American Old West (part 2)
The American frontier comprises the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American westward expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last mainland territories as states in the early 20th century.
Deadwood in 1800’s
Minnekata Ave., from Soldiers’ Home, Hot Springs, South Dakota, 1890s.
Officers of the 9th Cavalry,1891
Steam Locomotive and Train Bound for Custer City, South Dakota, 1891
U.S. School for Indians at Pine Ridge, S.D., 1890s.
A Chinese Funeral in the Old West
A deer hunt near Deadwood in winter ’87 and ’88.
Band of Indians
Cowboys Branding Calves on Roundup
Cowboys, roping a buffalo on the plains
Deadwood Central Railroad Surveying Corps
General Brook’s Camp, January 1891
General Miles Near Large Lakota Indian Camp
Hostile Indian Village of the Lakota Sioux Indians
Hot Springs, Dakota Territory
Hotel Minnekahta, Hot Springs, Dakota Territory
Indian Council in Hostile Camp
Indian Grass Dance Ceremony
Indian Warriors at the Grass Dance