History

  • Ghetto Medic

    Ghetto Medic: A Father in the ’Hood is the remarkable true story of the life of Bill Hennick a firefighter and paramedic in Baltimore Maryland a city which today boasts the busiest fire stations in the United States. The story begins in 1945 when...

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  • He Could Make Words Sing

    Harry Greissman raised in 1920's and 30's Brooklyn by his immigrant parents represented the Greatest Generation as he defeated the Nazis in World War II became the first in his family to graduate college led the exodus to the suburbs in Westchester ...

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  • Kissing the Shuttle

    Original poetry, compelling photographs, and contextual summaries depict the rise of textile mills and King Cotton in the 19th century through the turn of the 20th. With industrialization came a matrix of events, sometimes deadly, always in the name of...

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  • Market Bar-B-Que Confidential

    The Market Barbeque has operated continuously in downtown Minneapolis for the past sixty-nine years. Among family-owned restaurants in Minneapolis only Jax Cafe in northeast Minneapolis and Murray's Steakhouse downtown can claim a local history that...

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  • Minnesota's Headline Murders! 1900 to 1919

    Extra! Extra! Read all about ten sensational stories of murder and justice at the dawn of the twentieth century in Minnesota's Headline Murders! 1900-1919. Author Patrick L. Shannon's well-researched and compellingly told tales from the front pages of...

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  • Minnesota's Oldest Murder Mystery

    On September 27 1839 the battered body of a middle-aged Irishman was found by some Dakota Indian boys. The corpse washed up along the Mississippi River shore about seven miles downstream from Fort Snelling near the ancient Indian landmark the...

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  • November's Gladiators

    "Terry Baxter gives us a peek under the flap of the tent we call a national political campaign&ndashhilarious intense exhausting and ultimately rewarding." - Bill Brock former U.S. Senator U.S. Trade Representative Secretary of Labor and Chairman...

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  • Once Were Mountains

    At the turn of the twentieth century in a brothel on the shores of Lake Superior two Finnish immigrants brothers Carl and Juhani Jarvinen find great comfort in the generous bosom of one woman. For one man she is the end for the other she is just the...

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  • Patrick Bouvier Kennedy

    On August 9 1963 the infant son of John and Jacqueline Kennedy born premature at 34 weeks died of a common lung ailment after 39 hours of life. This book tells for the very first time the entire story of those tense and desperate days from the...

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  • Pieces From the Past

    Pieces from the Pastis unique in that it presents little known incidents personal anecdotes and heroic behavior of several women of the Civil Rights Movement who helped change the political social and racial landscape of the South in the 1960s. The...

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  • Prairie Boys at War: Korea

    THE PRAIRIE BOYS AT WAR SERIES Prairie Boys at War: Korea is a unique riveting fast-paced account of men from the northern prairies who received the Medal of Honor Distinguished Service Cross and/or Navy Cross for heroism in the Korean War. Through...

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