Black Cowboys of Texas

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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.

Besides all of the usual hardships cowboys had to face, the African American cowboys also had to survive discrimination, bigotry and prejudice. The lives of these cowboys tell a story of skill and grit.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1866-1899)
20th Century (1900-1945)
Multicultural Topics
TRC format: 
Book