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The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek

Howard Markel · Pantheon
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

From the much admired medical historian, author of An Anatomy of Addiction, the story of the two Kellogg brothers: one who became America's most beloved physician between the mid-nineteenth century and World War II, a best-selling author, lecturer and health magazine publisher who was read...
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My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth

Ann Turner · HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Here is the remarkable true story of how former slave Isabella Baumfree transformed herself into the preacher and orator Sojourner Truth, as told by acclaimed author Ann Turner and award-winning illustrator James Ransome. An iconic figure of the abolitionist and women's rights movements,...
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Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol

Painter, Nell Irvin

A monumental biography of one of the most important black women of the nineteenth century.

Sojourner Truth first gained prominence at an 1851 Akron, Ohio, women's rights conference, saying, "Dat man over dar say dat woman needs to be helped into carriages, and lifted o
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The Original Battle Creek Crime King: Adam "Pump" Arnold's Vile Reign

Blaine Pardoe · History Press
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Adam "Pump" Arnold was both feared and regaled in Victorian- era Battle Creek. He was a bootlegger and a pimp, a robber and a con artist, an arsonist and a loan shark and even an assassin. Arnold faced off with the city over illegal liquor sales and flaunted his victory with a life-size...
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Battle Creek

Kurt Thornton · Arcadia Publishing
Format: Book

In the 1960s, Battle Creek was a successful industrial town known around the world as the Cereal City due to the areas largest employers, the ready-to-eat breakfast food companies of Ralston Foods, the Kellogg Company, and the Post division of General Foods. As these long-established businesses...
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