Key West the Old and the New

Author: Jefferson B. Browne
Publisher: Marula
ISBN: 9780738594668
Format: PDF, Mobi
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I have written this history of Key West, believing that it would be interesting to the younger generation, and to those who are to come after us, to know something of the people and events which filled the years that have gone. My first intention was to copy Colonel Maloney's history, published in 1876, and bring it down to the present time. In collecting the data, however, I found that there were a great many interesting events connected with the early history of Key West which Colonel Maloney had omitted, and concluded that if my work was to be as complete as was possible with available data, I would have to write it anew. This I have done, using, however, such data as his history contains, and at times preserving even his phraseology....

The Longest Road

Author: Philip Caputo
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0805094466
Format: PDF
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Traces the author's 2011 road trip from the southernmost to the northernmost points of the United States to experience firsthand the country's diversity and political tensions in the face of a historic economic recession.

Indian Days of the Long Ago

Author: Edward S. Curtis
Format: PDF, Docs
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Text, drawings and photographs describe the life of the Salish Indians and other North American tribes before the arrival of white settlers.