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by Robert L. Reid,Dan Hughes Fuller,Reuben Gold Thwaites

  • Author: Robert L. Reid,Dan Hughes Fuller,Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • ISBN: 0871951185
  • ISBN13: 978-0871951182
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  • Language: English
  • Category: Americas
  • Publisher: Indiana Historical Society; First Edition edition (October 1, 1997)
  • Pages: 105
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Pilgrims on the Ohio: The River Journey  Photographs of Reuben Gold Thwaites, 1894 ePub download

In the spring of 1894 Reuben Gold Thwaites, historian and State Historical Society of Wisconsin director, accompanied by three family members journeyed nearly 1,100 miles down the Monongahela and Ohio Rivers in a fifteen-foot rowboat.

In the spring of 1894 Reuben Gold Thwaites, historian and State Historical Society of Wisconsin director, accompanied by three family members journeyed nearly 1,100 miles down the Monongahela and Ohio Rivers in a fifteen-foot rowboat.

In the spring of 1894 Reuben Gold Thwaites, historian and State Historical Society of Wisconsin director, accompanied by three family members journeyed nearly 1,100.

Reuben Gold Thwaites (May 15, 1853 – October 22, 1913) was an American librarian and historical writer. Thwaites was born in 1853 in Dorchester, Massachusetts. His parents were William George and Sarah Bibbs Thwaites, who had moved to Dorchester in 1850 from Yorkshire, England. The family moved to Omro, Wisconsin in 1866 where Reuben worked on the farm, studied college-level coursework and reported for the Oshkosh Times.

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Pilgrims on the Ohio contains a perceptive essay by Robert L. Reid on the background of Reuben Gold Thwaites and his excursion down the Ohio River in May and June 1894. The second essay by Dan Hughes Fuller adeptly explains the history and significance of Thwaites's snapshots of the river's buoyant and riparian cvdture. Seventy of Thwaites's best images, along with excerpts from his daily notes, dironide the event. Employed as a historian by the state of ^^sconsin, Thwaites often used direct experience, supplemented by trips, daily notes, and photo-graphs.

He was born in 1853 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and moved with his family to Omro, Wisconsin, in 1866. While teaching school, he studied college-level coursework and worked on local farms. In 1885 he became Assistant Corresponding Secretary of the Historical Society of Wisconsin, and when Lyman C. Draper retired as Secretary in 1887, Thwaites was appointed to succeed him. It was a post he would hold until his death.

In the spring of 1894 Reuben Gold Thwaites, historian and State Historical Society of Wisconsin director, accompanied by three family members journeyed nearly 1,100 miles down the Monongahela and Ohio Rivers in a fifteen-foot rowboat. This title documenting Thwaites's trip features approximately seventy circular black-and-white photographs taken by Thwaites with his #2 Kodak camera and the historian's descriptions about each image. Also included are the essays "Reuben Gold Thwaites: Clio's Pilgrim" by Robert L. Reid and "Reuben Gold Thwaites and the Circular Snapshot" by Dan Fuller.
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