Mills Atlas

Author: Robert Mills
Publisher: Southern Historical Pr
ISBN:
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This reprint edition of MILLS' ATLAS has an especially prepared history and introduction to these maps as well as considerable history about Robert Mills, the man and architect, prepared be Mr. Gene Waddell, formerly Director of the South Carolina Historical Society, Charleston. These maps, originally 23 29 in size, have been conveniently reduced in size to 11 17 and folded to fit into an exquisitely gold-stamped simulated leather cover for book shelf or coffee table. The Districts for which maps are included are: Abbeville, Barnwell, Beaufort, Charleston, Chesterfield, Chester, Colleton, Darlington, Edgefield, Fairfield, Greenville, Georgetown, Horry, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Lexington, Marion, Marlborough, Newberry, Orangeburg, Pendleton, Richland, Spartanburg, Sumter, Union, Williamsburg and York.

Negro Education In Alabama

Author: Horace Mann Bond
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817307346
Size: 46.60 MB
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Horace Mann Bond (1904-1972) was a scholar and a college administrator who focused on higher education for African Americans. Negro Education in Alabama is derived from his dissertation, which received the Susan Colver Rosenberger Prize in 1937 and was published in 1939. “Horace Mann Bond,” according to Sourthen Changes, “lived, worked, and wrote in both the South and the North during the reign of Jim Crow, and through the early years of its aftermath….Bond was a bright, gifted, young scholar, on track to become a serious academic,” when his career shifted to educational administration. The promise of his career as a scholar is exemplified in Negro Education in Alabama, which has a remarkably contemporary ring.

Baseball In Louisville

Author: Anne Jewell
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738542416
Size: 27.32 MB
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Louisville and baseball share a long and strong bond that also happens to be one rollicking tale. From scandals and superstars, to Louisville Slugger® bats and beyond, Baseball in Louisville explores the ups, downs, eccentricities, and historic elements that define America's great pastime in Louisville. With names like Honus Wagner, Fred Clarke, Earle Combs, Pee Wee Reese, Adam Dunn, and Chris Burke in the line-up, this volume delivers a substantial and entertaining overview of baseball's past and present.

Palmetto Leaves

Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Largely descriptive of the St. John's river region of Florida.

Mutiny On The Amistad

Author: Howard Jones
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190281324
Size: 53.17 MB
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This volume presents the first full-scale treatment of the only instance in history where African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home. Jones describes how, in 1839, Joseph Cinqué led a revolt on the Spanish slave ship, the Amistad, in the Caribbean. The seizure of the ship by an American naval vessel near Montauk, Long Island, the arrest of the Africans in Connecticut, and the Spanish protest against the violation of their property rights created an international controversy. The Amistad affair united Lewis Tappan and other abolitionists who put the "law of nature" on trial in the United States by their refusal to accept a legal system that claimed to dispense justice while permitting artificial distinctions based on race or color. The mutiny resulted in a trial before the U.S. Supreme Court that pitted former President John Quincy Adams against the federal government. Jones vividly recaptures this compelling drama--the most famous slavery case before Dred Scott--that climaxed in the court's ruling to free the captives and allow them to return to Africa.

High School Journalism

Author: Jim Streisel
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786455027
Size: 69.65 MB
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High school journalists share the same objectives as professional reporters--finding the story, writing the story, and packaging the story so that it appeals to an audience. Understanding how to best accomplish these objectives is key to the student on the newspaper, yearbook or Web site staff, but the fundamental art of storytelling and story presentation are not always at the center of high school journalism classes. Student journalists must first understand that storytelling, at its most basic level, is about people, and that understanding the audience is essential in deciding how to present the story. This handbook for high school journalists and teachers offers practical tips for all elements of school journalism. The author covers the essential components that students must understand: information gathering, writing, standard and alternative coverage and packaging. Students will find valuable information about identifying news, interviewing, research, narrative writing style, editing, visual presentation and layout. The book also covers the legal rights of student journalists, objective vs. opinion writing, staff planning and organization and Web-based journalism. Each chapter includes study guides for practical applications of the concepts discussed.

Warriors Don T Cry

Author: Melba Pattillo Beals
Publisher: Tantor eBooks
ISBN: 1618030426
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The landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, Brown v. Board of Education, brought the promise of integration to Little Rock, Arkansas, but it was hard-won for the nine black teenagers chosen to integrate Central High School in 1957. They ran a gauntlet flanked by a rampaging mob and a heavily armed Arkansas National Guard—opposition so intense that soldiers from the elite 101st Airborne Division were called in to restore order. For Melba Beals and her eight friends those steps marked their transformation into reluctant warriors—on a battlefield that helped shape the civil rights movement. Warriors Don't Cry, drawn from Melba Beals's personal diaries, is a riveting true account of her junior year at Central High—one filled with telephone threats, brigades of attacking mothers, rogue police, fireball and acid-throwing attacks, economic blackmail, and, finally, a price upon Melba's head. With the help of her English-teacher mother; her eight fellow warriors; and her gun-toting, Bible-and-Shakespeare-loving grandmother, Melba survived. And, incredibly, from a year that would hold no sweet-sixteen parties or school plays, Melba Beals emerged with indestructible faith, courage, strength, and hope.

Cat High

Author: Terry deroy Gruber
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452148872
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This hilarious parody yearbook explores the ups and downs of a year in the life of the senior class cats at Paw Paw High School. This active senior class did a lot in their last year of high school: The Glee Club Meowlers recorded their first album, "Songs to Lick Fur To," the drama club performed Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, the Ratters football coach, Fred Ball Whiskers, retired, and Sophie McMeow was voted "Most Chased." Filled with cat class photos, candid shots, and handwritten notes to the yearbook's owner, Nelson "Gill" Fish, Cat High revives the classic parody yearbook in all its black-and-white, feline-filled glory.

Walk On U

Author: Tim Lavin
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 098977211X
Size: 55.81 MB
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“Walk-On U” illustrates the incredible phenomenon of the “College Walk-on.” Depicting the ugly, the bad, and the good, this book is about survival, education, mental toughness, and character building of student athletes who, without athletic scholarships and true to their talents, walk-on the team in search of a dream. The seldom discussed realities of true Walk-On experiences will cover everything from heart, determination, patience, and sheer will of these hope-to-be student athletes as they attempt to conquer massive amounts of adversity and abuse while they willfully pay to practice. This book is about achieving a humbling internal victory, (not seen by the fans), both on and off the field, providing building blocks for future success in life after sports. Interviews across the country from former Walk-Ons, scholarship players, coaches, equipment managers, and trainers will illustrate and substantiate the actual culture of drudgery walk-ons endure. Because of harsh treatment and few rewards, most successful Walk-Ons come away from their experience with more knowledge than their counterpart scholarship athletes and better prepared to face the oncoming world. This book will show that a Walk-On need not ultimately receive a scholarship or play on Saturdays in front of 80,000 people to earn respect or be considered a success story. The never-ending desire to get up after being knocked down and keep coming back over and over again against all odds and reasonable expectations of hope give Walk-Ons the power to conquer their fears and prepare for success in their daily lives, relationships and vocations. This educational and enlightening book is for any of the 8 million high school athletes who are considering walking-on for a college sports team should their dreams of earning an athletic scholarship not come true. After reading these stories, some will conclude that this is not an experience they wish to bear. Others will see an incredible opportunity and challenge, and grasp the chance. Being armed with the information in this book will help these athletes in making sound judgments which can ultimately affect the choice of school, career path, and life direction. The shocking, appalling, and outrageous statements revealed from Walk-Ons of yesterday will provide for a fascinating read that will leave adult sports fans with amazing accounts of heartbreaking testimony and hilarious recounts of unbelievable and mind-blowing stories. Finally, the book will challenge the NCAA members to overturn outdated and unjust rules governing Walk-Ons; from training table to transferring schools. The lowly, disrespected walk-on becomes a leader in the making fueled by passion with purpose. The daily despair becomes the stimulant to conquer their tested will through insurmountable odds forcing them to achieve their greatest potential. It is when their best is brought forth that perceptions change, respect sets in, and opportunities arise. This Walk-On journey becomes a life changing transformation; these under the radar, high-flying overachievers are awarded coveted membership into Walk-On University. No matter the college or university across the country, there is bound to be a satellite campus secretly called, “Walk-On U.” “Walk-On U” is the brand that will feature and focus on the underdog players in college sports, primarily football. Through an ongoing series of books, web site, TV documentaries, annual awards banquet, and screenplay, the Walk-On will be exposed, showcased, publicized and celebrated. Author Tim Lavin was a “Walk-On” at the University of Southern California in 1988 against the advice of most. He literally fought his way into playing time and earned a scholarship. Following graduation, he received two NFL tryouts. His emotional journey has inspired him to create an educational, informational, and entertaining book, and a new brand, “Walk-On U.”

Forever Hunted

Author: Kathleen Brooks
Publisher: Laurens Publishing
ISBN: 1943805180
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The hunt is on... Carter Ashton had always been close to the entire Davies family. Until he decided he wanted to bring his relationship with Reagan Davies out of the shadows. As tempers flare, Carter must stand his ground or lose the love of his life. But when an old family friend asks for help, Carter unknowingly brings danger to the doorstep of the woman he loves. Reagan Davies has been hiding her relationship with Carter from her father and everyone else in Keeneston. It had just been a fun fling . . . until it became something much more in a very public way. And just when things couldn’t possibly get any tougher for Reagan, she finds herself thrown into a dangerous game of life or death. Now instead of worrying about an over-protective father, Carter and Reagan find themselves in a fight for their lives. The person pursuing them has everything to lose if Carter and Reagan make it out alive, and will stop at nothing to hunt them down.