A montage of five chronological photographs showing Robert E. Lee from a young engineer during the Mexican War to his forced retirement as a Civil War general. From the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

From a Depression-era documentary that describes the importance of the Mississippi River. Written and direted by Pare Lorentz The complete film can be found at: http://www.archive.org/details/RiverThe1937

Excerpt From "The Plow That Broke The Plains": http://www.archive.org/details/PlowThatBrokethePlains1


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