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The Thomas Hart Benton Mural in the Missouri State Capitol - Published in 1990 reprint of the 1975 booklet
Author Nancy Edelman
Publisher Missouri State Council on the Arts
City
County Missouri
State Missouri
Price $18.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This booklet devotes the entire center page to a full color photo of the mural.
Gorgeous photos and full of information.

Contents
The Uproar
Born into Law and Politics, Benton Becomes an Artist
Benton's Philosophy Behind the Mural
Techniques in Executing the Mural
The Narrative on the Wall
Evaluation of the Painting
Restoration of the Mural
The House Lounge Today
Footnotes
Readings and Source Materials
Detail from the East Wall of the Mural
Benton at work in his Studio, 1936

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The Way It Was in McLean County 1972-1822 - Published in 1972
Author H. Clay Tate
Publisher McLean History 1972 Association
City Bloomington
County McLean Illinois
State Illinois
Price $36.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
I bought this book because I believe someone with family in McLean County, Illinois will treasure it. The history begins in 1822 and continues through 1972. There are photos and maps in the book. There is information about the towns in the county. There is also information about schools, churches, libraries, and so much more. The most excellent part of the book is the 27 page index. This book is very user friendly.

Table of Contents contains chapters on the People, Places, Agriculture, Commerce, Education , Health, Welfare, Culture, Transportation, Communication, and Government.

Photographs of the following: Fifer Home, Wells Non Farm Home, Hilltop Mobile Home Park, Wood Hill Towers and Communicty Center, Patton Cabin, Bloomington's 1910 State Champions, 1880 Bike Club, Eugene D. Funk Jr., Dust Storm Effects, McLean County Cowboys, Rust Quarter Horse Farmstead, Cigar Manufacturing Facilities, 1869 Union Meat Market, Ward Circus Barn, Flying Valentinos Practicing.
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The Way It Was There's Always "Oh, Susanna" Back to One - Published in 1980
Author helenstevensonstacy.jpg
Publisher Self published
City
County Missouri
State Missouri
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
These are three short books written by Margaret Helen Stevenson Stacy after the death of her husband Finley Paul Stacy b. 1917 in Fredericktown, MO. They were married 8 Sept 1950 in Iron County, MO.

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The Wilkes Barre Centennial Jubilee - Published in 1906
Author David Morgan Jones
Publisher David Morgan Jones
City Wilkes Barre
County PA
State PA
Price $15.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
12 pages; a poem describing a hundred years of the Wilkes-Barre town
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The World Came to St. Louis-A Visit to the 1904 World's Fair - Published in 1990
Author Dorothy Daniels Birk
Publisher CBP Press
City St. Louis
County Missouri
State Missouri
Price $5.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
Contents
Foreward by August A. Busch, Jr.
Introduction
The Fair Fathers
The Idea
The Execution of the Idea
Dedication Day
The Eight Palaces
Festival Hall
Congresses
The Pike
Exhibits of Nations
The Third Olympics
The Department of Anthropology
The Ferris Wheel
The Agriculture Exhibit
The Plateau of States
Closing Night
A Challenge for St. Louis Today
And Still More

This book is full of historic photos from the Fair.

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The Yankee Settlement - Village of Vergennes, IL - Published in 1980
Author Verna Porter Smith
Publisher Unknown
City Vergennes
County Jackson County IL
State IL
Price $30.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Contents
List of Credits
Purpose
Pictures
In the Beginning
Pictorial Map
The Name Vergennes
Jackson County Atlas of Vergennes
Early Accounts of People and Happenings
Marriages in 1800's
Land Owners in 1878-1880
Atlas of Vergennes Township in 1907
Down to Business
Pages from Mr. Hack's Business Records
Across the Tracks
Pictures of Today's Businesses
List of Businesses Over the Years
U. S. Mail
The Railroad
Bylaws for the Village
Minutes for Highway Department
List of Residences - Present and Past
Doctors of Vergennes
Churches
Times are Busy
Cemeteries and Memorial
School Days
In the News - Leftover Bits and Pieces
Summary

246 pages
No index
Very good condition
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Them Golden Olden Days - Keefover and Jacobson Family 1836-1976 - Published in 1976
Author Gladys Jacobson Keefover
Publisher Gladys Keefover
City Waterville
County Marshall Kansas
State Kansas
Price $20.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
I recently bought a copy of a delightful family history written by Gladys Jacobson Keefover in 1976. Gladys married Merle Keefover. Their Keefover family members in 1917 were Harry, Walter, Merle, Claude, Elnora, James, Effie, Thelma, and Vern. This book is packed with family pictures and such interesting stories.

There are chapters on the Jacobson family, Bloomquist family, Scholfield family, Keefover family, Jacobson family, Jacques Farm, Johnston Farm, Swede Creek, Center Hill, and Marysville. The family lived near Waterville, Kansas.

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There the Heart Is - A History of Brighton, IL 1826-1964 - Published in 1965
Author Martha A. Bentley
Publisher The Greenfield Argus
City Brighton
County Jersey IL
State IL
Price $20.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
235 pages
Some black/white photos
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They Loved the Land - History of Foard County, Texas SUPPLEMENT OF 106 PAGES - Published in 1969
Author Bailey P. Phelps
Publisher Quanah Tribune Chief
City
County Foard Texas
State Texas
Price $40.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Contents
Family Histories
How Dates Were Made
County Judges
Crowell Hospitals
Miscellaneous
Agriculture
Looking Back
Schools
Transportation

Some of the surnames in the family histories:
Abston, Ballard, Banister, Bice, Bird, Black Blevins, Burrow, Campsey, Carroll, Cates, Cook, Cox, Culbertson, Davis, Thomas, Dickerson, Diggs, Elliott, Erwin, Fish, French Gallup Gray, Gribble, Hammonds, Haskew, Kieschnick, Lambert, Lovelady, Marr, Mears, Meason, Meharg, Mills, Moore, Murphy, Nichols Owens, and many more.
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Those Were the Days Traer IA 1873-1973 - Published in 1973
Author Centennial Committee
Publisher Private Publishing
City Traer
County Tama IA
State IA
Price $30.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
History of Traer, IA
184 pages
New softcover with plastic spiral
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Toft Point - A Legacy of People and Pines - Published in 1998 First Edition First Printing
Author Roy Lukes
Publisher Van Lanen Printing Company
City Toft Point
County Door Wisconsin
State Wisconsin
Price $50.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This book is entitled Toft Point - A Legacy of People and Pines. It is out of print and very hard to find. There are references and a detailed bibliography. There are recollections and stories about the area along with many old photos of people and places. The author also includes information and photos of the natural history, Native Americans, families of Toft Point (no index unfortunately), and more.

Some of the surnames in the book are the following: Toft, Cardy, Collins, Hanson, Haffner, Kilgore, Panter, and more

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Traer Quasquicentennial 1873-1998 Traer, IA - 125 Years - Published in 1998
Author Committee
Publisher Private Printing
City Traer
County Tama IA
State IA
Price $20.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
115 pages
softbound with spiral
New condition
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VOLCANO - First Seventy Days Mt. St. Helen's, 1980 - Published in 1980
Author Robert D. Shangle
Publisher Beautiful America Publishing Co.
City Mt. St. Helen's
County Oregon
State Oregon
Price $5.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
Beautiful and amazing color photos.

Contents
Introduction
As We Remember Her
Her History
What is a Volcano?
Some of the Others
There Were Survivors
Few Had to Die
The Reality
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Walkers of Yesterday from Richard Walker 1611-1687 of Lynn Reading (Wakefield) and Boston to Capt. Solomon Walker (1722-1789) of Woolwich, Maine, and on In two parts with one index - Published in 1974 reprint of the original 1937 book
Author Ernest George Walker
Publisher Xerox University Microfilms
City
County Maine, Massachusetts
State Maine, Massachusetts
Price $20.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
Ernest George Walker was a member of the Maine Historical Society and the Columbia
Historical Society of Washington, DC.

This is a WALKER treasure book if you are a researching Walker family members.

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Washington, Minnesota: A History of the County - Published in 1977
Author Willard Rosenfelt, editor
Publisher The Croixside Press
City
County Washington County Minnesota
State Minnesota
Price $30.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Contents
A Survey of Washington County, Minnesota
Exploration from 1600's to Statehood in 1858

Washington County, Minnesota
Pre-History People in Washinton County
The Sioux and Chippewa
Early Exploration and Settlement
From Territory to Statehood
Furs, Lumber and Wheat
John Runk Photo Collection
Growth and Settlement of Communities
Washington County: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
56 Vignettes of the Past
Resource Data
Index

This book contains many historic photos. It is a beautiful 333 page hardback book.
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Webster Groves - Published in 1975
Author Clarissa Start
Publisher City of Webster Groves
City Webster Groves
County St. Louis Missouri
State Missouri
Price $15.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This book was commisssioned by the Council of the City of Webster Groves in honor of the Bicentennial Celebrations of the United States of America and is dedicated to all citizens, past and present, who have made Webster Groves a very special place.

This book is chock full of photos and stories of families living in Webster Groves, Missouri. The book also has a detailed
plat map and index.

"Its early settlers were the Reavises, the Papins, the Lockwoods, the Hawkens and Helfensteins and the Marshalls, who gave the Rev. Artemus Bullard land for his boys' school, Webster College, which was to give Webster Groves its name. In time, Webster reached out to take in its surrounding settlements of Old Orchard, Tuxedo Park, Webster Park, and Selma. Between 1900 and 1910, it was the fastest growing city in Missouri." from the inside cover.

There is information about churches, schools, the United Railway, businesses, banks, council members, fire department, library, garden club, Masonic Lodge, Police Department, and more.

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West from Isle of Wight - Our Persons Family - Published in Undated
Author Compiled by Mary Persons Port
Publisher Tree Art Publishers of St. Louis, MO
City
County
State
Price $25.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This is the story of the Persons, Clark, Atkinson, Jones, Williams, Marshall, Eley, and Butler families of Virginia.
There are maps, family photos, genealogical research with source documentation, about the above families. The book also contains a surname index.

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Willard, Missouri: From Prairie to Present A Centennial Story - Published in 1976
Author Frank Farmer
Publisher Willard Committee on the Bicentennial
City Willard
County Greene Missouri
State Missouri
Price $25.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
I bought this book because I believe it will be a valuable resource for Willard, Green County, Missouri
researchers. It is full of old photos, stories, family pictures, family stories, and has a large index of family names.

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Kathy Wieland in St. Louis, MO
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Wisconsin's Gold Star List - Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Nurses from the Badger State Who Died in the Federal Service During the World War - Published in 1925
Author prepared by John G. Gregory, Department of War History , State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Publisher State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison
City
County Wisconsin
State Wisconsin
Price $20.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
This book would be an invaluable resource to researchers. It has an index of members
along with details such as town of residence, classification (private, etc), cause of death
(dd death by disease, d died, kia killed in action, w wounded), company name, date of death.

I found one other copy on a rare book site for $40.00.
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Woonsocket, Rhode Island: A Centennial History 1888-1988 - Published in 1988
Author Marcel P Fortin (editor)with Raymond H. Bacon, Martin P. Crowley Jr., and Robert C. Mulcahy
Publisher Woonsocket Centennial Committee
City Woonsocket
County Rhode Island
State Rhode Island
Price $30.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
9¾" - 12" tall.
Blue leatherette, lettered in gold foil.
252 pages.
Well illustrated with vintage local photographs.
Very rare item.

Bibliography
INDEX

This book traces the history of Woonsocket, Rhode Island's families, businesses, churches, schools, fire department, post office, and much more.
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Zenda 1869-1930 An African American Community of Hope - Published in 2007
Author Nancy Bondurant Jones
Publisher Long's Chapel Foundation
City Zenda
County VA
State VA
Price $10.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
History of Zenda, an emerging, free-black community nestled among the western foothills of the Massanutten Mountain that divides the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
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