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A Christmas Message from Dr. James Gifford

Posted by Bryan Johnson at

Eddie Rickenbacker’s Deliverance Several readers have commented favorably on this article, so I present it as my 2015 Christmas message.Americans know Ohio native Eddie Rickenbacker as a World War I hero. He was the ace fighter pilot of the Ninety-fourth Aero Pursuit Squadron and personally shot down twenty-six enemy aircraft. He was awarded the Medal of Honor and received many other decorations for bravery and service to his country.Two decades later, Rickenbacker was over fifty years old and the president of Eastern Airlines, but he served his country again. In October 1942, he was inspecting air bases in the Pacific...

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October 24th, 2015

Posted by Adam Swinford at

Mark your calendars for the Jesse Stuart Foundation Bookstore and Appalachian Gift Shop's Open House and Book Signing. The event will run from 1 pm to 4 pm and feature many local authors and several deals for all your holiday shopping needs!

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Eddie Rickenbacker's Deliverance

Posted by The Jesse Stuart Foundation at

Dr. Gifford has been asked to provide this article once again as a reminder of the true meaning of Christmas.  Please enjoy!   Americans know Ohio native Eddie Rickenbacker as a World War I hero. He was the ace fighter pilot of the Ninety-fourth Aero Pursuit Squadron who personally shot down twenty-six enemy aircraft. He was awarded the Medal of Honor and received many other decorations for bravery and service to his country. Two decades later, Rickenbacker, over fifty years old and the president of Eastern Airlines, served his country again. In October 1942, he was inspecting air bases in...

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Collectible Signed Jesse Stuart Books

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The Jesse Stuart Foundation has an extensive collection of Jesse Stuart books, including first editions and signed and inscribed copies of his rare books that are available for sale in the Jesse Stuart Room. Perhaps one of your New Year’s resolutions might be to begin developing a full set of Jesse Stuart’s more than sixty books. Don Miller and Jim Gifford will be glad to help you start a collection or add to your current collection. Our sales inventory includes one first edition of Harvest of Youth, the rarest and most expensive Stuart book.  Our collectible inventory also includes signed books by Allan W. Eckert, Thomas...

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Cyber Monday Sales Event!

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Monday, December 1st is Cyber Monday!  All purchases from www.jsfbooks.com are 30% off!   Pick out some books for your collection or the readers on your Christmas list today and take advantage of this great deal!   To receive your discount, please enter "Cyber Monday 2014" in the discount code box and hit enter during checkout!  The sale ends at 11:59pm, December 1st!

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