Martha A. Sandweiss

Ethel-Jane Westfeldt Bunting Summer Scholar


Picture Stories: Photography, Popular Culture and the Nineteenth-Century West

An epilogue on “Why Good Pictures Make Bad History” is produced and the final draft completed on this book-length manuscript about nineteenth century photography and how it first gained credibility through its depiction of the lands and peoples of the American West.

Affiliation at time of award:
Professor, Department of American Studies and History, Amherst College

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