all ebooks in category: History of Midwestern U.S. (28)

Creating the Big Ten : Courage, Corruption, and Commercialization
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0252083245 | 317 Pages | PDF | 2.82 MB

Big Ten football fans pack gridiron cathedrals that hold up to 100,000 spectators. The conference's fourteen member schools share a broadcast network and a 2016 …

Murder and Mayhem on Chicago's South Side
English | EPUB | 5.7 MB

Lurking below the Loop, behind the industry-driven energy of Chicago, lies the mysterious criminal underworld of the South Side. Recounting criminal exploits of legends like …

RAGBRAI
English | EPUB | 11.3 MB

Launchedas a lark in 1973, RAGBRAI has developed into the world’s largest, longest andoldest bicycle touring event. Thousands of cyclists from all fifty states anddozens …

Tinker to Evers to Chance : The Chicago Cubs and the Dawn of Modern America
English | 2018 | ISBN: 022641504X | 340 Pages | PDF | 2.1 MB

Their names were chanted, crowed, and cursed. Alone they were a shortstop, a second baseman, and a first baseman. But together they were an unstoppable …

«Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wante» by Jonathan Eig
English | ISBN: 9781439199893 | EPUB | 1.2 MB

The real story of how the federal government finally apprehended and convicted America’s most notorious criminal, Al Capone. Drawing on recently discovered government documents, wiretap …

A Settler's Year: Pioneer Life through the Seasons (Repost)
2015 | ISBN: 0870207148 | English | 200 pages | EPUB | 30 MB

"This is a book with great meaning for those of us who grew up on farms, and a book to be shared with young people …

A Lynching in Little Dixie : The Life and Death of James T. Scott, ca. 1885-1923
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1476674922 | 200 Pages | PDF | 1.94 MB

James T. Scott's 1923 lynching in the college town of Columbia, Missouri, was precipitated by a case of mistaken identity. Falsely accused of rape, the …

A Burned Land : The Trans-Mississippi in the Civil War
English | 2019 | ISBN: 1476675589 | 195 Pages | PDF | 3.72 MB

Often neglected by historians, actions in Missouri and Kansas had an important influence on the course of the Civil War, with profound effects for the …

Murder in Chisago County: The Unsolved Johnson Family Mystery (True Crime)
English | March 4th, 2019 | ISBN: 1467142336 | 128 pages | EPUB | 3.96 MB

At 3:30 a.m. on April 11, 1933, neighbors and firefighters arrived at the farmhouse of Albin and Alvira Johnson to find a smoldering heap where …

Historic Ohio – a Photographic and Narrative Visit to Some Unique Places
English | February 10th, 2014 | ISBN: 1494875497 | 78 pages | EPUB | 7.90 MB

This collection of articles by freelance writer Toni Leland visits some of the fascinating historical places in Ohio. While the articles only touch on a …