Souvenir of the 75th Anniversary of the First St. Paul's Ev; Lutheran Church, Chicago (Classic Reprint)

Author: First St Paul Church

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780260403360

Category: Reference

Page: 22

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Excerpt from Souvenir of the 75th Anniversary of the First St. Paul's Ev; Lutheran Church, Chicago Individual members of our congregation have banded to gether with members of our Lutheran churches in Chicago and formed such benevolent societies as the Lutheran Mutual Fire Benevolent Association, the Concordia Mutual Benefit League, and are planning the erection of a hospital. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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When the West Is Gone

Author: Frederic L. Paxson

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9781330370650

Category: Political Science

Page: 162

View: 4504

Excerpt from When the West Is Gone The West is gone. The American frontier has been pushed ever westward from the Alleghenies until halted at last by the broad Pacific. And with the passing of the frontier the pioneer spirit of democracy is fast departing the American scene. What then of the future? The importance of this transition in our national life, all unseen and unsuspected, is the subject of the 1919 Colver Lectures delivered at Brown University by Professor Paxson, a distinguished authority on American history. When the West is Gone is an original and a challenging book. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Grave Images

San Luis Valley

Author: Kathy T. Hettinga,Nicholas Wolterstorff

Publisher: Museum of New Mexico Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Photography

Page: 180

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Cemeteries are the repositories of history and personal narrative, places of comfort and beauty. Beginning in 1994, photographer and installation artist Kathy T. Hettinga began a fourteen-year project to document an unknown body of funerary folk art displayed in the cemeteries of the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado. The book begins with the author's story of death and loss as a young widow living in the San Luis Valley. Years later, the beauty of the valley was relentless in calling her back to document the places and the ways people honor those that have died. Grave Images recounts Hettinga's spiritual and artistic journey to find meaning in the cemeteries of rural and largely Hispanic communities of the San Luis Valley. Her photographs of unique grave markers made of wood, concrete, metal, sandstone, glass and other materials by individuals or families to commemorate the passing of loved ones capture the ethereal beauty of the cemeteries and serve as a touchstone for our common understanding of loss, grief, and the need to memorialize and pay tribute. Hettinga's illuminating narrative articulates the meaning of this visual record from the perspective of an artist and provides religious and historical perspectives on the San Luis Valley as final resting place. This book will appeal to artists, art historians, ethnographers, historians, scholars of religion and general audiences interested in photography, folk art, and the history of the San Luis Valley.
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History of the Norwegian People in America (Classic Reprint)

Author: Olaf Morgan Norlie

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780282945763

Category: History

Page: 520

View: 2015

Excerpt from History of the Norwegian People in America The author is under great obligations to a great number of people who have aided him in making this book and wishes hereby to express to them his sincere thanks. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Pioneers of Faith

Author: Lester Sumrall

Publisher: Sumrall Publishing

ISBN: 9780892747429

Category: Pentecostals

Page: 194

View: 8490

A biographical examination of the lives and ministries of great leaders of the twentieth century pentecostal-charismatic revival. Written with a view to encouraging today's believers duplicate the experience of their forebearers.
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Lithuanian Diaspora

Königsberg to Chicago

Author: Antanas J. VanRenan

Publisher: University Press of Amer

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 329

View: 3687

This book traces the development of a Lithuanian sense of peoplehood and unravels their invisible configuration of values. By analyzing the dynamics of their diaspora mentality, the work presents a picture of a people armed with an ideology that enables them to nonviolently confront the first principles of American nationality. Contents: Old World Roots; Emergence of a Lithuanian Community in Chicago; A New Wave of Emigration in the Making; Exiles Not Immigrants; Establishment of Institutions to Deflect Assimilation; A Catholic Identity; Lithuanian Involvement in Organized Political Action.
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CENTENNIAL PUBN

Author: Charles W. Green,George 1732-1799 Washington,Martha 1731-1802 Washington

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781361416075

Category: History

Page: 82

View: 6913

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Greenbrier Pioneers and Their Homes

Author: Ruth Woods Dayton

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Com

ISBN: 080634668X

Category: History

Page: 383

View: 2996

This new publication provides a list of the major genealogy and local history collections throughout the state of New Hampshire. The arrangement is by county and immediately thereunder by municipality. For each of New Hampshire's ten counties the compiler gives the addresses and phone numbers of the Registrar of Deeds and Registrar of Probate. In the majority of cases, the information listed under the towns and cities consists of the community's date of foundation, mailing address and phone number of the city or town clerk, prior names for that community, and a succinct listing of the city/town's principal genealogy repositories.
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Indian Given

Racial Geographies across Mexico and the United States

Author: María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 0822374927

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

View: 5857

In Indian Given María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo addresses current racialized violence and resistance in Mexico and the United States with a genealogy that reaches back to the sixteenth century. Saldaña-Portillo formulates the central place of indigenous peoples in the construction of national spaces and racialized notions of citizenship, showing, for instance, how Chicanos/as in the U.S./Mexico borderlands might affirm or reject their indigenous background based on their location. In this and other ways, she demonstrates how the legacies of colonial Spain's and Britain's differing approaches to encountering indigenous peoples continue to shape perceptions of the natural, racial, and cultural landscapes of the United States and Mexico. Drawing on a mix of archival, historical, literary, and legal texts, Saldaña-Portillo shows how los indios/Indians provided the condition of possibility for the emergence of Mexico and the United States.
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Places of Worship

Exploring Their History

Author: James P. Wind

Publisher: Rowman Altamira

ISBN: 9780761989783

Category: Religion

Page: 145

View: 8350

Places of Worship provides an easily accessible guide to researching and writing the history of a synagogue, church, temple, or mosque. Wind's emphasis on connecting the individual congregation with the larger community and the larger political and social forces of the time make Places of Worship useful for both the professional and amateur historian. Appendices provide guidance on important works in American religion and a directory of helpful archives and historical agencies.
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Jazz

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780393274059

Category:

Page: N.A

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The New Suburban History

Author: Thomas J. Sugrue

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226456633

Category: Architecture

Page: 289

View: 2740

America has become a nation of suburbs. Confronting the popular image of suburbia as simply a refuge for affluent whites, The New Suburban History rejects the stereotypes of a conformist and conflict-free suburbia. The seemingly calm streets of suburbia were, in fact, battlegrounds over race, class, and politics. With this collection, Kevin Kruse and Thomas Sugrue argue that suburbia must be understood as a central factor in the modern American experience. Kruse and Sugrue here collect ten essays—augmented by their provocative introduction—that challenge our understanding of suburbia. Drawing from original research on suburbs across the country, the contributors recast important political and social issues in the context of suburbanization. Their essays reveal the role suburbs have played in the transformation of American liberalism and conservatism; the contentious politics of race, class, and ethnicity; and debates about the environment, land use, and taxation. The contributors move the history of African Americans, Latinos, Asians, and blue-collar workers from the margins to the mainstream of suburban history. From this broad perspective, these innovative historians explore the way suburbs affect—and are affected by—central cities, competing suburbs, and entire regions. The results, they show, are far-reaching: the emergence of a suburban America has reshaped national politics, fostered new social movements, and remade the American landscape. The New Suburban History offers nothing less than a new American history—one that claims the nation cannot be fully understood without a history of American suburbs at its very center.
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Detroit's Historic Places of Worship

Author: Marla O. Collum,Barbara E. Krueger,Dorothy Kostuch

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

ISBN: 0814334245

Category: Architecture

Page: 256

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A vibrantly photographed historical survey of significant Detroit houses of worship.
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The Goodriches

An American Family

Author: Dane Starbuck

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780865971844

Category: History

Page: 531

View: 3614

When local author Dane Starbuck set out several years ago to write the biography of Pierre Goodrich, scion of one of Indiana’s most prominent twentieth-century families, he soon discovered that it was impossible to really understand Pierre Goodrich without also closely examining his family. Starbuck’s years of research culminated in The Goodriches: An American Family, now available from Liberty Fund. This work is a revealing window into the founding ideals of both Indiana and our country, and how our founders meant these ideals to be lived. The Goodriches: An American Family begins with the birth of James P. Goodrich in 1864 and continues through the death of his son Pierre F. Goodrich in 1973. As the story of two fascinating and fiercely individualistic men, it is compelling reading, but as author Dane Starbuck says in the preface, ‘‘the later chapters of this book are as much a social commentary on American life in the twentieth century as parts of a biography of two accomplished men.” In his foreword to The Goodriches: An American Family, James M. Buchanan, Nobel laureate in economics and celebrated Liberty Fund author, says, “The Indiana Goodriches are an American family whose leading members, James and Pierre, helped to shape the American century. . . . This biography makes us recognize what is missing from the millennial setting in which we find ourselves. We have lost the ‘idea of America,’ both as a motivation for action and as a source of emotional self-confidence. We have lost that which the Goodriches possessed.” What did the Goodrich family “possess” which made them so unique? A belief in the power of knowledge, the importance of education, and a strong work ethic combined to imbue the Goodrich family with a distinctive sense of civic duty. James Goodrich served as governor of Indiana from 1917 to 1921 and as adviser to Presidents Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover. During his eulogy of James Goodrich, the Reverend Gustav Papperman explained, “The Governor felt that he had been given talents that were a trust, that he was to administer them faithfully. . . .” According to author Dane Starbuck, “Education was a large part of the Goodriches’ work ethos. . . . The family viewed education as a process by virtue of which the individual remained informed, made better business decisions, learned the importance of citizenship, and was given an opportunity for individual self-improvement. Therefore, work and education became the centerpieces of the Goodrich family’s ethical and practical life.” In later years, Pierre Goodrich, successful businessman and entrepreneur, would set aside a portion of his estate to found Liberty Fund because he believed that the principles of liberty on which our nation was founded need to be constantly kept before the public.
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The Male Chorus

Author: Ira David Sankey,George Coles Stebbins

Publisher: Palala Press

ISBN: 9781347754788

Category:

Page: 134

View: 8804

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Graded Keyboard Musicianship

Author: Frederick Stocken

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780193411944

Category:

Page: 48

View: 3705

Graded Keyboard Musicianship provides graded and integrated exercises for developing five core skills at the keyboard: figured bass, score-reading, transposition, harmonization, and improvisation. Book 1 assumes keyboard ability of Grade 1 ABRSM standard and covers up to Grade 5, while Book 2 covers Grades 6 to 8.
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Beautiful Barrier Free

A Visual Guide to Accessibility

Author: Cynthia A. Leibrock

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780442008826

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

View: 4571

This comprehensive guide to accessibility covers attractive barrier-free design products, installations, and ideas that meet the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements. Features some 250 color images.
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