Fourteen years after Wild Bill Hickok’s death, in an aging Calamity Jane arranged to be photographed next to his overgrown burial site. When she died, she said, she wanted to be buried next to the man she loved. Three years later, she was.
“Covered Wagon Women” Fascinating, first person narratives (letters, diaries) written by pioneer women heading west in the Read this book! The role of women pioneers has been ignored for too long by history and Hollyweird.
Abe Lincoln’s funeral procession in New York City, April The house on the left, on the corner of St. & Broadway, is that of Cornelius Roosevelt. The 2 young boys looking out of the window are Teddy Roosevelt and his brother Elliott,
westerncollectibles: “ Charles Earl Bowles (b.after better known as Black Bart, was an English-born American Old West outlaw noted for the poetic messages he left behind after two of his robberies. Called Charley by his friends, he.
Cabinet Sized Photo of Wild West Show Cowgirls - Cowan's Auctions "Buffalo Bill Wild West Show c. Juanita and Ethyele Parry, Martha Allen." The Parry sisters were well-known performers, and Martha Allen was a star cowgirl.
Haunting photo uncovered of Titanic victims being buried at sea. The photograph shows bodies in sacks piled three high on the deck of the CS Mackay Bennett, before being tipped overboard as the ship's prie.
Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.<- Dorothy Day has always been a hero of mine.
The Butcher family arrived in Nebraska in time to experience the hard winter of 1880 to 1881 that Laura wrote about in 'The Long Winter'. (BTW- I wonder who the random people in the background of this photo are. So odd!