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History, State & Local



link to catalog page BERWANGER, The Rise of the Centennial State

The Rise of the Centennial State

Colorado Territory, 1861-76

Author: Eugene H. Berwanger
Pub Date: April 2007

A vivid description of Colorado’s beginnings   learn more...

link to catalog page WONG, American Paper Son

American Paper Son

A Chinese Immigrant in the Midwest

Author: Wayne Hung Wong
Pub Date: December 2006

A captivating look at a hidden chapter in Chinese American history   learn more...

link to catalog page WEINER, Coalfield Jews

Coalfield Jews

An Appalachian History

Author: Deborah R. Weiner
Pub Date: October 2006

The stories of vibrant eastern European Jewish communities in the Appalachian coalfields   learn more...

link to catalog page CARRIGAN, The Making of a Lynching Culture

The Making of a Lynching Culture

Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, 1836-1916

Author: William D. Carrigan
Pub Date: 2006

How a culture of violence legitimized lynching among ordinary people   learn more...

link to catalog page, High Mountains Rising

High Mountains Rising

Appalachia in Time and Place

Author: Edited by Richard A. Straw and H. Tyler Blethen
Pub Date: May 2004

A collection of 14 original essays covering the major issues in Appalachian history and culture   learn more...

link to catalog page TISHLER, Midwestern Landscape Architecture Author: Edited by William H. Tishler
Pub Date: 2004

Richly illustrated and readable, this is the first historical overview of landscape architecture in the Midwest   learn more...

link to catalog page CARROLL, Red Grange and the Rise of Modern Football Author: John M. Carroll
Pub Date: Cloth: 1999; Paper: 2004

To understand the forces that helped create the modern superstar athlete, begin with Red Grange   learn more...

link to catalog page MOORE, Carl B. Stokes and the Rise of Black Political Power Author: Leonard N. Moore
Pub Date: August 2003

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link to catalog page CHA-JUA, America's First Black Town

America's First Black Town

Brooklyn, Illinois, 1830-1915

Author: Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua
Pub Date: 2002

The courageous story of the first all-Black free town in the United States   learn more...

link to catalog page HOWELL, Culture, Environment, and Conservation in the Appalachian South Author: Edited by Benita J. Howell
Pub Date: February 2002

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