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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…

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…

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…

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…

Vietnam: The Advisory Years to 1965

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Robert Futrell


This book explains the policy of the United States and France toward Vietnam beginning after World War II until the beginning of America's e…

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 …

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…

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…

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…

Mark Twain and the Happy Island

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Elizabeth Wallace


This Mark Twain Memoir by Elizabeth Wallace paints an idyllic portrait of his time in Bermuda, not long before his death in 1910. Wallace an…

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…

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 …

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…

All in the Day's Work

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Ida M. Tarbell


In this autobiography, written when the author was 82 years old, Ida Tarbell looks back at her life and remarkable career as an investigativ…

The Trial of a New Society

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Justus Ebert


In 1912 textile workers in Lawrence, Massachusetts, mostly immigrants, went on strike in response to a pay cut, speedups, and unsafe working…

Red Rubber: The Story of the Rubber Slave Trade on the Congo

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Edmund Dene Morel


Morel explains the history and formation of the Congo Free State, owned by King Leopold II. However, Morel, a humanitarian, focuses on the a…

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…

Smithsonian Institution - United States National Museum - Bulletin 240 Contribu…

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Various


Part of the scholarly and scientific publications of the United States National Museum series: United States National Museum Bulletin.In the…

The Negro in Literature and Art in the United States

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Benjamin Griffith Brawley


Noted African-American author and educator, Benjamin Brawley, presents short biographies of other African-Americans in the fields of literat…

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