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The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
The Mayor of Castro Street
The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
Paperback      ISBN: 0312019009
A biography of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay city official in the nation, recounts his public and personal life, and examines the emergence of the San Francisco gay community as a social and political force
Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Couglin and the Great Depression
Voices of Protest
Huey Long, Father Couglin and the Great Depression
Paperback      ISBN: 0394716280
This analysis of two powerful American demogogues traces the shaping of their political ideologies and strategies and the reasons behind their ultimate failure
Hard Times Cotton Mill Girls: Personal Histories of Womanhood and Poverty in the South
Hard Times Cotton Mill Girls
Personal Histories of Womanhood and Poverty in the South
Paperback      ISBN: 0875461298
The St. Croix: Midwest Border River
The St. Croix
Midwest Border River
Paperback      ISBN: 0873511417
Chronicles the story of both the "wild river" from its source at Solon Springs, Wisconsin, to Taylors Falls, Minnesota, and the more placid lower river to its confluence with the Mississippi at Prescott, Wisconsin.
Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trails
Devil in Massachusetts
A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trails
Paperback      ISBN: 0385035098
A history and psychological interpretation of Salem witchcraft in 1692
Bring Warm Clothes: Letters and Photos from Minnesota's Past
Bring Warm Clothes
Letters and Photos from Minnesota's Past
by Meier
Paperback      ISBN: 0932272061
Captured by the Indians: 15 Firsthand Accounts, 1750-1870
Captured by the Indians
15 Firsthand Accounts, 1750-1870
Paperback      ISBN: 0486249018
Pioneers describe their experiences as captives of the Indians and portray Indian society and culture
Miracle at Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787
Miracle at Philadelphia
The Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787
Paperback      ISBN: 0316103985
This book is a history of the Federal Convention in Philadelphia that resulted in the Constitution of the United States.
The Day Lincoln Was Shot
The Day Lincoln Was Shot
Hardcover      ISBN: 0517446499
Describes the last twenty-four hours of President Lincoln's life and how his assassin spent those hours
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
Paperback      ISBN: 014039012x
Presents the memoirs of the famed abolitionist and statesman who escaped to the North after years of enslavement and who became a champion of human rights.