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John Muir

A great dog story, a well told tale--the naturalist and adventurer John Muir recounts how he and his companion, a dog named Stickeen, each, …

Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman

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Sarah Hopkins Bradford

A portrait of Harriet Tubman is scheduled to replace that of Andrew Jackson on the front of the U.S. $20 bill in 2020. Sarah H. Bradford, w…

The Gold Hunters (Borthwick)

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John David Borthwick

This is a robust, rough and tumble, first-hand account of the early California gold rush years 1851-1854 by a Scottish adventurer and artist…


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Cecil Warburton

The mental capacity of spiders; web architecture; spiders that live under water, even though they need air to breath; spiders that mimic ant…

The Journey of Coronado

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Pedro De Castañeda

In 1540, Francisco Vásquez de Coronado led an army from Mexico is search of the fabled golden cities of Cíbola. The Spaniards …

A Captivity of Nearly Three Years Among the Savages of Nootka Sound

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John R. Jewitt

John Jewitt (1783-1821), a blacksmith by trade, spent the years 1803-1806 as a slave among the Nuu-chah-nulth people of Nootka Sound, off t…

The Soul of an Immigrant

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Constantine Panunzio

Constantine Panunzio (1884-1964) begins his autobiography by describing his childhood in Molfetta, Italy. At age 13, he left home as a sailo…

My Days and Dreams

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Edward Carpenter

Hard to imagine now, but there have been times and places where just wearing sandals could get you labeled as being in rebellion against est…

Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatán, Vol. 2

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John Lloyd Stephens

The year is 1838. The scene is the dense Honduran forest along the Copán River. Two men, John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood…

Migration of Birds

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U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service and U. S. Fish And Wildlife Service

Snow Geese which left James Bay, Canada, arrived at the Louisiana Gulf coast "60 hours later after a continuous flight of over 1,700 mi…

The Art of Landscape Painting in Oil Colour

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Sir Alfred Edward East

Sketching from Nature, Equipment, Colour, Composition, Trees, Skies, Grass, Reflections, Distance -- chapters rich with timeless oil paintin…

The Adventures of a Nature Guide

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Enos A. Mills

Enos Mills (1870-1922 ), naturalist and conservationist, was instrumental in the creation of Rocky Mountain National Park. Like his mentor…

Towards Democracy

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Edward Carpenter

“Civilization sinks and swims, but the old facts remain—the sun smiles, knowing well its strength.” Edward Carpenter (1844-1929) wrote his …

Boots and Saddles

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Elizabeth Bacon Custer

Elizabeth Custer has penned an engaging portrait of 1870’s life on a U.S. cavalry post in the Dakotas, just before her husband and his troop…

From Plotzk to Boston

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Mary Antin

An intensely personal account of the immigration experience as related by a young Jewish girl from Plotzk (a town in the government of Viteb…

Dallam's Travels with an Organ to the Grand Signieur, 1599-1600

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Thomas Dallam

Queen Elizabeth the First of England, the Grand Turk at Constantinople, and an organ builder named Thomas Dallam—quite a trio. In 1599, E…

The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner

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George-Günther Von Forstner

The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner is a graphic account of WWI submarine warfare. Forstner was the commander of German U-boat U…

An American in the Making, the Life Story of an Immigrant

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Marcus Eli Ravage

“The sweat-shop was for me the cradle of liberty. . . It was my first university.” Attending lectures and the New York theatre at night; by …

Days on the Road: Crossing the Plains in 1865

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Sarah Raymond Herndon

“We had spent almost all our money for toll, ferrying and other expenses on the road. It might be a serious matter to be in a strange place…

Reminiscences of a Southern Hospital, by Its Matron

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Phoebe Yates Pember

Phoebe Yates Pember served as a matron in the Confederate Chimborazo military hospital in Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War, overseei…

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