Books in category Travel – Pictorials

  • Hidden History of Detroit

    Hidden History of Detroit
    Amy Elliott Bragg

    Meet the argumentative French fugitive who founded the city, the tobacco magnate who haunts his shuttered factory, the gambler prankster millionaire who built a monument to himself, the governor who brought his scholarly library with him on …

  • Misfortune on Clevelandâ s Millionaires Row

    Misfortune on Cleveland’s Millionaires’ Row
    Alan F. Dutka

    Author Alan Dutka delves into sixteen tales of anguish and deceit that offer a startling perspective on Clevelands super-rich.

  • Forgotten Delavan

    Forgotten Delavan
    Patricia Ruth-Marsicano

    When they left New York in 1836, brothers Henry and Samuel Phoenix intended to establish a temperance colony where inhabitants could live a life free from demon alcohol.

  • God s Children

    God’s Children
    Archibald Rutledge

    In 1937, after decades in the North, Archibald Rutledge returned to the hyacinth days and camellia nights of his native Carolina Lowcountry to restore his family home, Hampton Plantation.

  • Plymouth s First Century

    Plymouth’s First Century
    Elizabeth Kelley Kerstens

    Plymouth, Michigan's First Century: Innovators and Industry contains more than 200 images from the Plymouth Historical Museum and from the collections of some of Plymouth's current residents.

  • A History of the Providence River

    A History of the Providence River
    Robert A. Geake

    Along its waters glided boats and ships engaged in the slave trade, the raid on the "Gaspee" and all manner of coastal commerce. Historian Robert A. Geake has paddled the river's length to uncover the mysteries coursing within.

  • An Anthology of Women s Travel Writing

    An Anthology of Women’s Travel Writing
    Shirley Foster, Sara Mills

    This anthology aims to challenge stereotypes of women travellers by presenting writings by women who travelled bravely around the world disregarding social convention and danger.

  • Racine

    Racine
    George D. Fennell, Racine Heritage Museum

    Racine County is especially suited for growing wheat, which immediately became the countys leading agricultural product. The town of Racine quickly became a prosperous center serving the needs of the areas farm population.

  • A People s History of the Lake of the Ozarks

    A People’s History of the Lake of the Ozarks
    Dan William Peek, Kent Van Landuyt

    True locals Dan William Peek and Kent Van Landuyt piece together the fascinating story of how that community adapted to the lake that redefined their home.

  • Why We Never Danced the Charleston

    Why We Never Danced the Charleston
    Harlan Greene

    Told in intoxicatingly beautiful prose, this story of passion, beauty and the deadly effects of sexual repression takes us to a specific time and place, yet simultaneously blossoms as a universal tale of the human heart in conflict with its …

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