Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Frontier to Heartland

Frontier to Heartland
Making History in Central North America

"Based on the world-renowned collections of the Newberry Library in Chicago, “Frontier to Heartland” offers access to historical primary sources, scholarly perspectives on the past, and resources..."

Essays with a point of view

"explain how central North America came to be known as a "frontier" and then a "heartland". you can trace the history of the region over 400 years, consider the cultural power of images, or learn how to read historic maps."
Thematic collections of images

"a quick way to view a range of themes... each gallery presents eight related images and links to the image collection"

255 Images sorted by title, date, and place.

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