Wild Wild Westerns
Inspired by "The Lone Ranger", starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer, we share a few of our favorite western artifacts!
Wild Wild Westerns
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Jay Silverheels at the Indian Actors Workshop, Echo Park, California, 1969. In addition to his work in film and on television, Silverheels cofounded the workshop to promote American Indian talent in Hollywood. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Screen Actors Guild. Paul Chaat Smith, NMAI Associate Curator, discusses the portrayal of the fictional Indian character Tonto.
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"Is the New Tonto Any Better Than the Old Tonto?" Smithsonian Magazine reflects. #loneranger
Wild Wild, Wild Westerns
This iconic black mask was used each week to disguise a virtuous Texas Ranger (played by Clayton Moore) as he, along with his trusted friend Tonto (played by Jay Silverheels), fought crime on the frontier. "The Lone Ranger", which began as a radio show, ran as a Western television series on ABC from 1949-57. #loneranger
This iconic black mask was used each week to disguise a virtuous Texas Ranger as he, along with his trusted friend Tonto, fought crime on the frontier. "The Lone Ranger", which began as a radio show, ran as a Western television series on ABC from 1949-57. #loneranger
The Lone Ranger's Mask | National Museum of American History
On each episode of the popular radio and television series "The Lone Ranger", the title character miraculously appeared and righted injustices, leaving behind a silver bullet as his mark. This silver bullet was used as a prop by the show's leading man, Clayton Moore. #loneranger
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The Lone Ranger's Silver Bullet
This 1954 lunch box features drawings from the television series "The Lone Ranger", which ran from 1949-1957 on ABC. The front features the Lone Ranger uttering his trademark phrase “Hi-Yo Silver!,” and the back is both the Lone Ranger and Tonto riding their horses, the Ranger saying “Hi-Yo Silver,” and Tonto saying “Get-em Up Scout!” #loneranger
Except, Features Drawings, Vintage Lunchbox
Nature scenes, such as this one, were a common motif in fruit crate labels as an attempt to invoke a sense of fresh, natural produce in the consumer.
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redlands fruit crate | Summit Brand Oranges - Redlands, CA
Fruit Crate Labels Detail | Los Angeles Public Library
California Orange Crate Label, Mountains, packhorse
Spurs are one of the instruments that riders use to direct horses. A rider, such as The Lone Ranger, might have used spurs in conjunction with a verbal command, such as "Hi-yo, Silver, away!" to instruct a horse.
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This Lone Ranger stamp is from the "Early TV Memories" issue of 2009. Since his radio debut in 1933, this masked hero has captivated loyal fans in books, movies, comics, and -most successfully of all- television. Copyright U.S. Postal Service. #loneranger #postage
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The Lone Ranger Art Print by Lanjee http://society6.com/product/the-lone-ranger-g6y_print
The Lone Ranger Framed Art Print by Lanjee http://society6.com/product/the-lone-ranger-g6y_framed-print
Arago: Early TV Memories Issue
"Hi ho Silver". Silver was the name of the Lone Ranger's Horse. Another Pinner says, "Did you know that the Lone Ranger wrote a book? Actor Clayton Moore, who donated many Lone Ranger objects to our collection, also shared with the public his experiences. #claytonmoore #loneranger"
While the Lone Ranger may not have used a .36-caliber Paterson revolver, many real Texas Rangers did. This 1840 gun became famous for its use on the western frontier, and is sometimes called the "Texas" Paterson because of its association with the Texas Rangers.
Colt Holster Model Paterson Revolver (No. 5)
All Western Plastics released this Round-up King Yo-Yo in the 1950's. It features movie cowboy (and company spokesperson) Roy Rogers and his horse Trigger. #westerns
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Sheet music from the Motion Picture Movie, "Rollin' Plains" starring western icon Tex Ritter. #cowboys
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Rollin' Plains [sheet music], 1938.
What's more American than apple pie? Apple crates with cowboys, of course! With the popularization of western imagery, it's not surprising that companies used such material to market their wares.
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Vintage Old Apple Fruit Crate Labels Poster
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creamy cowboy hat
"Tom Mix" Style Cowboy Hat
"American Cowboy Classics" was released in 1945 and featured a number of songs, including Take Me Back to My Boots and Saddle and Cowboy Jack.
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"Brave Eagle" Lunch Box: "Brave Eagle" was a short-lived TV series, airing one season in 1955-1956 on CBS. The show was notable because its main protagonist was Native American, and featured scenes of the West from the Native American point of view.