An examination of what life was like for children in the early years of the United States, including clothing, expectations of their parents, labor, and poverty.
call number/section: 305.2
Text and accompanying photographs explore the daily life of children in nineteenth-century North American communities through stories and activities.
call number/section: 305.23
Presents information on the historic forts of North America and the lifestyles of the men, women, and children who lived in them, illustrated with photographs taken at such historic sites as Colonial Williamsburg, Fort Laramie, and Fort Scott.
call number/section: 978
subjects: fortification, frontier and pioneer life [X], west (u.s.), frontier and pioneer life west (u.s.), west (u.s.) social life and customs
Discusses various customs and traditions of the early settlers such as bathing newborn babies in wine to make them strong and healthy.
call number/section: 390
Along with other amazing feats, Angelica Longrider, also known as Swamp Angel, wrestles a huge bear, known as Thundering Tarnation, to save the winter supplies of the settlers in Tennessee.
call number/section: 398.2
Tells what it was like to live and work on a farm during the time of the early settlers.
call number/section: 630.9
Describes the life of early settlers, including the construction of a home, the clearing of land, folk medicine, candle making, quilting bees, weaving, and wedding parties.
call number/section: 640.9
subjects: home economics, frontier and pioneer life [X], united states, home economics history juvenile literature
Describes how the early settlers hunted, fished and relied on nature for their food.
call number/section: 641.09
Looks at the role of the kitchen in the daily life of pioneers, not just as a place for food preparation, but also as the home's social center.
call number/section: 643
subjects: kitchens, cookery, frontier and pioneer life [X], united states, cooking, kitchen utensils, vie des pionniers, cuisine
Examines how mills functioned in early America, discussing their economic and social roles in the community.
call number/section: 664
Presents an illustrated history of tools and gadgets from the home, farm, print shop, mills, and industry.
call number/section: 621.9
Describes articles made by various artisans for the use of the early settlers.
call number/section: 745.5
subjects: handicraft, artisans, united states, frontier and pioneer life [X], crafts, arts and crafts, pioneer life
This brightly illustrated book show how traditonal American quilt-block designs tell the story of pioneer days, when designs were created to reflect daily life and special events.
call number/section: 746.9
Nineteenth-century stories and poems show life as seen through the eyes of the settlers.
call number/section: 820.8
subjects: frontier and pioneer life [X], short stories, frontier and pioneer life juvenile poetry, frontier and pioneer life juvenile fiction
Describes the life of a pioneer family as it travels from Indiana to Oregon in a covered wagon.
call number/section: 917.8