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Window on the West : the frontier photography of William Henry Jackson

Author: Laurie Lawlor
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st ed
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Presents the photographs taken by William Henry Jackson from 1869 to 1893, discussing his life and how his work captured and introduced the American West to the public.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Juvenile works
Pictorial works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Pictorial works Juvenile literature
Named Person: William Henry Jackson; William Henry Jackson; William Henry Jackson
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Lawlor
ISBN: 0823413802 9780823413805
OCLC Number: 40667966
Description: x, 132 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 x 26 cm
Contents: The great restlessness --
The times and the people --
In search of his fortune --
"Surmounting every barrier": capturing images of the west --
Americans take to the rails --
The Hayden expeditions --
Natural curiosities --
Closing in: American Indians in the west --
Boom and bust: mining towns and western cities --
"Everywhere I go": the changing face of the frontier --
1893: the white city and the end of the frontier --
Time line --
Places to view Jackson's work.
Responsibility: Laurie Lawlor.

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Presents the photographs taken by William Henry Jackson from 1869 to 1893, discussing his life and how his work captured and introduced the American West to the public.

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