Ántonia by Willa Cather
At this site, you can read several quotations from Willa Cather's work, look over her biography and find links to everything from here hometown tyo her family life.
Cather Pioneer Memorial Web site
site provides a glimpse of the region of Nebraska that provides
the setting for My Ántonia. The area has been established
as the Willa Cather Historic District, and it is listed
in the National Register of Historic Places. Here you can
read about and see places that inspired the author's best
Wharton Abroad: Selected Travel Writings, 1888-1920 edited by Sarah Bird Wright
Wharton: A Writer's Life in Pcitures and Text
affectionate annotated slide show will introduce you to
Wharton, her personality, and the world she inhabited.
and Customs by Jim Barmeier
American Experience: America 1900
more details of everyday life at the beginning of the twentieth
century, visit this site, which was created as a companion
to a public television documentary. Browse through an illustrated
month-by-month timeline, or find out more about specific
people and events. (You can also click "SPECIAL FEATURE"
to download a free family Tree builder to trace your own
Island: Land of Hope by Joan Lowery Nixon
East Side Tenement Museum
Island: Land of Hope tells of the Levinsky family's
voyage to America and their struggle to survive on New York's
Lower East side. To get a glimpse of how the Levinsky family
might have lived when they first arrived on the Lower East
Side, visit this interactive site and take virtual-reality
tours through two tenement apartments.