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1870 Birdseye view of Cheyenne. Just 3 years after it was surveyed, Cheyenne had become a thriving community.

1870 Birdseye view of Cheyenne. Just 3 years after it was surveyed, Cheyenne had become a thriving community.

bighorn national forest- Medicine Wheel - Such a spiritual place and the view is breathtaking.

bighorn national forest- Medicine Wheel - Such a spiritual place and the view is breathtaking.

What is 'Rural'? Speak Your Piece: 'Rural' and Housing | Daily Yonder | Keep It Rural

What is 'Rural'? Speak Your Piece: 'Rural' and Housing | Daily Yonder | Keep It Rural

"Tent City" Cheyenne in 1867 set up along what is now 16th (Lincolnway) downtown. (Wyoming State Archives 977, 8777)

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"Tent City" Cheyenne in 1867 set up along what is now 16th (Lincolnway) downtown. (Wyoming State Archives 977, 8777)

Aerial view of the University of Wyoming campus in 1931. Half Acre Gym (16) is the large building located on the very edge of campus at the top of the shot, just to the left of the stadium and athletic fields (17) where the student union now stands. (Wyoming State Archives BCR state government buildings survey photo album)

The Past Future of the University of Wyoming’s Half Acre Gym

Aerial view of the University of Wyoming campus in 1931. Half Acre Gym (16) is the large building located on the very edge of campus at the top of the shot, just to the left of the stadium and athletic fields (17) where the student union now stands. (Wyoming State Archives BCR state government buildings survey photo album)

The Harrison-Levy shoot out in Cheyenne, Wyoming (1877) was the end to a gambling argument between Jim Levy, Irish Jewish gunfighter, and Charlie Harrison, gambler and gunfighter. The argument led to insults, with the men deciding to take their fight outside. With the town of Cheyenne knowing of Harrison's gun fighting skills, they thought for sure Levy would be dead soon. The two square-up. Levy's shot goes amiss and Harrison's shot makes contact sending Harrison to the ground and death…

The Harrison-Levy shoot out in Cheyenne, Wyoming (1877) was the end to a gambling argument between Jim Levy, Irish Jewish gunfighter, and Charlie Harrison, gambler and gunfighter. The argument led to insults, with the men deciding to take their fight outside. With the town of Cheyenne knowing of Harrison's gun fighting skills, they thought for sure Levy would be dead soon. The two square-up. Levy's shot goes amiss and Harrison's shot makes contact sending Harrison to the ground and death…

The original act granting the women of Wyoming the right to vote and hold public office. December 10th holds a special place in the history of Wyoming and the nation because on that day in 1869, Territorial Governor John A. Campbell signed the bill known as the women’s suffrage act into law. This was the first legislation passed to insure women the right to vote in all state-wide elections and the right to hold public office. The law predated the 19th Amendment by 51 years.

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The original act granting the women of Wyoming the right to vote and hold public office. December 10th holds a special place in the history of Wyoming and the nation because on that day in 1869, Territorial Governor John A. Campbell signed the bill known as the women’s suffrage act into law. This was the first legislation passed to insure women the right to vote in all state-wide elections and the right to hold public office. The law predated the 19th Amendment by 51 years.

Directors of the Union Pacific Railroad Standing at the 100th Meridian, Later to Become Cozad, 1866

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Directors of the Union Pacific Railroad Standing at the 100th Meridian, Later to Become Cozad, 1866

Cover of the booklet listing all of the women who contributed to the purchase of the 44-star flag presented during the statehood celebration on July 23, 1890. The flag was presented to Governor FE Warren by Esther Morris. (Wyoming State Archives P2004-8)

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Cover of the booklet listing all of the women who contributed to the purchase of the 44-star flag presented during the statehood celebration on July 23, 1890. The flag was presented to Governor FE Warren by Esther Morris. (Wyoming State Archives P2004-8)

United operated the first stewardess’ school in the world in Cheyenne from 1927 until 1961, when they moved it to Chicago.  The stewardesses were known to congregate in Peacock Alley at the Plains Hotel.  Cheyenne, Wyoming, is known for a lot of firsts, especially in the advancement of women.

United operated the first stewardess’ school in the world in Cheyenne from 1927 until 1961, when they moved it to Chicago. The stewardesses were known to congregate in Peacock Alley at the Plains Hotel. Cheyenne, Wyoming, is known for a lot of firsts, especially in the advancement of women.

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