Using Photographs to Study Western History

Outgoing Western History Association President Martha Sandweiss gave an illustrated talk about how historians can use photographs, and the… read more

Outgoing Western History Association President Martha Sandweiss gave an illustrated talk about how historians can use photographs, and the stories behind the photographs, to study and understand the American West. Professor Sandweiss has been studying and writing about photographs for 40 years and argued that more historians should use photographic archives in their work.

This was the 2019 Presidential Address at the Western History Association’s annual meeting. close

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  • Ann Fabian Professor Emeritus Rutgers University->History and American Studies
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Using Photographs to Study Western History

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Program ID:
465278-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
First Aired:
Nov 23, 2019 | 5:04pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 01, 2019 | 9:05am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Nov 23, 2019 | 5:04pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 24, 2019 | 3:04am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 01, 2019 | 9:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
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