Rationing and food shortages had a huge impact on the average citizen and upon the restaurant business in Santa Cruz County during the 1940s. The lives of restaurant owners and their employees were significantly changed and forever...
Assyrians are an ethnic group that comes from Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. Emigration to the United States was sparked by Early Days This is a lithographical portrait of...
In 1934, a colossal claim reached the American news media: There had been a plot to overthrow President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in favor of a fascist government. Supposedly in the works since 1933, the claims of the...
By the turn of the twentieth century, train travel was commonplace and relatively safe, even on far-flung routes through the harsh mountain landscape of the Pacific Northwest. But in the winter of 1910, Washington state’s Cascade mountain...
We have a number of writers here at Arcadia Publishing, most of whom have enjoyed the excuse to decline social gatherings to write more. As a homage to the writers of the past, here are eight books that...
In Marquette, Michigan, stands the old Holy Family Orphanage. Built in the early 1900s, the orphanage quickly built a reputation not as a safe haven as it was intended, but as a dark and dangerous place for...
In the age of Nixon, the Quicksilver Times, also known as the QT, was Washington, DC's second great underground newspaper. The paper published from 1969 to 1972, and from almost the first day,...
This is Part 6 in our continued series, Healthcare Heroes, where we look back at the profound legacy of American doctors, nurses, and healers. Advancements in Pre-hospital Emergency Aid
In the spring of 1775, a small band of American soldiers set out for the shore of Lake Champlain, recruiting others to their expedition along the way and ultimately joining forces with Ethan Allen and his legendary...
Immigration and Early Years In the early years of Greek immigration, many immigrants came to the United States with the belief that their stay was temporary. However, many Greeks came to stay and were...

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