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Wild Ben Raymond, who worked as a mine guard, posed for his photograph in Leadville, Colorado, holding a First Model open top Merwin Hulbert Frontier Army revolver. Although the arm is believed to have been a photographer’s prop, it nonetheless shows the Merwin’s presence in the Wild West.– Courtesy Robert G. McCubbin Collection –

Ugly Ducklings, No More

Wild Ben Raymond, who worked as a mine guard, posed for his photograph in Leadville, Colorado, holding a First Model open top Merwin Hulbert Frontier Army revolver. Although the arm is believed to have been a photographer’s prop, it nonetheless shows the Merwin’s presence in the Wild West.– Courtesy Robert G. McCubbin Collection –

Frank & Jesse James and I share Lady Dorothy Ogle as a great-grandmother. She was married to Sir Thomas Grey, James side and to Sir Thomas Forrester, my side. Lady Dorothy is also a gr-grandmother to Queen Elizabeth the 2nd and also to Princess Diana. Frank James, Jesse James, Wild West, Detective, Banks, Trains, Western Comics, Train, American Frontier

In Jesse and Frank James were robbing banks and trains to the point that the railroads decided to hire the famous detective group the Pinkertons to hunt them down. But, the Pinkertons,.

Yes, Pistol Pete, mascot for the Oklahoma State Cowboys was an actual person. University Of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Sooners, Oklahoma City, Cowboy And Cowgirl, Real Cowboys, Cowboys And Indians, Ponca City, Pistol Pete, State College

Pistol Pete (on left) at Dewey, Oklahoma. He is the inspiration for Oklahoma State University's mascot. I know, not a Tulsa pin, but I'm an alum so I pinned it anyway.

Tiburcio Vasquez, who was the West's most-wanted bandit when he was captured at Greek George's adobe cabin, in May 1874. Reports about his capture and hanging were front page news in New York and across the country. Go West, Wild West, Famous Outlaws, Old West Outlaws, Usa Country, Mountain Man, American Frontier, Wyatt Earp, Cowboys And Indians

Tiburcio Vasquez, who was the West's most-wanted bandit when he was captured at Greek George's adobe cabin, in May Reports about his capture and hanging were front page news in New York and across the country.

William 'Devil' Anse Hatfield of West Virginia and the men of the family, 1897.  A feud between two families, the Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of Kentucky, made their families famous. Great Depression, Teen Depression, Bonus Army, Devil, Brother, Sibling
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Details about 1897 Men of the HATFIELDS Family Glossy 8x10 Photo Old West Portrait McCoys

The Hatfield Clan~ One of them is my great great grandfather (Valentine Hatfield) The brother of Devil Anse!

Portrait of American outlaw Jesse James (1847- 1882), late 1870s. He and his brother Frank led a gang of criminals who commited a string of murders and robberies across the Central States after the Civil War. Jesse was shot by Bob Ford, a member of his gang, shortly after Missouri Governor Thomas T. Crittenden issued a warrant for his and his brother's capture, dead or alive. Photo: Kean Collection, Getty Images / 2004 Getty Images Jesse James Outlaw, Real Cowboys, Cowboys And Indians, American History, American Civil War, Horse Thief, Frank James, Wild West Outlaws, Famous Outlaws

Lost photo of Jesse James, assassin Robert Ford is found, authenticated

This guy looks like a relative of Jesse James! Henry Underwood of Denton TX was a notorious local horse rustler who befriended Sam Bass, later riding with his gang. No pictures exist of the outlaw, who is said to have fled to Canada.

In 1875, a prospector found gold in a little gulch in the Black Hills. The gulch was full of dead trees. It didn’t take long for word to spread, and soon miners filled the hills, looking for "Deadwood Gulch." Western Photo, Western Art, Old Western Towns, Deadwood South Dakota, Old West Photos, Old West Town, Westward Expansion, American Frontier, Cowboys And Indians

This Town In South Dakota Was One Of The Most Dangerous Places In The Nation In The 1870s

In a prospector found gold in a little gulch in the Black Hills. The gulch was full of dead trees. It didn’t take long for word to spread, and soon miners filled the hills, looking for "Deadwood Gulch.

John Chisum 1824-1884 Cattle Baron He founded one of the largest cattle ranches in the American West New Mexico History, Texas History, Us History, American History, Denton County, Denton Texas, Real Cowboys, Cowboys And Indians, Black Cowboys

John Chisum In he purchased the 40 acre South Spring Ranch, three miles south of Roswell, New Mexico and made it his headquarters of a cattle ranching empire that extended for 150 miles of land along the Pecos River.

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