Walther Hanssen

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Little Jimmy Mckinn, 11 year old son of John and Lucretia McKinn captured by Geronimo in 1886. This is the only photo ever taken of a captive while still being held in captivity.  He was later returned to his parents after being rescued when Gen Crook induced Geronimo to finally give himself up.  Photo by C.S. Fly, 1886.

silentcuriosity: “ The captive white boy, Santiago McKinn, poses with a group of children in Geronimo’s Camp. Behind him is a partially constructed tent.

Ishi (ca. 1860 – March 25, 1916) was the last member of the Yahi, the last surviving group of the Yana people of the U.S. state of California. Ishi is believed to have been the last Native American in Northern California to have lived most of his life completely outside the European American culture.

Ishi - was last surviving member of Yahi or Yana people in California. Ishi is believed to have been last native in N. California to have lived most of his life completely outside European American culture

THE INSPIRATION FOR CHARACTER WOODROW CALL, OF "LONESOME DOVE". Charles Goodnight, also known as Charlie Goodnight (March 5, 1836 – December 12, 1929), was a cattle rancher in the American West, perhaps the best known rancher in Texas. He is known as the "father of the Texas Panhandle." Essayist and historian J. Frank Dobie said that Goodnight "approached greatness more nearly than any other cowman of history." He also invented the chuck wagon and helped preserve the buffalo from extinction.

Charles Goodnight (March 1836 – December was a cattle rancher in the American West, perhaps the best known rancher in Texas. He is sometimes known as the "father of the Texas Panhandle.

House raising, each log is a work of art.

History of the Pioneer Trading Post, an Appalachian Vacation Cabin Rental Log Cabin in the Smokies Near Gatlinburg on Douglas Lake

Chinook, MT.Treaty of 1855,an attempt to keep the peace between settlers &Indians.But the “peacefulness” was short lived because of gold found on the Indian Res in1860. In an effort to“get rich quick,” the treaty was violated by many white settlers..a second treaty in 1863 was formed, reducing the size of the Indian Res. A non-treaty Nez Perce band led by Chief Joseph became trapped 40m from Canada. Oct 5th,1877, after a 5 day fight with U.S. Army, Chief Joseph surrendered.

The History of Chinook, Montana

Settlers taking advantage of the 1862 Homestead Act innovate and build Dugout homes due to the lack of trees on the Plains.

The dugout were frontier homes that sheltered families unable to afford clapboard houses. Originally published as dusted: germanate DEAD HORSE Creek, Plum Coulee~ Nichol + Reage (Regie).

The 1842 Great Emigration begins. The first of 3 wagon trains of settlers and cattle set off down the Oregon Trail.

The 1842 Great Emigration begins. The first of 3 wagon trains of settlers and cattle set off down the Oregon Trail. stating that some made the journey through Idaho even earlier.