The 1996 Genealogy Annual

A Bibliography of Published Sources

Author: Thomas Jay Kemp

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780842027403

Category: Reference

Page: 351

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The Genealogy Annual is a comprehensive bibliography of the year's genealogies, handbooks, and source materials. It is divided into three main sections. FAMILY HISTORIES- cites American and international single and multifamily genealogies, listed alphabetically by major surnames included in each book. GUIDES AND HANDBOOKS- includes reference and how-to books for doing research on specific record groups or areas of the U.S. or the world. GENEALOGICAL SOURCES BY STATE- consists of entries for genealogical data, organized alphabetically by state and then by city or county. The Genealogy Annual, the core reference book of published local histories and genealogies, makes finding the latest information easy. Because the information is compiled annually, it is always up to date. No other book offers as many citations as The Genealogy Annual; all works are included. You can be assured that fees were not required to be listed.
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Tap Roots Betrayed

How Our Dreams Got Derailed In America

Author: Michael Luick-Thrams

Publisher: epubli

ISBN: 3737564949

Category: History

Page: N.A

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Those who first settled the Midwest, the American Heartland, came from “back East” or directly from Europe. Mostly, they had little to lose and everything to gain by risking everything—including their very lives. Still, they came, by the millions, chasing runaway dreams. In the process, they transformed a land occupied for over ten-thousand years by others who lived vastly different lives and now are mostly vanished. In the process, those who supplanted the Native Americans created a radically new culture—one now in decline. The Luick clan—typical of so many pioneering families of the American frontier—came on the run from hunger-wracked Württemberg, having thrashed a noble. After twenty years of carving a life out of the woods of Michigan, they migrated en masse once more—to the prairies of Iowa in the 1850s. Founding a town they named “Belmond,” after pretty settler Emily “Belle” Dumond, the four Luick brothers and their determined sister launched an empire built on land, livestock and banking. The Luicks and their cohorts forged a physical culture—public buildings, social institutions, latest fashion—that largely looked little like the European or Eastern lands they’d left, yet the intangible culture they made in many ways hardly resembled the social culture (laws, local mores and norms) they’d turned their backs on. Tapping the well-documented Luicks as a case study, this book examines a process replicated tens of thousands of times across America—how strangers peopled an annexed land, then built something totally different than had been in that place before. If we explore that process, we might find clues on how we might forge a new culture now, as the one our ancestors erected fails to respond to a changing world order. In their stories, we find larger truths, useable social stencils as well as sobering caveats.
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Annals of Iowa

A historical quarterly

Author: Iowa. Division of Historical Museum and Archives,State Historical Society of Iowa,Iowa. Historical Dept

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Iowa

Page: N.A

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The 1997 Genealogy Annual

A Bibliography of Published Sources

Author: Thomas Jay Kemp

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780842027410

Category: History

Page: 368

View: 4009

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The Genealogy Annual is a comprehensive bibliography of the year's genealogies, handbooks, and source materials. It is divided into three main sections. FAMILY HISTORIES- cites American and international single and multifamily genealogies, listed alphabetically by major surnames included in each book. GUIDES AND HANDBOOKS- includes reference and how-to books for doing research on specific record groups or areas of the U.S. or the world. GENEALOGICAL SOURCES BY STATE- consists of entries for genealogical data, organized alphabetically by state and then by city or county. The Genealogy Annual, the core reference book of published local histories and genealogies, makes finding the latest information easy. Because the information is compiled annually, it is always up to date. No other book offers as many citations as The Genealogy Annual; all works are included. You can be assured that fees were not required to be listed.
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Lagerzeitungen

Author: Michael Luick-Thrams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: German newspapers

Page: 168

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Documents the two distinct World War II-era German POW public journals published at Iowa's Camp Algona from 1944 to 1946. The first, the Drachtpost and the second, the post-capitulation publication, the Lagerzeichtung, document the POWs' evolving and ultimately soul-searching confrontation with their nation's experiment with fascism and global war.
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