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    New Perspectives on The West - Companion site to Ken Burns' program about the American West featuring an interactive timeline, maps, and archived primary source materials.

    The Western History Photography Collection - The Denver Public Library collection of more than 500,000 photographs related to the history of the American West with over 50,000 of these images on the Internet.

    Jimmy Camp - A historic campground along the Cherokee Trail in Colorado. Named after Jimmy Daugherty it was used by 19th century trappers, gold seekers, settlers, coalminers and ranchers.

    Lone Hand Western - Provides information on chuck-wagon lore, western music, cowboy stories, recipes and historical tidbits.

    The Northern Great Plains (1880-1920) - Photographs from Fred Hultstrand and F.A. Pazandak Photograph Collections with 900 photographs of rural and small town life at the turn of the century.

    Meeting of Frontiers - Tells the story of the American exploration and settlement of the West and the meeting of the Russian-American frontier in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.

    America's West - Development & History - Provides information on the history and development of the American West.

    The American West Frontier History - A collection of American western history web sites for the use of college students.

    Wild West - Provides information on cowboys, gunfighters, the history of Swedish emigration to North America, and more.

    Pioneer & Frontier Life - Provides letters, diaries, and other papers associated with the expansion westward and daily life on the frontier in the U.S.

    Westward Expansion - A collection of United States history research links.

    Academic Info: History of the American West - An annotated directory of Internet resources on the history of the American West.

    The Lazy S Ranch - Provides historic information on cowboys and frontier life in North and South America.

    Jim Janke's Old West - List of resources on historical, cultural, social, technological, and other aspects of the Old West.

    The Wild West - Information on the outlaws, lawmen, women, and towns of the Old West.

    Western Outlaw-Lawman History Association - WOLA is an educational organization devoted to the history of the Old West.

    Cooking Prairie Style - A collection of frontier recipes and tidbits from the 1800's including meats, breads, soups, vegetables and fruit, desserts, and holiday dishes along with cooking and frontier links

    History Channel: This Day in Old West History - Daily article about a birthday or major event on that day related to the American West.

    American West - Collection of articles and research links about the history of America's West from Virtualology.com.

    History Buff - Listing of "Old West History" Articles - Discovery.com provides articles on the history of the Old West on selected topics from the time period.

    Western History Association - Information about this association which exists to promote the study of the North American West in all its varied aspects and in its broadest sense.

    Old West Kansas - Compilation of the Kansas Heritage Sites covering a broad range of topics dealing with the American West and more specifically with the history of Kansas.

    Department of Dakota - Factual data about the Military Department of Dakota containing troop rosters, a gazeteer of locations within the department, information about military operations from the 1870s.

    A Hat Fashions the Settlement of the West - Information on the beaver hat, which set in motion forces and events of significance for the opening of the American West.

    The History of the Upper Midwest - An overview of the history of the upper Midwest including lay of the land, the Indians, the French, the British, the ordinances, the pineries and the mines.

    WestWeb - A topically-organized collection of resources of use to those studying Western American history.

    History of the American West - Photos from 1860-1920 from the collection of the Denver Public Library, searchable index by keyword, subject or name.

    Early West History - Provides a collection of links to sites about the history of the American West.

    Repositories of Primary Sources: Western United States and Canada - Provides links to primary sources of historical materials relating to the history of the Western United States.

    Old West Links - How the West Tamed America - Provides online Old West resources (links) about Gold Rush history, overland trails, and Old West lore and legend.

    The Old West - Suite101.com - Covers 19th century America, west of the Rocky Mountains; including events, personalities, and the growth of towns from this period in US history.

    Historical Gazette - Acts of bravery, mean deeds, the pioneers' struggles, gold seekers, Indian battles, railroad barons, all headlines from early news papers.

    Sod Houses - Presenting pioneer and homesteader sod houses, dug-outs and memories, c.1880 - 1999. Includes pictures of rebuilt and current houses.

    The Depression Years (1929-1940) - Period photos and description of the impact of the Depression on the West.

    Conservation Chronology 1847-1871 - A time line showing the Nations efforts at conservation in the American West. The people and the places in pictures and biographies.

    Imaging and Imagining the Ghost Dance - Of all the incidents in recent American Indian history, the Ghost Dance of 1890 is probably without equal in evocative power.

    Union Pacific Rail Road-History - This is the story of the first transcontinental railroad; the greatest, most daring engineering effort the country had yet seen.The idea was to span the west with iron rails from Omaha to Sacramento.


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