Interactive Media Explorations

Interactive media allow students to explore different topics of the American West by engaging with audio, text, images, music and video. The interactive media activities are interdisciplinary addressing vocabulary, geography, history, art and more. Look for new interactive media each month. Have fun exploring!

Vaquero "Words" Interactive Graphic

Explore words that are now part of our everyday vocabulary that come from the life of a vaquero. Each numbered word has a pop-up box with an image, description and fun facts about the word.

Community Gallery: African Americans in 1890

Explore the Community Gallery which highlights various communities in the American West based in 1890. Choose various objects to learn about African American American communities during this time.

Japanese-American Incarceration interactive map

Japanese American Incarceration Interactive Map Graphics

Learn about the “assembly centers,” “relocation centers,” and other centers and facilities that Japanese Americans were incarcerated in during World War II by exploring the following interactive map graphics:

“Assembly Centers” Map

“Relocation Centers” Map

Other Centers and Facilities Map


Educational Programs at the Autry are sponsored by:

PHYLLIS H. BARBATO • MOLLY AND NEAL H. BROCKMEYER • FRANK H. COUNTNER AND SUSAN L. COUNTNER • DWIGHT STUART YOUTH FUND • EDISON INTERNATIONAL • DAVID F. EISENBERG • GEORGINA-FREDRICK CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION • THE KENNETH T. AND EILEEN L. NORRIS FOUNDATION • MAX H. GLUCK FOUNDATION • CHRISTY AND STEVE MCAVOY • ANN C. RONUS AND ROBERT E. RONUS • THE STEINMETZ FOUNDATION • VIRGINIA F. STEVENSON • UNION BANK • U.S. BANK