies and Col. Eugene A. Carr and the U.S. military, southeast of Sterling on July eleven, 1869. at the present time town of Sterling is the county seat for Logan County. it's positioned on the junction of the South Platte River, Interstate seventy six, and Highways 6, 14, sixty one, and 138. Its historical past as an agricultural neighborhood continues to be an essential component of the economic climate and tradition. a number of the celebrations noticeable during this ebook are annual occasions this present day, together with the county reasonable and Sugar Beet Days.

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