The Resource American eccentrics, Carl Sifakis

American eccentrics, Carl Sifakis

Label
American eccentrics
Title
American eccentrics
Statement of responsibility
Carl Sifakis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of 140 biographies of American individualists
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sifakis, Carl
Dewey number
  • 920/.073
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CT9990
LC item number
.S53 1984
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • United States
  • Bijzondere mensen
  • Exzentriker
  • USA
Label
American eccentrics, Carl Sifakis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Stephen Bachiler: The Amorous Parson -- Anonymous: The Oldest American -- Sam Hyde: The Crazy Indian -- John Rogers: Tumultuous John -- Edward Hyde Cornbury: The Peculiar Governor -- Bathseba Bowers: Love's Solitaire -- Benjamin Lay: The Rebellious Gnome -- John Richardson: The Great Seducer -- Joseph Moody: Handkerchief Moody -- Samuel Andrew Peters: The Lying Episcopalian Parson -- Mother Ann Lee: Ann the Word -- Elisha Perkins: The First American Quack -- Mary Burton: The Great Informer -- Tom Cook: The Leveller -- Timothy Dexter: The Luckiest Speculator -- Anonymous: The Naked Beachcomber -- John McQuain: The Man Who Hated Womankind -- Francis Adam Joseph Phyle: The Hermit of Mount Holly -- Jemima Wilkinson: Publick Universal Friend -- Sarah Bishop: The Atrocity Hermitess -- Johann Georg Rapp: God's Partner -- William Augustus Bowles: The Adventurer Crank -- Robert the Hermit: The Bitter Recluse -- John Randolph: The Flute-Voiced Sage of Roanoke -- John Chapman: Johnny Appleseed -- Lorenzo Dow: The Eccentric Cosmopolite -- David Wilbur: The Pumpkin Scratcher -- John Cleves Symmes: The Hollow Earther -- Richard M. Johnson: The Sometime Vice President -- William Miller: Prophet of Doom -- Theophilus Gates: The Battle Axe of Sex -- Joseph Palmer: Battler for the Beard -- Sylvester Graham: The Apostle of Eating Morality -- James Lick: The Folly-Builder -- James Johns: The Compulsive Journalist -- John McDowall: The Whorefinder General -- Richard Harper: Chicago's Old Vagrant -- George W. Henry: The Holy Shouter -- Albert Large: The Hermit Amidst the Wolves -- Jane Means Pierce: The President's Phantom Lady -- Sam Patch: The Great Descender -- Daniel Pratt: The Great American Traveler -- "Windwagon" Thomas Smith: The Dry Ocean Sailor -- John Humphrey Noyes: The Meticulous Free Lover -- James Wilson Marshall: The Man Who Owned California's Gold -- Lee Ah Bow: Devil Appo -- Maria Mond: The Joan-of-Arc of the Know-Nothings -- Dennis O'Sullivan: The Bum Who Dined at Astor -- Joshua A. Norton: Norton I, Emperor of the United States -- Boston Borbett: The Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth
  • Jules Bourglay: The Old Leather Man -- John Johnston: "Ole Liver-Eating" Johnston -- George Francis Train: The Champion Crank -- Hinton Rowan Helper: The Bigoted Abolitionist -- John Allen: "Wickedest Man in New York" -- Black Bart (Charles E. Bolton): The Outlaw Po-8 -- Dr. Mary Walker: America's Self-Made Man -- Dick Barter: Rattlesnake Dick -- Hetty Green: The Witch of Wall Street -- Ellen Walsh: The Fake Socialite -- Cyrus Reed Teed: The Inside-Out Man -- Sarah Pardee Winchester: The Unfinished mansion -- George "Snatchem" Leese: Sporting Man -- Lillie Coit: "5" -- Anthony Comstock: The Great American Bluenose -- Charles R. Sherman: Huckleberry Charlie -- John Alexander Dowie: The Bluenose of Zion -- Martha Jane Cannary: Calamity Jane -- Nick Goodall: Nick the Fiddler -- Charles Kusz: Mr. Hate -- Henrietta Edwardina Schaefer Garrett: The Love-struck Recluse -- Robert Matthews: Matthias The Impostor -- Jack Ferguson and Pete Wells: The Gold Field Spendthrifts -- Joe Higginbotham: Buckskin Joe -- Dan Pound: The Imitation Prospector -- Lizzie Collins: The Collector -- Charlie Parkhurst: The Secretive Stagecoach Driver -- Thomas Greene Bethune: Blind Tom -- John Sutliff: The Lost Mole -- John Curran: The Jail Groupie -- James "Butt" Riley: Frisco Hardhead -- Oofty Goofty: Masochist's Delight -- John "One Lung" Curran: The Cop-Hating Bard -- Johnny Alee: The Eatiest Fool -- James A. Harden-Hickey: King Without a Country -- Marshall B. Gardner: The Genius Unappreciated -- William Tattenbaum: The Saga of Russian Bill -- Bet-A-Million (John W.) Gates: The King of the Lungers -- James Buchanan "Diamond Jim" Brady: Greatest of the Gourmands -- Frederick Wittrock: The Grand Confessor -- Stephen Senior: The Perth Amboy Miser -- Frederick Henry Prince; The Germ-Free Princes -- Cornelius K.G. Billings: Horseback Billings -- "Black jack" Tom Ketchum: The Second Stupidest Outlaw -- Joseph Bivens, Jr.: "Coxey" Bivens the Caveman -- Sam Ketchum: The Stupidest Outlaw -- Edmund Franz Creffield: Joshuah II -- James Eads How: The Millionaire Hobo -- Ned Green: The Profligate Spendthrift -- Mary Mallon: "Typhoid Mary" -- Florence Foster Jenkins: First Lady of the Sliding Scale -- Bernarr MacFadden: Body Love MacFadden -- James Leo "One-Eyed" Connelly: World Champion Gate-Crusher -- Alfred William Lawson: The Greatest -- Wilbur Glenn Voliva: Kind of the Flat Earthers
  • A. Van Horne Stuyvesant: The Last Stuyvesant -- Charlotte and Katherine Poillon: Strong-Armed Pinups -- William Smith: The Future Mayor of Chicago -- Sylvia Green Wilks: Hetty Green's Daughter -- William Henry "Burro" Schmidt: The Human Mole -- Charles Fort: The Enigma -- George Francis Gillette: The Einstein Chaser -- Emerich Juettner: Mr. 880 -- Charles G. Gates: Great Plunger II -- Erich Muenter: Dr. Muenter and "Mr. Hyde" -- Ota Benga: The Zoo Man -- Homer and Langley Collyer: The Shy Men of Harlem -- Theodore Coneys: Spiderman of Moncrieff Place -- "Dr." John R. Brinkley: Goat Gland Brinkley -- Alvin "Shipwreck" Kelly: The Luckiest Fool Alive" -- Edward Leedskalnin: The Compulsive Builder of Coral Castle -- Anonymous: The French Maid -- Hugo Diederich: The Mad Barber -- George Adamski: The First Encounterer -- Stanley Clifford Weyman: Impostor for Fun -- The Cherry Sisters: Best of the Worst -- Tommy Manville: The Constant Bridegroom -- William James Sidis: The Infant Prodigy -- James Marion West, Jr.: "Silver Dollar" West -- Jimmy Slattery: Greatest Liver Who Ever Fought" -- Helen Brach: The Cinderella Recluse -- Wendel Sisters: Family of Misers -- Oric Bovar: The Charismatic Master Bovar -- Rose Dym: Broadway Rose -- John R. Keys: The 1.27-a-week Miser -- Helene and Beatrice Herzog: Refugees from Crime -- Ferdinand Waldo Demara, Jr.: The Grand Impostor -- The Romero Family: The Guests Who Wouldn't Check Out -- Sandra Ilene West: A Ferrari is Forever -- Morris Pop Corn: Pop Corn for the Suckers
Control code
ocm08708654
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 317 pages
Isbn
9780871967886
Lccn
82015424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)8708654
Label
American eccentrics, Carl Sifakis
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Stephen Bachiler: The Amorous Parson -- Anonymous: The Oldest American -- Sam Hyde: The Crazy Indian -- John Rogers: Tumultuous John -- Edward Hyde Cornbury: The Peculiar Governor -- Bathseba Bowers: Love's Solitaire -- Benjamin Lay: The Rebellious Gnome -- John Richardson: The Great Seducer -- Joseph Moody: Handkerchief Moody -- Samuel Andrew Peters: The Lying Episcopalian Parson -- Mother Ann Lee: Ann the Word -- Elisha Perkins: The First American Quack -- Mary Burton: The Great Informer -- Tom Cook: The Leveller -- Timothy Dexter: The Luckiest Speculator -- Anonymous: The Naked Beachcomber -- John McQuain: The Man Who Hated Womankind -- Francis Adam Joseph Phyle: The Hermit of Mount Holly -- Jemima Wilkinson: Publick Universal Friend -- Sarah Bishop: The Atrocity Hermitess -- Johann Georg Rapp: God's Partner -- William Augustus Bowles: The Adventurer Crank -- Robert the Hermit: The Bitter Recluse -- John Randolph: The Flute-Voiced Sage of Roanoke -- John Chapman: Johnny Appleseed -- Lorenzo Dow: The Eccentric Cosmopolite -- David Wilbur: The Pumpkin Scratcher -- John Cleves Symmes: The Hollow Earther -- Richard M. Johnson: The Sometime Vice President -- William Miller: Prophet of Doom -- Theophilus Gates: The Battle Axe of Sex -- Joseph Palmer: Battler for the Beard -- Sylvester Graham: The Apostle of Eating Morality -- James Lick: The Folly-Builder -- James Johns: The Compulsive Journalist -- John McDowall: The Whorefinder General -- Richard Harper: Chicago's Old Vagrant -- George W. Henry: The Holy Shouter -- Albert Large: The Hermit Amidst the Wolves -- Jane Means Pierce: The President's Phantom Lady -- Sam Patch: The Great Descender -- Daniel Pratt: The Great American Traveler -- "Windwagon" Thomas Smith: The Dry Ocean Sailor -- John Humphrey Noyes: The Meticulous Free Lover -- James Wilson Marshall: The Man Who Owned California's Gold -- Lee Ah Bow: Devil Appo -- Maria Mond: The Joan-of-Arc of the Know-Nothings -- Dennis O'Sullivan: The Bum Who Dined at Astor -- Joshua A. Norton: Norton I, Emperor of the United States -- Boston Borbett: The Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth
  • Jules Bourglay: The Old Leather Man -- John Johnston: "Ole Liver-Eating" Johnston -- George Francis Train: The Champion Crank -- Hinton Rowan Helper: The Bigoted Abolitionist -- John Allen: "Wickedest Man in New York" -- Black Bart (Charles E. Bolton): The Outlaw Po-8 -- Dr. Mary Walker: America's Self-Made Man -- Dick Barter: Rattlesnake Dick -- Hetty Green: The Witch of Wall Street -- Ellen Walsh: The Fake Socialite -- Cyrus Reed Teed: The Inside-Out Man -- Sarah Pardee Winchester: The Unfinished mansion -- George "Snatchem" Leese: Sporting Man -- Lillie Coit: "5" -- Anthony Comstock: The Great American Bluenose -- Charles R. Sherman: Huckleberry Charlie -- John Alexander Dowie: The Bluenose of Zion -- Martha Jane Cannary: Calamity Jane -- Nick Goodall: Nick the Fiddler -- Charles Kusz: Mr. Hate -- Henrietta Edwardina Schaefer Garrett: The Love-struck Recluse -- Robert Matthews: Matthias The Impostor -- Jack Ferguson and Pete Wells: The Gold Field Spendthrifts -- Joe Higginbotham: Buckskin Joe -- Dan Pound: The Imitation Prospector -- Lizzie Collins: The Collector -- Charlie Parkhurst: The Secretive Stagecoach Driver -- Thomas Greene Bethune: Blind Tom -- John Sutliff: The Lost Mole -- John Curran: The Jail Groupie -- James "Butt" Riley: Frisco Hardhead -- Oofty Goofty: Masochist's Delight -- John "One Lung" Curran: The Cop-Hating Bard -- Johnny Alee: The Eatiest Fool -- James A. Harden-Hickey: King Without a Country -- Marshall B. Gardner: The Genius Unappreciated -- William Tattenbaum: The Saga of Russian Bill -- Bet-A-Million (John W.) Gates: The King of the Lungers -- James Buchanan "Diamond Jim" Brady: Greatest of the Gourmands -- Frederick Wittrock: The Grand Confessor -- Stephen Senior: The Perth Amboy Miser -- Frederick Henry Prince; The Germ-Free Princes -- Cornelius K.G. Billings: Horseback Billings -- "Black jack" Tom Ketchum: The Second Stupidest Outlaw -- Joseph Bivens, Jr.: "Coxey" Bivens the Caveman -- Sam Ketchum: The Stupidest Outlaw -- Edmund Franz Creffield: Joshuah II -- James Eads How: The Millionaire Hobo -- Ned Green: The Profligate Spendthrift -- Mary Mallon: "Typhoid Mary" -- Florence Foster Jenkins: First Lady of the Sliding Scale -- Bernarr MacFadden: Body Love MacFadden -- James Leo "One-Eyed" Connelly: World Champion Gate-Crusher -- Alfred William Lawson: The Greatest -- Wilbur Glenn Voliva: Kind of the Flat Earthers
  • A. Van Horne Stuyvesant: The Last Stuyvesant -- Charlotte and Katherine Poillon: Strong-Armed Pinups -- William Smith: The Future Mayor of Chicago -- Sylvia Green Wilks: Hetty Green's Daughter -- William Henry "Burro" Schmidt: The Human Mole -- Charles Fort: The Enigma -- George Francis Gillette: The Einstein Chaser -- Emerich Juettner: Mr. 880 -- Charles G. Gates: Great Plunger II -- Erich Muenter: Dr. Muenter and "Mr. Hyde" -- Ota Benga: The Zoo Man -- Homer and Langley Collyer: The Shy Men of Harlem -- Theodore Coneys: Spiderman of Moncrieff Place -- "Dr." John R. Brinkley: Goat Gland Brinkley -- Alvin "Shipwreck" Kelly: The Luckiest Fool Alive" -- Edward Leedskalnin: The Compulsive Builder of Coral Castle -- Anonymous: The French Maid -- Hugo Diederich: The Mad Barber -- George Adamski: The First Encounterer -- Stanley Clifford Weyman: Impostor for Fun -- The Cherry Sisters: Best of the Worst -- Tommy Manville: The Constant Bridegroom -- William James Sidis: The Infant Prodigy -- James Marion West, Jr.: "Silver Dollar" West -- Jimmy Slattery: Greatest Liver Who Ever Fought" -- Helen Brach: The Cinderella Recluse -- Wendel Sisters: Family of Misers -- Oric Bovar: The Charismatic Master Bovar -- Rose Dym: Broadway Rose -- John R. Keys: The 1.27-a-week Miser -- Helene and Beatrice Herzog: Refugees from Crime -- Ferdinand Waldo Demara, Jr.: The Grand Impostor -- The Romero Family: The Guests Who Wouldn't Check Out -- Sandra Ilene West: A Ferrari is Forever -- Morris Pop Corn: Pop Corn for the Suckers
Control code
ocm08708654
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 317 pages
Isbn
9780871967886
Lccn
82015424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)8708654

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