Visit Your Local PBS Station PBS Home PBS Home Programs A-Z TV Schedules Watch Video Donate Shop PBS Search PBS
New Perspectives on THE WEST
The Program People Places Events Resources Lesson Plans Quiz
RESOURCES
Archives of THE WEST
Episode One
(to 1806)
Episode Two
(1806 to 1848)
Episode Three
(1848 to 1856)
Episode Four
(1856 to 1868)
Episode Five
(1868 to 1874)
Episode Six
(1874 to 1877)
Episode Seven
(1877 to 1887)
Episode Eight
(1887 to 1914)
FAQ
Links
ARCHIVES (1856 - 1868)

Documents

Images

James H. Lane

4.1 James H. Lane, leader of free-soil forces in Kansas Pony Express rider

4.2 Pony Express rider Frank E. Webner in 1861
Silver miners at the Comstock Lode

4.3 Silver miners at the Comstock Lode, photographed by Timothy O'Sullivan in 1868 A silver miner at work in the Comstock Lode

4.4 A silver miner at work in the Comstock Lode, photographed by Timothy O'Sullivan in 1868
Confederate Gen. Henry Sibley

4.5 Confederate General Henry H. Sibley, leader of the Texas army that met defeat at Glorietta Pass in 1862 Plains Indians meeting with Mary Todd Lincoln

4.6 Kiowa and Cheyenne leaders pose at the White House with Mary Todd Lincoln during 1863 meetings with President Abraham Lincoln
Navajo survivors of the Long Walk

4.7 Navajo survivors of the 1864 "Long Walk" that followed Kit Carson's destructive campaign against their villages Peace talks at Fort Weld, Colorado, 1864

4.8 Black Kettle and other Cheyenne chiefs conclude peace talks at Fort Weld, Colorado, in September 1864, two months before the Sand Creek Massacre
General William T. Sherman

4.9 General William Tecumseh Sherman Chief Red Cloud

4.10 Red Cloud, a chief of the Olglala Lakota and leader of the most successful Indian campaign against United States troops
Red Cloud in 1872

4.11 Red Cloud shaking hands with an English visitor in 1872, when he had become a national celebrity Custer and his officers, 1868

4.12 George Armstrong Custer poses with his officers at the start of the 1868 campaign that would lead to his attack on Black Kettle's village on the Washita
Survivors of the Washita attack

4.13 Cheyenne survivors of the Washita attack held under guard at Camp Supply, Indian Territory Fort Laramie Treaty negotiations

4.14 William Tecumseh Sherman and other peace commissioners negotiate the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 with representatives of the Lakota
Peace pipe at Fort Laramie

4.15 Man Afraid of His Horses, an Oglala chief, smokes a ceremonial pipe at the Fort Laramie treaty negotiations in 1868    

The Program | People | Places | Events | Resources | Lesson Plans | Quiz
© 2001 THE WEST FILM PROJECT and WETA
Credits