When the Methodist Episcopal Church opened the West Virginia Conference Seminary in 1890, the school consisted of a single building in the middle of a farm field, a faculty of five, and a vision of educational excellence in West Virginia. With high ideals and limited resources, the school grew steadily through its earliest years, becoming […]
Archives for November 2014
Winter Park Resort has long been more than just a mere ski area, with a history as lively and as fascinating as that of the Colorado ski industry itself. From its tenuous ﬁrst years to its emergence as one of the top destination resorts in North America, Winter Park has been shaped by seventy-ﬁve years […]
The story of Victoria Electric Cooperative, Inc.’s first 75 years.
The story of Uinta County includes major trends and important events that shaped the American West. From the earliest times, Native peoples have occupied this land, following ancient trails in their seasonal migrations. They drifted across the great open expanses, hunting a variety of game and gathering food from the land as they went. Mountain […]
This book is about the heritage of one of San Diego’s oldest corporations. The University Club of San Diego’s roots started in the decades following the Civil War, while the country was experiencing a cultural revolution of higher learning and a growing middle class. Men and women with university degrees sought to discuss current events, […]
All True Men: The History of Theta Xi Fraternity tells the story that began with eight young men, engineering students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, who formed the bonds of brotherhood in Theta Xi in 1864, the only fraternity organized during the Civil War. As the organization they formed now prepares to […]
In the spring of 2013, Seminole County celebrates its one-hundredth anniversary since splitting off from Orange County. Also, the state is marking 2013 as 500 years since Juan Ponce de León’s landing on Florida’s east coast and his naming of La Florida. This book is an effort to take note of Seminole County’s heritage from […]
The year 2013 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Scott & White Healthcare at its location on “The Hill” in Temple, Texas. The history of this medical institution goes back much farther than 1963 and it continues as a thriving present-day entity, maintaining leading-edge healthcare and technology. This book celebrates the golden anniversary on “The Hill,” […]
This book contains a brief history and timeline of San Bernard Electric Cooperative, but is mostly recipes that were submitted by employees and members.
This volume presents a pictorial history of the Sailfish Club, beloved by its many members through the years. It is a testament to the high esteem in which the Club is held that many of the memberships continue to be passed along over the generations. Read along and enjoy the many photographs and other images […]