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Strawberry Days

Author : David A. Neiwert
ISBN : 9781466888937
Genre : History
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Strawberry Days tells the vivid and moving tale of the creation and destruction of a Japanese immigrant community. Before World War II, Bellevue, the now-booming "edge city" on the outskirts of Seattle, was a prosperous farm town renowned for its strawberries. Many of its farmers were recent Japanese immigrants who, despite being rejected by white society, were able to make a living cultivating the rich soil. Yet the lives they created for themselves through years of hard work vanished almost instantly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. David Neiwert combines compelling story-telling with first-hand interviews and newly uncovered documents to weave together the history of this community and the racist schemes that prevented the immigrants from reclaiming their land after the war. Ultimately, Strawberry Days represents more than one community's story, reminding us that bigotry's roots are deeply entwined in the very fiber of American society.

Early Glenwood Springs

Author : Cynthia Hines and the Frontier Historical Society
ISBN : 9781467132978
Genre : History
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Originally planned as the town of Defiance, Glenwood Springs was renamed for its natural hot springs along the banks of the Colorado River and for Glenwood, Iowa, the hometown of Isaac Cooper. In the early 1880s, Cooper had the vision of a spa resort here but not the finances to turn his dream into a reality. He sold out to Walter Devereux and his investors, who saw the construction of the Hot Springs Pool, Hotel Colorado, and Vapor Caves completed. Once railroads arrived in 1887, Glenwood Springs became a playground for wealthy travelers who sought out the hot springs as well as other recreational opportunities, such as hunting, fishing, hiking, and horseback riding. With beautiful scenery, caves to explore, and community festivals, visitors today sustain Glenwood's economy. Located at the confluence of the Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers, our community has also served as a retail hub for the surrounding area from the 1880s to the present.

Sis

Author : Mary Downer Evans
ISBN : 0964959364
Genre : Roaring Fork River Valley (Colo.)
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Freckleface Strawberry

Author : Julianne Moore
ISBN : 1619631075
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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If you have freckles, you can try these things: 1) Make them go away. Unless scrubbing doesn't work. 2) Cover them up. Unless your mom yells at you for using a marker. 3) Disappear. Um, where'd you go? Oh, there you are. There's one other thing you can do: 4) LIVE WITH THEM! Because after all, the things that make you different also make you YOU. From acclaimed actress Julianne Moore and award-winning illustrator LeUyen Pham comes a delightful story of a little girl who's different ... just like everybody else.

Colorado Magazine

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ISBN : UVA:X030131816
Genre : Colorado
File Size : 70. 87 MB
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And Hell Followed With Her

Author : David Neiwert
ISBN : 9781568587257
Genre : True Crime
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Discusses a criminal, racist, and violent underworld of right-wing extremism connected to the Minuteman movement and general American nativism.

Caldron Magazine February 2015

Author : Chef at Large
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Genre : Social Science
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This month's issue has a cover of food with aphrodisiac effects and continues on to three, yes three interviews of people you should know, an introduction to the wonderful cuisine of Basque country, romantic cocktails, tips from how to cook lamb from one of the world's best chefs and much more over 112 brilliant pages. Apart from reviews from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune, we bring you a staycation experience from Hyatt, Gurgaon, discuss the merits and demerits of the solo and franchise models in the business of food as well as live discourse on getting body back... stand up style. ... and still there's more. Read. Love. Share.

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