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Everglades City

by Maureen Sullivan-Hartung Arcadia Publishing (October 26, 2020)

Today's Everglades City was originally called "Everglade" when it was but a vast formidable wilderness. Following county namesake Barron Gift Collier's arrival and subsequent establishment of both the county...


Bucks County Trolleys

by Mike Szilagyi Arcadia Publishing (October 26, 2020)

Bucks County, Pennsylvania, was once served by 120 miles of trolley lines. During the decades spanning the 1890s to 1950s, a variety of trolley cars glided through Bucks County's towns and countryside, beginning...


Layton

by Lynn Arave Arcadia Publishing (October 26, 2020)

Layton was settled in 1850 by pioneers in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. An outgrowth of Kaysville, Layton separated in 1902 following a 20-year legal battle. The city incorporated in 1920....


Soldiers National Cemetery at Gettysburg

by Jarrad Fuoss & Jared Frederick Arcadia Publishing (October 26, 2020)

In early June 1863, the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia launched a summer campaign that brought horrific war to the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. In just over three days of cataclysmic battle, 51,000...


Lincoln's Wartime Tours from Washington, D.C.

by John W. Schildt The History Press (October 26, 2020)

Abraham Lincoln spent much of his presidency traveling. His visits to Antietam to issue the Emancipation Proclamation and to Pennsylvania for the famed Gettysburg Address are well remembered. During the course...


Steinway & Sons

by Laura Lee Smith & Michael Feinstein Arcadia Publishing (October 19, 2020)

Steinway & Sons is a unique entity in American history. Steinway is many things--an iconic piano, an American success story, a symbol of opulence, a metaphor for artistic passion, and a geographic locale. Part...


Toledo State Hospital

by Kimberly Brownlee Arcadia Publishing (October 19, 2020)

The Toledo State Hospital opened in 1888, and its design and healing approach were revolutionary for the time. First in the country built entirely on the "cottage model," its plan was intended to create a homelike...


Village of North Palm Beach

by Rosa Sophia & Mayor Darryl Aubrey The History Press (October 19, 2020)

While North Palm Beach itself is relatively young--just about retirement age--the history of this area is as broad as the horizon. Long before this village was founded in 1956, the Jeaga tribe lived and thrived...


Miami's Brickell Avenue Neighborhood

by Paul S. George & Casey Piket Arcadia Publishing (October 19, 2020)

Upon their arrival to the south bank of the Miami River in 1871, the Brickell family guided the evolution of their namesake neighborhood into one of the most affluent and interesting places in America. The Southside...


World War II Nebraska

by Melissa Amateis The History Press (October 19, 2020)

The fight against the Axis required sacrifice and dedication, and Nebraskans proudly answered the call. Three ordnance plants and two naval munitions depots brought employment and economic opportunities but...


A History of Franklin County, North Carolina

by Eric Medlin The History Press (October 19, 2020)

The story of Franklin County is one of remarkable change and growth over the past 250 years. From its Native American roots, this corner of the eastern Piedmont has become a center for tobacco plantations, textile...


A History Lover's Guide to Kansas City

by Paul Kirkman The History Press (October 19, 2020)

Kansas City is often seen as a "cow town" with great barbecue and steaks. But it is also a city with more boulevards than Paris and more working fountains than Rome. There are burial mounds that date back more...


The Fargo Fire of 1893

by Danielle Teigen The History Press (October 19, 2020)

In 1893, Fargo was simply trying to thrive amid an impending national depression. One Wednesday afternoon in June, a ferocious fire quickly devoured hundreds of businesses and more than thirty blocks in the...


Green Bay Beer

by Cameron Teske The History Press (October 19, 2020)

Although often overshadowed by Milwaukee's brewing reputation, Green Bay has its own rich and proud brewing heritage. Beginning in the mid-nineteenth century, Blesch, Rahr, Hochgreve, Hagemeister and Van Dycke...


Daring Deeds of Pioneer Women

by John Frost Dover Publications (October 14, 2020)

Compiled in 1860 but based on earlier source material, this evocative work captures the grim realities and challenges of early American expansion and Western settlement through tales of pioneering women and...


The Bonus Army

by Paul Dickson & Thomas B. Allen Dover Publications (October 14, 2020)

"The account by Dickson and Allen recalls the subliminal force of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men with gaunt stories of character at the limits of dignity." ? Taylor Branch, New York Review of Books

In the summer...


John F. Kennedy at Rest in Arlington

by Raymond Sinibaldi Arcadia Publishing (October 12, 2020)

John F. Kennedy is one of only three presidents not interred in his home state. Sitting next to his coffin on the flight home from Dallas, Jacqueline Kennedy began formulating plans for his funeral and burial....


A History Lover's Guide to the South Shore

by Zachary Lamothe The History Press (October 12, 2020)

The South Shore is an intriguing mix of antiquity and modernity. The region's first settlement, Plymouth, is a top tourist destination, as more than one million visitors flock to it annually. Quincy showcases...


Wisconsin at Antietam

by Cal Schoonover The History Press (October 12, 2020)

The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest day in American history, and Wisconsin played a vital role. The Second, Sixth and Seventh Wisconsin Regiments served in the Iron Brigade, one of the most respected infantries...


Stories of the Humboldt Wagon Road

by Andy Mark The History Press (October 12, 2020)

Before the completion of the transcontinental railroad, there was the Chico and Humboldt Wagon Road, meant to connect California with the burgeoning mining industries of Nevada and Idaho. The ambitious plan...


San Diego's Sunset Cliffs Park

by Kathy Blavatt & Karen Scanlon The History Press (October 12, 2020)

Sunset Cliffs Park meanders along a mile and a half of San Diego's coastline, beckoning tourists and locals alike. These stunning cliffs inspired Albert Spalding, sportsman and visionary, to create a park in...


Napa Valley Lawmen and Outlaws

by Todd L. Shulman The History Press (October 12, 2020)

Law enforcement in Napa County traces its roots back to the days of Spanish rule and was formalized when California became a state in 1850. Since then, those who wear the badge have pursued the lawless in search...


Sandy Hook's Lost Highland Beach Resort

by Susan Sandlass Gardiner & Rick Geffken The History Press (October 12, 2020)

Built by William Sandlass during the Golden Age of the Jersey Shore, the Highland Beach excursion resort was an iconic landmark for more than seven decades. The resort put Sandy Hook on the map, as hordes of...


Woman at Work

Washington Wife

With Love from Gracie

by Grace Hegger Lewis Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

The rise of author Sinclair Lewis, most famous for his works Main Street, Babbitt, Arrowsmith, and Elmer Gantry, written by wife Grace Hegger, a former editor at Vogue. A warts and all portrayal of a stormy...


A History of the Women Marines, 1946-1977

by Colonel Mary V. Stremlow Usmcr Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Provides a historical review of women in the Marine Corps from their reservist status in 1946 through active status in 1977. Based upon original research. Illustrated.


Italian Communism

by John A. Baker Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)


On Political War

Trigger Marshal

by Homer Croy Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

"'Chris Madsen was a greater peace officer than Wyatt Earp - greater by far.' With these fighting words, Homer Croy launches into a fascinating story that has never before been told, the story of a great peace...


Political Warfare and Psychological Operations

by Frank R. Barnett & Carnes Lord Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Considers what the U.S. can do to overcome traditional American aversion to political warfare and how to be better competitors in the current political struggles that characterize international relations. Military...


Forged in War

by Gary E. Weir Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

This book is the first to analyze the partnership between the Navy, industry, and science forged by World War II and responsible for producing submarines in the United States in the period from 1940 through...


The Air Force Integrates 1945-1964

War on the Detroit

by Thomas Verchères de Boucherville & milo Milton Quaife Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

An inside look at the War of 1812 from the journals of two young men, edited by American historian Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959). Part I of the book is the journal of Thomas Vercheres de Boucheville, of French...


SDI and the Alternatives

The Rise of Air Mobility and its Generals

by Lt.-Col. Laura L. Lenderman Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

In the early years of the Cold War, the United States relied on strategic nuclear attack as the primary means of deterring the Soviet Union. The focus on manned bombers and atomic weapons led to the rise of...


Manipulating the OODA Loop

Globalization and Maritime Power

Unconditional Surrender

M.I.A.

by Paul D. Mather Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)


A Concise History of the Mormon Battalion in the Mexican War, 1846-1847

With Pen and Pencil on the Frontier in 1851

by Frank Blackwell Mayer & Bertha L. Heilbron Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Frank B. Mayer, a Baltimore artist, journeyed to Traverse de Sioux and Mendota on the Minnesota frontier in 1851 to record meetings between United States officials and Indian tribes who were ceding title to...


A Practical Guide for the Perfumer

by H. Dussauce, Adolphe Benestor Lunel & Auguste Debay Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

A practical guide for the perfumer: being a new treatise on perfumery the most favorable to beauty without being injurious to the health, comprising a description of the substances used in perfumery, and the...


The Hopi-Tewa of Arizona

by Edward P. Dozier Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

TEWA VILLAGE, the Tewa-speaking community in northern Arizona, is the easternmost pueblo on the Hopi Reservation. It is one of three pueblos on First Mesa; the other two communities are Shoshonean Hopi in speech...


Belchamber

Air Force Roles and Missions

The Western Question in Greece and Turkey

by Arnold Joseph Toynbee Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Professor Toynbee's specific narrative begins with the landing of Greek troops at Smyrna in May, 1919. His account is very full and detailed, and is based largely upon personal observation. Toynbee's principal...


Special Operations in U.S. Strategy

50 Years of Research on Man in Flight

by Charles A. Dempsey Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

This 50th Anniversary Celebration is a gala review of the last half century of research in aviation medicine. This research has fundamentally shaped the evolution of aircraft design from the wood and wire biplanes...


Tom Paine

by William E. Woodward Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

The purpose of this biography is to present a true picture of Tom Paine and his place in American history. This means that both his good and bad qualities should appear, and as I had no prejudice in the matter...