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American heritage : June/July 1980, vol. 31, no. 4.

Publisher: New York : American Heritage Pub., 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Named Person: Levi L Hill; Robert Hutchings Goddard; Harry S Truman; Boston Corbett; Thomas W Evans; Eugénie, Empress consort of Napoleon III Emperor of the French; Constantine FitzGibbon
Document Type: Book
OCLC Number: 34377391
Notes: "Sponsored by American Association for State & Local History [and] Society of American Historians."
Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Are these the world's first color photographs?: the curious story of Levi Hill, who may or may not have invented color photography / Wm. B. Becker --
The working American: a century and a half of labor in the United States, as recorded by our artists --
Roll around: a lyrical tribute to America's most persistent fad --
"God pity a one-dream man": the ordeal of Robert Hutchings Goddard, whose dogged vision made space travel a reality / Richard Rhodes --
A heritage preserved: saving face / T.H. Watkins --
Truman at Potsdam: his newly discovered diary reveals how the President saw the conference that ushered in the cold war / Robert H. Ferrell --
American characters: Boston Corbett / Richard F. Snow --
American-made: a photographic portfolio by John Gruen --
"Ocean to ocean in an automobile car": the first transcontinental auto trip / Stephen W. Sears --
The dentist and the Empress: when the second empire fell in 1870 and the mob was at the palace gates, the Empress Eugénie turned to the one man in France she could trust: Dr. Thomas W. Evans of Lancaster, Pa. / Gerald Carson. The Bohemian Club: for more than a century, the august members of this San Francisco body have enjoyed a unique, all-male midsummer night's dream / Richard Reinhardt --
Liquid assets: a Texas pioneer's unusual gift to his city --
Spying for the yanks: the safest, fastest, most convivial operation in the annals of espionage / Constantine FitzGibbon --
The forty- day scout: a trooper's memoir of Indian fighting in the southwest / John Koster --
Readers' album: fire watch.

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