Picturing America Mediagraphy

Using the Amon Carter’s collection of American art and the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Picturing America project, explore masterworks of American art and the artists who made them while discussing how these works connect American culture and history.

This project is supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

National Endowment for the Humanities Picturing America Program Participant

This mediagraphy includes the recommended literary resources and primary documents featured in the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Picturing America Teachers Resource Book, plus a selection of related materials–available either online or from the Amon Carter’s Teaching Resource Center (TRC). Call 817.989.5035 or email trc@cartermuseum.org for information on how to borrow resources from the TRC or incorporate American art resources into school curriculum.

Poster 1-A

Elementary School Resources

Andrews-Goebel, Nancy. The Pot That Juan Built. New York: Lee and Low Books, Inc., 2002.

Rappaport, Doreen. We are the Many: A Picture Book of American Indians. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2002.

Secondary School Resources

Academy of American Poets. “Phillis Wheatley.” (accessed April 12, 2011)

Goetzmann, William H. The First Americans: Photographs from the Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Starwood Publishing, Inc., 1991.

Herman Melville Online.” (accessed April 12, 2011)

Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom’s Cabin. New York: Barnes and Noble, 2003.

Tennant, Roy, and Clarice Stasz. “Jack London’s Writings.” (accessed April 12, 2011)

Poster 1-B

Elementary School/Secondary School Resources

Amon Carter Museum of American Art. “Encountering Texas: 1846–1856.” (accessed April 12, 2011)

Poster 2-A

Elementary School Resources

Irving, Washington. “Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Open Library, an initiative of the Internet Archive. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. “Paul Revere’s Ride.” Academy of American Poets. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Smith, Lane. John, Paul, George and Ben. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2006.

Secondary School Resources

Paine, Thomas. “Common Sense. ” PublicLiterature.Org. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Poster 3-A

Elementary School Resources

Leach, Deborah Foxley. Grant Wood: The Artist in the Hayloft. New York: Prestel, 2006.

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. “Paul Revere’s Ride.” Academy of American Poets. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Stephens, Pamela Geiger. Dropping in on Grant Wood. Glenview, IL: Crystal Productions, 2005.

Venezia, Mike. Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists: Grant Wood. New York: Children’s Press, 1995.

Secondary School Resources

Emerson, Ralph Waldo. “Concord Hymn.” Academy of American Poets. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Scollard, Clinton “The Ride of Tench Tilghman.” American Verse Project. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Poster 3-B

Elementary School Resources

Katz, Bobbi. “George Washington’s Birthday: Wondering.” Poetry Foundation. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Smith, Lane. John, Paul, George and Ben. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2006.

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. “George Washington: A National Treasure.” (accessed April 12, 2011)

Secondary School Resources

English Bill of Rights. ” The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy from the Yale Law School Lillian Goldman Law Library. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Freneau, Philip. “Occasioned by General Washington’s Arrival in Philadelphia, On His Way to His Residence in Virginia.” Academy of American Poets. (accessed April 12, 2011)

George Washington’s Farewell Address.” Wikipedia. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Hamilton, Alexander, John Jay, and James Madison. “The Federalist Papers.” Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Locke, John. “Second Treatise of Government.” Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation. (accessed April 12, 2011)

The Massachusetts Body of Liberties.” Bartleby.com. (accessed April 12, 2011)

The Mayflower Compact.” Bartleby.com. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. “George Washington: A National Treasure.” (accessed April 12, 2011)

Virginia Declaration of Rights.” Wikipedia. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Washington’s Farewell Address to the People of the United States.” U.S. Senate. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Poster 4-A

Elementary School Resources

McGovern, Ann. The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson. New York: Scholastic, 1975.

Peacock, Louise. Crossing the Delaware: A History in Many Voices. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1998.

Secondary School Resources

Freneau, Philip. The Poems of Philip Freneau, Poet of the American Revolution. [V.1][1902–1907]. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library, 1902.

Poster 4-B

Elementary School Resources

d’Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar. Benjamin Franklin. San Luis Obispo, CA: Beautiful Feet Books, 1977.

Essig, Mark. Inventing America: The Life of Benjamin Franklin. Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 2006.

Franklin, Benjamin. Poor Richard’s Almanack: Being the Choicest Morsels of Wit and Wisdom Written During the Thirty Years of the Almanack’s Publication. Mount Vernon, NY: Peter Pauper Press, 1936.

Smith, Lane. John, Paul, George and Ben. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2006.

Secondary School Resources

Adler, David A. B. Franklin, Printer. New York: Holiday House, 2001.

Franklin, Benjamin. Poor Richard’s Almanack: Being the Choicest Morsels of Wit and Wisdom Written During the Thirty Years of the Almanack’s Publication. Mount Vernon, NY: Peter Pauper Press, 1936.

Franklin, Benjamin. The Private Life of the Late Benjamin Franklin. Charleston, SC: Forgotten Books.

Poster 5-A

Elementary School Resources

Johnson, D. B. Henry Builds a Cabin. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003.

Johnson, D. B. Henry Climbs a Mountain. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003.

Johnson, D. B. Henry Works. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004.

Locker, Thomas. In Blue Mountains. Hudson, NY: Bell Pond Books, 2000.

Locker, Thomas. Walking with Henry: Based on the Life and Works of Henry David Thoreau. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing, 2002.

Secondary School Resources

Clark, Walter Van Tilburg. The Ox-Bow Incident. New York: The Modern Library, 2001.

Cole, Thomas. “Essay on American Scenery.” American Monthly Magazine. January 1836. (accessed April 12, 2011)

Emerson, Ralph Waldo. “Nature.” (accessed April 12, 2011)

Thoreau, Henry David. New Suns Will Arise: From the Journals of Henry David Thoreau. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2000.

Tocqueville, Alexis de. Democracy in America: And Two Essays on America. London: Penguin Books, 2003.

Poster 5-B

Secondary School Resources

Cooper, James Fenimore. The Last of the Mohicans. New York: Signet Classics, 2005.

Heizer, Robert F., and Theodora Kroeber, eds. Ishi, The Last Yahi: A Documentary History. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1979.

Journal of Pontiac’s Conspiracy (1763). Detroit: Burton, 1912.

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. “Hiawatha.” Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library. (accessed April 13, 2011)

Poster 6-A

Elementary School Resources

Atkins, Jeannine. Girls Who Looked Under Rocks: The Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists. Nevada City, CA: Dawn Publications, 2000.

Bird Central: Learning Science Through the Study of Birds.” Jim Rosso. (accessed April 13, 2011)

Burleigh, Robert. Into the Woods: John James Audubon Lives His Dream. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2002.

Davies, Jacqueline. The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003.

Kastner, Joseph. First Impressions: John James Audubon. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1992.

Secondary School Resources

Citizen Science.” National Audubon Society, Inc. (accessed April 13, 2011)

eBird.” Audubon and Cornell Lab of Ornithology. (accessed April 13, 2011)

Irmscher, Christoph, ed. Audubon: Writings and Drawings. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1999.

Poster 6-B

Elementary School Resources

Bruchac, Joseph. Between Earth and Sky: Legends of Native American Sacred Places. New York: Voyager Books, 1996.

Herbert, Janis. Lewis and Clark for Kids: Their Journey of Discovery with 21 Activities. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2000.

Plain, Nancy. The Man Who Painted Indians: George Catlin. New York: Benchmark Books, 1997.

Rowland, Della. The Story of Sacajawea, Guide to Lewis and Clark. New York: Dell Publishing, 1989.

Secondary School Resources

Catlin, George. Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians: Vol. 1. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1974.

Catlin, George. Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians: Vol. 2. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1974.

Chief Joseph Surrenders.” The History Place: Great Speeches Collection. (accessed April 13, 2011)

Goetzmann, William H. The First Americans: Photographs from the Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Starwood Publishing, Inc., 1991.

Reich, Susanna. Painting the Wild Frontier: The Art and Adventures of George Catlin. New York: Clarion Books, 2008.

Poster 7-B

Elementary School Resources

Christelow, Eileen. Vote! New York: Clarion Books, 2003.

Secondary School Resources

Malcolm X. “The Ballot or the Bullet Speech.” Historytimes.com. (accessed April 13, 2011)

Anthony, Susan B. “On Women’s Right to Vote.” The History Place: Great Speeches Collection. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Tocqueville, Alexis de. Democracy in America: And Two Essays on America. London: Penguin Books, 2003.

Poster 8-A

Elementary School Resources

Atkins, Jeannine. Girls Who Looked Under Rocks: The Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists. Nevada City, CA: Dawn Publications, 2000.

Locker, Thomas. John Muir, Naturalist. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing, 2003.

Secondary School Resources

Emerson, Ralph Waldo. “Nature.” (accessed April 13, 2011)

Muir, John. A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf. Boulder, CO: University of Colorado at Boulder Library, 1916.

Poster 8-B

Elementary School Resources

Rappaport, Doreen. We are the Many: A Picture Book of American Indians. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2002.

Wilder, Laura Ingalls. Little House in the Big Woods. New York: HarperTrophy, 2007.

Secondary School Resources

Bruchac, Joseph. Four Ancestors: Stories, Songs, and Poems from Native North America. New York: BridgeWater Books, 1995.

Lorbiecki, Marybeth. Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling. Afton, MN: Afton Historical Society Press, 2000.

Poster 9-A

Secondary School Resources

Crane, Hart. The Bridge: A Poem. New York: Liveright, 1970.

Crane, Stephen. The Red Badge of Courage. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2005.

Fleischman, Paul. Bull Run. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1993.

Hunt, Irene. Across Five Aprils. New York: Berkley Books, 2002.

Whitman, Walt. “Come Up from the Fields Father.” Academy of American Poets. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Poster 9-B

Elementary School Resources

Freedman, Russell. Lincoln: A Photobiography. New York: Clarion Books, 1987.

Kunhardt, Edith. Honest Abe. New York: Greenwillow Books, 1993.

Lincoln, Abraham. “The Emancipation Proclamation.” Independence Hall Association. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Secondary School Resources

Armstrong, Jennifer. Photo by Brady: A Picture of the Civil War. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2004.

Civil War Glass Negatives and Related Prints: Solving a Civil War Photograph Mystery.” The Library of Congress. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Freedman, Russell. Lincoln: A Photobiography. New York: Clarion Books, 1987.

Lincoln, Abraham. “The Emancipation Proclamation.” Independence Hall Association. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Lincoln, Abraham. “The Gettysburg Address.” Independence Hall Association. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Lincoln, Abraham. “House Divided Speech.” Independence Hall Association. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Lincoln, Abraham. “Second Inaugural Address.” Independence Hall Association. (accessed April 17, 2011)

One Life: The Mask of Lincoln.” Smithsonian Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Whitman, Walt. “O Captain! My Captain!” DayPoems. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Whitman, Walt. “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d.” DayPoems. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Poster 10-A

Elementary School Resources

Clinton, Catherine. Hold the Flag High. New York: Katherine Tegen Books, 2005.

Ferris, Jeri. Walking the Road to Freedom: A Story about Sojourner Truth. Minneapolis: Millbrook Press, 1988.

McKissack, Patricia, and Fredrick McKissack. Frederick Douglass: The Black Lion. Chicago: Children’s Press, 1987.

Secondary School Resources

Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2003.

Dunbar, Paul Laurence. “Frederick Douglass.” Academy of American Poets. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Dunbar, Paul Laurence. “Harriet Beecher Stowe.” Bartleby.com. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Frederick Douglass: Online Resources.” The Library of Congress. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Lowell, Robert. “For the Union Dead.” Academy of American Poets. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom’s Cabin. New York: Barnes and Noble, 2003.

Washington, Booker T. “A Speech at the Unveiling of the Robert Gould Shaw Monument.” TeachingAmericanHistory.org (accessed April 17, 2011)

Poster 10-B

Elementary School Resources

Cohn, Amy L., ed. From Sea to Shining Sea: A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Songs. New York: Scholastic, Inc., 1993.

Hopkinson, Deborah. Under the Quilt of Night. New York: Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing, 2002.

Kay, Verla. Homespun Sarah. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2003.

Lyons, Mary. Stitching Stars: The Story Quilts of Harriet Powers. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 1993.

Poster 11-A

Secondary School Resources

Homer, William Innes, ed. The Paris Letters of Thomas Eakins. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009.

Thomas Eakins: Scenes from Modern Life.” WHYY, Inc. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. London: Collector’s Library, 2004.

Twain, Mark. Tom Sawyer. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1982.

Poster 11-B

Elementary School Resources

Berman, Avis. James McNeill Whistler. New York: Henry N. Abrams, 1993.

Venezia, Mike. Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists: James McNeill Whistler. New York: Children’s Press, 2004.

Poster 12-A

Secondary School Resources

Wharton, Edith. The Age of Innocence. New York: Barnes and Noble, 2004.

Poster 12-B

Secondary School Resources

Eliot, T. S. The Waste Land. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2000.

Hemingway, Ernest. A Farewell to Arms. New York: Scribner, 1957.

Hemingway, Ernest. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Scribner, 1957.

Poster 13-A

Elementary School Resources

Mann, Elizabeth. The Brooklyn Bridge: A Wonders of the World Book. New York: Mikaya Press, 1996.

Secondary School Resources

Crane, Hart. The Bridge: A Poem. New York: Liveright, 1970.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. New York: Scribner’s, 2004.

Whitman, Walt. “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry.” Academy of American Poets. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Poster 13-B

Secondary School Resources

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. New York: Scribner’s, 2004.

Poster 14-A

Secondary School Resources

Anthony, Susan B. “On Women’s Right to Vote.” The History Place: Great Speeches Collection. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Chopin, Kate. The Awakening. New York: Soho Books, 2010.

Murray, Judith Sargent. “On the Equality of the Sexes.” Hurd Smith Communications. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Poster 14-B

Secondary School Resources

Cather, Willa. My Antonia. New York: Barnes and Noble Classics, 2005.

Crane, Hart. The Bridge: A Poem. New York: Liveright, 1970.

Kang, Younghill. East Goes West: The Making of an Oriental Yankee. New York: Kaya Production, 1997.

Lazarus, Emma. “The New Colossus.” Liberty State Park. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Tan, Amy. The Joy Luck Club. New York: Penguin Books, 1989.

Whitman, Walt. “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry.” Academy of American Poets. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Yezierska, Anzia. Bread Givers: A Struggle Between a Father of the Old World and a Daughter of the New. New York: Persea Books, 2003.

Poster 15-A

Secondary School Resources

Sandburg, Carl. “Chicago.” Academy of American Poets. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Sinclair, Upton. The Jungle. New York: Barnes and Noble, 2003.

Poster 15-B

Elementary School Resources

Mann, Elizabeth. The Brooklyn Bridge: A Wonders of the World Book. New York: Mikaya Press, 1996.

Poster 16-A

Elementary School Resources

Foa, Emma. Edward Hopper. New York: Franklin Watts, 2003.

Secondary School Resources

Wilder, Thornton. Our Town: A Play in Three Acts. New York: Samuel French, 1965.

Poster 16-B

Elementary School Resources

Carson, Rachel. The Sense of Wonder. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1998.

Carson, Rachel. Silent Spring. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.

Ehrlich, Amy. Rachel: The Story of Rachel Carson. New York: Voyager Books, 2008.

Laden, Nina. Roberto: The Insect Architect. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000.

Rubin, Susan Goldman. Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1994.

Thorne-Thomsen, Kathleen. Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids: His Life and Ideas. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 1994.

Poster 17-A

Elementary School Resources

Hill, Laban Carrick. Harlem Stomp! A Cultural History of the Harlem Renaissance. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2009.

Venezia, Mike. Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists: Jacob Lawrence. New York: Children’s Press, 1999.

Secondary School Resources

Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man. New York: Random House, 1980.

Hughes, Langston. “Theme for English B.” Academy of American Poets. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Wright, Richard. Native Son/Black Boy: An Autobiography. New York: Quality Paperback Books, 1987.

Poster 17-B

Elementary School Resources

Greenberg, Jan. Romare Bearden: Collage of Memories. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2003.

Hartfield, Claire. Me and Uncle Romie: A Story Inspired by the Life and Art of Romare Bearden. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2002.

Hill, Laban Carrick. Harlem Stomp! A Cultural History of the Harlem Renaissance. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2009.

Orgill, Roxane. If I Only Had a Horn: Young Louis Armstrong. New York: Houghton Mifflin Books, 1997.

Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 1998.

Taylor, Debbie A. Sweet Music in Harlem. New York: Lee and Low Books, Inc., 2004.

Vigna, Giuseppe. Masters of Music: Jazz and Its History. New York: Barron’s, 1998.

Secondary School Resources

Hurston, Zora Neale. Their Eyes Were Watching God. New York: HarperPerennial/ModernClassics, 2006.

Toomer, Jean. Cane. New York: Liveright, 1975.

Poster 18-B

Elementary School Resources

Hesse, Karen. Out of the Dust. New York: Scholastic, Inc., 1997.

Secondary School Resources

Partridge, Elizabeth. Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange. New York: Scholastic, 2002.

Stanley, Jerry. Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp. New York: Crown Publishers, 1992.

Steinbeck, John. Of Mice and Men. New York: Penguin Books, 2002.

Steinbeck, John. The Grapes of Wrath. New York: Penguin Books, 2006.

Poster 19-A

Secondary School Resources

Jarrell, Randall. “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner.” The Wondering Minstrels. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano. “The Four Freedoms.” American Rhetoric. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Poster 19-B

Elementary School Resources

Farris, Christine King. My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 2002.

McKissack, Patricia C. Goin’ Someplace Special. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 2000.

Secondary School Resources

Chin, Steven A. When Justice Failed: The Fred Korematsu Story. New York: Streck-Vaughn Company, 1993.

King, Martin Luther, Jr. “I Have a Dream.” American Rhetoric. (accessed April 17, 2011)

King, Martin Luther, Jr. “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” Bates College. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird. New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2010.

Poster 20-A

Secondary School Resources

Miller, Arthur. The Crucible. New York: Penguin Classics, 2004.

Miller, Arthur. Death of a Salesman. New York: Penguin Books, 1967.

Poster 20-B

Secondary School Resources

Douglass, Frederick, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Booker T. Washington. Three African-American Classics. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 2007.

Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man. New York: Random House, 1980.

Freedman, Russell. Lincoln: A Photobiography. New York: Clarion Books, 1987.

Lincoln, Abraham. “The Emancipation Proclamation.” Independence Hall Association. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Taylor, Mildred D. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. New York: Puffin Modern Classics, 2004.

Washington, Booker T. “1895 Atlanta Compromise Speech.” American Social History Productions, Inc. (accessed April 17, 2011)

Washington, Booker T. “Cast Down Your Bucket Where You Are.” American Social History Productions, Inc. (accessed April 17, 2011)

General Recommended Resources

Baldwin, Gordon. Looking at Photographs: A Guide to Technical Terms. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2009.

Bjelajac, David. American Art: A Cultural History. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2004.

Corn, Wanda M. The Great American Thing: Modern Art and National Identity, 1915–1935. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2001.

Czech, Kenneth P. Snapshot: America Discovers the Camera. New York: Lerner Publishing Group, 1996.

Enyeart, James. Land, Sky, and All That is Within: Visionary Photographers in the Southwest. Albuquerque: Museum of New Mexico Press, 1998.

Ernst, Karen. Picturing Learning: Artists and Writers in the Classroom. New York: Heinemann, 1993.

Galassi, Peter. American Photography, 1890–1965: From the Museum of Modern Art, New York. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1995.

Goldberg, Vicki. American Photography: A Century of Images. New York: Chronicle Books, 1995.

Hart, James David. Oxford Companion to American Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Lovell, Margaretta M. The City and the Country: American Perspectives 1870–1920. Chicago: Terra Foundation for the Arts, 1999.

Martin, Carter Johnson, ed. 150 Years of American Art: Amon Carter Museum Collection. Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 1996.

McCandless, Barbara, and John Rohrbach. Singular Moments: Photographs from the Amon Carter Museum. Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 2001.

Milner II, Clyde A., Carol A. O’Connor, and Martha A. Sandweiss. Oxford History of the American West. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Phillips, Sandra S., et al. Crossing the Frontier: Photographs of the Developing West, 1849 to the Present. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1996.

Randall, Willard Sterne. Forgotten Americans: Footnote Figures who Changed American History. New York: Da Capo Press, 1999.

Roark, Carol, Paula Ann Stewart, and Mary Kennedy McCabe, eds. Catalogue of the Amon Carter Museum Photography Collection. Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 1993.

Sandler, Martin W. Photography: An Illustrated History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Sandweiss, Martha A., ed. Photography in Nineteenth-Century America. Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 1991.

Stewart, Rick. A Century of Western Art: Selections from the Amon Carter Museum. Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 1998.