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In this intriguing cultural history, Kathleen A. Cairns tells the true tale of the first woman sentenced to death in California, Nellie May Madison. Description from ebooks.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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Roger Touhy, Gangster: Stateville prison break: J. Edgar Hoover oversaw gang’s capture

Stateville prison break: J. Edgar Hoover oversaw gang’s capture

Follows the life of Ann, Edward and Elizabeth who were the Tudor Children and also their Cousin Jane Grey

The Children of Henry VIII-At his death in King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne.

"A superb debut. With uncommon grace and poetic sensitivity, Susan Hertog has captured both the transcendent beauty and profound sorrow of a remarkable woman's struggle to find her place in the world. Whether soaring in the sky or deep in mourning, Anne Morrow Lindbergh comes vividly to life in this poignant, haunting, and lyrical work."

My life began when I met Charles Lindbergh, wrote Anne Morrow Lindbergh. As a reserved Smith College junior who harbored the ambition to become a writer, she met her future husband in soon a

Bonnie and Clyde Clyde Champion Barrow and his companion, Bonnie Parker, were shot to death by officers in an ambush near Sailes, Bienville Parish, Louisiana on May 23, 1934, after one of the most colorful and spectacular manhunts the nation had seen up to that time.  Barrow was suspected of numerous killings and was wanted for murder, robbery, and state charges of kidnapping.

Bonnie and Clyde Clyde Champion Barrow and his companion, Bonnie Parker, were…

Roy Gardner  HistoryLink.org- the Free Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History

Roy Gardner, king of escape artists

"glamour" shot of a young Bonnie Parker, 1920s, a few years before she met Clyde Barrow.

"glamour" shot of a young Bonnie Parker, a few years before she met Clyde Barrow. She was 16 years old.

Bonnie Parker on the road

On June while driving with Jones and Parker near Wellington, Texas, Barrow missed some construction signs and flipped their car into a ravine. Parker was doused with battery acid, causing.

The first full-scale biography of the Victorian poet explains her recurrent bouts of depression following rumors of sexual abuse, traces her ties to London's literati, and discusses her place in the Pre-Raphaelite movement.

The first full-scale biography of the Victorian poet explains her recurrent bouts of depression following rumors of sexual abuse, traces her ties to London's literati, and discusses her place in the Pre-Raphaelite movement.

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