Bringing Out the Untold Life Recollections of Mildred Reid Grant Gray

Author: Claire E. Scheuren
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780979692130
Format: PDF
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Canadian Morse Code Operator Chronicles Nine Decades In Historic Cape Breton Fishing Village. Mildred Gray is acknowledged as the last surviving government-employed Morse Code operator and one of the last surviving manual switchboard operators in the Canadian Maritime provinces. Between the 1940s through the 1970s, Mrs. Gray was a one-woman 911, information and referral service, spiritual advisor, and companion to people giving birth and people dying. This comprehensive oral history includes maps, historic photographs, a 50-page section of Highlights of Gabarus History, and an extensive bibliography. Gabarus featured in the two sieges of Fortress Louisbourg, turning points in the Anglo-French imperial struggle for what is today the nation of Canada.

Historic Baddeck

Author: Jocelyn Bethune
Publisher: Nimbus Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781551097060
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Historic Baddeck takes us on the town's journey of early discovery and later growth, from the first few houses set among Atlantic aboriginal wigwams to what Baddeck is today--a magnificent summer escape and thriving lakeside village. Author Joceyln Bethune has paired some of the town's most captivating historical images and presented them with compact and interesting vignettes of the region's past. Part of the Images of Our Past series.

Early Settlers of Alabama

Author: James Edmonds Saunders
Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Com
ISBN: 0806303085
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A reprint of the 1899 Publication with two parts bound in one volume.

When the Girls Came Out to Play

Author: Patricia Campbell Warner
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558495494
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Presenting a study of the evolution of American women's clothing, this book traces the history of modern sportswear as a universal style that broke down traditional gender roles. It shows that behind this development was a growing interest in sports that was nurtured by the establishment of schools of higher education for women.

The Transuranium People

Author: Darleane C Hoffman
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 1783262443
Format: PDF, ePub
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In this highly interesting book, three pioneering investigators provide an account of the discovery and investigation of the nuclear and chemical properties of the twenty presently known transuranium elements. The neutron irradiation of uranium led to the discovery of nuclear fission in 1938 and then to the first transuranium element, neptunium (atomic number 93), in 1940. Plutonium (94) quickly followed and the next nine elements completed the actinide series by 1961. Investigation of the chemical properties of the actinides was followed more recently by chemical studies of the first three transactinides — rutherfordium (104), hahnium (105), and seaborgium (106). Recent discoveries have extended the known elements to 112. Contents: Neptunium and PlutoniumThe Plutonium PeopleAmericium and CuriumBerkelium and CaliforniumThe “Big Bang”: Discovery of Einsteinium and FermiumMendeleviumNobelium and LawrenciumRutherfordium and HahniumSeaborgiumBohrium (107), Hassium (108), and Meitnerium (109)Elements 110, 111, and 112Naming Controversies and the Transfermium Working GroupSearches for the Superheavy ElementsReflections and Predictions Readership: Undergraduates and graduates in nuclear physics, radiochemistry and the general readers. Keywords:Transuranium People;Neptunium;Transactinides;Rutherfordium;Hahnium;SeaborgiumReviews:“'The Transuranium People' is a splendid tribute to those who have made the past 60 years a golden age for discovering new elements.”C&EN

Rose in Bloom

Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775451747
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Today's readers may instantly associate the name Louisa May Alcott with Little Women, but the Massachusetts-born writer composed a vast number of novels over the course of her career, many of which are just as engaging as the beloved story of the four March sisters. Rose in Bloom is a sequel to an earlier Alcott novel, Eight Cousins; it follows the protagonist Rose as she makes the transition to adulthood and broaches the turbulent waters of courtship and marriage.

Dark Eye

Author: James Swallow
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781905287307
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This is a concise and informative guide to the work of this innovative director. Produced with the director's full involvement, the book features new, in-depth interviews with David Fincher by author James Swallow.