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Western New York Heritage

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Category : New York (State), Western
Languages : en
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Western New York And The Gilded Age

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Author: Julianna Fiddler-Woite
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 162584235X
Size: 52.10 MB
Format: PDF
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 160
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Born from the success of the Erie Canal, the communities of Western New York enjoyed a century of growth and prosperity during America's Gilded Age. Buffalo was one of the richest cities in America and dominated industry and politics, producing two presidents. Wealth and architectural opportunity enticed figures like Frank Lloyd Wright, while the events of the Pan-American Exposition and a presidential assassination and inauguration attracted the world's attention. Drawing on the natural resources of Niagara Falls and profiting from a friendly relationship with Canada, the people of Western New York enjoyed luxurious leisure time and documented their adventures in photo albums and postcards. It is these images and remembrances, beautifully reproduced in this book, that capture this charming time in Western New York's history.


The Genealogist S Address Book

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Author: Elizabeth Petty Bentley
Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Com
ISBN: 9780806317960
Size: 42.77 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Reference
Languages : en
Pages : 799
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"The Genealogist's Address Book is the answer to the perennial question, 'What's out there in the world of genealogy?' What organizations, institutions, special resources, and websites can help me? Where do I write or phone or send e-mail? Once again, Elizabeth Bentley's Address Book answers these questions and more. Now in its 6th edition, The Genealogist's Address Book gives you access to all the key sources of genealogical information, providing names, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, websites, names of contact persons, and other pertinent information for more than 27,000 organizations, including libraries, archives, societies, government agencies, vital records offices, professional bodies, publications, research centers, and special interest groups. Based on a written survey of thousands of organizations and institutions across the country, and supplemented by information from printed and Internet sources, the new 6th edition of the Address Book has been extensively revised and updated, eliminating undeliverable addresses and defunct organizations, while adding thousands of additional sources. Besides new websites and e-mail addresses, the new edition features greatly expanded coverage of archival agencies and vital records offices, especially in the New England states and New York. In addition, it is now easier to use than ever, with all 27,000 entries divided into two easy-to-use sections."--Page 4 of cover.


The Best Of The Bargain

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Author: John Fagant
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1452072949
Size: 43.78 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 176
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This book documents Abraham Lincoln's two day excursion to Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, and other locations in western and central New York during his 12 day inaugural journey, using accounts from the period.


Finish The Fight

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Author: Veronica Chambers
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0358407826
Size: 37.19 MB
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Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Languages : en
Pages : 144
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A New York Times bestseller! Who was at the forefront of women's right to vote? We know a few famous names, like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but what about so many others from diverse backgrounds—black, Asian, Latinx, Native American, and more—who helped lead the fight for suffrage? On the hundredth anniversary of the historic win for women's rights, it's time to celebrate the names and stories of the women whose stories have yet to be told. Gorgeous portraits accompany biographies of such fierce but forgotten women as Yankton Dakota Sioux writer and advocate Zitkála-Šá, Mary Eliza Church Terrell, who cofounded the National Association of Colored Women (NACW), and Mabel Ping-Hua Lee, who, at just sixteen years old, helped lead the biggest parade in history to promote the cause of suffrage. FINISH THE FIGHT will fit alongside important collections that tell the full story of America's fiercest women. Perfect for fans of GOOD NIGHT STORIES FOR REBEL GIRLS and BAD GIRLS THROUGHOUT HISTORY.


Uncrowned Queens Volume 3 African American Women Community Builders Of Western New York

Uncrowned Queens  Volume 3  African American Women Community Builders of Western New York PDF

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Author: Barbara Seals Nevergold
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780972297721
Size: 34.39 MB
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Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 231
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Third volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.


The 1996 Genealogy Annual

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Author: Thomas Jay Kemp
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780842027403
Size: 47.33 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Reference
Languages : en
Pages : 351
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The Genealogy Annual is a comprehensive bibliography of the year's genealogies, handbooks, and source materials. It is divided into three main sections. FAMILY HISTORIES- cites American and international single and multifamily genealogies, listed alphabetically by major surnames included in each book. GUIDES AND HANDBOOKS- includes reference and how-to books for doing research on specific record groups or areas of the U.S. or the world. GENEALOGICAL SOURCES BY STATE- consists of entries for genealogical data, organized alphabetically by state and then by city or county. The Genealogy Annual, the core reference book of published local histories and genealogies, makes finding the latest information easy. Because the information is compiled annually, it is always up to date. No other book offers as many citations as The Genealogy Annual; all works are included. You can be assured that fees were not required to be listed.


Wild Bill Donovan

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Author: Douglas Waller
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416576207
Size: 75.89 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 480
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"A mythic figure whose legacy is still intensely debated, 'Wild Bill' Donovan was director of the Office of Strategic Services (the country's first national intelligence agency) and the father of today's CIA. Donovan introduced the nation to the dark arts of covert warfare on a scale it had never seen before."--from cover p. [2].


Mckinley Murder And The Pan American Exposition

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Author: Roger Pickenpaugh
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476625913
Size: 43.31 MB
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Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 300
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On September 6, 1901, President William McKinley held a public reception at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. In the receiving line, holding a gun concealed by a handkerchief, was Leon Czolgosz, a young man with anarchist leanings. When he reached McKinley, Czolgosz fired two shots, one of which would prove fatal. The backdrop of the assassination was among the largest of many world’s fairs held in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Exposition celebrated American progress, highlighting the new technology electricity. Over 100,000 light bulbs outlined the Exposition’s building—on display inside were the latest inventions utilizing the new power source. This new treatment of the McKinley assassination is the first to focus on the compelling story of the Exposition: its labor and construction challenges; the garish Midway; the fight for inclusion of an accurate African-American display to offset racist elements of the Midway; and the impressive exhibit halls.


Canadian Cultural Heritage 4 Book Bundle

Canadian Cultural Heritage 4 Book Bundle PDF

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Author: Peggy Dymond Leavey
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1459732421
Size: 10.84 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 1624
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Presenting four titles in the Quest Biography series profiling prominent figures in Canada’s history. In these four books, we explore the cultural heritage at the roots of Canada’s present-day multicultural society. In the lives of abolitionist Underground Railway hero Harriet Tubman, Metis revolutionary Louis Riel, frontiersman Simon Girty, and aboriginal elder stateswoman Molly Brant, we discover that the struggle for inclusion and human rights has existed since the dawn of Canada’s modern history. Includes: Harriet Tubman Louis Riel Simon Girty Molly Brant