Oberlin: The Colony and the Collegeby James Harris Fairchild
The Shelf2Life History of the Great Lakes Region Collection is a distinct set of pre-1923 books that examine the institutions, communities, explorers and natives that inhabited America's northern regions. From the exploration of the mighty Mississippi to the foundation of the first effective coeducational college to the forceful confiscation of Native American land, these volumes reflect a flourishing, yet discriminatory time in American history. Included in this collection are suggestions for historical walking tours in and around Chicago along with the story of one man's journey to view the unspoiled perfection of Mackinac Island, highlighting the effect this region had in inspiring passionate wanderlust. The Shelf2Life History of the Great Lakes Region Collection invites readers to trek through deep forests and navigate boundless waterways to discover a place where life and ambition ran wild.
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