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Food Guide for War Service at Home

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Katherine Blunt


"The long war has brought hunger to Europe; some of her peoples stand constantly face to face with starvation. To meet all this great f…

Great Chicago Fire

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Charles Cole Hine


Historical information relating the nature, extent, and consequences of The Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the insurance losses, and the relief…

Trial of Susan B. Anthony

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Anonymous


In 1872, after the ratification of the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution, the women’s suffrage movement in the United States adopted a n…

For Greater Things: The Story of Saint Stanislaus Kostka

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William T. Kane


Saint Stanislaus Kostka was a 16th century Polish novice in the Society of Jesus. Polish nobleman John Kostka was not pleased with the spir…

They Who Knock at Our Gates

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Mary Antin


In 1914, over one million immigrants arrived in the United States, following in the footsteps of approximately ten million others who had ar…

Instructions to Light Keepers

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United States Lighthouse Board


"Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C. July 1, 1881. The following Instructions are published for the guidance of light-kee…

The Passenger Pigeon

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William B. Mershon


"For the last three years I have spent most of my leisure time in collecting as much material as possible which might help to throw lig…

The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

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Various


During the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906, newspaper reporters in the stricken city made a heroic effort to keep the public infor…

Annual Reports to the Massachusetts Board of Education

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Horace Mann


Horace Mann is called The Father of the Common School and was one of the first progressive thinkers on education in the United States. His A…

Care of Lights and Their Appurtenances

In Instructions to Light Keepers

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United States Lighthouse Board


"Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C. July 1, 1881. The following Instructions are published for the guidance of light-kee…

General Instructions to All Light Keepers

In Instructions to Light Keepers

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United States Lighthouse Board


"Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C. July 1, 1881. The following Instructions are published for the guidance of light-kee…

Book I, Chapter V

In Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 1

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving, an author, biographer, historian, and diplomat, completed his first major work, a satire of contemporary local history an…

Instructions to Keepers of Light-Ships

In Instructions to Light Keepers

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United States Lighthouse Board


"Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C. July 1, 1881. The following Instructions are published for the guidance of light-kee…

Book II, Chapter I

In Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 1

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving, an author, biographer, historian, and diplomat, completed his first major work, a satire of contemporary local history an…

Funck Lard-Oil Float-Lamp; Funck Mineral-Oil Float-Lamp; Fourth, Fifth, and Six…

In Instructions to Light Keepers

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United States Lighthouse Board


"Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C. July 1, 1881. The following Instructions are published for the guidance of light-kee…

Book II, Chapter II

In Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 1

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving, an author, biographer, historian, and diplomat, completed his first major work, a satire of contemporary local history an…

Book II, Chapter III

In Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 1

Read by Maria Kasper


Washington Irving


Washington Irving, an author, biographer, historian, and diplomat, completed his first major work, a satire of contemporary local history an…

Book II, Chapter IV

In Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 1

Read by Maria Kasper


Washington Irving


Washington Irving, an author, biographer, historian, and diplomat, completed his first major work, a satire of contemporary local history an…

Book II, Chapter V

In Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 1

Read by Maria Kasper


Washington Irving


Washington Irving, an author, biographer, historian, and diplomat, completed his first major work, a satire of contemporary local history an…

Siren; Steam-Whistle; Stevens Fog-Bell; Andersons Hand Fog-Signal

In Instructions to Light Keepers

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United States Lighthouse Board


"Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C. July 1, 1881. The following Instructions are published for the guidance of light-kee…

Use and Management of Fog Signals

In Instructions to Light Keepers

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United States Lighthouse Board


"Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C. July 1, 1881. The following Instructions are published for the guidance of light-kee…

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