Individual Author Record
Name: Lyndee Jobe HendersonPen Name: None Genre: Born: Johnstown, Pennsylvania Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLundee Henderson lives in a Western Chicago suburb.
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Titles At Your Library
Johnstown (PA) (Images of America)
ISBN: 0738534935 Arcadia Publishing. 2004 In this photographic history of Johnstown, readers will enjoy more than two hundred rare images, many published here for the first time, from the collections of historical organizations and private individuals. After enduring three devastating floods, residents have adopted the phrase "This town won't die" as a testament to their gritty determination to survive and to be seen as more than flood victims. Johnstown records the true American Dream: the faces of immigrants building their lives in a new country the expansive golden age of American industrial growth in the steel, mining, and railroad industries a community's iron will in the face of destruction and a snapshot of human bonds through love for family and nation, as well as an inherent faith.
More than Petticoats: Remarkable Illinois Women
ISBN: 0762712716 TwoDot. 2006
More than Petticoats: Remarkable Illinois Women chronicles the stories of twelve Illinois women who lived in the era of True Womanhood and dedicated themselves to charity toward family and strangers. Unwittingly, these women forged a legacy that expanded well beyond Illinois' borders.
From First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln's devotion to country to ballroom dancer Irene Castle's fight for animal rights, the women of Illinois acted with progressive vision.
Meet the wife of the Mormon Prophet, Emma Hale Smith, who challenged ideology Nobel Peace Prize winner Jane Addams, the model of usefulness Myra Bradwell, considered America's first woman lawyer and African American entrepreneur Annie Minerva Malone, who built a beauty empire.
Born before the dawn of the twentieth century, the women herein paved the way for future generations. Author Lyndee Jobe Henderson presents absorbing biographies filled with rarely published details.
Illinois Firsts: The Famous, Infamous, and Quirky of the Land of Lincoln
ISBN: 0940159635 Camino Books Inc. 2006
Illinois Off the Beaten Path, 9th (Off the Beaten Path Series)
ISBN: 0762744138 GPP Travel. 2007
This Illinois guide is jam packed with hundreds of fresh ideas fortravelers seeking budget friendly excursions suitable for all ages. Readers will hit the road armed to explore the Land of Lincoln's landmarks, well-known and not so well-known, the historical to the quirky, from day trips to week long adventures. A handy list of
community festivals, statewide museums, and places to stay and eat are also contained in this comprehensive book.