Western Americana

Cowgirl Gambler: 1912

Cowgirl Gambler: 1912

1912 gambling photo of young woman in cowgirl clothing, seated at table with deck of cards and chips, pointing pistol. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Tom Mix's Horse Tony: 1925

Tom Mix's Horse Tony: 1925

Western movie star Tom Mix's horse 'Tony' in a wagon drawn by tractor, 1925. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Resignation: 1907

Resignation: 1907

U.S. allotting surveyor and his interpreter making an American citizen of Chief American Horse, Oglala Sioux. 1907 Native American photo, copyright Edward Truman. LOC original medium: photographic print

Digger Family: 1880s

Digger Family: 1880s

Digger Indian family in front of an adobe building, Kern County, California. Photo taken in the 1880s by photographer Carleton E. Watkins. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Make My Day: 1910

Make My Day: 1910

Lula Rogers in western attire with gun and police badge. Bain News Service, publisher. Photo taken between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Young Spotted Tail & Friends: 1875

Young Spotted Tail & Friends: 1875

From LOC: "Group of Sioux Indians "Spotted Tail" (photo c. 1875) Standing: Joe Merrivale; Young Spotted Tail; Antoine Janis; Seated: Touch-the-Clouds; Little Big Man; Black Cool; last two are rapoves[?] indentified by George E. Hyde 4229 Dangler[?] St. Omaha, Nebraska." Photo taken between 1865 and 1880. LOC original medium: glass negative - wet collodion.

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