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Photographs Of Frontier Life In The West
http://www.angelfire.com/ak2/intelligencerreport/frontier_pictures.html ^

Posted on 04/23/2014 7:08:08 PM PDT by navysealdad

Between 1887 and 1892, John C.H. Grabill sent 188 photographs to the Library of Congress for copyright protection. Grabill is known as a western photographer, documenting many aspects of frontier life & hunting, mining, western town landscapes and white settlers’ relationships with Native Americans.

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TOPICS: Arts/Photography
KEYWORDS: frontier

1 posted on 04/23/2014 7:08:08 PM PDT by navysealdad
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To: navysealdad

a lot of astonishing images of a very very different world.

My grandfather was allegedly born under a wagon somewhere in Kansas..but I have no other details sad to say.

Thank you.


2 posted on 04/23/2014 7:13:52 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: navysealdad

ping for later.


3 posted on 04/23/2014 7:16:27 PM PDT by PLMerite
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To: navysealdad

For later.


4 posted on 04/23/2014 7:18:21 PM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
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To: navysealdad; SunkenCiv

Excellent photos.

Residents of Sturgis in 1890 could not imagine their main street would one day host thousands of motorcycles way in the future.


5 posted on 04/23/2014 7:26:24 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: navysealdad

I used to think I would have been happy living in those days. In fact, I longed for them.

Today, not so much. Those folks were tough.


6 posted on 04/23/2014 7:29:44 PM PDT by berdie
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To: navysealdad

Fascinating!


7 posted on 04/23/2014 7:31:27 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: navysealdad

The Deadwood Coach riders do have a bureaucratic look about them.


8 posted on 04/23/2014 7:32:34 PM PDT by MurrietaMadman (Reading... it's FUNdamental.)
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To: MeshugeMikey
ROUND UP:


9 posted on 04/23/2014 7:32:51 PM PDT by cornelis
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To: navysealdad

nice, thanks for the link


10 posted on 04/23/2014 7:33:13 PM PDT by captmar-vell
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To: cornelis

aha One of Harry Reids Ancestors!???


11 posted on 04/23/2014 7:41:28 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: navysealdad
Photographer Paul Horsted took historical photos from the Black Hills and exactly duplicated the view in present time publishing them in a book, The Black Hills Yesterday and Today. Link to photos
12 posted on 04/23/2014 7:49:27 PM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: navysealdad

I have seen a few of those photos published in various publications over the years. Thanks for posting.


13 posted on 04/23/2014 7:55:25 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: navysealdad

love pictures like these. Was on Google Earth looking at what I could find in present day. Many of Deadwood building still there.


14 posted on 04/23/2014 8:15:11 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: navysealdad

ping


15 posted on 04/23/2014 8:21:05 PM PDT by logitech (It is time.)
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To: School of Rational Thought

Couldn’t find the 1889 City Hall, perhaps demolished.


16 posted on 04/23/2014 8:34:42 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Yes.


17 posted on 04/23/2014 8:47:41 PM PDT by cornelis
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To: MeshugeMikey

The ancestors must have ‘tumbled’ in the ‘weeds’


18 posted on 04/23/2014 8:49:00 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: navysealdad

thx.....very interesting....


19 posted on 04/23/2014 10:38:30 PM PDT by cherry
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To: berdie

If they had indoor plumbing, I’d go for living back then...


20 posted on 04/23/2014 10:48:59 PM PDT by goat granny (.)
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To: goat granny

Lousy food, lousy medicine? As much as I hate the politics of today, it is nicer to be alive today.

Too much horse-sh1t laying around in those days.


21 posted on 04/23/2014 11:12:07 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: navysealdad

Bookmark.


22 posted on 04/24/2014 4:45:37 AM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: Vermont Lt

you are right on that, but today there is an awful lot of horse dodo coming out of our politicans.


23 posted on 04/24/2014 5:20:07 AM PDT by goat granny (.)
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To: navysealdad

bump for later


24 posted on 04/24/2014 5:27:59 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: goat granny

Yes. Poo is poo. Doesn’t matter where you are or when you are.


25 posted on 04/24/2014 6:47:33 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: navysealdad

26 posted on 04/24/2014 9:23:24 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Back around 2002 myself and a buddy stayed a night in a small bed and breakfast in Logan, KS, in the NW corner of Kansas owned by a 94 year old lady.

The house had been built by her father and originally resided about two miles out of town until he decided to move it into town. The process required the house to be towed by a large team of mules, rolling the house along the top of the logs, with each log that was passed over immediately put in front of the house.

She recalled how her father had drilled a well for water by utilizing two mules attached to a timber auger as they walked round and round and round.

She also told about how Fridays were special since that was the day they would hop into the horse drawn buggy and ride into town to purchase supplies.......

She had seen almost all that life on the plains had to offer in the early 1900's and her personal account of the great dust bowl years was especially noteworthy.....

27 posted on 04/24/2014 12:24:32 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Under Reagan spring always arrived on time.....)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Amazing tale

Thank you.


28 posted on 04/24/2014 12:50:10 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: navysealdad; All

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2149899/The-American-West-youve-seen-Amazing-19th-century-pictures-landscape-chartered-time.html

Also check out this: http://www.legendsofamerica.com/index.html


29 posted on 04/24/2014 12:58:41 PM PDT by GOYAKLA (Waiting for the Golden Screw to be removed from Obama's navel and his a$$ falls off!)
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