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A Century of Negro Migration

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Carter Woodson


Dr. Woodson describes the internal migration of African Americans within the United States, including the Northern Migration and the draw of…

The Backwash Of War: The Human Wreckage Of The Battlefield As Witnessed By An A…

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Ellen Newbold La Motte


Ellen Newbold La Motte (1873–1961) was an American nurse, journalist and author. … and in 1915 volunteered as one of the first American war …

Sämtliche Schriften 1911-1921, Teil 4

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Carl Von Ossietzky


Carl von Ossietzky (1889-1938), Journalist, Pazifist und Friedensnobelpreisträger [1935], zählte zu den herausragenden Persön…

Margaret Sanger; an autobiography

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Margaret Sanger


Margaret Sanger, an advocate for birth control rights, chronicles the story of her struggles, including her times in jail and in exile, in o…

Revolt In The Desert

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T. E. Lawrence


Revolt in the Desert (1924) is a personal account by T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) of the 2 year Arab Revolt during the Great War. Begi…

The Cossacks: Their History and Country

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William Penn Cresson


One of the earliest histories of the Cossacks to appear in English, with an emphasis on the exploits of famous Cossack leaders and Cossack s…

Petrograd, the City of Trouble, 1914-1918

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Meriel Buchanan


The author of this work was the daughter of the British ambassador to Russia. She was in St. Petersburg (renamed Petrograd in 1914) from bef…

Prowling About Panama

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George A. Miller


In 1903, Panama became a brand new state in Central America by seceding from Colombia in order to facilitate the construction of the Panama …

Infamous Day: Marines At Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941

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Robert James Cressman


Historical overview and personal reminiscences published in 1992. Pearl Harbor attack 7 December 1941. Part of U.S. Government U.S. Marine…

A Failure of Initiative: Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Inv…

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United States House Of Representatives


In September 2005, the House of Representatives created the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to H…

Report of the President's Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island

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President's Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Is and President'S Commission On The Accident At Three Mile Is


At 4:00 a.m. on March 28, 1979, a serious accident occurred at the Three Mile Island 2 nuclear power plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania. Th…

Sixty Years in Southern California 1853-1913

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Harris Newmark


Harris Newmark was personally acquainted with every person and family involved in the founding of the city of Los Angeles, California. He ga…

Neighbourhood – A Year’s Life in and About an English Village

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Tickner Edwardes


If you love the quiet of the country - the real quiet which is not silence at all, but the blending of a myriad scarce-perceptible sounds yo…

Sämtliche Schriften 1911-1921, Teil 3

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Carl Von Ossietzky


Carl von Ossietzky (1889-1938), Journalist, Pazifist und Friedensnobelpreisträger [1935], zählte zu den herausragenden Persön…

The World’s Story Volume XV: The World War

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Horatio W. Dresser


This is the last volume of the 15-volume series The World’s Story, originally started by Eva March Tappan. This book, edited by Horatio W. D…

Elsie Inglis - The Woman With the Torch

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Eva Shaw McLaren and Eva Shaw Mclaren


This is a brief biography of the Scottish physician and suffragist Dr. Elsie Inglis. Dr. Inglis founded a maternity hospital for the poor…

Preliminary Report on Neo-Fascist and Hate Groups

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House Un-American Activities Committee


A preliminary report to the U. S. Congress on a portion of the subversive activities conducted by two specific Neo-Fascist organizations tha…

Syria: the Desert and the Sown

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Gertrude Bell


Gertrude Bell's Syria: The Desert and the Sown describes her travels in the Levant (also called Greater Syria) during the first years of the…

Thoughts on South Africa

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Olive Schreiner


'Thoughts on South Africa' is a collection of Schreiner's observations of colonial South Africa in the early 19th century, mostly regarding …

Examining the U.S. Capitol Attack

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United States Senate


A joint bipartisan report by the U.S. Senate Committees on Homeland Security and Rules and Administration, addressing security, planning, an…

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