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Will Bill Hickok, in his working clothes.  Not a man to cross lightly.

Wild Bill Hickok Portrait In Buckskins by Everett

In 1914, magician Harry Houdini called Anna Eva Fay “... the greatest female mystifier”; while detective Allan Pinkerton in 1877 had described her as “... a woman possessing a terribly fascinating power and capable of any devilish human accomplishment”. They were both right. She became acclaimed as the greatest American spirit medium and, when the profitability of the ghosts declined, in 1894 she went on the vaudeville stage to become an icon of early American show business.

In magician Harry Houdini called Anna Eva Fay “. the greatest female…

Grandma:B/L Laura Bell White Milligan(1900-1993); GreatGrandparents: Dave White(1875-1961) & Louzy Pollard White((1874-1967) and GreatGreatGrandfather: William Pollard(1858-1932)

Grandma:B/L Laura Bell White GreatGrandparents: Dave & Louzy Pollard and GreatGreatGrandfather: William

William “Buffalo Bill” Cody, age nineteen,     c. 1865. Handsome.

William “Buffalo Bill” Cody, age nineteen, c. (Buffalo Bill Historical Center) Reminds me of Dad.we used to call him Wild Bill Cody since his name was Bill.

Calamity Jane. Photographed ca. 1885-90. I was glad I stumbled onto this great photograph of Calamity. This is the only photo I've seen of her thus far where she looks quite pretty. - Part of the Collection of cowgirl postcards.

I was glad I stumbled onto this great photograph of Calamity~ Part of the Collection of cowgirl postcards. most Lovely photograph of her, I f say so myself.

The famous Annie Oakley, first popular female sharpshooter and star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show taken in 1922.  http://www.ancientfaces.com/research/photo/419431/annie-oakley-with-buffalo-bill-gun-family-photo

Annie Oakley with a gun Buffalo Bill gave her. Annie Oakley, born Phoebe Ann Mosey (August 1860 – November was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley's amazing talent led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.

Centenary did have a Football Team.. In 1899! Here is their photo in November 1899 on the ruins of the original building.

Centenary did have a Football Team. In Here is their photo in November 1899 on the ruins of the original building.

“ Olive Oatman - “The first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States.” ”

Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.

Rare Wyatt Earp Lawman Sheriff Tombstone AZ O.K. Corral Historic Photos [20492]

Rare Wyatt Earp Lawman Sheriff Tombstone AZ O.K. Corral Historic Photos [20492]

Buffalo Bill Cody

William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody was an American soldier, bison hunter and showman. He was born in the Iowa Territory, in Le Claire but lived several years in Canada before his family moved to the Kansas Territory

Calamity Jane, Notorious Frontier Character, Gen. Crook's Scout

Martha Jane "Calamity Jane" Cannary - A lone woman in the wilds of the Rocky Mountain west

August 2, 1876, frontiersman "Wild" Bill Hickok is shot from behind and killed while playing poker at a saloon in Deadwood, South Dakota. According to the story, he was holding 2 pair....aces and eights.....since know as a "dead man's hand".

James Butler Hickok, ca 1874 He was known as "Wild Bill Hickok", a legend of the American Old West.

Wedding day photograph. Abraham and Mary Lincoln, November 4, 1842.

Abe Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln's wedding day photograph taken November 1842 in Springfield, Illinois after three years of a stormy courtship and a broken engagement. Their love had endured.

Life in Jamestown started out with 3 ships sent from London by King James l with roughly 100 people on the voyage. Disease and drought killed multiple members of the colony until 1610 when a second group was sent with food, supplies, and a Governor. Tobacco became the colony's first successful export which lead to them expanding into another town to the east of the main fort. history.com; historyisfun.org

On this day Apr 1607 - English settlers land at Cape Henry, Virginia and establish the first permanent English settlement in North America.The first attempt by the English to colonise Virginia was in 1584 but ended in failure.

Wyatt in later years

This site is dedicated to Wyatt S. Earp to educate and keep the history of the Old West alive.

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