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Booths in history : their roots and lives, encounters, and achievements

Author: John Nicholls Booth
Publisher: Los Alamitos, Calif. : Ridgeway Press, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Genealogy
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Booth, John Nicholls, 1912-
Booths in history.
Los Alamitos, Calif. : Ridgeway Press, 1982
(OCoLC)565015171
Named Person: Booth family.; Booth family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Nicholls Booth
ISBN: 0943230012 9780943230016 0943230004 9780943230009
OCLC Number: 8451150
Description: 231 pages : illustrations, coat of arms ; 23 cm
Contents: In gratitude --
Unexpected discoveries --
The rise of the Booths --
The ancestral line of many Americans --
Spreading around the world --
Making English history --
18th Century : actor to forger --
Booths make cannon and a kingdom --
Exploration aided by Booth's gin --
Railways and vacuum cleaners --
Booth's shadow falls over Abraham Lincoln --
The greatest Booth of them all --
Amazon shipping and the Lusitania sinking --
Booth fisheries and Canada's lumber tycoon --
20th Century : newspapers, schools, cars --
The world of cinema, art and cartoons --
Religion and science --
Business leaders and military brass --
Writers, novelists, historians and poets --
Who's who wrap-up --
A self-conscious pedigree --
Pioneers in the Birmingham jewelry trade --
The jeweler marries the gunmaker's daughter ---
Soldier-minister-screen writer-radio artist --
We who are tomorrow's ancestors --
The Canadian branch looks forward --
Insights to build upon.
Responsibility: by John Nicholls Booth.

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