Monday, May 01, 2017

Digital Spotlight: US West

U.S. WEST: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints from Southern Methodist University Libraries contains thousands of amazing photos depicting the American West from the mid-19th century through the mid-20th century.
Contents: This large digital collection contains a wide range of formats including photographs, postcards, journals, and other materials. Users can search or browse the collection. For quick access, students can browse the highlights including topics such as landscapes, explorations, gems, railways, ferries, and the San Francisco earthquake.
Classroom Connections: Teachers will find many high-quality resources that area appealing to students such as American Indian, cowboy, and cowgirl postcards along with hunting journals, national park photos, and posters.
To visit the collection, go to