Gold Spike Lecture: Photographing the Transcontinental Railroad
Glenn Willumson, professor emeritus at the University of Florida, and author of "Iron Muse: Photographing the Transcontinental Railroad," will give a presentation on the history and myth-making of the American West created by the power of visual images largely viewed via stereotypes. An advisor to the exhibition "The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West," Willumson will delve into the philosophical, cultural and commercial impact of the railroad in 19th century America.
Cost: $7 for members or $14 for the general public
216 O St
Sacramento, CA 95814