By: J. M. (James Maurice) Wilson (1836-1931)
|Three Addresses to Girls at School|
By: Theo. Stephenson Browne
|In the Riding-School; Chats with Esmeralda|
By: Adoniram Judson Ladd
|On the Firing Line in Education|
By: Kenyon L. (Kenyon Leech) Butterfield (1868-1935)
|Chapters in Rural Progress|
By: Marguerite Bernard and Edith Serrell
A young New-Yorker of twelve heard an appeal for the Fatherless Children of France and his heart was touched. He had no money, but he resolved to give his spare time and his utmost energy to support a "kid in France." The French child needed ten cents worth of extra food each day, in order to grow up with strength and courage. The little American godfather earned those ten cents; he sold newspapers at the subway entrance, after school hours, and undertook an amazing variety of more or less lucrative odd jobs...
|Patent Laws of the Republic of Hawaii and Rules of Practice in the Patent Office|
By: Boston (Mass.). School Committee
|Schedule of Salaries for Teachers, members of the Supervising staff and others. January 1-August 31, 1920, inclusive|
By: Burton Willis Potter (1843-1927)
|The Road and the Roadside|
By: Josephine Butler (1828-1906)
Native Races and the War
Josephine Elizabeth Butler was a Victorian era British feminist who was strongly committed to liberal reforms. As a result of her efforts, international organisations including the International Abolitionist Federation were set up to campaign against state regulation of prostitution and the trafficking in women and children. This book reflects her abhorrence of slavery in all its forms and is particularly pertinent in our world of today.
By: Edmond Holmes (1850-1936)
|What Is and What Might Be A Study of Education in General and Elementary Education in Particular|
By: Duncan McGregor (1787-1881)
|The Loss of the Kent, East Indiaman, in the Bay of Biscay Narrated in a Letter to a Friend|
By: William Hillary (1771-1847)
|An Appeal to the British Nation on the Humanity and Policy of Forming a National Institution for the Preservation of Lives and Property from Shipwreck (1825)|
By: H. R. Hill
|A Succinct View of the Importance and Practicability of Forming a Ship Canal across the Isthmus of Panama|
By: Ohio Department of Industrial Relations [Compiler]
|Mining Laws of Ohio, 1921|
By: Arthur Henry Chamberlain (1870-1942)
|The Condition and Tendencies of Technical Education in Germany|
By: Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947)
|Woman Suffrage By Federal Constitutional Amendment|
By: R. Lakeland
|The Teesdale Angler|
By: Henry Howland Crapo (1804-1869)
|Address delivered by Hon. Henry H. Crapo, Governor of Michigan, before the Central Michigan Agricultural Society, at their Sheep-shearing Exhibition held at the Agricultural College Farm, on Thursday, May 24th, 1866|
By: William Bodham Donne (1807-1882)
|Old Roads and New Roads|
By: Sylvester Mowry (1830-1871)
|Memoir of the Proposed Territory of Arizona|
By: Helen Ekin Starrett (1840-1920)
Letters to a Daughter and A Little Sermon to School Girls
Helen Ekin Starrett, journalist, mother of two daughters, grandmother of seven granddaughters and teacher to many young girls at the Starrett School for Girls offers lessons in life and religion to girls about to "pass out from the guardianship of home into life with its duties and trials".
By: William Cooper
|A Sketch of the Life of the late Henry Cooper Barrister-at-Law, of the Norfolk Circuit; as also, of his Father|
By: John Marshall Barker (1849-1928)
|Colleges in America|
Short Nonfiction Collection
A collection of ten short essays or other short nonfiction works in the public domain.
1912: Short Works Collection
This is a collection of public domain works either published in 1912, or written in 1912 and published before 1923. The accent is on non-fiction but a few short stories are included.
Christmas Carol Collection
Though carols are traditionally associated with Christmas, this was not always the case. “Carol” comes from the French word 'carole' which means circle dance accompanied by singing. It was part of any festivity and gradually came to be associated with holidays like Christmas. In England, festivities were banned following the Civil War and Protestantism, but many song writers and Protestants wrote musical works to be sung at Christmas and these were referred to as “carols.” Today, Christmas anywhere in the world is incomplete without carol singers and songs...
By: J.G. M'Pherson (1845-?)
Meteorology; or Weather Explained
Weather Explained: Fog, clouds, rain, haze, thunder, cyclones, dew point and how to count dust motes are just a few of the 35 topics covered in short, easy to read and understand chapters in this book published in 1905.
Historical Newspaper Articles
Public Domain newspaper articles in the US span a period of nearly two and a half centuries. Subjects, styles, period, publisher, and length vary greatly. This collection is a sampling of twenty such articles including one from the Journal de Paris.
God's Troubadour, The Story of St. Francis of Assisi
Francis, a young Italian boy, is a merchant’s son who is enthralled by the troubadour songs and tales of knights that his father brings back from his travels. He decides to become a knight, but after seeing the poor and suffering in the tragedies of war, he decides to give away all of his worldly possessions and become a troubadour for God.
An Englishwoman's Love-Letters
It need hardly be said that the woman by whom these letter were written had no thought that they would be read by anyone but the person to whom they were addressed. But a request, conveyed under circumstances which the writer herself would have regarded as all-commanding, urges that they should now be given to the world; and, so far as is possible with a due regard to the claims of privacy, what is here printed presents the letters as they were first written in their complete form and sequence. From book explaination
The Dhammapada is is a Buddhist scripture, containing 423 verses in 26 categories. According to tradition, these are verses spoken by the Buddha on various occasions, most of which deal with ethics. It is is considered one of the most important pieces of Theravada literature. Despite this, the Dhammapada is read by many Mahayana Buddhists and remains a very popular text across all schools of Buddhism. – Excerpted from Wikipedia
The Meaning of the Glorious Koran
The Koran (Qur’an) is regarded by Muslims as the word of God (Allah) as revealed to the prophet Muhammad. It is divided into 114 chapters (surahs), arranged roughly by length. This version, The Meaning of the Glorious Koran, is a widely used English translation of the Koran by a Muslim Englishman. Many Muslims, however, including Pickthall, believe that true translations of the Koran from the original Arabic are impossible, and see translations into other languages only as useful interpretations.