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History, Am.: 19th C.

link to catalog page, Black Huntington

Black Huntington

An Appalachian Story

Author: Cicero M. Fain III
Pub Date: May 2019

How African Americans thrived in a West Virginia city   learn more...

link to catalog page, Collaborators for Emancipation

Collaborators for Emancipation

Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy

Author: William F. Moore and Jane Ann Moore
Pub Date: Cloth: 2014; Paper: February 2019

A look at how the fruitful relationship between Lincoln and an abolitionist minister helped end slavery   learn more...

link to catalog page, Fostering on the Farm

Fostering on the Farm

Child Placement in the Rural Midwest

Author: Megan Birk
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: February 2019

Shedding light on a somber chapter in the history of American childhood   learn more...

A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2

The Conflicted Ozarks

Author: Brooks Blevins
Pub Date: September 2019

Slavery, civil war, and the birth of the modern Ozarks   learn more...

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Hostile Heartland

Racism, Repression, and Resistance in the Midwest

Author: Brent M. S. Campney
Pub Date: August 2019

Retracing the contours of racist violence beyond the South   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lincoln's Confidant

Lincoln's Confidant

The Life of Noah Brooks

Author: Wayne C. Temple Edited by Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis
Pub Date: February 2019

The unknown story of one of Lincoln's closest friendships   learn more...

Owen Lovejoy and the Coalition for Equality

Clergy, African Americans, and Women United for Abolition

Author: Jane Ann Moore and William F. Moore
Pub Date: September 2019

An Illinois activist and his abolitionist alliance   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

vol. 3: Creating Hull-House and an International Presence, 1889-1900

Author: Jane Addams Edited by Mary Lynn McCree Bryan, Maree de Angury, and Ellen Skerrett
Pub Date: March 2019

From neophyte to icon in eleven incredible years   learn more...

link to catalog page, Transforming Women’s Education

Transforming Women’s Education

Liberal Arts and Music in Female Seminaries

Author: Jewel A. Smith
Pub Date: February 2019

Groundbreaking schools at the forefront of musical and educational change   learn more...

link to catalog page, Creating the Land of Lincoln

Creating the Land of Lincoln

The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870

Author: Frank Cicero Jr.
Pub Date: April 2018

How three constitutions built the modern Prairie State   learn more...

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