West By Waterway

author: Nirgiotis, Nicholas
Studies how the westward expansion of the United States was facilitated by the use of the country's many waterways, describing the different types of boats pioneers used to make their journeys, and discussing some of the reasons people were determined to go west.
year: 1995
copies: 6
call number/section: 386
lexile: 1220
subjects: inland navigation [X], inland water transportation, frontier and pioneer life [X], united states

Pioneers On Early Waterways, Davy Crockett To Mark Twain

author: Mccall, Edith S
Brief stories about famous persons and events intimately connected with the Mississippi River furing the nineteenth century.
year: 1980
copies: 2
call number/section: 386
subjects: inland water transportation, frontier and pioneer life [X], inland navigation [X]


author: Stewart, Gail
A history of life on the river in the United States, particularly on the Mississippi, when rivermen, by their work, made possible exploration, settlement, and travel not otherwise possible.
year: 1990
copies: 1
call number/section: 978
subjects: river life, inland navigation [X], frontier and pioneer life [X], west (u.s.)

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