Imagining the Open Range: Erwin E. Smith, Cowboy Photographer

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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.

Extensively illustrated with Smith's compelling photographs, this book offers the first in-depth study of photographer Erwin E. Smith. Author and frequent Amon Carter lecturer Byron P. Price draws on Smith's archives and the history of southwestern ranch life in the early twentieth century to give a comprehensive look at this period of history.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1900-1945)
Art of the West
Texas History
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