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Richmond National Battlefield Park, Virginia

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Joseph P. Cullen


Richmond, Virginia, was the capital of The Confederacy during the American Civil War, 1861-1865. It was the focus of two military campaigns…

Life At The Zoo: Notes And Traditions Of The Regent's Park Gardens

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Charles John Cornish


London Zoo is the world's oldest scientific zoo. Opening in 1828, it was originally intended to be used as a collection for the scientific…

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….…

A Texas Cowboy; Or Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony

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Charles A. Siringo


Charles A. Siringo was an American lawman, detective, and agent for the Pinkerton National Detective Agency during the late 19th century and…

Christmas Every Day and Other Stories Told for Children

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William Dean Howells


Five short delightful stories for children, told in the voice of "the papa" to "the girl" and "the boy" Willia…

The Loot Of Cities

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Arnold Bennett


Published in 1917, this is a collection of a novella and seven short stories by one of the cleverest authors of the early twentieth century.…

The Tower Of London

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Arthur Poyser


Description. History. “… those who read this book and have no opportunity of visiting the Tower expect that the characters in the moving d…

With The American Ambulance Field Service In France; Personal Letters Of A Driv…

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Leslie Buswell


This 1915 publication collects letters written by a driver for the American ambulance service. The incidents they relate occurred before the…

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…

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