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The West

The West

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The West Images

The President and the Preservationist

Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir in Yosemite National Park, 1903.

Hetch Hetchy (before)

The Hetch Hetchy Valley before the Tuolumne River was damned and the valley was turned into a reservoir for San Francisco.

Hetch Hetchy (after)

The Hetch Hetchy Valley after the Tuolumne River was damned and the valley was turned into a reservoir for San Francisco.

Oklahoma Land Run of 1893

More than 100,000 settlers race for 40,000 available claims on 16 September 1893.

Cattle King

Cattle baron Henry Miller.

Wyoming Suffragist

Statue honoring Esther Morris for her efforts in securing women the right to vote.

William Bright

The Wyoming Territorial Legislator most responsible for extending the vote to women in 1869.

Prairie Grass Roots Politics

Farmers gather for a Populist Party Convention in Nebraska, 1890.

"The Chinese Must Go!"

Workingmen's Party Ticket, 1878.

Denis Kearney

Leader of San Francisco's Workingmen's Party.

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