Lynching of James B. Daniels, Helena, MT, March 2, 1866.
Part of vigilante movement that dominated Montana at that time. Daniels was convicted of manslaughter in a bar fight. He was convicted but pardoned by the territorial governor. They hanged him and stuffed the pardon in his pocket.
The Jewish settlement of Cotopaxi, Colorado, 1882.
Advertisement for Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, 1899
Edward Curtis photograph of Jicarilla Apaches on horseback, 1905
Meeting of Colorado representatives including Col. John Chivington with Black Kettle and other Cheyenne leaders. September 1864. 2 months later, Chivington led the Colorado militia against Black Kettle in what would become known as the Sand Creek Massacre.
Apache prisoners at rest stop beside Southern Pacific Railroad, near Nueces River, Texas, 1886. Geronimo is one of the men on the right.
American Indian Movement members and US authorities negotiating the end to the Wounded Knee standoff, 1973