Western Americana

Mojave Apache Couple: 1898

Mojave Apache Couple: 1898

Mojave Apache Henry Wilson and his wife. Native American studio portrait photo taken in 1898. Photograph by Adolf F. Muhr, photographer for F.A. Rinehart Studio, Omaha, Nebraska. LOC original medium: gelatin silver photographic print.

Beer Parlor, Birney, Montana: 1939

Beer Parlor, Birney, Montana: 1939

Cowgirl and cowboy on horseback in front of beer parlor, Birney, Montana. Nice view with Pabst, Budweiser and Camel advertising signs. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Yellowstone Tour: 1903

Yellowstone Tour: 1903

Tourists and guides picnicking in Yellowstone National Park, 1903. Shaw & Powell Camping Company operated moveable tour camps within Yellowstone, picking up tourists after they had come in by railroad. Frances Benjamin Johnston, photographer. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Son of Bull Chief: 1908

Son of Bull Chief: 1908

Hoop On the Forehead, Crow Indian (Apsaaloke, Apsaroke, Absarokee), Montana. Born 1852-53, he was a Mountain Crow and son of Bull Chief. He fasted for a vision three times, and first went to war at the age of 18.

Wild West Horse Trick: 1919

Wild West Horse Trick: 1919

Man doing horse trick, sitting on his horse on the ground. The Wild West horse show as given by soldiers in Washington, D.C. in 1919. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Tough Broad in Texas: early 1900s

Tough Broad in Texas: early 1900s

Mrs. Pat Conway, Jailer, San Angelo, Texas, early 1900s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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