West of the Imagination Series, Vol. 6: Enduring Dreams (VHS)

Internet Resources

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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.

Suggests that wars, depressions, and social upheavals have not prevented the West from remaining a mythical land of freedom and possibility. Discusses American painters Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) and Grant Wood (1892-1942), as well as Native American artists.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1900-1945)
20th Century (1946-1999)
Art of the West
Multicultural Topics
Picturing America Resource
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