Images of America

Boston's South End (Images of America)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Sept. 25, 2017
Boston's South End (Images of America)

Boston's South End (Images of America) by Anthony Mitchell Sammarco
English | June 9th, 2004 | ASIN: B009A5BZS2, ISBN: 0738534706, 1531620086 | 54 pages | EPUB | 48.52 MB

Originally a narrow, barren strip of land known as the Neck, Boston's South End grew from a lonely sentry post and execution grounds to what is today the largest Victorian neighborhood in the United States. With the filling of the South Cove in the 1830s, the area became one of the greatest planned residential districts of its time, a heritage preserved in unique architectural features such as red brick swell bay facades, elaborate balusters, and fanciful porches.

Los Angeles, California (Images of America)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Sept. 12, 2017
Los Angeles, California (Images of America)

Los Angeles, California (Images of America) by Jeffrey Samudio, Portia Lee
English | April 12th, 2001 | ASIN: B00945G574, ISBN: 0738508128, 1531605036 | 131 pages | EPUB | 46.45 MB

Los Angeles was founded in 1781 as one of the two original Spanish pueblos in California. At the time of statehood in 1851, Los Angeles began to reconsider its "cow town" condition, and gradually transformed an American city into the magnificent metropolis we know today.

Carlsbad and Carlsbad Caverns (Images of America)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Sept. 12, 2017
Carlsbad and Carlsbad Caverns (Images of America)

Carlsbad and Carlsbad Caverns (Images of America) by Donna Blake Birchell, Southeastern New Mexico Historical Society, Carlsbad Public Library
English | March 1st, 2010 | ASIN: B009AJOTWW, ISBN: 0738578843, 1531652050 | 131 pages | EPUB | 44.39 MB

Created by the visionary Charles B. Eddy, Carlsbad rose from the humble beginnings of a tent city to become a vital community on the banks of the Pecos River. One of the largest irrigation projects known at that time made the transformation possible.

Ford's Theatre (Images of America)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Sept. 10, 2017
Ford's Theatre (Images of America)

Ford's Theatre (Images of America) by Brian Anderson
English | April 7th, 2014 | ASIN: B00K5E0P5G, ISBN: 1467121126, 1531672825 | 128 pages | EPUB | 24.57 MB

Ford’s Theatre in downtown Washington, DC, is best known as the scene of Pres. Abraham Lincoln’s assassination on April 14, 1865. It is among the oldest and most visited sites of national tragedy in the United States.

Ewald Bros. Dairy (Images of America)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Aug. 25, 2017
Ewald Bros. Dairy (Images of America)

Ewald Bros. Dairy (Images of America) by William Ewald
English | August 7th, 2017 | ASIN: B074Q12PPG, ISBN: 1467126845 | 128 pages | EPUB | 28.11 MB

For nearly 100 years, the Ewald family has been associated with delivering the “world’s finest milk” to families of Minneapolis and surrounding suburbs.

Rocky Mountain National Park (Images of America: Colorado)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Aug. 24, 2017
Rocky Mountain National Park (Images of America: Colorado)

Rocky Mountain National Park (Images of America: Colorado) by Phyllis J. Perry
English | June 23rd, 2008 | ASIN: B00COG9W3E, ISBN: 0738556270, 1531635881 | 128 pages | EPUB | 35.81 MB

Rocky Mountain National Park is often called “the crown jewel” of the nation’s park system. Set in Colorado in the southern part of the Rocky Mountain chain, which forms the backbone of North America, the park contains 72 named peaks above 12,000 feet with the tallest of these, Longs Peak, rising to 14,259 feet.

Mount Vernon Revisited (Images of America)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Aug. 24, 2017
Mount Vernon Revisited (Images of America)

Mount Vernon Revisited (Images of America) by Dr. Larry H. Spruill, Donna M. Jackson
English | September 15th, 2014 | ASIN: B00O3GRWAS, ISBN: 1467121843, 1531673279 | 131 pages | EPUB | 29.31 MB

An important gateway suburban community, Mount Vernon was formed around the construction of two commuter rail lines to and from New York City. In the first quarter of the 20th century, its contiguous borders with Greater New York, rapid population growth, automobiles, petroleum, and industrial development set the stage for the encroachment of urban realities on the upwardly mobile founders’ hopes for a sustained and prosperous suburban lifestyle.

Stone Mountain Park (Images of America)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Aug. 24, 2017
Stone Mountain Park (Images of America)

Stone Mountain Park (Images of America) by Tim Hollis
English | June 29th, 2009 | ASIN: B0099JQMMS, ISBN: 0738568236, 1531644902 | 128 pages | EPUB | 49.64 MB

For centuries, explorers and pioneers told of a place in Georgia where there was a gigantic mountain of solid granite resembling "a great gray egg lying half-buried on a vast plain." In time, Stone Mountain, 15 miles east of Atlanta, became a local landmark.

Civil Rights in Birmingham (Images of America)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Willson at Aug. 19, 2017
Civil Rights in Birmingham (Images of America)

Laura Caldell Anderson, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, "Civil Rights in Birmingham (Images of America)"
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1467110671, 1531668410 | 128 pages | EPUB | 25 MB

St. Francisville and West Feliciana Parish (Images of America)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Willson at Aug. 17, 2017
St. Francisville and West Feliciana Parish (Images of America)

Anne Butler, Norman C. Ferachi, "St. Francisville and West Feliciana Parish (Images of America)"
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1467113026, 1531670431 | 128 pages | EPUB | 27 MB