Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative came to life in 1939. As a member-owned, electric utility, its goal is much the same now as it was then—to bring a better way of life, to provide low-cost, reliable electricity and to be a good neighbor to those we serve. As MLEC celebrates its seventy-fifth birthday, it seems only […]
Mathews County was formed in 1791 from Kingston Parish, one of four Anglican parishes that comprised Gloucester County (established in 1651), and was named for Brigadier General Thomas Mathews, then Speaker of the House of Delegates of the General Assembly of Virginia. The county has a rich, interesting history that began soon after Jamestown was […]
Abraham Lincoln left an indelible mark on the nation he sacrificed his life to preserve. The National Park Service maintains several sites that figured largely in the life of Abraham Lincoln. This book highlights three of those sites: Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site in Kentucky, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Indiana, and Lincoln Home […]
In 1940 LIM College founder Maxwell F. Marcuse wrote, “The Laboratory Institute of Merchandising is probably the only school of its kind in America.” Its mission and methods were both unique and immensely successful. Seventy-five years, and seven thousand graduates later, the mission to prepare students for a successful career in the fashion industry […]
Over the last seventy-five years, it has been evident that God has been the one orchestrating the formation of the Reformed Bible Institute and the institution’s growth into the Reformed Bible College and then Kuyper College. From a few people with a vision and a handful of students studying in a cramped room above a […]
Koss Construction has been the paving business for one hundred years. 1912, George W. Koss began pouring concrete for railroad bridges in Iowa and the Upper Midwest. When automobiles began to supplant rail transportation in the 1920s, Koss converted its expertise in concrete bridge construction into paving concrete highways, and the rest, as they say, […]
“The Jay Birds of Fort Bend County” is a narrative history of the political life of a Texas county from 1865 to 1970. The background for the story is traced to the tormented years in Texas following the War Between the States. These years witnessed the destruction of the old way of life and blocked […]
The first 75 years of Inter-County Energy Cooperative, powering your life…empowering your dreams.
The story of Hilltop National Bank, in Casper, WY and it’s first 50 years.
Across the expanses of the Great American West, there is much to see and do. Thousands of inns are there to serve you. Many are beautiful, some historic, and a few are even haunted. The ones in this book are all three. Not all things go bump in the night; some even go bump in […]