4 edition of The voyageurs: frontiersmen of the Northwest. found in the catalog.
The voyageurs: frontiersmen of the Northwest.
Thomas M. Amb
Traces the history of the fur trade from 1650 to 1850 and the importance of the voyageurs to that trade and to the exploration of the northwestern frontier.
|Statement||Text by Thomas M. Amb. Illus. by Louis R. Thompson.|
|Contributions||Thompson, Louis R., illus.|
|LC Classifications||F1060.8 .A52|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||31|
|LC Control Number||73076071|
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A frontier can also be referred to as a "front". The cut of voyageurs' shirts shown in period art is consistent with the styles of shirts described in the article 'Making a man's shirt' (in Northwest Journal vol.
I, pp. )– a pullover shirt with short front slit going down the front of the neck, a collar, armpit gussets, and long sleeves that dropped at the shoulders. Black Fur Traders and Frontiersmen Beyond The Pale. African-Americans in the Fur Trade West carefree voyageurs and stout-hearted mountain men bent on profit and adventure.
Like all aspects of American history, the fur trade is a many layered story of different cultures. Lewis Saum, in his book, The Fur Trader and the Indian, mentions a.
Voyageurs – Voyageurs were French Canadians who engaged in the transporting of furs by canoe during the fur trade years. Voyageur is The voyageurs: frontiersmen of the Northwest.
book French word, meaning “traveler”. See Article HERE. Ezekiel Williams () – Fur trapper, frontiersman, and soldier, Williams worked with such men as Manuel Lisa and the Missouri Fur Company.
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loose in the wilderness. Trappers, Traders & Pathfinders. By Randall Parrish in Hiram Martin Chittenden, in his book, The American Fur Trade of the far West, said: “The nature of this business determined the character of the early white population.
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The voyageurs used large birch bark canoes to carry beaver pelts and trade goods between the Canadian Northwest and Montreal.
The park occupies an area.Frontier and pioneer life -- Northwest, Old. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Frontier and pioneer life; Northwest, Old; Narrower terms: Frontier and.Sep 21, · PIERRE BOTTINEAU By far the most important and colorful character ever to have lived in this area is Red Lake Falls' founder, Pierre Bottineau, last of the great voyageurs, the "Kit Carson of the Northwest".
To quote a portion of the eulogy printed in the Minneapolis Journal at the time of his death on July 27,