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School Days Remembrances of Elsie Helen Bennett 1895-1981 - Published in 1913
Author Elsie Helen Bennett of St. Louis, MO
Publisher
City St. Louis
County Missouri
State Missouri
Price $10.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This is the book of Elsie Helen Bennett which contains photos of her
classmates, papers, programs, autographs and more. There are
drawings of some of her classmates that are drawn by Elsie's daughter
Dollie June Bennett b. @1910. Elsie was a graduate of Wellston High School.

Elsie's classmates were Ethel Lillian McElhany, Maple Richard Burns.
There are photos of each in this book. They made up the class.
They graduated at midyear in January 1913.

1900 Census
Elsie is living in Bridgeton (St. Ferdinand, St. Louis County, MO).

Elsie Helen Bennett
b. 16 Feb 1895 MO
dau of George Washington Bennett b. 1858 IN and Katherine b. 1858 MO
sister of Ollia, Mbale, Harold, Stella, and Vivian
d. 28 Jan 1981 Lynwood, CA
buried in Hiram Cemetery in ST. Louis County, MO

1900

1930 Census
Elsie Bennett, 35, teacher of school
Dollie J. Bennett, 10 , daughter
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Scrapbook of Charles A. Murray - Published in 1910 - ?
Author Charles A. Murray
Publisher
City St. Louis
County MO
State MO
Price $35.00 (plus $8.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This scrapbook contains family photos and information about the following:
Charles A. Murray
Anna Riemann
Oscar Friede
Florence Lillie Murray
Donald Murray Friede
Kimberly M. Daron Conrad
Henry Schroeder
Grandma Drewing
Grandma Grosswiler and Aunt Lou
Phyllis
Oscar and Florence Busch
Donnie and Davey Murray?
Charles Friede
Oscar Friede

This is a wonderful piece of family history
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Show Me Kings - Bootheel Ball, The Cookson Clan, & A Run-And-Gun All-Star Show - Published in 2005
Author Mike Mitchell
Publisher Mike Mitchell
City Puxico, Advance, Chaffee, Charleston
County Scott, Stoddard Missouri
State Missouri
Price $15.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
The Missouri Bootheel, a six-county region tucked away in the southeastern corner of the "Show-Me State," boasts a unique and intriguing history involving railroad strikes, mob lynchings, and earthquake scares, but what Mike Mitchell, who called the Bootheel home for eighteen years, remembers most is the basketball. Show-Me Kings is Mitchell's tribute to the local legends who made life in rural Missouri and the game of basketball a thrilling and memorable experience.

348 pages, paperback, very good condition
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Shrewsbury of All Places - Published in 1978
Author Helen G. McMahon
Publisher A. C. Litho Company of St. Louis, MO
City Shrewsbury
County St. Louis Missouri
State Missouri
Price $25.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Helen McMahon wrote this book about Shrewsbury, Missouri, a town which dates back to 1889. This is a history of the churches, families, schools, etc. that make up the town. There are a number of photos in the book including the following: Rohde House, Kretchmer House in 1898, Gruen Home in 1909 on Exeter, 1896 First Communion Class from St. Michael's Catholic Church, small groups of children from St. Michael's, 1915 cottage owned by Fr. Joseph Preuss, Old Bridge at Deer Creek, Paul Kern, Zipfel Delivery Truck, Gruen children, Zipfel grandparents, Jack and Sally Kerr, the Jacob and Rigon families, Shrewsbury Printing Office, Rudolph-Olive-Lydia Gruen, Nolte Family, Schaefer family in 1896, Mary Kretchmer riding a horse, Rickie Applegate, Elizabeth Schuler-Gruen in 1910, Mr/Mrs. Kretchmer in 1905, Wm Cody (Buffalo Bill) the cousin of the Kretchmer's, Art's Market, Chief Joseph Lemberger, and more.

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Springfield Home & Family - A Pictorial History - Published in 1997
Author Garvert, Mann, and Russo
Publisher G. Bradley Publishing
City Springfield
County Sangamon County IL
State IL
Price $35.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
G. Bradley Publishing, St. Louis, 1997. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1 of a 3000-copy Limited Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". No prior owner writing in this beautiful, indexed, 159-page book. Text illustrated with black-and-white photographs from the Sangamon Valley Collection at Lincoln Library in Springfield, Illinois (buildings, celebrations, family life, homes--including 2 pictures of Frank Lloyd Wright design/remodeling). If you have Springfield connections or interest this book is a real find.
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St. Louis Country Day School The First Fifty Years 1917-1967 - Published in 1967
Author Gordon M. Browne
Publisher Unknown
City St. Louis
County MO
State MO
Price $10.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Table of Contents
Background
The Beginning
The First Days
Another Year
Mr. Gallagher
Mr. Thompson
Thje War Years
Mr. Cunningham
The New School
Mr. Harper
Mr. Pynchon
Athletics
Now the Boys are Men

141 pages
hardbound book in excellent condition
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St. Louis Hills - Published in 2008
Author Ann Zanaboni
Publisher Reedy Press of St. Louis, MO
City St. Louis
County Missouri
State Missouri
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
This is the history of St. Louis Hills, Missouri from its inception by
Cyrus Crane Willmore until today.

There is information about Francis Park, St. Gabriel Church and School,
St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Hope United Church of Christ, the Evangelical Lutheran
Church of Ascension of Missouri Synod, St. Thomas the Apostle Romanian Orthodox Church,
and more.

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St. Louis Portrait of a River City First Edition and Signed - Published in 1966
Author Elinor Martineau Coyle
Publisher The Folkestone Press
City St. Louis
County Missouri
State Missouri
Price $25.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
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St. Louis: Its Neighborhoods and Neighbors, Landmarks and Milestones - Published in 1986
Author Compiled and edited by Robert E. Hannon
Publisher Buxton & Skinner Printing Company in St. Louis, MO
City St. Louis
County Missouri
State Missouri
Price $25.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This book was written to help commemorate the 150th anniversary of the St. Louis Chamber of Commerce
and was distributed to every library, school, college, and university in the area in hopes that the book
will provide students and residents with an understanding and appreciation for their hometowns and
neighborhoods.

Contents
Prologue I - For 150 Years, A Force for Progress

Prologue II - St. Louis: City of Pleasant Living

Part I - St. Louis: Its Neighborhoods
Downtown, Carondelet, Soulard, Old North St. Louis and Yeatman, Lafayette Square and Benton Park, Marquette-Cherokee, Midtown, Hyde Park and Bissell-College Hill, Grande Prairie, Fairground, Central West End, Compton Hill and Shaw, The Hill, Oakland and Clifton, Cabanne, Arlington and Walnut Park, Baden and Riverview, Kingsbury, Oak Hill and Morganford, and Southwest.

Part 2 - St. Louis: Its Suburban Neighbors
Clayton, Kirkwood, Webster Groves, Florissant, University City, Maplewood, Richmond Heights, Ladue and Frontenac, The Meramec Valley (Meramec Highlands, Fenton, Valley Park, Eureka), The Lafayette Area (Manchester, Ballwin, Winchester, Ellisville, Clarkson Valley), Crestwood, Sappington, Sunset Hills, North St. Louis County (Spanish Lake, Black Jack, Bellefontaine Neighbors, Riverview), Lemay, Affton, Shrewsbury, Olivette, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield.

Part 3 - St. Louis: Its Neighbors in Missouri
St. Charles, St. Charles County, Washington, Union, Hermann, New Haven, Kimmswick

Part 4 - St. Louis: Its Neighbors in Illinois
East St. Louis, Alton, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Belleville, Lebanon, O'Fallon, Mascoutah, Elsah, Granite City,
Roxana, Wood River, Cahokia, Dupo, East Carondelet.

Part 5 - St. Louis: Landmarks and Milestones
Historic Homes, Jefferson Barracks, The New Old Post Office, Treasured Towers, Laclede's Landing, The Wainwright Building, St. Louis Symphony, The Battle of Fort San Carlos, Wings in the Wind (Aviation in St. Louis), Missouri Botanical Garden, A Fond Look Back at the 1904 World's Fair, Eads Bridge, The Battle of Bloody Island, Great St. Louis Fire of 1849.

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Street Front Heritage - The Brewer/Hyde Park Area of St. Louis - Published in reprint of 1976
Author McCue, Overby, and Wayman
Publisher Mo Historical Society
City St. Louis
County MO
State MO
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
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Tales about Joplin - Short and TALL - Published in 1962
Author Evelyn Milligan Jones Signed, First Edition, Paperback
Publisher The Joplin Printing Company, Joplin, MO
City Joplin
County MO
State MO
Price $15.00 (plus $4.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Includes plat map of Joplin formerly called Murphys Burg as laid out in 1871.

"This book grew from a sprout: a sprig of stories about the early days in and around Joplin, Missouri. Sources included experiences tenderly recalled by the old-times, and long-forgotten incidents recorded in history books and newspapers. One good story led to another until the little sapling put for leafy branches and became a young tree." Evelyn Milligan Jones
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Tales from Two Rivers I - Published in 1981
Author edited by Cain, Hallwas, Hicken
Publisher Two Rivers Arts Council of Western IL University
City Macomb
County Illinois
State Illinois
Price $15.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
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Tales from Two Rivers III - Published in 1984
Author edited by Cain, Hallwas, Hicken
Publisher Two Rivers Arts Council of Western IL University
City Macomb
County Illinois
State Illinois
Price $15.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
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Terre Haute of Today - 1904 - Published in 1904
Author Tribune-Gazette
Publisher Tribune-Gazette
City Terre Haute
County Vigo IN
State IN
Price $15.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Picturesque Views of Familiar Scenes and Some of the Men Who Have Helped to Make the City what it is
24 page booklet with pictures of several individuals, businesses, colleges, residences, orphanages, churches, and other buildings.

Judge D. N. Taylor Sydney B. Davis, Dr. S. J. Young, W. R. McKeen, C. W. Mancourt, Demas Deming, W. C. Buntin, Preston Hussey, Crawford Fairbanks, A. Herz, George E. Farrington, Col. Wm. E. McLean, E. R. Wright, L. F. Perdue, Dan Davis, J. Smith Talley, Frank McKeen, B. G. Hudnut, C. C. Oakey, Col. E. E. South, I. H. C. Royse, E. H. Bindley, Judge S. C. Stimson, H. P. Townley, Louis J. Cox, W. W. Parsons, James E. Piety, Jacob C. Kolsem, Eugene V. Debs, A. Z. Foster, D. W. Henry, Rev.V. A. Schnell, John A. Paddock, W. H. Albrecht, S. E. Gray, John T. Beasley, B. V. Marshall, Dr. W. O. Jenkins, S. R. Hamill, Spencer F. Ball, Herbert Briggs, S. C. Budd, Fred B. Smith, Horace Tune, W. A. Hamilton, Arthur Baur, Charles R. Duffin, G. A. Gagg, Harry Hutton, Robert G. Watson, Gabriel Davis, Dr. T. C. Stunkard, Frank M. Buckingham, Max Ehrmann, Marx Meyers, and James S. Barcus.
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Texas Baptist Orphanage - My Heritage of Dreams and Happiness - Published in 1987
Author Georgia Dorsey Edwards
Publisher Anchor Publishing
City Waxahachie
County Texas
State Texas
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
A history of the Texas Baptist Orphanage in Waxahachie, Texas written by a former resident which
includes photos of managers including some of her classmates at the home. Georgia became a resident
of the home in 1913.
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The 30's - Donnybrook Decade in St. Louis Public School Power Plants A Geechee Maverick's Quest in a Jim Crow City - Published in 1984
Author F. Weldon Young
Publisher The Nathan B. Young Historic Memorial
City St. Louis City
County St. Louis Missouri
State Missouri
Price $12.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
I found this book very interesting reading about racial progress in the St. Louis Public School Power Plant system.

Surnames in the book: John Lindsay, William Overholt, Tom Ferris, E. L. Stammer, Frank Weldon Young, Alexander Reid, Hallett, Crenshaw, A. J. Breckenkamp, Anthony Deschler, and more.

There is no index.
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The 6th Infantry Division in WWII, First Edition 1947 - Published in 1947
Author The Division Public Relations Section
Publisher Washington Infantry Journal Press
City
County
State
Price $30.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This book outlines the history of the unit including training and maneuvers, combat, and includes an appendix. There are many photos and maps.

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The Annals of Carlyle, IL 1809-1956 - Published in 1956
Author History Committee
Publisher Clinton County Historical Society
City Carlyle
County Clinton IL
State IL
Price $20.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Table of Contents
Period of Beginnings - 1809-1825
Period of Establishment - 1926-1836
Period of Adjustment - 1837-1860
Period of Consolidation - 1861-1872
Period of Readjustment - 1873-1908
Period of Expansion - 1909-1956

Men who served in WWI
Veterans of WWII
Korean War Veterans
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The Aurora Story: A Pictorial History of Aurora, IL copy 3106 - Published in 1976
Author Vernon Derry
Publisher Bicentennial Commission
City Aurora
County Kane County Illinois
State Illinois
Price $30.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
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The Bicentennial History of Youngstown and Mahoning County Ohio - Published in 1975
Author Howard C Aley
Publisher The Bicentennial Commission
City Youngstown
County Mahoning OH
State OH
Price $25.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
589 pages (and index); An extensively detailed history of the Mahoning county of Ohio, including the lay of the land during prehistoric times until 1776 and the Native Americans that lived their, and then from 1776-1876 when the county seat was removed, the county's involvement in World War I, ending in man's walk on the moon.
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The Brides Book of Alma Allen Ames and Elberg Norum Johnsen - Published in 1908
Author
Publisher
City
County Norway, Chicago, IL, Johnson, KY
State Norway, Chicago, IL, Johnson, KY
Price $30.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This book contains photos of Elberg Norum Johnsen, born 29 May 1875 in Lenvik, Troms, Norway.
He was the son of Bendix Johnsen and Jensine Ovidia Hansdr.

Elberg N.Johnsen married Alma Allen Ames, the daughter of James Orson Ames d. 1933
of Jefferson County, KY on 18 Nov 1908.

Dr. Elberg was a dentist who lived with his wife in Chicago, IL.
He died on 6 Oct 1958 and is buried at Memorial Park Cemetery
in Skokie, IL. Mrs. Johnsen lived at 2907 Logan Blvd, Chicago, IL
at the time of her husband's death.

The book contains congratulatory telegrams from the 1908 wedding
and the 40th wedding anniversary. There are newspaper articles describing
their wedding, the brides position in the community, etc.

The album contains two photos of Elberg. The first is his wedding photo
in formal attire. The second is Elberg as an older gentleman.
The album also contains photos of his parents.

Please contact me if you have an interest in these photos and/or memorabilia.
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The California History of Five Pioneer Lake County Families - Published in 1993
Author Ralph N. Hinton and Carol A. Hinton
Publisher Self publish
City
County Lake County California
State California
Price $25.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Surnames: Cobb, Deming, Hinton, Peters, Rohenkohl, Dinsmore, McLaughlin

I bought a copy of this book because I believe someone connected to these families will treasure it.

The first family is John and Esther Deming Cobb.

The second family is George Oliver Cobb, Hester E. Cobb, George Oliver Cobb, Jr., Byron Otis Cobb, Lawrence Arthur Cobb, and Roy S. Cobb.

The third family is Joseph Deming Cobb, Charles M. Cobb, Rosa Emmarine Cobb, Lillie Cobb, George Oliver Cobb, William Thomas Cobb, and Edith Estelle Cobb.

There is information about Mary H. O. Cobb.

There is information about William Thomas Cobb who never married.

There is info about Hester E. Cobb.

There are detailed family trees in this book, as well as a list of sources.

I am not related, but I would like to connect this book with a family researcher or family member. Please contact me if you have an interest in this book.

Kathy Wieland in St. Louis, MO
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine May, 1896 - Published in 1896
Author Mary Grace Thornton, author of article
Publisher The Century Company
City New York
County New York New York
State New York
Price $15.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
I bought a copy of an 1896 The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine that has a story written by Mary Grace Thornton, daughter of Sir Edward Thornton, the Ambassador to Russia. I found them in the 1880 Census living in Washington, DC. Sir Edward Thornton, Minister to Great Britain, was born in England. His wife Mary was born in Scotland. Mary Grace and her brother Francis E. were born in South America. Mary Grace was born @ 1858, and Francis born @ 1859.

Mary Grace was an eye witness to the coronation of Alexander III which took place in 1883.

I believe this article would be of interest to anyone with a connection to this THORNTON line. The story is full of detail and there are drawings also.

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Kathy Wieland in St. Louis, MO
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The Complete English-Hebrew Dictionary - Published in 1962
Author Reuben Alcalay, Chief of the Translation Dept of the Prime Minister's Office of Israel
Publisher Prayer Book Press of Hartford, CT
City
County
State
Price $30.00 (plus $8.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
I bought this book because I believed it would be a valuable resource for someone. It is a very large and heavy book. Please contact me if you have an interest in it.

Kathy Wieland in St. Louis, MO
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The Cooper Family - Published in 1972
Author
Publisher American Genealogical Research Institute
City
County
State
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
Contents
Family Name and Arms
The Colonial Experiment
Emigrant Ancestors and Their Families
Prominent Colonists
Census of 1790-List of Cooper's and their cities
Patriots and Veterans
Short Biographies
Daniel C. Cooper b. 1773
Elias Samuel Cooper b. 1820
Ellwood Cooper b 1829
George Cooper b. 1840
George Henry Cooper b. 1812
Jacob Cooper b. 1830
James Cooper b. 1810
James Fenimore Cooper b 1789
Job Adams Cooper b. 1843
Peter Cooper b. 1791
Samuel Cooper b 1798
Wm B. Cooper b 1771

Place Names
Constructing the Cooper Family Tree
Research and Reference Sources in the Federal Government, United States,
Hereditary Patriotic Societies in the United States
Bibliography

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