When I go to the Boston Marathon now, I have wet shoulders....women fall into my arms crying. They're weeping for joy, because running has changed their lives. They feel they can do anything. ~ Katherine Switzer
San Francisco earthquake and fire, looking toward the Ferry Building, 1906. Over 225,000 of the city’s 400,000 residents were homeless. Fires destroyed about 28,000 buildings and 500 blocks – ¼ of San Francisco.
4x5 inch tintype depicts Billy the Kid and several members of The Regulators playing a leisurely game of croquet alongside friends, family, and lovers in the late summer of 1878. Taken just one month after the tumultuous Lincoln County War came to an end, it is a window into the lives of these gunmen. It’s a carefree moment after an important life event - a wedding.
Horseshoe Saloon in Seattle, Washington 1900
USS Cairo De Belegering van Vicksburg Een grote rol in de belegering speelden de nieuwe oorlogsschepen. Radarboten die met bepantsering waren omgebouwd tot slagschepen.
Street scene Abilene, Kansas between 1870 and 1899