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  • Teaneck

    av Jay Levin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467104333

    Drawing on rarely seen photographs and other materials from the Teaneck Public Library and private collections, author Jay Levin chronicles the intriguing history of Teaneck. Originally inhabited by the Lenni-Lenape Indians and settled

  • Washington County

    Washington County
    av Washington County Historical Society

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738515670

    Washington County, Georgia was formed in 1784 by the Georgia Legislature, and the county seat, Sandersville, began at the crossing of two Indian trails. Over the course of its long and storied history, the county has seen a prosperous agricultural p…

  • Washington County in the Civil War

    Washington County in the Civil War
    av Stephen R. Bockmiller

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467134767

    Washington County's involvement in the Civil War conjures images of the terrible aftermath of the Battle of Antietam. But many other events occurred there during the war. Wedged into a narrow neck between Pennsylvania and West Virginia, the area was…

  • Honokaa Town

    Honokaa Town
    av Laura Ruby, Ross W. Stephenson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467133357

    Walk down Mamane Street, the heart of Honokaa Town, and step back into the late 19th and early 20th century. Honokaa's single-wall, wooden plantation-era buildings are as much a symbol of Hawaii to local people as Diamond Head is to tourists. The co…

  • Sumter County

    Sumter County
    av Alan Brown

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113373

    Sumter County was founded on December 18, 1832, on land ceded to the United States by the Choctaw Indians in the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek. Almost immediately, settlers began pouring in from Georgia, Virginia, Tennessee, and the Carolinas. In t…

  • Manzanita, Nehalem, and Wheeler

    Manzanita, Nehalem, and Wheeler

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540246257

    Manzanita, Nehalem, and Wheeler are three villages in Oregon that function as one community. Located in the Nehalem Bay area of Oregon's Pacific coast, they share many essential services while maintaining different personalities as cities. The Nehal…

  • Bella Vista

    Bella Vista

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540246943

  • Skytop Lodge

    Skytop Lodge
    av Claire Gierwatowski

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467123464

    Surrounded by the natural beauty of mountain lakes, streams, and cascading waterfalls, the historic Skytop Lodge resort sits on 5,500 pristine acres in the heart of the Poconos. Developers of the estate cultivated this aesthetic when they hired the…

  • Vinalhaven Island's Maritime Industries

    Vinalhaven Island's Maritime Industries
    av Cynthia Burns Martin, The Vinalhaven Historical Society

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467122542

    Vinalhaven Island has been the home port of a productive commercial fishing fleet for over 200 years. By 1819, Vinalhaven vessels were fishing for cod and herring from Seal Island all the way to Labrador waters. By 1878, Carver's Harbor was lined wi…

  • Laurens

    av Libby Rhodes

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738506258

    A picturesque community in the Upstate's piedmont landscape, the city of Laurens possesses a rich heritage and unique small-town character and charm. Since its founding in the latter part of the eighteenth century, the city, named for Revolutionary…

  • Washington County

    Washington County
    av Arthur Sommers, Karen Kearns

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467102865

    Washington County, Oregon, is one of the most sought-after places to live in the United States. Its rich history has helped form its Northwestern identity. This once lumber- and farmland-dominated county has grown into one of the most significant hi…

  • Around Niwot

    Around Niwot
    av Anne Quinby Dyni

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467133241

    By the time the Colorado Central Railroad extended its tracks into Boulder County in 1873, much of the land along the foothills was already under cultivation. As rails were laid between Boulder City and Longmont to the northeast, they crossed land b…

  • The Casco Bay Islands

    The Casco Bay Islands
    av Ruth S. Sargent

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738597096

    Explore the fascinating history of The Casco Bay Islands, Maine with more than 200 vintage photographs and anecdotes from the locals who experienced it. Since the development of photography in the mid-nineteenth century, the camera has been used as…

  • Gridley

    av Ruthann King, Lisa Van De Hey, The Gridley Museum

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467133593

    Traveling from Galena, Illinois, George Washington Gridley was 32 years old when he first gazed upon a broad verdant valley in California in 1850. He looked northward from the top of the buttes and knew at once that he had found his future home. Gri…

  • Morris Plains

    Morris Plains
    av Virginia Dyer Vogt, Daniel B. Myers

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738504827

    Morris Plains is where Teddy Roosevelt, Gustave Stickley, Thomas Edison, Buffalo Bill, Lillian Russell, and the Flora Dora girls came to dine. It is home to the first mighty Arabian horses ever to be spirited out of the Arabian desert, and where the…

  • Dannemora

    av Rod Bigelow, Walter "Pete" Light

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467123099

    The discovery of iron ore near Chateaugay Lake in 1831 started the settlement later known as the town of Dannemora. In 1832, several local businessmen entered into partnership to mine the ore. St. John B.L. Skinner, a lawyer in Plattsburgh, owned mo…

  • Coralville

    av Timothy Walch

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113441

    Although Coralville is a lot like other small American cities, it is unique as the only community of that name in the United States. Located on the Iowa River, the name refers to the ancient coral reefs that are its geological bedrock. The river has…

  • St. George

    St. George

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540246172

    St. George was founded in 1861 when over 300 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints pioneer families were called on a mission to settle in a barren desert hundreds of miles from the nearest city. Pioneers grew cotton, and the warm climate remin…

  • Mooresville

    av Cindy Jacobs

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738544021

    It was a hot afternoon in August 1856 when people in southern Iredell County, North Carolina, gathered for a special event. The train was on its way, bringing officials, a brass band, and the economic future. John Franklin Moore viewed the railroad…

  • Rumson, Volume 2

    Rumson, Volume 2
    av Randall Gabrielan

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738564166

    In 1996, residents of Rumson greeted the publication of a photographic history on their town with tremendous enthusiasm. For the first time, a visual record of the community s history was widely accessible, and many present and former residents embr…

  • Fulton

    av Mona Robinson Mills, Bob Franks

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467123792

    Fulton is one of the oldest cities in northern Mississippi. Established on May 11, 1837, by an act of the Mississippi legislature, the city is the northernmost town on the Tombigbee River, located less than 10 miles south of that river's headwaters.…

  • Glennville

    av Glennville-Tattnall Museum

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467116169

    The area that would become modern Glennville was first opened to settlement in 1773. In the early decades of the 19th century, settlers converged around the intersection of Hencart Road and Reidsville-Johnston's Station Road. The community that grew…

  • Nolensville

    av Beth Lothers, Vicky Travis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467129411

    While traveling along Mill Creek just south of Nashville in 1797, legend claims that a broken wagon wheel suspended the travel of pioneer William Nolen and his family. Instead of forging ahead, the Nolens opted to settle in this fertile, game-filled…

  • Augusta and Summerville

    Augusta and Summerville
    av Joseph M. Lee III

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738506166

    Augusta and Summerville showcases rare nineteenth-century stereoviews and photographs from the extensive collection of Joseph M. Lee III and the Augusta Museum of History, spanning a 41-year period from 1859 to 1900. The engaging images within these…

  • Manteca

    av Melinda Pacheco Patrick

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467104180

    In the heart of California's Central Valley, immigrants arrived in earnest on the heels of the Gold Rush, ranching and farming the land, including the "Father of Manteca," Joshua Cowell, who traversed the Sierras on foot in 1863. Although the town w…

  • Portsmouth Island

    Portsmouth Island

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540246783

  • Schroeder's Department Store

    Schroeder's Department Store
    av A. J. Schroeder, Theresa Kronforst

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467128988

    With financial help from his father, Peter Joseph Schroeder, Peter Schroeder opened a small dry goods business in 1891 at the southeast corner of Eighteenth and Washington Streets in the B. Mayer Building. Over the next five years, his brothers Jose…

  • Tacoma Narrows Bridge

    Tacoma Narrows Bridge

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540246233

    When the first Tacoma Narrows Bridge opened on July 1, 1940, the bridge was in use for 130 days before it collapsed due to faulty engineering and high winds. A decade later, following World War II, the second Tacoma Narrows Bridge opened, and it is…

  • Bayonne Passages

    Bayonne Passages
    av Kathleen M. Middleton

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738563855

    A tragic railroad crash, a salad oil caper, a courageous heavyweight boxer, and a clever kite inventor all have one thing in common: Bayonne. This marvelous second volume traces the extraordinary history of the peninsula from 1850 to 1969. Many read…

  • Stoughton

    av David Allen Lambert

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738509419

  • Italian Americans of the Greater Mahoning Valley

    Italian Americans of the Greater Mahoning Valley
    av Dr Donna M. Deblasio, Dr Martha I. Pallante

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467114790

    Between 1890 and 1924, Italian immigrants flocked to Ohio's Mahoning Valley. The area's burgeoning iron and steel industries beckoned with job prospects for immigrants fleeing southern and eastern Europe--particularly from southern Italy, a region t…

  • Webster Parish

    Webster Parish
    av John Agan

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738506043

    Although Webster Parish was not founded until 1871, the settlement of the area began as early as 1818 in southern parts of the parish as well as in areas east of the parish s lifeline, Dorcheat Bayou. The town of Minden had been the economic center…

  • Ohio's Buckeye Trail

    Ohio's Buckeye Trail
    av Norman Fox

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467126090

    Ohio's Buckeye Trail is the longest loop hiking trail in the United States. Following wooded footpaths, multipurpose trails, canal towpaths, country roads, rivers, and lake shores, the Buckeye Trail offers access to the history and scenery of the Bu…

  • Marine Corps Air Station El Toro

    Marine Corps Air Station El Toro
    av Thomas O'Hara

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738501864

    In 1943, the finishing touches on El Toro s construction turned a bean field into one of the country s finest military air stations. Located in a quiet valley at the base of the Saddleback Mountains and only a few miles from the Pacific Ocean, Marin…

  • Boston: A Century of Progress

    Boston: A Century of Progress
    av Anthony Mitchell Sammarco

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738538761

  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters of Michigan

    Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters of Michigan
    av Patricia Montemurri

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467104555

    Since 1845, along the River Raisin in the southeastern Michigan town of Monroe, the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) have distinguished themselves as educators, activists, and Catholic pioneers. At the congregation's peak, the…

  • Yarmouth

    av John G. Sears III, Priscilla Sears White

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467129268

    Yarmouth, founded in 1639, has always had close ties with the sea. From shore whaling, fishing, and boatbuilding to sailing, salt making, and other maritime pursuits, almost everyone dealt with the ocean. A 160-acre Indian reservation existed until…

  • Italians of Brooklyn

    Italians of Brooklyn
    av Marianna Biazzo Randazzo

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467127844

    Brooklyn, or "Bruculinu," as many Italians affectionately pronounced it, is where Italian values, culture, and dreams thrived. In an era when over four million Italians found their way to America, the first significant influx came duri

  • Tioga County, New York

    Tioga County, New York
    av Richard Quest, Tioga County Historical Society

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738502878

    From the south-central section of New York State comes Tioga County. This unique visual history brings two centuries to life with scenes from each of Tioga County s nine towns: Barton, Berkshire, Candor, Newark Valley, Nichols, Owego, Richford, Spen…

  • Bartow County, Georgia

    Bartow County, Georgia
    av Michele Rodgers, History Center Bartow, Bartow History Center

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738568393

    Bartow County has a history as intriguing as it is long. This beautiful part of northwest Georgia developed rapidly after 1838, when the Cherokee were removed along the "Trail of Tears" and settlers poured in from Virginia and the Carolinas. The ene…

  • Farallon Islands: The Devil's Teeth

    Farallon Islands: The Devil's Teeth
    av Marla Daily, Santa Cruz Island Foundation

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467103978

    The Farallon Islands lie almost 30 miles outside the entrance to San Francisco Bay and are comprised of over 20 islands, islets, sea stacks, and rocks, which span a seven-mile stretch of the Pacific Ocean. Nineteenth-century sailors called them "the…

  • Conifer

    av John Steinle

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467103008

    Gold The lure of the precious metal brought 1860s prospectors along the toll roads that met to form the nucleus of today's Conifer. That era also brought Confederate guerrillas who buried a fortune in treasure and new settlers who were greeted by th…

  • Tonopah Test Range

    Tonopah Test Range

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540245724

    Established by Sandia Corporation in 1957, Tonopah Test Range (TTR) in Nevada provided an isolated place for the Atomic Energy Commission and successor agencies to test ballistic characteristics and non-nuclear components of atomic bombs. Also known…

  • Manheim


    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540245786

    Manheim is a charming little town nestled in the countryside of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Founded by an eccentric glassmaker named Henry William Stiegel in 1762, this town was born of entrepreneurship and the hardy, adventuresome spirit of ear…

  • Assyrians of Yonkers

    Assyrians of Yonkers
    av Ruth Kambar

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467129633

    As early as the late 19th century, there was a small community of Assyrians in Yonkers, New York. By 1914 and 1915, many Assyrians fled Ottoman Turkey and Persia seeking refuge from genocide, and with the assistance of American Presbyterian missiona…

  • Plymouth, Connecticut

    Plymouth, Connecticut
    av Lani B. Johnson

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738564104

    During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the town of Plymouth, Connecticut formerly known as Northbury was settled only by scattered groups of Indians and hearty newcomers from Europe. As time went on, however, the Town of Plymouth developed…

  • Old West Baltimore

    Old West Baltimore

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540245212

    The Old West Baltimore community is the nation's largest registered African American historic district. The designated Pennsylvania Avenue Black Arts and Entertainment District is the commercial main street in this area. The Colored High and Trainin…

  • St. George Reef Lighthouse

    St. George Reef Lighthouse
    av Guy Towers

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467133173

    Situated at the end of a reef six miles offshore of Crescent City, California, stands St. George Reef Lighthouse. Constructed after the wreck of the coastal steamer Brother Jonathan in 1865, the beacon warned mariners of the dreaded "Dragon Rocks" o…

  • Fort Pulaski

    Fort Pulaski
    av John Walker Guss

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113731

    Forts are a lasting tribute to the prominence of the US military, and Fort Pulaski stands among these magnificent fortresses. Overlooking the mouth of the Savannah River and the Atlantic Ocean, Fort Pulaski is named in honor of Gen. Casimir Pulaski,…

  • The United States Mint in Philadelphia

    The United States Mint in Philadelphia
    av Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467129190

    As the ink was drying on the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other documents that established the United States, millions of Americans hungered for new legal tender coinage from the young sovereign nation. Following calls by Alexa…