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The Resource Frontier living, written and illustrated by Edwin Tunis

Frontier living, written and illustrated by Edwin Tunis

Label
Frontier living
Title
Frontier living
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Edwin Tunis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A companion book to the author's 'Colonial Living, ' describing the life of all the early settlers of the American [frontier] ... where they lived and how; what they wore, ate, used for furniture and tools; how they worked, played, traveled, went to school, worshiped and governed themselves."
Awards note
Newbery Honor Book, 1962.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1897-1973
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tunis, Edwin
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E161
LC item number
.T85
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Manners and customs
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Frontier living, written and illustrated by Edwin Tunis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. THE DEEPWATER FRONTIER: North America in 1725 -- 2. THE PIEDMONT -- The flintlock rifle -- People in the woods -- Invasion -- The log cabin -- Household articles -- Food -- Clothes -- Hunting -- Indians -- Forts -- Medicine and witchcraft -- Justice -- Childhood and sports -- Pack trains -- 3. THE SOUTHERN VALLEYS -- The Seven Years' War -- 4. THE GREAT SALIENT -- The Revolutionary War -- The Garden of Eden -- The people -- Daily life in the clearings -- Linen -- Wool -- Weaving, dyeing and fulling -- Housekeeping -- Sweet'nin' -- Outdoor work -- Beef cattle -- Farming -- Villages and trades -- Saturday -- Sunday -- School -- Parties -- The land ordinances, 1785 -- 1790 -- 5. ROAD AND RIVER -- The travelers -- The floating forts -- Navigation -- Trade on the rivers -- Pirates -- Keelboats -- Upstream navigation -- The rivermen -- Other boats -- Indian treaties and Louisiana, 1795-1803 -- The Louisana Purchase -- 6. THE OLD NORTHWEST -- Public land -- The national road -- The freight wagons -- The coach lines -- Inns -- Farms -- The barn -- Corn -- Scythe and cradle -- Water -- Housekeeping -- Clothes -- People -- Religion -- Towns -- Money -- Utopias -- The "Permanent" Indian frontier -- 7. THE COTTON FRONTIER -- 8. SHRINKING DISTANCES -- Steam navigation -- The Erie Canal -- The Pennsylvania system -- Early railroads) -- Southwestern boundaries -- 9. BEYOND THE MISSISSIPPI -- Missouri -- Texas -- The Black Hawk War -- The Iowa squatters -- Buck and bright -- The claims clubs -- 10. CARAVANS TO SANTA FE -- The jump-off -- Guns -- The trail -- Santa Fe and the ranchos -- Trading -- 11. THE FUR TRADE AND THE MOUNTAIN MEN -- The Beaver and the "Company" -- The Company posts -- The Rendezvous -- 12. THE BITTER ROAD TO OREGON -- The missionaries -- Organization of the wagon trail -- The Oregon trail -- The order of the day -- The buffalo -- On the trail -- The Pathfind of the West -- 13. THE HARRIED SAINTS -- The prophet -- Exodus -- The promised land -- 14. ALTA CALIFORNIA -- Missions, Presidios, and pueblos -- Gay prosperity -- The ranchos and trade -- Gringo settlers -- Boundaries and "Manifest Destiny" -- 15. EL DORADO -- The rush of the Argonauts -- The diggings -- The roaring camps -- Washoe and Pike's peak -- 16. TWO THOUSAND MILES -- Stages in California -- Freight and mail -- The overland mail -- The concord coach -- The pony express -- The Civil War and the west -- Thirty miles an hour -- Laying the rails -- The golden spike -- The clearing of the plains -- 17. THE COW HUNT AND THE COWHAND -- The longhorns -- The cow hunt -- Horses -- Cowhands -- Saddles and equipment -- "Bleeding Kansas" and homesteading -- 18. THE SODBUSTERS AND THE CATTLE DRIVES -- Soddies -- Water -- The cattle trails -- The long drive -- Sheep -- Barbed wire
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
165 pages
Lccn
61012010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 3113871
  • (OCoLC)00964948
  • (OCoLC)ocm00964948
  • 1667293
  • 3113871
Label
Frontier living, written and illustrated by Edwin Tunis
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. THE DEEPWATER FRONTIER: North America in 1725 -- 2. THE PIEDMONT -- The flintlock rifle -- People in the woods -- Invasion -- The log cabin -- Household articles -- Food -- Clothes -- Hunting -- Indians -- Forts -- Medicine and witchcraft -- Justice -- Childhood and sports -- Pack trains -- 3. THE SOUTHERN VALLEYS -- The Seven Years' War -- 4. THE GREAT SALIENT -- The Revolutionary War -- The Garden of Eden -- The people -- Daily life in the clearings -- Linen -- Wool -- Weaving, dyeing and fulling -- Housekeeping -- Sweet'nin' -- Outdoor work -- Beef cattle -- Farming -- Villages and trades -- Saturday -- Sunday -- School -- Parties -- The land ordinances, 1785 -- 1790 -- 5. ROAD AND RIVER -- The travelers -- The floating forts -- Navigation -- Trade on the rivers -- Pirates -- Keelboats -- Upstream navigation -- The rivermen -- Other boats -- Indian treaties and Louisiana, 1795-1803 -- The Louisana Purchase -- 6. THE OLD NORTHWEST -- Public land -- The national road -- The freight wagons -- The coach lines -- Inns -- Farms -- The barn -- Corn -- Scythe and cradle -- Water -- Housekeeping -- Clothes -- People -- Religion -- Towns -- Money -- Utopias -- The "Permanent" Indian frontier -- 7. THE COTTON FRONTIER -- 8. SHRINKING DISTANCES -- Steam navigation -- The Erie Canal -- The Pennsylvania system -- Early railroads) -- Southwestern boundaries -- 9. BEYOND THE MISSISSIPPI -- Missouri -- Texas -- The Black Hawk War -- The Iowa squatters -- Buck and bright -- The claims clubs -- 10. CARAVANS TO SANTA FE -- The jump-off -- Guns -- The trail -- Santa Fe and the ranchos -- Trading -- 11. THE FUR TRADE AND THE MOUNTAIN MEN -- The Beaver and the "Company" -- The Company posts -- The Rendezvous -- 12. THE BITTER ROAD TO OREGON -- The missionaries -- Organization of the wagon trail -- The Oregon trail -- The order of the day -- The buffalo -- On the trail -- The Pathfind of the West -- 13. THE HARRIED SAINTS -- The prophet -- Exodus -- The promised land -- 14. ALTA CALIFORNIA -- Missions, Presidios, and pueblos -- Gay prosperity -- The ranchos and trade -- Gringo settlers -- Boundaries and "Manifest Destiny" -- 15. EL DORADO -- The rush of the Argonauts -- The diggings -- The roaring camps -- Washoe and Pike's peak -- 16. TWO THOUSAND MILES -- Stages in California -- Freight and mail -- The overland mail -- The concord coach -- The pony express -- The Civil War and the west -- Thirty miles an hour -- Laying the rails -- The golden spike -- The clearing of the plains -- 17. THE COW HUNT AND THE COWHAND -- The longhorns -- The cow hunt -- Horses -- Cowhands -- Saddles and equipment -- "Bleeding Kansas" and homesteading -- 18. THE SODBUSTERS AND THE CATTLE DRIVES -- Soddies -- Water -- The cattle trails -- The long drive -- Sheep -- Barbed wire
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
165 pages
Lccn
61012010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 3113871
  • (OCoLC)00964948
  • (OCoLC)ocm00964948
  • 1667293
  • 3113871

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