James Hurley, Books: American History
found: 5 books

Discovering the Forgotten History of African-Americans in Schoharie County; plus local newspaper feature article
Cobleskill, NY, Times -Journal Press. 2000. Soft cover. Ill.: Drawings by Rita Corbin. Book, Second Edition (1999). [iii], 88pp, map, facsimiles, many black & white illustrations from drawings and photographs, Introduction, Beginnings of Black History in Schoharie Valley, Schoharie County Blacks and the American Revolution, Unusual 1845 Document Comes to Light in Schoharie Country, There Was A School for Black Children in Scharie Village-1850s to 1903, A.M.E. Zion Church in Schoharie (1856-ca.1935), African-American Volunteers in the Civil War from Schoharie County, Chloe of Lawyersville (1805-1891), A Grandmother's Scrapbook, Exodus of the Early Black Families of Schoharie County 1830-1950---Why?, 'I Got A Dream'---The Story of a Successful Black Businessman in Schoharie County, African-American 'History Markers' in Schoharie County Today. 8vo/21.5cm. Illustrated blue card-stock wrappers, minor wear, internally fine. VG+. The feature article by Patsy Nicosia from the Times-Journal newspaper of November 10, 1999 is titled, "Almost Forgotten: Book explores county's Black history.", and shows a picture of author Jack Daniels holding a copy of his book as well as another titled, In Freedom's Birthplace, written by his father, John Daniels, many years before. Fine.
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Book number: 004638
USD 46.92 [Appr.: EURO 39.75 | £UK 35.5 | JP¥ 5278]
Keywords: Drawings By Rita Corbinblack History Schoharie Country Ny African-Americans Afro-Americans in Upstate New York Cobleskill Patsy Nicosia

Lake Erie. American Lakes Series
Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1945. Hardcover. Book, Preface by American Lakes series editor Milo M. Quaife, 2 endpaper maps, more than thirty illustrations from photographs, a few text illustrations, epilogue, bibliographical notes, index. 8vo/22cm. Illustrated green cloth gilt, light spotting and edgewear, fore and bottom edges foxed, ex-library marks (bookplate & pocket only), otherwise clean, tight and very good. Harlan Henthorne Hatcher (1898-1998) had a distinguished career as a university professor, dean and president (University of Michigan 1951-1968) and was Ohio Director of the Federal Writers Project. Very Good.
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Book number: 003937
USD 11.73 [Appr.: EURO 10 | £UK 9 | JP¥ 1320]
Catalogue: American History
Keywords: Lake Erie American Lakes Series. Milo M. Quaife

The Campaign of 1776 Around New York and Brooklyn, Including a New and Circumstantial Account of the Battle of Long Island and the Loss of New York, with a Review of Events to the Close of the Year.
Brooklyn, Long Island Historical Society. 1878. Hardcover. Book, Memoirs of the Long Island Historical Society, Volume III. First Edition. In two Parts: I The Campaign; II Documents. 300, 209pp, 6 maps (2 large folding), 4 portrait illustrations, 61 documents, biographical sketches, index. Tall 8vo/24cm. Later green cloth gilt, light rubbing, minor spotting, shaken, some pages loose usually with rough edges-especially the index pages, two folding maps split at a number of folds, lower left edge of the Map of New York City chipped (map image not affected), occasional underlining or marginalia in light pencil, otherwise pages clean. Overall condition Fair. Binding copy. A generally reliable account of the campaign. It followed a prior LIHS Memoir (II) entitled, The Battle of Long Island.. by Thomas W. Field (Brooklyn, 1869) which was less well regarded. Henry Phelps Johnston (1842-1923) was Professor of History at the College of the City of New York and wrote a number of important works on the American Revolution including this one. The name of the Long Island Historical Society, founded in 1863 in Brooklyn, was changed to The Brooklyn Historical Society in the 1980s and subsequently underwent a major renovation and re-structuring. Good.
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Book number: 004089
USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 148.25 | £UK 132.25 | JP¥ 19687]
Catalogue: American History
Keywords: Battle of Long Island American Revolution History Brooklyn Military Engagements

The Black Minority in Early New York
Albany, New York State Education Department. 1971. Soft cover. Book, vi, 45pp, 2 monochrome illustrations, 2 facsimile document, reading list. 8vo/23cm. Pictorial card-stock wrappers, light wear, internally fine. A study of the experience of Afro-American in early New York State written by a scholar in layman's language. David Kobrin (1941- ) was then a professor of history at the State University of New York at Albany. Fine.
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Book number: 004237
USD 9.78 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.5 | JP¥ 1100]
Keywords: African-Americans Slavery Black History New York 17th-18th Centuries American Revolution

Window on America
New York, The Bank of New York. 1971. Soft cover. Book, First Edition. 124pp, 10 full page illustrations in color from water-color paintings. Tall 8vo/23cm. Illustrated maroon card-stock wrappers, light wear, internally fine. A history of America's oldest bank, The Bank of New York, from 1783 to 1971. In 2007 it merged with Mellon Financial Services and adopted the name BNYMellon Inc. Edward Streeter ( 1891-1976 was a widely published American journalist, novelist and banker. He served as Vice President of The Bank of New York for twenty-five years. Fine.
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Book number: 004672
USD 14.66 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1649]
Catalogue: American History
Keywords: New York Banks Colonial America 18th Century American Mercantile History

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