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ca. 1887, [tintype portrait of Sue Baker, a madam from Philadelphia] Accompanying the photo is a warrant dated 1887 for her arrest that reads: “defendant has been informed and vainly believes…[she is right in] keeping an[d] maintaining a common bed house for the practice of fornication and a place to entice girls for said practice”

[tintype portrait of Sue Baker, a madam from Philadelphia] Accompanying the photo is a warrant dated 1887 for her arrest that reads: “ “defendant has been informed and vainly believes…[she.

Haunting, Mysterious Photos From The Civil War

an unidentified soldier, who left this image of himself, a woman and two children with Mrs. Lee of Corinth, Mississippi, on the eve of the battle of Shiloh. The soldier never reclaimed his image and was presumed to have been killed in battle.

ca. 1875-85, [tintype portrait of California sharpshooter Lillian Smith, armed with a Stevens Tip-Up rifle]  Smith was hired by “Buffalo Bill” Cody to appear with his Wild West troop in 1886. Almost immediately, she was seen to be Annie Oakley’s rival. During Cody’s tour of Europe the following summer, the rivalry became public over perceived slights by European royalty. Smith left the show in 1889, and faded into obscurity.

[tintype portrait of California sharpshooter Lillian Smith, armed with a Stevens Tip-Up rifle] “ Smith was hired by “Buffalo Bill” Cody to appear with his Wild West troop in Almost immediately, she was seen to be Annie Oakley’s.

Madam Dora DuFran or Dora Bolshaw (née Amy Helen Dorothea Bolshaw) (November 16, 1868 – August 5, 1934) was one of the leading and most successful madams in the Old West days of Deadwood, South Dakota.

Madam Dora DuFran or Dora Bolshaw (née Amy Helen Dorothea Bolshaw) (November 1868 – August was one of the leading and most successful madams in the Old West days of Deadwood, South Dakota.

Etta Clark came by train - petite, and five foot tall - she brought with her a mean temper and a fiery mouth.  She must of had some charms because it was said she had a way with some of El Paso’s better heeled gentlemen.

OLD WEST PROSTITUTES: THE PUBLIC ARCH SHOOTING

Madam Etta Clark came by train - petite, and five foot tall - she brought with her a mean temper and a fiery mouth. She must of had some charms because it was said she had a way with some of El Paso’s better heeled gentlemen.

Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch was an outlaw gang of the American Old West.  Pictured below are associates (left to right) Back: Annie Rogers Front: Ann Bassett, Josie Bassett. Annie Rogers was the girlfriend of Harvey Logan (alias Kid Curry). The Bassett sisters were romantically involved with gang members Butch Cassidy, Elzy Lay, Will Carver (alias News Carver) and Ben Kilpatrick (alias the Tall Texan). - Courtesy Jay McCarey Collection

Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch was an outlaw gang of the American Old West…

Soap Suds Sally, a Tombstone soiled dove

Soap Suds Sally, a Tombstone soiled dove

Mary Ann Ross | Mary Ann Ross worked as a prostitute and was… | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Mary Ann Ross worked as a prostitute and was convicted of theft of money many times, but on this occasion her sentence was for 6 months in Newcastle City Gaol. Age (on discharge): 34 Height: Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Place of Birth: Edinburgh Status: Widow

In September 1910, Alice Stebbins Wells became the first female police officer with arrest powers in the US. Women previously served in law enforcement primarily for the care of female prisoners. Wells, a former social worker, served in Los Angeles, CA.

In September Alice Stebbins Wells became the first female police officer with arrest powers in the US. Women previously served in law enforcement primarily for the care of female prisoners. Wells, a former social worker, served in Los Angeles, CA.

Sexy, smart, elegant and discreet, Catherine Walters was a truly sensational courtesan. Born in 1839, she became one of the great fashion icons of Victorian London, so much so that crowds would gather to watch her ride her horse through Hyde Park.    Her professional demeanor and stunning looks made her highly sought-after amongst the philandering aristocracy of Europe, and her doting clients included the future King Edward VII and Napoleon III. She retired as a wealthy and well-respected…

Catherine "Skittles" Walters, 1839 to

Foto rara de uma mulher grávida de meados de 1880 posando sozinha para uma foto.

A moda gestante e a gravidez no século XIX

A heavily pregnant, upper-class Victorian woman - mid 1039 x 1600

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Private Thomas W. Timberlake of Co. G, Virginia Infantry found this childs portrait on the battlefield of Port Republic, Virginia, between the bodies of a Confederate soldier and a Federal soldier civil-war

Great Depression Dust Bowl 1930 | The rough texture of the unfinished walls and furniture, along with ...

Mother and daughter pictured listening to a radio above the bed at bed time. Pie Town, New Mexico about

Mill girls with aprons holding their shuttles from LoC

Women of the Civil War

Sisters Lucretia Electa and Louisa Ellen Crossett in identical skirts, blouses, and jewelry with weaving shuttles. Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype.

This cloth banner celebrates the electoral victory of Thomas Jefferson over John Adams. #debates #election2012

This cloth banner celebrates the electoral victory of Thomas Jefferson over John Adams.

A preserved piece of American Civil War hardtack embedded with a tintype portrait of Union soldier Augustus Bigelow Hayes, which was taken after he was wounded at the Battle of Stones River while serving with the 1st Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment, c. 1862-1865.

A preserved piece of American Civil War hardtack with a tintype portrait of Union soldier Augustus Bigelow Hayes embedded in it which was taken after he was wounded at the Battle of Stones River while serving with the Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

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