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Centennial of the St. Louis Plattdeutsch Club 1876-1976 - Published in 1976
Author Frank B. Jansen
Publisher unknown
City St. Louis
County MO
State MO
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
60 pages
History of the St. Louis Plattdeutsch Club

Officers in 1976 - Hubert Gildehaus, Herman Geers, Anton End, Martin Wilshusen, William Klin, Leo Rozanek, Henry Bruns, Fred Steurer, Walter Vogt

Some members from the past: Baumann, Braun, Jansen, Willmering, Reck, Korte, Andersen, Schlichting, Horstmann, Droege, Greimann, Koester, Leitner, Peitzmeyer, Duing, Reimler, Albertsmeyer, Heitman, Stroot and many more. There are photos of members going back 100 years.
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Chaos in Color - Published in 1982
Author Dorothy Schulte Mith
Publisher
City Morristown
County NJ
State NJ
Price $15.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
Charmingly written in both narrative and prose, this 76 page book depicts the aspects of Brother Matthew's (John Gallagher) art studio and the various paintings therein.
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Charles County Gentry - Published in reprint 1971 of 1940 original
Author Harry Wright Newman
Publisher Clearfield Company
City
County Charles County Maryland
State Maryland
Price $20.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
A Genealogical History of Six Emigrants
Thomas Dent
John Dent
Richard Edelen
John Hanson
George Newman
Humphrey Warren

All of these gentlemen were scions of Armorial Families of Old England who settled in Charles
County, Maryland, and their descendants showing migrations to the South West.

This book contains 321 pages with an index.
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Cincinnati & Lake Erie Railroad Ohio's Great Interurban System - Published in 1974
Author Jack Keenan
Publisher Golden West Books
City Cincinnati
County Ohio
State Ohio
Price $50.00 (plus $8.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This beautiful and large 225 page book contains over 270 illustrations and photographs. It is indeed
"a trip down memory lane" for readers.

Contents
Coming of the Interurban
Conway's Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Railway
The Great Race
Red Block - Troubles Ahead
Bankruptcy and Still Running
Fire, Flood and Slow Orders
Freight Service
Moving Toward Collapse
End of the Line
Appendix
Bibliography
Index

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Clayton: A History - Published in 1976
Author Dickson Terry
Publisher City of Clayton
City Clayton
County St. Louisq Missouri
State Missouri
Price $25.00 (plus $6.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Table of Contents
Clayton, 1976: A suburban phenomenon
The Great Divorce-Separation of St. Louis City and County
Then there was Hiram Leffingwell
The choice of a county seat
Ralph Clayton, a diffident donor
Martin Hanley and the Hanley House
A town is laid out and a courthouse erected
A frame hotel and a mule-power printing press
Plank sidewalks and other civic improvements
Social life by lantern light
Troubles with the mail; the first post office
The railroad comes to Clayton; Rock island Blues
The Dinky, Clayton's first street
Farewell to the town pump and kerosene lanterns
From one room school to a model school system
Gretna Green and the "poetic justice"
Clayton and the first county fair
The Gay Nineties; Clayton gets a bank
The safety bike and the horseless carriage
From Bucket brigade to a model fire department
The church bells ring out
Clayton and the St. Louis World's Fair
The old courthouse; its decline and fall
Clayton's newspapers; All the politics that's fit to print
Clayton at the turn of the century
Clayton icorporated as a fourth class city - just in time
Life in the Roaring Twenties
Depression years; some good along with the bad
Law and order comes to Clayton
Movements to reunite St. Louis and the county
Early signs of a renaissance in Clayton
Clayton on the move
Growing pains and zoning problems
A new charter and a Master Plan for the future
Public Accommodations in Clayton; Forsyth By-pass is started
Some men who changed Clayton
First sales tax; By-pass completed
The restoration of the Hanley House
Clayton improves for today and tomorrow
Mayors and Boards of Alderman - 1913-1976
Credits
Index

This is a wonderful book full of history and photos that will enrich your family history!

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Cobblestones - A Roosevelt High School Student Magazine - Published in 1987
Author listed below
Publisher Roosevelt High School
City St. Louis
County MO
State MO
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
Interviews by the following:
Rob Silkwood
Dawn Marie Scarim
Jeff Benz
Rhoda Elizabeth Johns
Anuke A. Corbett
Deann Brandt
Micharn Warren
Talena Bell
Ed Blair
Sonya Little
Rosemary Vaughn
Karen Merchant
Mark Piles
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Cobblestones Magazine - Published in 1981
Author Students of Roosevelt High School
Publisher Roosevelt HS
City St. Louis
County MO
State MO
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
This 60 page booklet contains original stories and interviews by Mark Adams, Tammy Albers, Kathy Belmar, Sheila Bobo, Mike Boggs, Wandra Cole, Tammy Dickson, Mike Dothage, Vicky Ivy, LaDonna Jackson, Nolan Lovan, Leigh Manning, Chris Moore, Tammy Phife, Judi Shultz, Brenda Smith, Tom Starr, and Danny Rose. Their sponsor were Tom Keay and Clara Pixley.
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Combined History of Randolph, Monroe, and Perry Counties, Illinois with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of some Prominent Citizens - Published in 1974 reprint of the original 1883
Author
Publisher Myron A. Roever of Valmeyer, IL
City
County Randolph, Monroe, Perry IL
State IL
Price $50.00 (plus $8.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
510 pages

Brief Sketch of the North West Territory
Brief Historical Sketch of Illinois
Geography, Agricultrual Resources and Railroad Facilities
Geology
Flora
Fauna
PIONEER SETTLEMENTS
Civil History
The Bench and Bar
The Press
Patriotism
Common Schools
BIOGRAPHIES -
PRECINCT HISTORIES
Portraits
Illustrations
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Community Sesquicentennial Mulberry Grove Illinois - Published in 1984
Author Committee
Publisher Mulberry Groves Lions Club
City Mulberry Grove
County Bond IL
State IL
Price $30.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
144 pages; A 150 year history of Mulberry Grove, with historical photos and informational paragraphs on the families in residence in 1984.
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Country Folks: A History of the Grabill-Leo-Cedarville Area - Published in 1980
Author John Larsen & Mark Souder
Publisher Grabill Historical Commission
City Grabill, Leo, Cedarville
County Indiana
State Indiana
Price $10.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
152 pages, hardback, very good condition

Contents
Foreword
Authors
Sponsors
Contributors
Introduction
Early Days
Boom Days
Modern Era I
Modern Era II
Activities
Schools
Grabill Country Fair
Amish
People
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Daddy of Em All - The Story of Cheyenne Frontier Days - Published in 1967 First Edition no dust jacket
Author Robert D. Hanesworth
Publisher Flintlock Publishing Company
City Cheyenne
County Wyoming
State Wyoming
Price $25.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This book traces the history of Cheyenne, Wyoming Frontier Days. It is full of amazing photographs
that are identified.

Contents
Introduction
Preface
Purpose

Conception and Birth, 1897
The First Years Growth, 1898
Infancy, 1899-1902
Childhood, 1903-1908
Adolescence, 1909-1913
Young Manhood, 1914-1917
Manhood, 1918-1926
Maturity, 1926-1967

There are many appendices that list committeemen, fathers/sons, Miss Frontier 1931-1967, champion bronc riders, champion bareback riders, steer ropers, bulldoggers, calf ropers, winners of Denver Post Ladies Relay Race, champion bull rider, champion lady bronc riders, winners amateur bucking, and more.

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Days Gone By: Reliving the Days of One Room Schools - Published in 2004
Author Logan County Genealogical and Historical Societies
Publisher Logan County Genealogical and Historical Societies
City
County Logan IL
State IL
Price $30.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This book contains the histories of hundreds of one room schools in Logan County, IL
plus many photos.
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Deepwater Family - Published in 1969
Author Fred B. Duncan
Publisher Pantheon Books
City Brooklyn, San Francisco
County New York, California
State New York, California
Price $12.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
History of Captain Charles C. Duncan, Captain F. C. Duncan, Kate Belcher Duncan family.

They spent many years living on the ship "Florence".

Frederick Chandler Duncan, b. March 23, 1847, Bath, ME, d. March 28, 1931, Princeton, IL.

Children of Frederick Chandler Duncan and Kate Belcher are:
Alice B. Duncan, d. October 29, 1959.
+Otis Belcher Duncan, b. April 03, 1882, d. November 19, 1959.
+Kate Duncan, b. 1884, Brooklin, NY, d. date unknown.
+Frederick Belcher Duncan, b. March 14, 1887, d. May 12, 1975.
Charles C. Duncan, b. 1895, d. April 07, 1991.
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Descendants of Jacob S. Stutzman and Anna Bontrager - Published in 1978
Author Daniel L. Stutzman
Publisher Stutzman
City
County
State
Price $30.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
140 pages
PREFACE
HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION
The Bontragers
The Stutzmans
Surveyors Copy of the Stutzman Farm Divisions 1862-1863
Appraisement Lists of the Estate of Christian Stutzman
Estate Settlement
The Platz Farm
Excerpts from the Diary of Jacob J. Stutzman
Memoriam
Additional Pioneer Stutzman History
Stutzman Descendants

Index
Surnames:
BONTRAGER
BYLER
CHUPP
GINGERICH
GIVENS
HERSHBERGER
HOCHSTETLER
HOSTETLER
JONES
KENAGY
LECHLITNER
MILLER
PETERSHEIM
REYNOLDS
SCHULTZ
SCOTT
SLABAUGH
SOMMERS
STUTZMAN
SWARTZENTRUBER
TROYER
WAGLER
WELDY
WENGERD
YODER
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Directory of Carlinville, Macoupin Cty, IL - Published in 1940's?
Author Compiled by Robert Wood and Richard Lane
Publisher Democrat Print - Carlinville, IL
City Carlinville
County Macoupin Cty Illinois
State Illinois
Price $15.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
This is a directory for Carlinville, Illinois. It includes addresses and phone
numbers for residents. It also includes the names of those on the rural
routes.

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Douglas County, KS Family Histories 1991-1992, Volume 1 - Published in First Edition 1994
Author Carol Buhler Francis, Facilitator
Publisher Douglas County Kansas Genealogical Society
City
County Douglas County Kansas
State Kansas
Price $30.00 (plus $8.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This book has 674 pages with 74 pages of index.

Some surnames: Ackerman, Adams, Adcock, Addengast, Addison, Ahlbach, Albaugh, Alden Alexander Alldredge, Allen, Allsup, Alpert, Alsdorf, Alt, Altenbernd, Anderson, Andre, Ansel, Anton, Antrim, Arendt, Argersinger, Armbruster, Armentrout, Armstrong, Arnold, Asavis, Ate, Ausherman, Austill, Austin, Bachman, Backman, Backule, Badger, Baecker, Bagby, Bahnmaier, Bailey, Baker, Baltis, Baldwin, Barnes, Barnhill, Barry, Bartlett, Bartling, Barton, Bauer, Baxter, Beal, Bear, Beard, Beauchamp, Beavenour, Beckner, Beebe, Beeks, Beem, Benson, Bergen, Berkley, and many many more.

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Down Memory Lane and Down Memory Lane-Another Stroll - Published in 1982
Author Lucille Vick Howell
Publisher Williamson County Historical Society
City Herrin
County Williamson County Illinois
State Illinois
Price $18.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
This book is out of print and contains history of Herrin, Illinois families, businesses, and institutions.
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Echoes of Home - Memories of Pleasant Hill, MO - Published in 1988
Author Norma Rouse Middleton, compiler
Publisher unk
City Pleasant Hill
County MO
State MO
Price $30.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Contents
In the Beginning - From Indians to end of 1899
And It Came To Pass - from 1900-1910
In Those Days and In That Time - 1911-1919
To Everything There is a Season - 1920-1929
Photographs
Pleasant Hill and the Civil War
Pleasant Hill and the Railroads
World War I
Incidents of Murder in Pleasant Hill's Early History
Town Legends and Mysteries
Early Pleasant Hill Homes
City Government
I Remember, I Remember
Pomp and Circumstances
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Education at The Principia - Published in 1965
Author Mary Kimball Morgan
Publisher The Principia Corporation
City Elsah
County Jersey Illinois
State Illinois
Price $10.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
I bought this book because I believe it will be a wonderful resource for someone with connections to The Principia, a Christian Science private school. The book covers many topics dealing with discipline, parents, relationships, purpose of the school, developing Christian character, changing customs and ideas, maintaining basic values, guidance by principle, and more.

In 1935 the Principia moved from St. Louis to Elsah, Jersey County, Illinois. There are a number of letters written by Ms. Morgan dealing with these changes.

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Elmer Centennial 1887-1987 - Published in 1987
Author UNK
Publisher Unk
City Elmer
County Macon City MO
State MO
Price $20.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
A brief history of Elmer and its families, churches, schools, cemeteries, plat map, photos of family homes, and biographical sketches of families.
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Elsah: A Historic Guidebook - Published in 1979
Author Charles B. Hosmer and Paul O. Williams
Publisher Historic Elsah Foundation
City Elsah
County Jersey Illinois
State Illinois
Price $5.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
Surnames: Semple, Ames, Turner, Doron, Hansell, Onetto, Trovillion, Graham, Robertson, Bradley, Spatz, Simpson, Mott, Serini, Bates, Mack, Keller , Hansell, Bell, Grayson, McDow, Giberson, Reintges, Murphy, Pinney, Wilck, Haupt, Bruns, Cronin


I bought the above booklet entitled, "Elsah: A Historic Guidebook published in 1979 by the Historic Elsah Foundation. The book is full of very good black/white photos. The booklet contains the following: An Elsah Chronology 1827 - 1973, photo of Riverton House, Introduction, a Tour of Elsah, The Waterfront, an 1882 photo of the Elsah Waterfront, photo of the waterfront showing the Doron Mill, the Hansell warehouses, and the Bluff Line shortly after 1890, Odd Fellow's Hall, Riverview House (Keller-Felch), Onetto-Trovillion small stone house, Graham-Robertson Bible House, Bradley House built by the Onetto family, LaSalle Street showing Village Inn at right, Spatz Filling Station, Roberta Simpson House, Elsah Landing (large commercial building built by Lee Mott, son of pioneer druggist in 1894), Bates-Mack House, Keller Store (Serini), Keller Home, Hansell-Semple House, Village Government house, Bell-Grayson House, McDow House-Giberson Store, Union Hotel, Reintges-Murphy House, the Maples (large brick home of Christian Loehr), First Church of Christ Scientist, Parsonage-Pitchford House, Pinney-Wilck House, Serini-Haupt-Bruns House, Methodist Church, Elsah School (now the Civic Center), Mott-Cronin House, Francis House, Elsah Map with legend, Schneider-Prather House, Greene House, Reed-Cresswell House, McNair Houses, Elsah and the Railroads, Ward-Rockabrand House, Huss-Edmiston House, Reintges-Snyder House, Keller-Alder House, Keller-Sontag House, Bates-Vogt House, Thiele-Darnell House, Farley Dance Hall, Onetto Clifton House, Buggy Shop (Ouderkirk), Stephany-Keller House, Schneider-Lazenby House, Keyser-Reed House, Ruined Ice House, Historic Elsah Foundation, Architecture of Elsah, the Gate Lodge, family tree of the Semple-Ames-Turner families, Map of Elsah 1895-1910, Piasa Bluffs Hotel, Notch Cliff, Eliestoun, Buck House, Principia College Campus, the Elsah Economy, and it contains an index.

This pictorial guidebook would enrich the history of anyone with an Elsah connection.

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Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. II Pennsylvania & New Jersey - Published in 1994 (orig 1938)
Author William Wade Hinshaw
Publisher Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc.
City
County Pennsylvania and New Jersey
State Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Price $75.00 (plus $8.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Almost no class of records, religious or secular, has been kept as meticulously as the monthly meeting records of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). The oldest such records span three centuries of American history and testify to a general movement of population that extended from New England and the Middle Atlantic states southward to Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia; then west to Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. The importance of these records cannot be overstated. Not until recently have the vital statistics of Quakers been recorded in civil record offices. Thus, for more than two centuries, the only vital records identifying these people are to be met with in the Quaker records themselves. Fortunately, the monthly meeting records contain extensive lists of births, marriages, and deaths, as well as details of the removal of members from one meeting to another. (The monthly meeting, during which vital statistics are recorded, is in fact, a business meeting.)

Book Description-1126 pages
The second volume of the great Encyclopedia is complete in itself for the New Jersey and Pennsylvania monthly meetings which were part of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. It includes all records of genealogical value, both Orthodox and Hicksite, known to be in existence for the meetings from the last quarter of the seventeenth century down to the time the work was originally published in 1938. The records are of two principal classes: (1) births and deaths and (2) minutes and marriages, and they are arranged in alphabetical order, by family name, under their corresponding monthly meeting. The marriages are arranged by the names of both brides and grooms. Also provided are abstracts of Quaker certificates of removal, which enable genealogists to trace Quaker ancestors from one monthly meeting to another.
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Enderlin ND Diamond Jubilee - Published in unk
Author Committee
Publisher Enderlin
City Enderlin
County Cass and Ransom ND
State ND
Price $0.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
126 pages
many black/white photos
very good condition
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Eureka Springs- A Pictorial History - Published in 1985
Author Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library Association
Publisher Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library Association
City Eureka Springs
County Arkansas
State Arkansas
Price $8.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
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Evarts Ambrose Graham - Published in 1957
Author Ethsn S.H. Shepley, Joseph C. Hinsey, Alfred Blalock, Frank B Berry, Sir Russell C. Brocks, William Scarlett
Publisher Washington University School of Medicine
City Saint Louis
County Saint Louis MO
State MO
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
50 pages; A series of addresses made by prominent coworkers of Graham at his memorial service. Includes, also, an extensive list of awards and publications by Graham.
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