Tag: U. S. History


The clarity of these rare portraits of actual Native Americans from 1900 is amazing

(These portraits were obviously made for posterity. ¬†They reveal so much detail. I only wish they were in color) Portraits of Native Americans from Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show Amos Two Bulls, Sioux Indian portrait, (three portraits). taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) around 1900 Chief Iron Tail, a Sioux Indian in Buffalo Bills Wild […]


The dangers of tight trousers – Can you believe this actually happened? It was reported in Birmingham newspaper

Sometimes I discover the funniest things in old newspapers and this article is one. Be sure to share this funny story with your friends. They could probably use a laugh. The Danger of Tight Trousers (Transcribed from the Birmingham Iron Age April 24, 1884) From the Philadelphia Record “Here, conductor, this young man’s fainted.” These […]