Dreamy eyed little girl (by sctatepdx)
Capitalizing on its image as the Cowboy Capital of the United States, Dodge City Kansas boosters organized the Cowboy Band in the early 1880s to overwhelming acclaim. Although band members were dressed as cowboys, wearing leather chaps, spurs, and pearl-handled revolvers, they were actually professional musicians from various locations across the country.
Too Cute | Black Victorians | 1880
Credit: Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American Collection. Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Studio portrait of an African American family (probably Caroline Webb, Andrew Norris Webb Sr., and Andrew Norris Webb Jr.) in front of a painted backdrop. The man is wearing a double-breasted suit, shirt, and tie, the woman wears a sheer-yoked dress and a cross pendant, and the boy is wearing a sailor suit.