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Crossing the plains.

Ann Eliza Kemp Gowdy

Crossing the plains.

Personal recollections of the journey to Oregon in 1852

by Ann Eliza Kemp Gowdy

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Published in [Dayton? Ore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific.

  • Edition Notes

    Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1975. -- 1 reel ; 35 mm. -- (Western Americana : frontier history of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900 ; reel 220, no. 2235)

    Statementby Mrs. J. T. Gowdy of McMinnville.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 220, no. 2235.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15431417M

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    traveling companions. Though I don't read these types of books for enjoyment, but for research, I found the information to be helpful. Enhanced with a Foreword by Mary Barmeyer O'Brien, Days On The Road: Crossing The Plains In is the personal diary of Sarah Raymond Herndon, a young pioneer woman who, as the dust. The Crossing (ISBN ) is a novel by American author Cormac McCarthy, published in by Alfred A. Knopf. The story is the second installment of McCarthy's " .

    Crossing the Plains, Completing the Transcontinental Railroad, Shoot Out with "Wild Bill" Hickok, Buffalo Bill Entertains a Russian Grand Duke, Battle With The Apache, Captured by the Arapaho, Encounter with the Texas Rangers, Custer's Last Stand Traveling on an Emigrant Train, The Death Of Billy The Kid.   William Audley Maxwell (c?) was an author, photographer and Ambrotypist, born in Indiana. He was a photographer in Mendocino (). His works include: Crossing the Plains: Days of '57 ().Pages:


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Days On The Road: Crossing The Plains In is a very good read. The young author includes enough geographical detail that one can plot the trip. Most of the trip was on well known (at the time) trails with bumper to bumper (wagon to wagon?) traffic at the weather, Indians, sickness, and accidents are all very real dangers on the road/5().

Originally published inDays on the Road: Crossing the Plains in is an inspiring tale of a truly remarkable young woman and a tribute to all the emigrants who made their way west. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition/5(). Crossing The Plains, Day Of '57 book. Crossing the plains.

book 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being cul /5. Crossing the Plains with Bruno is a wise and wonderful book." ― Janisse Ray, author of Ecology of a Cracker Childhood “Smith reminds us why we long for the road, why we long to return to where we were born, what stories the land holds, and how it feels to recognize the home we have chosen for ourselves.” ― Orion/5(9).

"Crossing the Plains, Days of '57" by Wm. Audley Maxwell. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read.

Days on the Road is a rare first-hand account written by a plucky, pious young girl emigrating across the great, wild American plains from Missouri to the foundling West during the last stages of the civil war. Much of that stretch was Injun' country in and the threat of being scalped was very real, with countless fresh tales and graves along the way to underline the risks/5.

"Crossing the Plains with Custer" is a diary of the Custer crossing from Fort Lincoln to the Black Hills and back from June 20th, to August 30th, It, again, utilizes pictures from the actual expedition and compares it to today.

The back of the book /5(11). Crossing the Plains with Custer, is a completely different, companion volume to the earlier book Exploring With Custer. This additional book follows the route of the Custer Expedition as it traveled from Ft.

Lincoln (near Bismarck, North Dakota) some miles to the Black Hills (in South Dakota), as well as the return route across the plains.

After a half century of study, Lowie wrote this book, praised by anthropologists as the synthesis of a lifetime's work.

A preface by Raymond J. DeMallie situates the book in the history of American anthropology and describes information and changes in interpretation that have emerged since Indians of the Plains first appeared.

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The object of the game is to have the most points when all of the players have reached the Salt Lake Valley and thus become the “best pioneer.” Created by Allan K. Burgess and Max H. Crossing the Plains Activity Book. by Deseret Book Company. Crossing the Plains Activity Book. by Deseret Book Company.

Product Rating. No Reviews • Write a Review. Paperback SKU $ Save • Reg. $ Available Book Formats. “Across the Plains in ” by Catherine Sager is the story of the Sager family’s trip over the Oregon Trail by wagon in Sager’s first hand story was written in but never published beyond Oregon until What I like about this Kindle version published in is the addition of maps, photos, drawings; but most of all the insertion of the editor’s notes to explain the /5.

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We were six months in crossing the plains in ox-wagons. In our home, in Illinois, in the early s, there was much talk and excitement over the news of the great gold discoveries in California — and equally, there was much talk concerning the wonderful fertile valleys of Oregon Territory and an act of Congress giving settlers acres of.

Crossing the Plains in book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5. Finished it and am now reading Old Jules, a title referred to in the book, Crossing the Plains with Bruno.

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From the Publisher. Exploring the Midwest, the past, and the passing of time on a road trip with a chocolate Lab named : 2 sets of pulley blocks and ropes to each company for crossing rivers.

From 25 to lbs. of farming and mechanical tools. Cooking utensils to consist of bake kettle, frying pan. coffee pot, and tea kettle. Tin cups, plates. knives, forks, spoons, and pans as few as will do. A good tent and furniture to each 2 families. Transparency or color copy of Emigrants Crossing the Plains Paper or notebooks Pencils Colored pencils, markers, crayons, and/or oil pastels.

Project Procedure. 1. Begin this exercise by distributing paper and pencils to the students and showing the class a transparency or color copy of Emigrants Crossing the Plains. Ask the following questions.In Crossing the Plains with Bruno, Annick Smith weaves together a memoir of travel and relationship, western history and family history, human love and animal love centering around a two week road trip across the Great Plains she and her 95 pound chocolate lab, Bruno, took in the summer of Crossing The Plains is a Trademark by Deseret Book Company, this trademark has a nationality of Utah in the United States.