Sunday, July 15, 2018

Carte De Visite Portrait of a Creole Man From Sierra Leone (1870′s/1880′s)


Carte de visite portrait of a Creole man from Sierra Leone, c. 1870′s/1880′s.

Source: New York Public Library.

Monday, July 2, 2018

A Group Playing a Game of Faro in the Orient Saloon in Bisbee, Arizona (1900)


A group playing a game of faro in the Orient Saloon in Bisbee, Arizona, c. 1900. By photographer C. S. Fly. The men are identified as: "Left to right - Tony Downs (standing with derby) part owner; Doyle, a concert hall singer at corner of table, sitting, with derby; back of him standing is Dutch Kid; Sleepy Dick, the porter, to right with light felt; Charlie Bassett, with soft felt hat in rear next to wall; dealer is Johnny Murphy, and Smiley Lewis in silk hat."

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.

Monday, June 25, 2018

View of Native American US Army Cavalrymen During Saber Exercises at Fort Custer in Montana (1892)


View of Native American US Army cavalrymen during saber exercises at Fort Custer in Montana, 1892.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.