A Woman Living on the American Frontier: Anna Maria von Phul
Grades: 3 - 5

Video Description: New August 2022! Artist Anna Maria von Phul was born in 1786 in Philadelphia and eventually settled in St. Louis, recording the Creole and Native American influences of the area through her art.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: DUS History-175**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Students should research Anna Maria von Phul’s artwork and interpret one of her works in their own style.
  • For more information about Anna Maria von Phul, check out the Missouri History Museum website.


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.