In the spring of 1894 Reuben Gold Thwaites, historian and State Historical Society of Wisconsin director, accompanied by three family members journeyed nearly 1,100 miles down the Monongahela and Ohio Rivers in a fifteen-foot rowboat. This title documenting Thwaites's trip features approximately seventy circular black-and-white photographs taken by Thwaites with his #2 Kodak camera and the historian's descriptions about each image. Also included are the essays "Reuben Gold Thwaites: Clio's Pilgrim" by Robert L. Reid and "Reuben Gold Thwaites and the Circular Snapshot" by Dan Fuller.
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Journalist, librarian, and editor Reuben Gold Thwaites (1853--1913) was managing editor of the Wisconsin State Journal and secretary of the Wisconsin State Historical Society. A prolific editor and writer, he edited the Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents (73 volumes) and Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (8 volumes) and wrote France in America, 1497--1763 and Wisconsin: The Americanization of a French Settlement.
Author of Mountains of the Great Blue Dream and America, New Mexico, Robert Leonard Reid has received grants from the Sierra Arts Foundation and the Nevada Arts Council. He has worked as a songwriter, a cabaret pianist, and a mathematics textbook writer. He lives in Carson City, Nevada, with his wife, Carol, and his son, Jake.
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Book Description Indiana Historical Society, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110871951185
Book Description Indiana Historical Society, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0871951185
Book Description Indiana Historical Society, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0871951185