Biography of Bass Reeves, a former slave who became one of the most outstanding peace officers in late 19th-century America.362 pp.
Presents a microcosm of the history of American slavery in a collection of the most important primary and secondary readings on slavery at Georgetown University and among the Maryland Jesuits.330 pp.
This book covers not only the creation and operation of the quarantine station, which is integral to San Francisco's history, but also discusses the challenges of life on Angel Island—a small, exposed and nearly waterless landmass on the north side of the Bay.195 pp.
Delivers a detailed jaunt through Seattle's fascinating streetcar era, covering the first street railway, line expansion and consolidation, Seattle Municipal Railway operations, the people that made it all happen, and finally, the system's conversion to buses.127 pp.
This volume represents the written record of the America's most underappreciated abolitionist, a man who became the conscience of the new nation in the aftermath of the American Revolution.582 pp.