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Albemarle County in Virginia

Edgar Woods

History of Albemarle County In Virginia, Giving some account of what it was by nature, of what it was made by man, and of some of the men who made it.

The ‘Also Rans’, Men Who Missed the Presidency

The 'Also Rans', Men Who Missed the Presidency

Don C. Seitz

Covers those men who ran for the leadership of the United States, but never quite made it. Chapters include; Aaron Burr; William H. Crawford; John C. Calhoun; Henry Clay; Lewis Cass; Daniel Webster; Winfield Scott; Horatio Seymour, and many more.

The American Board and American Slavery

The American Board and American Slavery

Theodore Tilton

This book is essentially a speech made by the author (a newspaper editor, poet and abolitionist), at the Plymouth Church, Brooklyn, about slavery in America.

The American Crisis

The American Crisis

Thomas Paine

A pamphlet series originally published during the American Revolution. Paine, like many other politicians and scholars, knew that the Colonists weren’t going to support the American Revolutionary War without proper reason to do so. The pamphlets were written in a language that the common man could understand, and represented Paine’s liberal philosophy…

American Labor and the War

Samuel Gompers

When men were thinking of international peace, secure in the conviction that there could never be another great war, suddenly all of the countries of western Europe were plunged into the most stupendous conflict the world has ever seen. The spirit of civilization had been brooding over the things of the common life, breathing into them an appreciation…

The American Omen

Garet Garrett

The American Omen is about the rise of American power, economics and politics, mechanization, scientific management, wealth and power. A fascinating look at pre-Depression era economic thought and American global supremacy.

The American Prejudice Against Color

The American Prejudice Against Color

William G. Allen

From the Introduction: “Many persons having suggested that it would greatly subserve the Anti-slavery Cause in this country, to present to the public a concise narrative of my recent narrow escape from death, at the hands of an armed mob in America, a mob armed with tar, feathers, poles, and an empty barrel spiked with shingle nails, together with…

The Amish

The Amish

Ammon Monroe Aurand, Jr

With 14 photographs. A pamphlet on the Amish, delving into their mysterious and somewhat quaint ways. Subjects include their dress, their marriage and funeral traditions, where a woman’s place is (in the home or fields, apparently), their religious ceremonies and some other stuff. The last chapter includes 14 photographs with the author’s…

Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons

Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons

John McElroy

With over 130 illustrations, this is the complete 4 Volumes of Andersonville: A Story Of Rebel Military Prisons. The story is based upon John McElroy’s lengthy confinement in the Confederate Andersonville prison camp during the American Civil War.

Biographical Annals of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

John F. Meginness

Fully illustrated. Biographical Annals Of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Containing Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of Prominent And Representative Citizens and Many of the Early Settlers.

Biographical Sketches of the Pioneer Preachers of Indiana

Madison Evans

From the Preface: ‘If the book shall prolong for a single day the remembrance of those holy men—if it shall inspire with fresh courage only one soldier of the cross who is about to falter in the long line of battle—or if it shall in any way contribute to the edification of the saints, and the advancement of the Redeemer’s kingdom, the result will…

Black Rebellion

Black Rebellion

Thomas Wentworth Higginson

This book contains five chapters from Higginson’s book “Travellers and Outlaws”. The collection presented here is commonly referred to as ‘Black Rebellion: five slave revolts’.

The Book of American Negro Poetry

The Book of American Negro Poetry

James Weldon Johnson

A collection of poetry from writers such as Paul Laurence Dunbar; James Edwin Campbell; James D. Corrothers; Daniel Webster Davis; William H.A. Moore; W.E. Burghardt Du Bois; George Marion McClellan; William Stanley Braithwaite; George Reginald Margetson, and many more.

Border States of Mexico

Border States of Mexico

Leonidas Le Cenci Hamilton

Border States Of Mexico, Sonora, Sikaloa, Chihuahua And Dubaistgo. With A General Sketch Of The Republic Of Mexico, And Lower California, Coahuila, New Leon And Tamaulipas. A Complete Description Of The Best Regions For The Settler, Miner And The Advance Guard Of American Civilization.

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