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0053374
FRONTIER STATION: BEGGAR.
An old Native American woman begging for food at a frontier station in the American West. Wood engraving, American, 1876, after William de la Montagne Cary.
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0066515
OREGON FAMILY, c1890.
Oil over a photograph.
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0003675
CALAMITY JANE (c1852-1903).
Martha Jane Canary Burke. American frontier character. Photographed in 1895.
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0325324
ANNIE OAKLEY (1860-1926).
American markswoman. Photographed with the rifle Buffalo Bill gave her, 1922.
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0048338
COUNTRY DANCE, 1820s.
A country dance on the American frontier in the 1820s: Drawing by C.W. Jefferys.
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0012770
WAGON TRAIN.
Motion picture still.
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0037266
CALAMITY JANE (c1852-1903).
Martha Jane Canary Burke, known as 'Calamity Jane.' American frontier character. Oil over a photograph, 1895.
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0106958
OKLAHOMA BOOMER, 1889.
A 'boomer's' wife awaiting the opening of homestead lands in Oklahoma on 22 April 1889. Contemporary American drawing.
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0184162
IDAHO: SETTLERS, c1882.
A group of settlers standing outside a log cabin in American Falls, Idaho. Photographed c1882.
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0174656
SPIRIT LAKE MASSACRE, 1857.
Santee Sioux warriors leading Abbie Gardner, their 13-year-old captive (left), into their encampment outside the Mattock cabin, which has been set on fire, during the Spirit Lake Massacre in northern Iowa, March 1857. Illustration, late 19th century, after a painting.
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0033751
MARY FIELDS (1832-c1902).
American frontierswoman; known as 'Stagecoach Mary.'
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0039957
MOTHER AND CHILD, c1908.
A mother and child standing in a wheatfield near Newscastle, Wyoming, c1908.
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0042876
EMIGRANTS: BUILDING CABIN.
Emigrants building a log cabin in the American West. Wood engraving, 1874, by Charles Maurand, after a sketch by Paul Frenzeny and Jules Tavernier.
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0007712
FRONTIER LIFE: SOAP MAKING.
A woman on the American frontier boiling a kettle of potash to make soap. Illustration by C.W. Jefferys.
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0096055
NARCISSA PRENTISS WHITMAN
(d.1847). American missionary. Narcissa Whitman tending a sick Cayuse Native American at the Whitman Mission, about seven miles west of present-day Walla Walla, Washington. Line engraving, c1880.
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0176318
OREGON: LOG CABIN, c1900.
Settlers on the frontier in northeastern Oregon posing in front of their log cabin home. Photographed c1900.
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0015478
WAGON TRAIN.
Silent film still.
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0053373
FRONTIER STATION: BEGGAR.
An old Native American woman begging for food at a frontier station in the American West. Wood engraving, American, 1876, after William de la Montagne Cary.
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0065022
GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Young Washington travelling through the Virginia frontier as a surveyor, implored by settlers for protection from Indians. Steel engraving, 19th century, by John Rogers after John McNevin.
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0104749
JEMIMA BOONE, 1776.
Jemima Boone, Frances Callaway and Elizabeth Callaway captured by a Shawnee and Cherokee raiding party near Fort Boonesborough, Kentucky, July 1776. Wood engraving, American, 1887, after Howard Pyle.
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0008332
EMIGRANT: PIONEER'S HOME.
On the western frontier in Wisconsin. Colored engraving, 1847.
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0072456
SILENT FILM STILL: COUPLES.
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0184099
COLORADO: EMIGRANTS, c1875.
Newly arrived settlers in North Park, Colorado. Photographed c1875.
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0174657
SPIRIT LAKE MASSACRE, 1857.
After being taken prisoner during the Spirit Lake Massacre in northern Iowa, Mrs. Elizabeth Thatcher is drowned in the Big Sioux River in eastern South Dakota by her Santee Sioux captors, April 1857. Wood engraving, American, c1885.
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0010683
WEST: LOG CABIN, 1826.
A log cabin in a clearing on the American frontier. Line engraving, French, 1826.
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0045469
COLORADO: PIKE'S PEAK, 1867.
An intrepid group scaling Pike's Peak in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Wood engraving, American, 1867.
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0067590
FRONTIER WOMAN & BABY.
A woman on the Oregon frontier stands outside a cabin while her baby, in a makeshift cradle, sleeps in the doorway. Photograph, 19th century.
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0035478
GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Young Washington travelling through the Virginia frontier as a surveyor, implored by settlers for protection from Indians. Steel engraving, 19th century, by John Rogers after John McNevin.
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0066465
COUNTRY DANCE, c1870.
A country dance on the American frontier: wood engraving, c1870.
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0087788
BLACK HOMESTEADERS.
The Moses Speese family outside their sod house near Westville, Nebraska. Photograph, late 19th century.
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0093500
BEAR CUBS, 1856.
A woman and her young children visited by bear cubs in their log cabin home. Wood engraving, American, 1856.
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0053661
VIRGINIA SETTLEMENT.
Settlement on the Virginia frontier in the 18th century. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0038101
BLACK HOMESTEADERS.
A black family photographed in 1887 before their homestead in Nebraska.
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0101774
OHIO: FRONTIER, 1796.
Family living in the Connecticut Western Reserve (the northeastern section of Ohio), 1796. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0041607
ELIZABETH ZANE (1759-1823).
American pioneer. Elizabeth 'Betty' Zane passing through hostile Native American lines to obtain gunpowder for the besieged garrison at Fort Henry, Virginia, in 1777. Lithograph, 1851.
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0002313
SOAPMAKING, 19th CENTURY.
A frontier woman boiling a kettle of potash to make soap. Illustration, 19th century.
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0058902
CALAMITY JANE (1852-1903).
Martha Jane Canary Burke, known as 'Calamity Jane.' American frontier character. Photographed in 1895.
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0046966
DANIEL BOONE (c1734-1820).
American pioneer. 'Emigration of Daniel Boone' by George Caleb Bingham. Oil on canvas, 1851.
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0098826
MORMON SETTLER, 1870.
A Mormon adobe home on the road to Salt Lake City, Utah. Wood engraving, American, 1870.
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0104748
JEMIMA BOONE, 1776.
Jemima Boone, Frances Callaway and Elizabeth Callaway captured by a Shawnee and Cherokee raiding party near Fort Boonesborough, Kentucky, July 1776. Wood engraving, American, 1887, after Howard Pyle.
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