Buster Brown s Autobiography

Filename: buster-brown-s-autobiography.pdf
ISBN: OSU:32435017649229
Release Date: 1907
Number of pages: 70
Author: Richard Felton Outcault

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Filename: buster.pdf
ISBN: 0439703360
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages:
Author: Denise Fleming

Download and read online Buster in PDF and EPUB Buster the dog thinks his perfect life is spoiled when Betty the cat comes to live with him, until he learns not to be afraid of cats.

Nameless Towns

Filename: nameless-towns.pdf
ISBN: 9780292777804
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Number of pages: 271
Author: Thad Sitton
Publisher: University of Texas Press

Download and read online Nameless Towns in PDF and EPUB Sawmill communities were once the thriving centers of East Texas life. Many sprang up almost overnight in a pine forest clearing, and many disappeared just as quickly after the company "cut out" its last trees. But during their heyday, these company towns made Texas the nation's third-largest lumber producer and created a colorful way of life that lingers in the memories of the remaining former residents and their children and grandchildren. Drawing on oral history, company records, and other archival sources, Sitton and Conrad recreate the lifeways of the sawmill communities. They describe the companies that ran the mills and the different kinds of jobs involved in logging and milling. They depict the usually rough-hewn towns, with their central mill, unpainted houses, company store, and schools, churches, and community centers. And they characterize the lives of the people, from the hard, awesomely dangerous mill work to the dances, picnics, and other recreations that offered welcome diversions.

The Publishers Weekly

Filename: the-publishers-weekly.pdf
ISBN: STANFORD:36105015558906
Release Date: 1907
Number of pages:

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Mixed Harvest

Filename: mixed-harvest.pdf
ISBN: 0807846597
Release Date: 1997
Number of pages: 301
Author: Hal S. Barron
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

Download and read online Mixed Harvest in PDF and EPUB How rural northerners from New England to North Dakota met the rise of industrial society and consumer culture. Between 1870 and 1930, communities in the rural North faced a number of challenges. Author Hal S. Barron shows that by consolidating traditional rural values and agrarian fundamentalism, country people successfully created a distinct rural subculture that continued well into the 20th century. Illustrated.


Filename: springfield.pdf
ISBN: 0738575186
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 127
Author: Rosanne E. Putnam
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Download and read online Springfield in PDF and EPUB Although Springfield was chartered in 1761, residents did not begin taking advantage of the waterpower on the Black River until the 1800s. Once dams were built to harness the water, mills and factories followed. Innovation could not be stopped, and for the next 150 years one invention or improvement after another emerged from this little town. Things like the spring clothespin and sandpaper were invented in Springfield as well as world-famous tool-making machines such as the turret lathe and gear shaping and grinding machines. Improvements were also made to textile-processing machinery. A combination of the right people at the right place and time allowed Springfield, the "little town that did," to transform from an agrarian and mill town to the home of a world-renowned machine tool industry.

Boot and Shoe Recorder

Filename: boot-and-shoe-recorder.pdf
ISBN: NYPL:33433090804232
Release Date: 1921
Number of pages:

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I m Just Dead I m Not Gone

Filename: i-m-just-dead-i-m-not-gone.pdf
ISBN: 9781496811202
Release Date: 2017-03-23
Number of pages: 288
Author: Jim Dickinson
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Download and read online I m Just Dead I m Not Gone in PDF and EPUB I’m Just Dead, I’m Not Gone chronicles Jim Dickinson’s extraordinary life in the Memphis music scene of the fifties and sixties and how he went on to play with and produce a rich array of artists, including Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones, Ry Cooder, Duane Allman, Arlo Guthrie, and Albert King. With verve and wit, Dickinson (1941–2009) describes his trip to Blind Lemon’s grave on the Texas flatlands as a college student and how that encounter inspired his return to Memphis. Back home, he looked up Gus Cannon and Furry Lewis, began staging plays, cofounded what would become the annual Memphis Blues Festival, and started recording. The blues, Elvis, and early rock ’n’ roll compelled Dickinson to reject racial barriers and spurred his contributions to the Memphis music and experimental art scene. He explains how the family yardman, WDIA, Dewey Phillips, Furry Lewis, Will Shade, and Howlin’ Wolf shaped him and recounts how he went on to learn his craft at Sun, Ardent, American, Muscle Shoals, and Criteria studios from master producers Sam Phillips, John Fry, Chips Moman, and Jerry Wexler. Dickinson is a member of the Mississippi Music Hall of Fame and an inaugural inductee of the Memphis Music Hall of Fame. He has received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Engineering and Production from the Americana Music Association, a Brass Note on the Beale Street Walk of Fame in Memphis, and a Heritage Marker on the Mississippi Blues Trail. This memoir recounts a love affair with Memphis, the blues, and rock ’n’ roll through Dickinson’s captivating blend of intelligence, humor, and candor.

The A to Z of Old Time Radio

Filename: the-a-to-z-of-old-time-radio.pdf
ISBN: 9781461672074
Release Date: 2010-04-09
Number of pages: 330
Author: Robert C. Reinehr
Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Download and read online The A to Z of Old Time Radio in PDF and EPUB The term Old Time Radio refers to the relatively brief period from 1926, when the National Broadcasting Company first began network broadcasting, until approximately 1960, when television became the dominant communication medium in the United States. During this time, radio was as popular and ubiquitous as television is today. It was amazingly varied in the types of programming it offered; many characters and programs were so popular that virtually everyone was familiar with them. Even today, recorded versions of these programs are still extremely popular and widely available, both from commercial outlets and from hobbyists. Behind the production of these programs was a complex technological and financial infrastructure that had to be developed virtually from scratch in a world unaccustomed to the rapid communication and technological marvels that we take for granted today. The A to Z of Old Time Radio provides essential facts and information on the Golden Age of Radio. This is accomplished through the use of a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on the radio networks, programs, directors, producers, writers, actors, radio series, and radio stations. Entries on your favorite shows—The Lone Ranger, The Shadow, Dragnet, and Suspense—and actors—Bob Hope, George Burns, Gracie Allen, and Edgar Bergen—will have you jumping from one entry to the next as you relive old favorites and discover hidden treasures from the Golden Age of Radio.

Boys Life

Filename: boys-life.pdf
Release Date: 1953-03
Number of pages: 72

Download and read online Boys Life in PDF and EPUB Boys' Life is the official youth magazine for the Boy Scouts of America. Published since 1911, it contains a proven mix of news, nature, sports, history, fiction, science, comics, and Scouting.

New York Magazine

Filename: new-york-magazine.pdf
Release Date: 1983-11-14
Number of pages: 170

Download and read online New York Magazine in PDF and EPUB New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.

Simon Schuster Super Crossword Book 9

Filename: simon-schuster-super-crossword-book-9.pdf
ISBN: 9780684829647
Release Date: 1996-11-01
Number of pages: 256
Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Simon Schuster Super Crossword Book 9 in PDF and EPUB Culled from out-of-print puzzle books, and edited by the kings of crosswords, this collection contains puzzles of varying sizes and levels of difficulty. They have been revised and updated to satisfy the needs and knowledge of today's solvers. The pages are perforated for easy tearing out.

Spruce Pine

Filename: spruce-pine.pdf
ISBN: 0738567698
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 128
Author: David Biddix
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Download and read online Spruce Pine in PDF and EPUB There is a little piece of Spruce Pine in almost every home and business in America. Known as the Mineral City, Spruce Pine is the hub of mining activity in the mineral-rich Toe River valley, which provides mica, feldspar, and ultra-pure quartz for computer chips and other electronic components. Images of America: Spruce Pine is the story of a town with two main streets that was started by the arrival of the railroad. This volume includes the characters, events, tragedies, triumphs, and memories shared by town residents. From catastrophic fires, ravaging floods, and economic turmoil, to visits by U.S. presidents and the Carolina Barn Dance, it is all right here.

Buster Keaton

Filename: buster-keaton.pdf
ISBN: 9781497602311
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Number of pages: 464
Author: Marion Meade
Publisher: Open Road Media

Download and read online Buster Keaton in PDF and EPUB An American icon, Joseph Frank “Buster” Keaton is easily acknowledged as one of the greatest filmmakers in early cinema and beyond. His elaborate slapstick made audiences scream with laughter. But, his stone face hid an internal turmoil. In BUSTER KEATON: CUT TO THE CHASE, biographer Marion Meade seamlessly lays out the life and works of this comedy genius who lacked any formal education. “Buster” made his name as a child of vaudeville, thrown around the stage by his father in a cartoon pantomime of very real abuse. The lessons he carried forward from that experience translated into some of the greatest silent films of all time. Keaton wrote, directed, performed, and edited dozens of features and shorts, including his masterpiece, The General. However, those early scars also led to decades of drinking and mistreatment of women. Keaton saw huge successes, Hollywood sex scandals, years of neglect from studios and audiences, and finally a shaky resurrection that assured his place in Hollywood’s film canon. Meticulously researched, this book brings together four years of research and hundreds of interviews to paint a nuanced portrait of a compelling artist. No comedy fan or film buff should miss this insider story of the man behind the stone face.

Boys Life

Filename: boys-life.pdf
Release Date: 1941-06
Number of pages: 48

Download and read online Boys Life in PDF and EPUB Boys' Life is the official youth magazine for the Boy Scouts of America. Published since 1911, it contains a proven mix of news, nature, sports, history, fiction, science, comics, and Scouting.