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Hawaiian Volcano

The volcano Kilauea on the island of Hawaii has recently been in the news.¬† The entire archipelago has formed from relatively recent volcanic activity and Kilauea has long been active and a marvel and terror for more than 150 years. Edward Stratemeyer’s older half-brother, George Christian Stratemeyer, left Elizabeth, New Jersey, and moved first to […]

Tom Swift Invented Everything

Among the readers of the original series of Tom Swift¬†books there’s really no doubt that most of the inventions of the early part of the twentieth century were devised by the young inventor from Shopton, New York. As chronicled in a 38-volume series of books published by Grosset and Dunlap between 1910 and 1935, Tom […]