Monday, September 21, 2015

American History & Mysteries, Over 200 PDF Books on DVDrom


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Contents of Disk (created on a Windows computer):

Kentucky Superstitions by Daniel Lindsey Thomas 1920

Mysteries and Miseries of America's Great Cities by James W Buel 1883

Johnny Appleseed by one who knew him by WM Glines 1922

What's what in America by Eugene Brewster 1919 ((Credulity, Christian science, Osteopathy, Phrenology, Physiognomy Dreams, Superstitions, Stage tricks and occultism, Ghosts, Strikes etc)

The Holmes-Pitezel case -  a history of the greatest crime of the century and of the search for the missing Pitezel children by Frank P Geyer 1896 (H.H. Holmes was America's first serial killer)

An Authenticated History of the Famous Bell Witch by Martin Van Buren Ingram 1894

The Witchcraft Delusion in New England, Volume 1 by Robert Calef 1866

The Witchcraft Delusion in New England, Volume 2 by Robert Calef 1866

The Witchcraft Delusion in New England, Volume 3 by Robert Calef 1866

The German spy in America - the secret plotting of German spies in the United States and the inside story of the sinking of the Lusitania by John P Jones 1917

Bell Witch, Article in McClures Magazine 1922

The Irish in America one thousand years before Columbus by Martin John Mulroy 1906

The Holy Bible by Julia Smith 1876 (Connecticut resident - the first Bible translation by a woman)

Modern American pistols and revolvers by Arthur Gould 1894

American Criminal Trials, Volume 1 by Peleg Chandler 1844 ( Anne Hutchinson. The Quakers. Salem witchcraft. Thomas Maule. John Peter Zenger. New York Negro Plot etc)

American Criminal Trials, Volume 2 by Peleg Chandler 1844

Modern American rifles by Arthur Gould 1892

Firearms in American History by Charles Sawyer, 1910

The Christian Life and Character of the Civil Institutions of the United States by BF Morris 1864

The truth about the Frank case by CP Connolly 1915 (famous murder mystery in the deep South)

View of the Hebrews by Ethan Smith 1823 (This book argues that Native Americans were descended from the Ten Lost Tribes and some have noted similarities between this book and the Book of Mormon)

Early Bibles of America by John Wright 1892

American Greek Testaments - A critical bibliography of the Greek New Testament as published in America by Isaac Hall 1883

The United States a Christian Nation by David Brewer 1905

Was Abraham Lincoln an Infidel (Atheist) Volume 1, by Carl Theodor Wettstein 1910

Was Abraham Lincoln an Infidel, Volume 2, by Carl Theodor Wettstein 1910

Abraham Lincoln the Practical Mystic by Francis Grierson 1918

Famous Mysteries by John Watkins 1919 (Lizzie Borden)

The History of Pirates, free-booters or buccaneers of America by JW Archenholz 1907

The pirates of Panama - The buccaneers of America, a true account of the famous adventures and daring deeds of Sir Henry Morgan and other notorious freebooters of the Spanish Main 1914 by A.O. Exquemelin

Phases of religion in America by WS Crowe 1893 (Universalism, Unitarianism, Spiritualism, Methodism, Puritanism, Episcopalianism etc)

American Graphic Art by Frank Weitenkampf 1912

A History of American art, Volume 1 by S Hartmann 1901

The making of an American by Jacob Riis 1901

Famous American Belles of the Nineteenth century by Virginia Peackock 1901

A Colonial Apparition, a story of the Cape Fear by James Sprunt 1898

America's economic supremacy by Brooks Adams 1900

A History Of American Currency by William Graham Sumner 1874

The Soul of America: a constructive essay in the sociology of religion by Stanton Coit - 1914

American hero-myths - A study in the native religions of the western continent by Daniel Brinton 1882

Life, trial and execution of Edward H. Ruloff: the perpetrator of eight Murder & Other Crimes 1871

A Book of Remarkable Criminals by Henry Irving 1918

Spiritualism in America by Benjamin Coleman 1861



The Devil in Britain and America by John B Ashton 1896

The Kentucky Mountains and their Feuds (Hatfields and McCoys) article in the American Journal of Sociology 1902

Criminal justice in the American city by Roscoe Pound 1922

The clergy a source of danger to the American republic by WF Jamieson 1873

History of the Strange Sounds or Rappings heard in Rochester and western New York by Dellon Marcus Dewey 1850

Incidents in American history being a selection of the most important and interesting events which have transpired since the discovery of America, to the present time by John Barber 1847

Great religious Americans by William Dallman 1918

Four great Americans: Washington, Franklin, Webster, Lincoln by James Baldwin 1897

The Indian girl who led them, Sacajawea by Amy Jane Maguire 1905

Bird Woman (Sacajawea) the Guide of Lewis and Clark: Her Own Story Now First Given to the World by James Willard Schultz 1918

Horace Greeley and other pioneers of American socialism by Charles Sotheran 1892

Marx and Engels on revolution in America by Heinz Neumann 1900

The Life of James J. Hill, Volume 1 by Joseph Pyle 1917

The Life of James J. Hill, Volume 2 by Joseph Pyle 1917 (James J Hill was a railroad executive. He was the chief executive officer of a family of lines headed by the Great Northern Railway, which served a substantial area of the Upper Midwest, the northern Great Plains, and Pacific Northwest. Because of the size of this region and the economic dominance exerted by the Hill lines, Hill became known during his lifetime as The Empire Builder.)

Remember the Alamo by Amelia Barr 1888

The Fall of the Alamo by Francis Nona 1879

History of Sitting Bull and his Sioux Indians by Cicero Newell 1884

The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid by Pat Garrett 1882

Billy the Kid- The True Story of a Western Bad Man, article in Everybody's magazine

History of Billy the Kid by Charles Siringo 1920

Prominent Jews of America 1918

The Bay Psalm book, 1903, a facsimile of the 1640 book (The Bay Psalm Book was the first book, that is still in existence, printed in British North America.)

Sir Walter Raleigh's lost colony - Roanoke Island by Hamilton McMillan 1888

John Vytal - a tale of the lost colony (Roanoke Island) by William Payson 1901

Life of Anne Hutchinson with a sketch of the Antinomian controversy in Massachusetts by George Ellis 1845

Account of the terrific and fatal riot at the New-York Astor Place by (The Astor Place Riot, when working-class New Yorkers went on a rampage because they disapproved of a performance of Macbeth - 25 deaths) by HM Ranney 1849

Historic Dress in America by Elisabeth McClellan 1904

Costume of colonial times by Alice Morse Earle 1894

The History of Tammany Hall by Gustavus Myers, 1901

A new dictionary of Americanisms - being a glossary of words supposed to be peculiar to the United States and the dominion of Canada by Sylva Clapin 1902

The Rivals: a tale of the times of Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton by Jeremiah Clemens 1860 (Hamilton was shot by Burr in a duel)

Historic landmarks of America as seen and described by famous writers by Esther Singleton 1907

The Mennonites of America by C. Henry Smith - 1909

Tobacco: its history, varieties, culture, manufacture and commerce, with an account of its various modes of use, from its first discovery until now by E.R. Billings 1875

The origin of primitive superstitions and their development into the worship of spirits and doctrine of spiritual agency among the aborigines of America by Rushton Dorman 1881

A History of the San Juan water boundary question by William Fitzwilliam Milton 1869 (otherwise known as the Pig War)

The Great Galveston Disaster by Richard Spillane 1900 (hurricane that killed upwards of 12,000 people)

The Complete Story of the Galveston Horror by John Coulter 1900

Chicago's awful theater horror by Marshall Everett 1904 (The Iroquois Theatre fire occurred on December 30, 1903, in Chicago. It is the deadliest theater fire and the deadliest single-building fire in United States history. At least 605 people died as a result of the fire)

Adventures of the world's greatest detectives by George Barton 1909

Remarkable rogues - the careers of some notable criminals of Europe and America by Charles Kingston 1921



Adam Worth by Pinkerton's National Detective Agency - 1903 (Adam Worth was an american criminal who was considered the greatest criminal ever. He is called the Napoleon of Crime and Sherlock Holmes' arch-enemy Professor Moriarty is considered to be patterned after him)

Universalism in America, Volume 1 by Richard Eddy 1886

Universalism in America, Volume 2 by Richard Eddy 1886

Billy the Kid- The True Story of a Western Bad Man, article in Everybody's magazine

Buffalo Bill's Wild West and congress of Rough Riders of the World 1893

American Philosophy, the early schools by W Riley 1907

American thought: from Puritanism to pragmatism by W Riley 1915

Mormonism: The Islam of America by Bruce Kinney - 1912

What Calvinism has done for America by John Monsma 1919

The Roman Catholic element in American history by Justin Fulton 1856

Early maps of America by Edward Hale 1874

The New Democracy by Walter Weyl 1920, with a chapter on THE INDIVIDUALISTIC SPIRIT OF AMERICA

Shakespeare and the Founders of Liberty in America by Charles Gayley 1917

American Individualism by Herbert Hoover 1922

Journal of American folklore 1888

Highwaymen of the Railroad (train robbers) article in The North American review 1893

James Bowie, a hero of the Alamo by Evelyn Brogan 1922

Train and bank robbers of the West A Appler 1889

A First Book in American History by Edward Eggleston 1889

Annals of music in America - a chronological record of significant musical events, from 1640 to the present day, with comments on the various periods into which the work is divided by Henry Lahee 1922

The Story of Thomas A. Edison by Inez McFee 1922

Thomas Alva Edison - 60 years of an inventor's life by Francis Arthur Jones 1908

The inventions - researches and writing of Nikola Tesla by Thomas Martin 1894

American inventions and inventors by William Mowry 1900

The Cotton Gin - the history of its invention by Daniel Tompkins 1901

The early history of the airplane by the Wright Brothers 1922

Henry Ford's own story - how a farmer boy rose to the power that goes with many millions, yet never lost touch with humanity, as told to Rose Wilder Lane 1917

Charlie Chaplin's own story by Chaplin and Rose Wilder Lane 1916

Sketches of America and Americans by George Haight 1920

The marvel book of American ships 1916

Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Volume 1 1840

Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Volume 2 1840

The Mayflower Pilgrims by Edmund Carpenter 1918

An English View of Freemasonry in America by George Speth 1898

Freemasonry in America prior to 1750 by Melvin Johnson 1917



Washington the Freemason, article in The American Catholic Historical Researches 1902

Celebrated Criminal Cases of America by Thomas Duke 1910

Myths and facts of the American Revolution by Arthut Johnson 1908

History of American Socialisms by John Noyes 1870

Basis of American history, 1500-1900 by L Farrand 1904

Historic Bibles in America by John Wright 1905

The Fight with France for North America by AG Bradley 1908

The Lower South in American History by William Brown 1902

Battles of the United States, by Sea and Land embracing those of the revolutionary and Indian wars, the war of 1812, and the Mexican war with important official documents, Volume 1 by Henry B Dawson 1858

Battles of the United States, by Sea and Land embracing those of the revolutionary and Indian wars, the war of 1812, and the Mexican war with important official documents, Volume 2 by Henry B Dawson 1858

The Witch of Salem by John Musick 1893

The History of Philip's War, commonly called the Great Indian war, of 1675 and 1676. Also, of the French and Indian wars at the eastward, in 1689, 1690, 1692, 1696, and 1704 (1829) by Benjamin Church

The Border Wars of New England - King William's and Queen Anne's Wars by Samuel Drake 1897

A Short History of the Salem Village Witchcraft Trials by MVB Perley 1911

A narrative of the life of David Crockett 1834

Thrilling incidents of the Wars of the United States comprising the most striking and remarkable events of the Revolution, the French war, the Tripolitan war, the Indian wars, the second war with Great Britain, and the Mexican war by Jacob Neff 1853

George Armstrong Custer by FS Dellenbaugh 1917

A Short History of the War of Secession, 1861-1865, by R Johnson 1889

History of the American Civil War, Volume 1 by JW Draper 1868

History of the American Civil War, Volume 2 by JW Draper 1868

History of the American Civil War, Volume 3 by JW Draper 1868

The War of 1812 by E Tomlinson 1906

Cowboys of the Wild West by Harry Hawkeye 1908

American Myths & Legends by Charles Skinner 1903 Volume 1

American Myths & Legends by Charles Skinner 1903 Volume 2

The history, manners and customs of the North American Indians 1849

The True History of the American Revolution by Sydney Fisher 1902

Our Flag. Origin and progress of the flag of the United States of America, with an introductory account of the symbols, standards, banners and flags of ancient and Modern Nations from National Geographic 1917

History of the early discovery of America and landing of the Pilgrims, with a biography of the North American Indians by Samuel Drake 1854

Library of American History by James Buel Volume 1, 1900

Library of American History by James Buel Volume 2, 1900

Library of American History by James Buel Volume 3, 1900

Library of American History by James Buel Volume 4, 1900

Library of American History by James Buel Volume 5, 1900

Library of American History by James Buel Volume 6, 1900
(Columbus and the New World. History of the United States. Our late wars. Encyclopedic dictionary of American history)

The American Revolution by John Fiske, Volume 1, 1891

The American Revolution by John Fiske, Volume 2, 1891

History of the Louisiana Purchase by J Howard 1902

The American Church History Series, Volume 1 by Philip Schaff 1893

The American Church History Series, Volume 2 by Philip Schaff 1893

The American Church History Series, Volume 3 by Philip Schaff 1893

The American Church History Series, Volume 4 by Philip Schaff 1893

The American Church History Series, Volume 5 by Philip Schaff 1893

The American Church History Series, Volume 6 by Philip Schaff 1893

The American Church History Series, Volume 7 by Philip Schaff 1893

The American Church History Series, Volume 8 by Philip Schaff 1893

The American Church History Series, Volume 9 by Philip Schaff 1893

The American Church History Series, Volume 11 by Philip Schaff 1893

The American Church History Series, Volume 12 by Philip Schaff 1893

The American Church History Series, Volume 13 by Philip Schaff 1893
(Contains histories of the the Baptist churches, Congregational churches, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Methodists, Presbyterian churches, Protestant Episcopal Church, Reformed Church, Dutch, Reformed Church, German, Moravian Church, Roman Catholic Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, United Presbyterian Church, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Southern Presbyterian Church, Disciples of Christ, Society of Friends, United Brethren in Christ)

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 1

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 2

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 3

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 4

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 5

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 6

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 7

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 8

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 9

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 10

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 11

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 12

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 13

The Real America in Romance, with reading courses - A complete and authentic history of America from the time of Columbus to the Present Day by John R Musick 1909, Volume 14
(Contains histories on Columbus, Estevan, Saint Augustine the age of conflict, Pocahontas the age of English colonization, The Pilgrims, The witch of Salem, Braddock the age of British supremacy, Independence, Sustained honor the age of liberty established, Humbled pride, the age of agression abroad, Secession, Cuba



The History of the Standard Oil Company by Ida Tarbell 1904

The Religious life of famous Americans by LA Banks 1904

The Sherman Act and the New Anti-trust Legislation by AA Young 1915

Social and Economic Forces in American history by Albert Hart 1918

Tendencies in American Economic Thought by S Sherwood 1897

The Gilded Age - a Tale of Today by Mark Twain 1874

The Federal Reserve Monster by Sam Clark 1922

The ABC of the Federal Reserve System by E Kemmerer 1920

Benjamin Franklin as an Economist by WA Wetzel 1895

Men who are making America by BC Forbes 1917 (Edison, Rockefeller, Bell, Carnegie, Vanderbilt etc)

Ku Klux Klan: Its Origin, Growth and Disbandment by John C Lester 1905

American Biography - An historical account of those persons who have been distinguished in America, as adventurers, statesmen, philosophers, divines, warriors, authors, and other remarkable characters Volume 1 1794 by J Belknap

American Biography - An historical account of those persons who have been distinguished in America, as adventurers, statesmen, philosophers, divines, warriors, authors, and other remarkable characters Volume 2 1794 by J Belknap

The Life of George Washington by Jared Sparks 1855

John Adams by JT Morse 1885

Thomas Jefferson by JT Morse 1883

The Life of James Madison by G Hunt 1904

The life of James Monroe by G Morgan 1921

John Quincy Adams by JT Morse 1898

The True Andrew Jackson by CT Brady 1906

The life and political opinions of Martin Van Buren by W Holland 1835

Five American politicians by S Orth 1906 (Aaron Burr, DeWitt Clinton, Martin Van Buren, Henry Clay, Stephen Douglas)

The life and times of William Henry Harrison by SJ Burr 1840

John Tyler, his history, character and position 1843

The life of James Knox Polk by JS Jenkins 1850

Life and public services of Gen. Z. Taylor 1850

Life of Millard Fillmore 1856

The Life of Gen. Franklin Pierce by David W. Bartlett 1855

Life of James Buchanan, fifteenth president of the United States by G Curtis 1883

The Life of Abraham Lincoln by Henry Ketcham 1901

Life of Andrew Johnson by James Jones 1901

Ulysses S. Grant by Louis Coolidge 1917

Sketch of the life and character of Rutherford B. Hayes by WD Howells 1876

James A. Garfield by James Blaine Volume 1, 1882

James A. Garfield by James Blaine Volume 2, 1882

Lives of James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur by Burton Doyle 1881

Biographies of Grover Cleveland and Allen G. Thurman by James Boyd 1888

Life and Public Services of Benjamin Harrison by Murat Halstead 1892

Life of Gen. Ben Harrison by Lew Wallace 1888

William McKinley, his life and work by Charles Grosvenor 1901

Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Pearson 1920

The Wreck- an historical and a critical study of the administrations of Theodore Roosevelt and of William Howard Taft by Henry Clay Hansbrough 1913

Woodrow Wilson as President by Eugene Brooks, Volume 1, 1916

Woodrow Wilson as President by Eugene Brooks, Volume 2, 1916

Warren G. Harding the man by Joe Chapple 1920

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