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    Catherine McCarty -Mother of " Billy The Kid". Lone woman to sign Wichita's Incorporation Petition in 1870

    Blanche Barrow, member of Bonnie and Clyde's gang, at the moment of her capture in August, 1933. Blanche was the only member of the gang to survive their exploits, dying in 1988. She weighed only 81 pounds when she was captured.

    Is the young man on the right Henry Antrim, alias Billy the Kid? And is that his brother Joe on the left? Tests are underway to authenticate this recently discovered photo. Read all about it at this site.....

    Miss Billie Burke. Taken in the early 1900s, this photo immortalizes the stunningly gorgeous woman who played Glinda the Good Witch in the Wizard of Oz.

    Deadwood 1877, Lee Street merchant signs, Lee Street Blacksmith James Langan Colorado Blacksmith May 19, 1877

    Bill Roberts...aka billy the kid.

    Billy the kid

    Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Photograph

    The Only Woman Electrocuted in Georgia's Electric Chair Such is the story of Lena Baker, an African-American mother of three, who was electrocuted at the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville. She was convicted for the fatal shooting of E. B. Knight, a white Cuthbert, Georgia mill operator she was hired to care for after he broke his leg. She was 44 and the only woman ever executed in Georgia’s electric chair. For Baker, a Black maid in the segregated south in the 1940’s, her s...

    Left to Right: Billy the Kid, Doc Holliday, Jesse James & Charlie Bowdre. Photo believed to have been taken in New Mexico in 1879.

    Charlie Bowdre (inset and at far left) rode with Billy the Kid and cowboyed around the Fort Sumner, New Mexico, area. Newly-elected sheriff Pat Garrett met with Bowdre and warned him to quit the owl hoot trail, but Bowdre didn’t listen. He ended up dead at Stinking Springs when Garrett’s posse shot him. The lawmen found this photo (above), of Bowdre with his querida Manuela, in his clothing; the blood stains are Bowdre’s.

    Mary James. Jesse's daughter

    Charlie Bowdre was a regulator in the Lincoln County merchant wars along with Billy the Kid

    Kids in school in 1910.

    Wyatt Earp was born on March 19, 1848. He worked in the 1870s as a police officer in Wichita and Dodge City, Kansas, where he befriended the gunmen Doc Holliday and Bat Masterson. He later worked as a guard for Wells, Fargo & Company. By 1881 he had moved to Tombstone, Arizona, living as a gambler and a saloon guard. He died on January 13, 1929 in Los Angeles, California.

    Annie Oakley taken in 1907 by George B. Cornish, Arkansas City, Kansas

    Fred Waite and Henry Brown fought as Regulators alongside William Bonney, aka Billy the Kid, in the Lincoln County War in New Mexico.

    A portrait of Sophia German, who was taken captive, with her younger sisters, Catherine, Julia, and Adelaide, by Cheyenne Indians after their family were killed. On September 11, 1874, the John German family, consisting of his wife and seven children, were attacked by a band of Cheyenne one day's journey east of Ft. Wallace, Kansas. Only the four youngest, Sophia, Catherine, Julia, and Adelaide, were spared and taken captive.

    Pat Garrett's wife, holding the gun he used to kill Billy the Kid

    Patrick Floyd "Pat" Garrett (June 5, 1850 – February 29, 1908) was an American Old West lawman, bartender, and customs agent who was best known for killing Billy the Kid.[2] He was also the sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico

    Elizabeth Blackwell said she turned to medicine after a close friend who was dying suggested she would have been spared her worst suffering if her physician had been a woman. She became the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, as well as the first woman on the UK Medical Register