El viejo oeste
"Don't let yesterday use up too much of today." ~By Will Rogers~
Al Jennings, had a law practice with his brothers, Ed and John in Oklahoma Territory. In 1895, Ed was killed, and John wounded, in a shootout with rival attorney Temple Houston. Following Houston's acquitall, Jennings joined an outlaw band. In 1897 the group, robbed trains and general stores. Jennings was captured in December, 1897. Jennings was sentenced to life in prison, but, with the legal efforts of his brother John, he was freed in 1902 and received a presidential pardon in 1907.
Our First Grizzly, killed by Gen. Custer and Col. Ludlow." By lllingworth, 1874, during Black Hills expedition.
Johnny Ringo (aka John Peters) (May 3, 1850 – July 13, 1882) was an outlaw Cowboy of the American Old West who was affiliated with Ike Clanton and Frank Stilwell in Cochise County, Arizona Territory during 1881-1882.
Outlaw Will Roberts. Train robber, and went by the name of Dixon may have rode with Butch Cassity
Texas Ranger John Armstrong
samuel walker a texas ranger the picture was taken in 1846 by mathew
Jim Perry (1858–1918) was an African American cowboy and top hand, the highest-ranked cowboy on the three million-acre XIT Ranch Texas. Perry established himself as an expert roper, rider, bronc buster, cook, and musician.
Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson
Bella Union Saloon - in Deadwood
A signed photograph of the notorious outlaw Jesse James. The only known signed photograph of US outlaw Jesse James made $ 51,240 at auction. Born in Missouri in 1847, James was a Confederate guerrilla during the American civil war and turned his hand to all manner of nefarious activities in the following years, including train robbery and bank raids. James was killed in 1882 by Robert Ford, a member of his gang, for a $ 10,000 reward.
Fourteen years after Wild Bill Hickok’s death, in 1900, an aging Calamity Jane arranged to be photographed next to his overgrown burial site. Elderly, thin and poor, her clothes were ragged and held together with safety pins. Holding a flower in her hand, she said that when she died she wanted to be buried next to the man she loved. Three years later, she was.
James Kirker - scalp hunter. "The King of New Mexico," was the name inscribed on this, the only known portrait of him. Early on he earned his living as an illegal fur trapper, later he turned to legal hunter of Indian scalps - receiving $100 for Apache warriors, $50 for women, and $25 for children from the governor of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. He and his band of scalp hunters were successful having scalped hundreds, if not thousands of Apaches in the mid-1800s.
Buffalo Bill Cody—a legend in his own time, and in ours.