Sep 4, 2022 · With that spirit in mind, we present a photo essay of the strong, bold, sassy, bawdy, stubborn, bodacious and superior women of the Old West. Four Sisters at the Soddie. These four sisters (l.-r.), Harriet, Elizabeth, Lucie and Ruth Crisman, photographed in 1886, near Custer County, Nebraska, knew how blessed they were to have each other, as so ...
Aug 21, 2019 · By D.J. Herda. Calamity Jane follows the life of Martha Jane Cannary, a 19th century woman who went from penniless orphan to one of the most famous figures of the American West. In an era when women had few options in life, Calamity Jane had the audacity to carve them out for herself.
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Nov 6, 2019 · Newsreel footage of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show from 1910. A 49er gold prospector in color seems much less like the caricature we imagine when we can see the exhaustion in his eyes and possibly relate to the desperation that drove this man half-way across the country in search of a better life. A black cowboy like Bass Reeves reminds us that ...
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Jul 5, 2019 · Andrea Edelman was one of the most well-known and fierce women of the Old West, noted in numerous articles for her distinct and forward fashion throughout those years. In this photo, she can be seen wearing a simple, yet well-put together dress while standing in the doorway of her (and her husband’s) bar.
Mar 4, 2020 · The Rufus Buck Gang was a multiracial group of African American and Native American outlaws, notorious for a series of murders, robberies, and assaults. Operating in the Indian Territory of he Arkansas-Oklahoma area from 1895 to 1896, the gang was made up of founder Rufus Buck, Lucky Davis, Maoma July, Lewis Davis, and Sam Sampson.