Saturday, April 16, 2011

American Scenes In Black And White

In 1900, cowboys gathered around the camp wagon during a Texas roundup.

The same roundup, with the cowboys posed in front of the herd. Below, members of Pawnee Bill's Wild West Company staged a fake hold up for the tourists in Niagara Falls, circa 1898.


steven said...
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steven said...

it's interesting when you think about it, that the fake hold-up would be a reenactment of something very fresh in the minds of people out west around that time. steven
p.s. the previous comment i posted was filled with early-morning typos!

Seth Philpott said...

where did you find these wonderful pictures?