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John C.H. Grabill's Photos of Western Frontier Life

John C.H. Grabill's Photos of Western Frontier Life
Posted Feb 23, 2011 Share This Gallery inShare281 Between 1887 and 1892, John C.H. Grabill sent 188 photographs to the Library of Congress for copyright protection. Grabill is known as a western photographer, documenting many aspects of frontier life — hunting, mining, western town landscapes and white settlers’ relationships with Native Americans. Most of his work is centered on Deadwood in the late 1880s and 1890s. Title: "The Deadwood Coach" Side view of a stagecoach; formally dressed men sitting in and on top of coach. 1889. Title: Villa of Brule A Lakota tipi camp near Pine Ridge, in background; horses at White Clay Creek watering hole, in the foreground. 1891. Title: Ox teams at Sturgis, D.T. Title: The last large bull train on its way from the railroad to the Black Hills Summary: Train of oxen and three wagons in open field. 1890. Title: Freighting in "The Black Hills". Title: Freighting in the Black Hills A woman and a boy using bullwhackers to control a train of oxen. Related:  American History

Crumbling $30m 'Great Gatsby' mansion faces demolition By Fiona Roberts Updated: 11:05 GMT, 9 March 2011 In its Gilded Age heyday, it was the scene of lavish parties attended by the likes of Winston Churchill, the Marx Brothers and F. Scott Fitzgerald. But now Lands End, the grand colonial mansion said to be the inspiration for Daisy Buchanan's house in F. The 1902 property, set in 13 acres on the tip of Sands Point, Long Island, is slowly crumbling and costs $4,500 each day to maintain. Condemned: Lands End, the $18 million mansion said to be the inspiration for Daisy Buchanan's home Sad end: The dramatic but dilapidated mansion that was costing $4,500 a day to maintain Past its glory days: Broken and boarded-up windows of the once-opulent mansion Golden age: Robert Redford and Mia Farrow played Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan in the 1974 film adaptation of the book David Brodsky, who bought the estate with his father Bert in 2004, has had the dilapidated mansion on and off the market for several years, but has never found a buyer for it. Myth: In April of 1775, Paul Revere rode through the streets from Boston to Lexington yelling "The British Are Coming" - Interesting US History - StumbleUpon Myth: In April of 1775, Paul Revere rode through the streets from Boston to Lexington yelling "The British Are Coming". Fact: First of all, it's not likely Paul Revere ever yelled out the words "The British Are Coming" because the areas he rode through often had British army patrols and besides most of the colonials of the time considered themselves British and were loyal to the crown. The purpose of the ride was to warn John Hancock and Samuel Adams who were in Lexington at the time. He did inform others along the way but not by yelling in the streets. Also, Paul Revere was not the only rider to make the trip. Revere was barely even known until Henry Wadsworth Longfellow published his famous poem in 1863 (it was written in 1860).

NW History Express: 1800's: Transporation & Technology Travel in the 1800s was very different than it is today. People did not have cars to make their daily commute. Without cars, how do you think they would get from one place to another? People used covered wagons, horses and buggies. They would walk. If they were near water, they could take a boat. Trains In 1852, the first railroad tracks were laid in Hilliard, Ohio. Around 1890, the Pennsylvania Railroad Company replaced Hilliard’s Station with a new building. Communication Passengers, mail, and baggage were handled at the Hilliard’s Station depot to be transported on the trains since automobiles were not introduced until 1910. Other forms of communication in the 1800s were paper and pencil, newspapers and storytelling. Technology The earliest washing machine was a washboard called the scrub board invented in 1797. Today we use electric lights, but in the 1800s, there was no electricity in Northwest Franklin County. Cooking on the farm was done over an open fire or in a fireplace.

Tony Tahhan » Blog Archive » don’t make lemonade What’s with all the lies? No, it’s more than just a lie, it’s a conspiracy. Parents pass it on to their kids, who in turn pass it on to their little ones, who just don’t know any better. life’s lemons Keep reading; it’s a lot easier than it sounds (if you could sound that out). mise en place The classic fable tells the story of a lazy grasshopper who spends his summer singing away while a dedicated little ant works hard to gather food for the upcoming brutal winter. lemon blossoms See, in Morocco, it’s traditional to preserve lemons in order to use them later in tagines, soups, stews… pretty much anything that you want to give flavor to. hamod m’rakad (حامض مرقد) When you’re ready to use the lemons; take out a piece, rinse off the excess salt, and finely chop it into whatever you’re cooking up that evening. yields approx. 4 lemons Components 4 small lemons1/3 cup kosher saltlemon juice Putting them all together notes: Use the smallest lemons you can find for this dish. Print

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The American West as you've never seen it before: Amazing 19th century pictures show the landscape as it was chartered for the first time These remarkable 19th century sepia-tinted pictures show the American West as you have never seen it before - as it was charted for the first time. The photos, by Timothy O'Sullivan, are the first ever taken of the rocky and barren landscape. At the time federal government officials were travelling across Arizona, Nevada, Utah and the rest of the west as they sought to uncover the land's untapped natural resources. Timothy O'Sullivan, who used a box camera, worked with the Government teams as they explored the land. He also took pictures of the Native American population for the first time as a team of artists, photographers, scientists and soldiers explored the land in the 1860s and 1870s. The images of the landscape were remarkable - because the majority of people at the time would not have known they were there or have ever had a chance to see it for themselves. O'Sullivan died from tuberculosis at the age of 42 in 1882 - just years after the project had finished . 'Not O'Sullivan. 9.

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