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People and Places Photos
from the Great American Old West
All of the People and Places Photos included here are in the Public Domain in the United States of America unless noted otherwise. Western photographers are noted in the Players (if I have a workable date for them) [LOC = Library of Congress]. Nothing in the way of enhancement has been done to these photographs they are as originally produced.
Silas S. Soule – “The Immortal Ten” aka: The Jayhawker Ten (1859)
After the rescue of abolitionist Dr. John Doy from jail in St. Joseph, Missouri
and their safe return to Lawrence, KS. Photo courtesy of Dirk Lagerwij
The last hurrah of the San Francisco Vigilante Military Units
The great parade of August 18, 1856
Replete with flags, banners, marching bands, artillery and infantry companies,
likely more than 4,000 participants.
Wk. 11, 03/16/1903 – Judge Roy Bean
Wk. 49, 12/05/1914 – Stagecoach Mary Fields
The Mormon Pioneer Memorial (1974) [aka: Brigham Young Cemetery], Salt Lake City, UT. Dedicated to the estimated 6,000 Mormon Pioneers who died in the trek West (1847-69).Photo: Ryan Reeder via Wikipedia
Wk. 37, 09/16/1857
– Sixth Hand Cart Company
Wk. 39, 09/24/1860
– Tenth Hand Cart Company
PLAYERS – H – Hand Carts