Real photos of the real American West

Photos from the American West from 1860-1880, as it is being discovered. The photos and captions are just fantastic. Here are just two:

Sante Fe, New Mexico, 1873.

Paiute Indians, 1872.

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4 comments

  1. Amazing… the town and the Indians. From a distance, Santa Fe looks well designed and organized. I think we tend to picture the early cities as small towns with log cabins… when in reality, these people came from Europe (among other nations). Thank you so much 🙂

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