This magical Halloween postcard is a Winsch 1913 design originally called “A Halloween Constellation.” The Halloween night constellation in the sky is of a witch flying on a broom outlined in stars. The moon is a pumpkin head and below is an autumn field with pumpkins, a black cat, an owl, and a bat! It’s […]
This vintage Halloween postcard from a Whitney 1911 design shows a little girl in nightgown holding a candle to a mirror to see a ghost behind! The spooky ghost is a trick from some little Halloween sprites that are holding a sheet on a broomstick and a pumpkin. These little Halloween sprites are interesting. They […]
Grey Hair was the only grey haired warrior of the Crow Nation at the time this picture was taken – circa 1900.
This is a 1924 postcard of Buffalo Calf a Jicarilla Apache. This postcard was distributed at the Fred Harvey Restaurants that were typically at train stations throughout the United States. The back of the postcards says, “The Apaches are conveniently divided into Eastern and Western bands. The former includes the Mescalero and Jcarilla Apaches; the […]
Chief Plenty Coos is named based on a translation of his name from the word “coup” and an old expression that he “counted many coups” on his enemies – or had many truimphs over his enemies. In the Crow language, his name is Alaxchiiaahush meaning, “Many War achievements.” The act of sneaking into an enemy […]
Vintage Christmas card from 1909 of two little Angels Decorating the Christmas Tree. With their wings flapping, they are busy painting ornaments on the tree.
Postcard from the 1800’s of Bad Man, a Crow warrior that accompanied General George Crook as a scout at the Battle of Little Rose Bud with Crook. In 1876 General Crook became the military leader over Montana territory including overseeing the native tribes in that area. The Lakota Sioux were battling for the right to […]
Postcard from the 1800’s of Coyote Running or Coyote Runs, a Crow warrior that accompanied General George Crook as a scout. Son of Alligator Stands Up, also a scout to General Crook. They were both at the Battle of Little Rose Bud with Crook. In 1876 General Crook became the military leader over Montana territory […]
This early 1900’s Christmas postcard shows a resilient Santa Claus determined to make it down a narrow chimney with all the gifts for Christmas Eve. A few balloons will help!
This vintage postcard shows the West Virginia State Capitol on the Kanawha River in Charleston, West Virginia. Originally, West Virginia was part of the state of Virginia. After the American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln the area that is now West Virginia status as its own state in recognition of the loyalty to the Union of […]