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Following the death of her husband, Wyatt Earp, in 1929, at the age of 63, Josephine Sarah Earp, who Wyatt called “Sadie,” spent a great portion of her life defending the old lawman’s reputation.

Following the death of her husband, Wyatt Earp, in 1929, at the age of 63, Josephine Sarah Earp, who Wyatt called “Sadie,” spent a great portion of her life defending the old lawman’s reputation.

Josephine Earp

Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp was an American part-time actress and dancer who was best known as "Sadie", Earp's common-law wife for 46 years

An 8 year-old coal miner in Utah or Colorado, USA, in the early 1900's

Miner Boy working in a coal mine… and kids think they have it tough today. Before the Child labor laws were put into effect.

Lt. J. B. Washington and Second Lt. George Custer. This picture was taken after Washington was captured as a Confederate prisoner. Washington and Custer were ex-classmates and friends. Custer is best known for The Battle of Little Bighorn, aka “Custer’s Last Stand,” part of the Great Sioux War. Custer lost his life and his regiment suffered a severe defeat.

George Armstrong Custer with his friend and former classmate who was a captured Confederate prisoner, Lt. Washington, aide to Gen. Johnston at Fair Oaks.

Auschwitz, Poland, 1945, Children After Their Liberation by the Red Army

Auschwitz, Poland, Children After Their Liberation by the Red Army These were the kids that survived Mengele's experiments. Only 200 children lived.

Calamity Jane (Martha Jane Cannary or Canary)

Martha Jane Canary, better known as Calamity Jane, was an American frontierswoman, and professional scout best known for her claim of being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok, but also for having gained fame fighting Indians.

I thought this was quirky and cute…then I read the caption.  For real?!  .  Via weirdvintage:    Sending a child through the post, 1900  “After parcel post service was introduced, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.”  - Smithsonian

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a

c.1889  Deadwood Stagecoach  Black Hills  Cheyenne by GalleryLF

"The Deadwood Coach" It was made in 1889 by Grabill, John C. The photo illustrates Side view of a stagecoach; formally dressed men sitting in and on top of coach.

Warren Baxter Earp (March 9, 1855 – July 6, 1900) was the youngest brother of Wyatt, Morgan, Virgil, James, and Newton Earp. Although he was not present during the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, after Virgil was maimed in an ambush, Warren joined Wyatt and was in town when Morgan was assassinated. He also helped Wyatt in the hunt for the outlaws they believed responsible. Later in life, Warren developed a reputation as a bully and was killed in an argument in 1900.

Warren Baxter Earp - born March 1855 in Pella, Iowa and died July 1900 in Wilcox, Arizona Territory. He was the youngest brother of Wyatt Earp.

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