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Weird Photo Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Howdy partners! 

For Weird Photo Wednesday we have less of a weird photograph than a unique one. Women dressed in cowgirl attire of the day.

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Oh, my aching head! 

For Weird Photo Wednesday we have some tough kids making a lot of noise. Probably all in good fun of course!

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 14, 2011

My, what big teeth you have! 

For Weird Photo Wednesday we have a large set of teeth. Surely not from Grandma?

Manuscript Monday: The Bowman/White Family Papers

Bowman-White House, Georgetown

Welcome to 12 September 2011’s Manuscript Monday.  Today we are showcasing the Bowman/White Family Papers. 

The Bowman/White House in Georgetown, Colorado was built by John Henry Bowman and his wife Lavinia Potts Bowman in 1891-1892.

19th Century Images of the American West

19th Century Images of the American West
19th Century Images of the American West
19th Century Images of the American West

This fascinating three-part series will explore the prints and maps of trans-Mississippi America from 1800 to 1900 with special guest Christopher W. Lane, proprietor of The Philadelphia Print Shop West, and nationally acclaimed expert on antique prints and maps.

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Weird Photo Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 7, 2011

An old fashioned train robbery! 

For Weird Photo Wednesday it looks like we have adults pushing out kids to get a ride on a train that's about to be robbed! Not that scary, but at least everyone is having fun.

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Here kitty, kitty!

Rule number one, do not get your pet high! Weird Photo Wednesday, for August 31st, shows a man smoking opium with his cat. Poor, but calm kitty!

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Spot the funny man for this week's Weird Photo Wednesday! 

Can you spot the funny looking man? And what is he doing? We'll let you guess and decide!

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Whoops! 

You probably wouldn't cry over spilled cabbage, but what a mess! Perhaps some of the cabbage stayed out in the sun a bit too long and turned into sauerkraut?

Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette

Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette
Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette
Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette
Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette
Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette

Scrapbooking fans unite.  This Manuscript Monday features one of the most interesting scrapbooks in the WHG collection.  Read more about the Evelyn Runnette Papers.

Denver native Evelyn Runnette  was born in 1903.  She was a librarian, outdoorswoman, traveler, and among many other things, an avid scrapbooker.