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Cattle Annie and Little Britches have been mostly forgotten in the annals of western history, but not in the Oklahoma and Indian Territories. They were two of the most famous female outlaws ever to strap on a six gun. They were a cattle thieving couple from the Indian Nation of Oklahoma who only flourished for a couple of years before being caught. They were known to be closely associated with the infamous Wild Bunch.

Frank Eaton, "Pistol Pete" In the late 1860's, 8 yr old Eaton witnessed six men kill his father. In 1875, when he was 15, he learned the whereabouts of his father's killers. But before setting off on his mission to avenge his father's death, he decided to visit Ft. Gibson, OK a cavalry fort, to learn more about handling a gun. He learned, and out shot everyone at the fort, earning him the nickname. Later in life, he moved to OK. Terr. and became a US Marshal

Tina Reed Johnson

Francis Augustus Hamer, Texas Ranger, Hall of Fame inductee

1843 – The first major wagon train heading for the Pacific Northwest sets out on the Oregon Trail with one thousand pioneers from Elm Grove, Missouri. The Oregon Trail is a 3,200 km historic east-west wagon route and emigrant trail that connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon and locations in between. It what was dubbed "The Great Migration of 1843."

May 16, 1843: Departure of the first major wagon train from Elm Grove, Missouri towards the Pacific Northwest, via the Oregon Trail. Conestoga Wagons on the Prairie, 1860s, NYHS Image #86025d.

New-York Historical Society |

civil war era wrapper. Love the trim and decorations on this one.

February | 2008 | Sentimental Value

Occupation. Tart. Prostitute props one foot on the seat of a chair revealing her garter and underclothing. ca. 1865, Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire --- Image by © Austrian Archives/CORBIS © Corbis. All Rights Reserved.

Brown wool and quilted blue silk dressing gown, American, circa 1870.

Dressing Gown | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Black Cowboys | 1913 - Black History Album

Storyville prostitute. E.J. Bellocq (1873 - 1949) was a professional New Orleans photographer known for his haunting photo's of prostitutes from New Orleans's Storyville district, taken in the early 20th Century, which were eventually published by Lee Friedlander in the book Storyville Portraits.

relentless: 11.15.09 Storyville New Orleans

Lucille Mulhall (1885-1940). Teddy Roosevelt was one admirer of her roping, riding, and sharpshooting.

Arizona cowboys and dog, circa 1885-1885.

Captain Samuel Richardson, 3rd Texas Regiment 1861 One riot, one Ranger, one leopard skin pantsuit.

A couple of ladies wearing wrapper style dresses about 1890 in front of a brothel in Saltese, Montana. From the Timothy Gordon Collection as found in Soiled Doves. These dresses were easy to "do business in" as they were not as restrictive as other clothing common to the time.

Dressing gown Date: mid-19th century Culture: American or European

Victorian Burlesque

Burlesco vitoriano e suas curvas.... WOW the Victorian Burlesque had real curves back then

The chorus of fairies in the burlesque Ariel, Gaiety Theatre, London, 8 October 1883

hundred years ago Mattie Silks was the famous queen of Denver’s debauchery, the operator of bordellos along Market Street, when the market was flesh that was rented by the hour with the gold of miners and the pay of cowboys. So accomplished was she as a madam, the style of boot she might have worn bears her name.

Pauline Markham (1847-1919) She was a singer and burlesque dancer. She was a member of the Lydia Thompson troupe. Pauline was responsible for bringing Josephine "Sadie" Earp to Tombstone, AZ who eventually became Wyatt Earp’s wife. Pauline supposedly had relations with several Northern Generals and Reconstructionists after the Civil War.

Silk Dress-wrapper? 1860s American Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 63 in. Length at CB (b): 23 in. Length c) 76 in.