American Photography: A Century of Images

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Offers a dynamic look at the twentieth century's most pervasive visual medium. Examining the powerful role that photography has played in shaping our time, this book focuses on 100 key photographs - one for each year of the century. Ranging from artistic treasures to everyday snapshots to records of momentous historical events, these images, plus more than seventy-five others, chart the American experience from its grandest to its most intimate moments.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
Photography
TRC format: 
Book