Modern (20th C)

The Life-Story of a Russian Exile

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Marie Sukloff


Hero or assassin? Victim or criminal? Marie Sukloff fits no easy category. A young peasant woman who became a political radical and activ…

Martyred Armenia

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Fa'Iz El-Ghusein


This is a first hand account of the Armenian Genocide written by a Syrian who had been a Turkish official for three and a half years. His ac…

Tales Of The Royal Irish Constabulary

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Unknown


The Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC, simply called the Irish Constabulary 1836–67) was the armed police force of the United Kingdom in Ireland…

The Fireside Chats

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Franklin D. Roosevelt


President Franklin Delano Roosevelt thirty radio addresses made throughout his terms as President of the United States between 1933 and 1944…

Loafing Along Death Valley Trails; A Personal Narrative Of People And Places

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William Caruthers


William Caruthers was a retired newspaperman who spent 25 years listening to stories told by the inhabitants of Death Valley. This 1951 book…

Spy Proof America!

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J. Francis Logan


A very impassioned piece from the first World War, introducing a volunteer civilian anti-spy organization to root out enemy spies from the U…

The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing

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Joseph Trienens and Joseph Triemens


Written in 1910, this "cyclopedia" is full of information that was quite useful at the time. A hundred years later, its text is mo…

Staatsvertrag betreffend die Wiederherstellung eines unabhängigen und demokrati…

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Unknown


Der Staatsvertrag betreffend die Wiederherstellung eines unabhängigen und demokratischen Österreich, wurde am 15. Mai 1955 in Wien…

The San Francisco Calamity by Earthquake and Fire

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Charles Morris and Charles Mclean Andrews


The first half of this book describes the devastating earthquake that hit San Francisco in 1906, and the subsequent destruction caused by fi…

With the Turks in Palestine

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Alexander Aaronsohn


While Belgium is bleeding and hoping, while Poland suffers and dreams of liberation, while Serbia is waiting for redemption, there is a litt…

The Night The Mountain Fell; The Story Of The Montana-Yellowstone Earthquake

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Edmund Christopherson


A severe earthquake, centered in the vacation area of West Yellowstone, Montana, shook the ground and its inhabitants and visitors on August…

Lives of the Presidents Told in Words of One Syllable

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Jean S. Remy


Lives of the Presidents Told in Words of One Syllable is a halting account in presidential history - quite literally! From Washington to Jac…

The Pentecost of Calamity

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Owen Wister


Nonfiction. Appalled by the savagery of World War I, Owen Wister in 1915 published an attempt to move the United States out of neutrality in…

England, Canada and the Great War

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Louis-Georges Desjardins


Mr. Desjardins was driven to write this work to refute statements uttered by the nationalist Henri Bourassa, which the former feared painted…

Stories of the Ships

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Lewis R. Freeman


While most associate the "Great War" with trenches, barbed wire, machine guns, and poison gas, ships played roles in the military …

A History of the Earthquake and Fire in San Francisco

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Frank Aitken and Frank Aitkenandedward Hilton


Early in the morning of Wednesday, April 18, 1906, the San Francisco area was shaken by a massive earthquake. Over the course of the next fo…

Our Army at the Front

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Heywood Broun


During the US deployment in Europe in the final years of the Great War (WWI), the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) was accompanied by nota…

Football Days: Memories of the Game and of the Men behind the Ball

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William Hanford Edwards


A book reminiscent of the days when football was gaining popularity in America. (summary by Ian Hatley)

The Columbia Accident Investigation Board Final Report, Volume 1

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Columbia Accident Investigation Board


In 1981, Columbia became the first spacecraft of its type to fly in Earth orbit and successfully completed 27 missions over more than two de…

With the Judæans in the Palestine Campaign

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John Henry Patterson


From the Preface: The formation of a Battalion of Jews for service in the British Army is an event without precedent in our annals, and the …

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