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  • 1. The American Dream
    A visual essay
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  • 3. Landing at Plymouth This 19th century engraving by Sarony and Major depicts the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock in 1620.
  • 4. Edward Hicks, Peaceable Kingdom ca. 1833
  • 5. Bierstadt, AlbertAmong the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California
  • 6. In American Progress, painted by John Gast in 1872, an allegorical female figure of America leads pioneers and railroads westward as Native Americans and buffalo flee
  • 7. Western land for sale, Advertisement, late 1800’s
  • 8. Washing and panning gold. Rockerville, Dak. Photograph by Grabill, 1889.
  • 9.  New York - Welcome to the land of freedom - An ocean steamer passing the Statue of Liberty: Scene on the steerage deck / from a sketch by a staff artist.
  • 10. Immigrant transformation
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  • 13. An Early Family Poses in Front of their 1948 Cape Cod (type of house), Leavittown (early suburb)
  • 14. Norman Rockwell, “Freedom From Want”