Children of the Wild West

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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.

An unforgettable visit with American young people of another place and time-the nineteenth-century American West. Experience the lives of pioneer families as they traveled west in wagon trains. What about the lives of the children that were already living in the Wild West? Photographs and text tell this unforgettable story. Illustrated with archival photographs, some of which are in the Amon Carter collection.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1800-1865)
19th Century (1866-1899)
Art of the West
Photography
TRC format: 
Book