Calamity Jane, 1856-1903
- Existence: 1856-05-01-1903-08-01-
Biographical / Historical
Calamity Jane (1852-1903) was an American frontierswoman and scout.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints from the original nitrate negatives of early Texas history, Texas Rangers, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, and wild west shows. Also included are photographs of ranchers, cattlemen and cowboys of the Southwest, the U.S. Army during the Apache campaigns, the Little Big Horn battlefield and the Indian Wars of 1876 and 1890-1891, along with churches, cathedrals, and missions of Texas, California and Arizona. The collection also contains images of Comanche, Sioux, Shoshoni, Pueblo, Creek, Chippewa, Maricopa, Arapaho, Papago, Kickapoo, Yuma, Modoc, Cheyenne, Pawnee, Kiowa, Navajo, Apache, and Crow Indians. Prominent western personalities include Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, Geronimo, Quanah Parker, Sitting Bull, Frank and Jesse James, Heck Thomas, Bill Tilghman, Chris Madsen, Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, the Daltons and Youngers, Judge Roy Bean, George A. Custer, California Joe, the Sundance Kid, Butch Cassidy, and the Earp brothers.
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of the towns of Marlow, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Darlington, Oklahoma. Also included in the collection are scenes of early air-mail service to Oklahoma City. Thomas Martin Pugh, Jr. Manuscript Collection also in repository.