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  • Our Roots in Floyd

    A History of Farming Families in the Town of Floyd by

    The town of Floyd had it's first settlers in the mid 1700's. There were still native Indians and wildlife we no longer see who lived in and near the area. There was no established monetary system as yet, so most trade was done in the form of ...


  • The Life & Times of Alexander Hamilton

    Two Apples that Fell from the Same Tree by

    ROBERT GARY DODDS uncovered and wrote about the pivotal role Hamilton ancestors played in world-historical events, many forgotten yet impacting history. Read of the Hamilton Clan’s earliest evidenced ancestor born in the 9th century, his descendent ...


  • The Morizo Story

    The life story of an immigrant from Hiroshima, Japan who came to the United States at the age of 15 by

    An Incredible Story of Survival and Success for a Young Man Chasing the American Dream This is a fascinating biography of Morizo Fujimoto, a Japanese American Issei (first generation), lovingly written by his eldest son, Dr. Jack Fujimoto. It ...


  • Democratizing Finance

    Origins of the Community Development Financial Institutions Movement by

    Decades before Occupy Wall Street challenged the American financial system, activists began organizing alternatives to provide capital to “unbankable” communities and the poor. With roots in the civil rights, anti-poverty, and other progressive ...


  • The Hero of Mississippi Burning

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    1964 was the height of the Civil Rights and Wrongs Movement, and America was in turmoil. I was eight years old and visiting the town of Philadelphia, Mississippi for a family reunion. This story is about something I have remembered from that time, ...


  • This Is My Story, This Is My Song

    Book One: The First Forty-Four Years by

    The first of two volumes to be published, in This is my Story, This is my Song, Leonard S. Buxton recounts the first half of his engaging life and his long career in ministry. He has written a very entertaining personal account of his upbringing as ...


  • Industry and Subsistency

    E. F. Cartier Van Dissel and Sawmill Phoenix; The Logging of Old-Growth Timber and the Making of a Small Farm Community, 1897-1943 by

    The people of the Camas Valley in Washington State were founded in two socioeconomic streams as they survived the Great Depression of the 1930s and moved into the war years of the 1940s. The theoretical foundation of this history asserts the ...


  • Opportunity Knocked

    How an Idaho farm boy became a successful businessman and advocate of West Yellowstone, Montana by

    Growing up on a small family farm in the shadows of Yellowstone National Park, Clyde Glen Seely learned the importance of hard work, strong family ties and making the best of any circumstance. His first childhood responsibility was feeding bum lambs ...


  • The National Road/Route 40

    The Cumberland Pike by

    William JanTausch delivers a historical, photographic account of part of the National Road, otherwise known as Route 40. Built in the early 1800s, the National Road extends from Cumberland, Maryland to Vandalia, Illinois and contains many long, ...


  • From Creation Until Forever

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    Young school Mistress Hallie Donahoe’s life in the backwoods beyond the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia changes in one tragic moment the day her beloved mother, father, and their home are swept away by a flash flood. Weeks later, she is whisked ...