Utforsk disse og flere idéer!

General Custer enters the Sioux' Black Hills of North Dakota and prospect for gold. His discovery of gold is designed to attract settlers. Thus, the U. S. breaks the Treaty of Fort Laramie, which forbade white men from entering the Sioux' sacred hills. General Custer's 1874 Black Hill's Expedition Force.

General Custer enters the Sioux' Black Hills of North Dakota and prospect for gold. His discovery of gold is designed to attract settlers. Thus, the U. S. breaks the Treaty of Fort Laramie, which forbade white men from entering the Sioux' sacred hills. General Custer's 1874 Black Hill's Expedition Force.

Very powerful #oldimages  #nativeamericans

Very powerful #oldimages #nativeamericans

Wagon Train Coming to Colorado ~ 1871 - can you imagine! It would take months to come west!

Wagon Train Coming to Colorado ~ 1871 - can you imagine! It would take months to come west!

A photo of Deadwood, Black Hills, Dakota Territory in August 1876. Gold was discovered in Whitewood Creek in December 1875. The town mushroomed the next spring. August 1876.

A photo of Deadwood, Black Hills, Dakota Territory in August 1876. Gold was discovered in Whitewood Creek in December 1875. The town mushroomed the next spring. August 1876.

The Rock Star of the Civil War! George Armstrong Custer was the most photographed person of the war.Photographed more times than Abraham Lincoln!

The Rock Star of the Civil War! George Armstrong Custer was the most photographed person of the war.Photographed more times than Abraham Lincoln!

Moffat Colorado ~ 1900

Moffat Colorado ~ 1900

Old Bets, a Sioux woman 120 years old, will long be remembered with gratitude by many of the Minnesota Captives for her kindness to them while among the Sioux in 1862. Photo from an Albumen print; Carte-de-visite. William Blackmore Coll. Album 9.

Old Bets, a Sioux woman 120 years old, will long be remembered with gratitude by many of the Minnesota Captives for her kindness to them while among the Sioux in 1862. Photo from an Albumen print; Carte-de-visite. William Blackmore Coll. Album 9.

Ouray and chiefs, from Utah

Ouray and chiefs, from Utah

Frank Eaton, “Pistol Pete”….. In the late 1860’s, 8 yr old Eaton witnessed six men kill his father. In 1875, when he was 15, he learned the whereabouts of his father’s killers. But before setting off on his mission to avenge his father’s death, he decided to visit Ft. Gibson, OK a cavalry fort, to learn more about handling a gun. He learned, and out shot everyone at the fort, earning him the nickname. Later in life, he moved to OK. Terr. and became a US Marshal.

Frank Eaton, “Pistol Pete”….. In the late 1860’s, 8 yr old Eaton witnessed six men kill his father. In 1875, when he was 15, he learned the whereabouts of his father’s killers. But before setting off on his mission to avenge his father’s death, he decided to visit Ft. Gibson, OK a cavalry fort, to learn more about handling a gun. He learned, and out shot everyone at the fort, earning him the nickname. Later in life, he moved to OK. Terr. and became a US Marshal.

Tom "Black Jack" Ketchum and his older brother Sam cowboyed in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, while moonlighting as bank and train robbers.

Tom "Black Jack" Ketchum and his older brother Sam cowboyed in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, while moonlighting as bank and train robbers.

Pinterest
Søk