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Friday Free Ebook: Postcards from Kauai

Friday Free Ebook: Postcards from Kauai

This find comes  a day late, but I think people will enjoy it none-the-less. I was searching Google Books today and came across this gem:  Kauai: 100 Years in Postcards, By Stormy Cazad, published in 2011.  It is part of the Postcard History Series of Acadia Publishing. The book is full of postcards going back to the early part of the 1900s.  It has many views of agriculture and historic buildings, as well as postcards showing people. Though the book…

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Friday Free Ebook: The Molokai Settlement

Friday Free Ebook: The Molokai Settlement

Today’s freebie comes from archive.org.   The book is called The Molokai Settlement, Territory of Hawaii:  Villages of Kalaupapa and Kalawao.  Issued by the Board of Health of the Territory of Hawaii : 1907. The book has information of the leper colony on Molokai.  It includes many photographs of the two settlements, the facilities used, the people in daily activities, and so forth.  It gives a good idea of what the island was like at the turn of the century. This…

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Friday Free Ebook: History of the Azores 1813

Friday Free Ebook: History of the Azores 1813

I came across this book today and thought that others might enjoy it.  It is “History of the Azores: or Western Islands; containing an account of the government, laws, and religion, the manners, ceremonies, and character of the inhabitants; and demonstrating the importance of these islands to the British Empire”.  Phew!  I think the title pretty much says it all.  LOL  I couldn’t seem to find the author’s name.  The initials T.A. appear at the end of some sections.  Evidently,…

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