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Hospital Transports; A Memoir Of The Embarkation Of The Sick And Wounded From T…

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Frederick Law Olmsted


In the American Civil War, The United States Sanitary Commission, staffed by volunteers, may be viewed as a precursor to The Red Cross. It s…

Work Of The Sisters During The Epidemic Of Influenza October, 1918

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Francis Edward Tourscher


In 1918 over 2,000 Roman Catholic nuns left their convents in the Philadelphia area to nurse the sick and dying of the influenza epidemic. …

One Hundred Years In Yosemite: The Story Of A Great Park And Its Friends

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Carl Parcher Russell


This recording of the 1931 (1947 second edition) book about Yosemite National Park comprises the narrative text about the Park from its disc…

Pioneer Life Among The Loyalists In Upper Canada

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Walter Stevens Herrington


What became of the citizens who remained loyal to the Crown when the thirteen British colonies rebelled against England – and won! These Lo…

The Flint Heart

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Eden Phillpotts


The flint heart is a stone of heart shape, forged in prehistoric times, that changes whoever owns it into a wicked person. The story of the …

Schubert And His Works

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Herbert Francis Peyser


This is a short introduction to Franz Schubert’s life and works. “…to give the casual radio listener a slight idea of Schubert’s inundating…

Saunterings In And About London

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Max Schlesinger and Max Schlesingertranslated Byotto Von Wenckstern


A witty 1853 travelogue by a cultured German for his countrymen. “…for I did not write for an English public, nor did I ever pretend to popu…

Short Stories Of William Henry Harrison Murray

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William Henry Harrison Murray


Murray (1840-1904) was a sometime clergyman, journalist, and purveyor of the outdoor life. His books did much to popularize the virtues of …

Inventions Of The Great War

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Alexander Russell Bond


“… this war was not one of mere destruction. It set men to thinking as they had never thought before. It intensified their inventive faculti…

Finn The Wolfhound

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Alec John Dawson


Dawson published over thirty books, the one best remembered today probably being the animal adventure story Finn the Wolfhound (1908)…. Hi…

Old Testament Legends Being Stories Out Of Some Of The Less-Known Apocryphal Bo…

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M. R. James


M R James was a well regarded English scholar who studied the medieval period (he also wrote great ghost stories!). Apocryphal books are a…

Theodore Winthrop: A Civil War Narrative Aborted by Death

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Theodore Winthrop


Theodore Winthrop (1828 – 1861) was a charismatic writer, lawyer, and world traveler. In the New York Seventh Regiment, he was one of the fi…

San Francisco Before And After The Earthquake

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William Henry Irwin


As all but Martians know (and who knows, perhaps even they), the city of San Francisco, California, was destroyed by massive earthquake and …

Never: A Handbook For The Uninitiated And Inexperienced Aspirants To Refined So…

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Nathan Dane Urner


An 1883 tongue-in-cheek spoof of manners and mannerisms of “society”. ‘the “Open Sesame” to that jealously-guarded realm,—good society,—in …

The City That Was

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Stephen Smith


This 1911 history of the public health revolution that transformed New York City in the nineteenth century is also about every city and town…

Benjamin Britten: Source Stories of Twelve Operas

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Various


Britten's operas are firmly established in the international repertoire: according to Operabase, they are performed worldwide more than thos…

Letters From America

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Rupert Brooke


"[Rupert Brooke] started in May 1913 on a journey to the United States, Canada, and the South Seas, from which he returned next year at…

Christmas Tales Of Flanders

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Andre De Ridder


“The Christmas Tales Of Flanders presented in this volume are popular fables and legends current in Flanders and Brabant, which have for cen…

An Apache Campaign In The Sierra Madre

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John Gregory Bourke


An account of the expedition [of the U.S. Army] in pursuit of the hostile Chiricahua Apaches in the spring of 1883. (Book subtitle) Bourke w…

Edward the Seventh as Prince of Wales—Personal Incidents; Prince of Wales and K…

In Anglo-American Memories

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George Washburn Smalley


“These Memories [1911] were written in the first instance for Americans and have appeared week by week each Sunday in the New York Tribune….…

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