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West Virginia: A Film History (DVD)

West Virginia: A Film History
By: The West Virginia Humanities Council
ISBN: WV10110011
$29.95

(2 DVD discs - 6 ½ hours)

The popular 6½-hour documentary has been issued as a special two-DVD set. Originally broadcast on public television in West Virginia, "West Virginia: A Film History" weaves motion picture footage, historic photographs, first-person interviews, quotes from letters and diaries, and live cinematography into a compelling narrative enhanced by a rich musical score.

The Land of the Guyandot

Land of the Guyandot
By: Robert Y. Spence
Softcover, 472 pages
ISBN: 978-0-9852640-9-3
$24.95

RETAIL $29.95

THE LAND OF THE GUYANDOT. The history of an area is only as rich as the recollections of its people. For more than a year and a half, author Robert Spence researched Logan County, seeking to weave individual experiences and memories into a work that tells of all the cultures which have inhabited the land of the Guyandot River, today spelled Guyandotte.

A STEP BACK IN TIME: Triadelphia District, Logan Co., WV

A Step Back In Time
By: S.T.A.R.T.
Softcover, 178 pages
ISBN: 978-0-9829937-3-6
$21.99

It’s here. This brand new pictorial history book documents, both in pictures and in words, the rich history of the Triadelphia District of Logan County, West Virginia, covering the era from the late-1800s through the 1950s.

Over 300 vintage photographs and images!

WV TOUGH BOYS (HARDBACK)

West Virginia Tough Boys
By: F. Keith Davis
Hardcover, 272 pages
ISBN: 0972486720
$22.95

VERY LIMITED QUANTITY.
Personally autographed by the author.

The Secret Life and Brutal Death of Mamie Thurman

The Secret Life and Brutal Death of Mamie Thurman
By: F. Keith Davis
Softcover, 204 pages
ISBN: 1-891852-54-x
$15.95

An Appalachian bestseller, this is the true account of a prominent, Depression-era woman from Southern West Virginia, who was found brutally murdered. Mamie Thurman was a member of the tight-lipped, local aristocracy that frequented a private club in downtown Logan, West Virginia, where locals gambled, drank illegally, swapped wives and the like. A handyman was likely framed for her murder and spent the rest of his life in prison. However, new evidence points to several groups—from the mob to the KKK and rumrunners and local merchants—as having a part in this gruesome account.

Prickett's Fort — SALE PRICE!

Prickett's Fort
By: Bill Hawkins
Softcover, 240 pages
ISBN: 0-9724867-7-1
$15.00

REGULARLY $19.95

"Riveting historical fiction!"

Prickett’s Fort is the story of the struggles of Ethan LeMaster and Alexander Braxton as they wrestle with danger, intrigue, and love. The account is based on actual events in the frontier of Virginia (now West Virginia), and the volume revolves around the inner warfare raging inside these men and those connected with them and exposes the harsh realities of the frontier while coating the senses with an aura of romance.

Memories of Tug Valley: A Trip Back In Time

Memories of Tug Valley
By: Kyle Lovern
Softcover, 180 pages
ISBN: 978-0-9852640-3-1
$21.99

Take a fascinating trip back through time. Memories of Tug Valley celebrates and captures the colorful and proud history of Mingo County and the Tug River Valley. Using vintage photographs and rare images, along with historical narrative, this book vividly illustrates, page-by-page, the county’s past, and depicts many of the people who have shaped the future of this rugged portion of the Mountain State. It’s the land of the Hatfields and McCoys, the Matewan Massacre, the Glen Alum train payroll robbery, catastrophic floods, and more.

The Blair Mountain War: Battle of the Rednecks

Blair Mountain War
By: G.T. Swain
Softcover, 80 pages
ISBN: 978-0-9793236-8-3
$12.50

Princess Aracoma and the Settling of West Virginia

Princess Aracoma and the Settling of West Virginia
By: G. T. Swain
Softcover, 120 pages
ISBN: 978-0-9793236-7-6
$12.95

Upon the tragic death of Chief Cornstalk in 1774, the Shawnees followed Cornstalk’s daughter, Princess Aracoma, into present-day Midelburg Island in Logan County. This book aptly describes the settling of the Mountain State and explains how Princess Aracoma resolved a difficult conflict between the American Indian population and the region’s earliest settlers.

West Virginia Tough Boys, Revised, Softcover

West Virginia Tough Boys
By: F. Keith Davis
Softcover, 272 pages
ISBN: 978-0-9793236-5-2
$19.95

PERSONALLY AUTOGRAPHED BY THE AUTHOR!

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