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PhotosWestwardMovement

Page history last edited by Rob Darrow 6 years, 7 months ago

For use with the 8th Grade Curriculum Guide

See the handout here.

The following photos are for Lesson 2: 

Westward Movement and Gender Diversity in Frontier Life Through Photo Analysis (1800-1870)

Clicking on the links below allow users to zoom into photos. Images provided below for visual purposes.

 

IMAGES

Image 1: Pioneer Family

http://cdm15330.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15330coll22/id/8659  

About the image:

Title: A pioneer family

Date: [1870?]

Publisher:  Denver Public Library

Type of Material: Film negatives

 

Image 2: On the Mining Trail http://cdn.calisphere.org/data/13030/kb/hb6g5004kb/files/hb6g5004kb-FID4.jpg

 

About the image: 

https://calisphere.org/item/ark:/13030/hb6g5004kb/  

Title: A Road Scene in California

Creator:  Nahl, Charles Christian, 1818-1878, artist

Publisher:  California Historical Society,

Year: 1818-1878

 

Image 3: Mining Life in California

https://www.loc.gov/resource/cph.3c30289/

 

About this image: https://www.loc.gov/item/2001700332/

Title: Mining life in California--Chinese miners

Publisher: Library of Congress

Year: 1857

Type: Harpers Weekly Magazine illustration

Description: Chinese gold miners eating and attending to their hair among tents in camp.

Image 4: Bar of a Gambling Saloon:

http://cdn.calisphere.org/data/13030/3f/hb9f59p03f/files/hb9f59p03f-FID3.jpg

 

About this image:

https://calisphere.org/exhibitions/16/items/ark:/13030/hb9f59p03f/

Title: The bar of a gambling saloon

Creator: Marryat, Francis Samuel (1826-1855), British, artist

Date: 1855

Type: Drawing

 

Image 5: Miner’s Ball

Image a. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gold_Rush_Miners%27_Ball.gif

Image b. http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/northern-california/mining-photos-norcal/

Title: A Miner’s Ball

Creator: André Castaigne

Date: 1891

Type: Painting, Etching

 

Alternative Photo that could be used:

A Ball in the Mines

https://www.sierracollege.edu/ejournals/jsnhb/v1n3/img/Borthwick/Borthwick-ball.jpg

 

Title: A Ball in the Mines

Creator: Borthwick, J.D.  (1824-1892), Scottish, physician, journalist

Date: 1851

Type: Sketch

 

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