Western History & Genealogy Blog

Baby Doe's Last Interview
She invited him in and chatted about her past.
Book Repair Classes
Book Repair Classes
Prohibition in Colorado
Prohibition in Colorado
Genealogy Matters!
Herbert and Marvin Jacobs
They had to have a good "pedigree."
The Futuristics
1957 Futurama program
Though women were featured in a few of the images, the fashion show was for men.
It's a beautiful day for golf.
Unidentified Denver golfers
Determined to enjoy the game, African-American golfers in Denver held a tournament to celebrate the summer.
"Bleeding Kansas"
George Washington Clayton diary
Kansas earned its nickname May 1856 when a pro-slavery faction confronted an anti-slavery group in Lawrence.
Women's Professional Baseball
The Springfield Sallies preparing to play the Chicago Colleens.
Seven Awesome Letters
Whitman Mission, Oregon Territory WHJ-10644
Thomas Hornsby Ferril and Family Papers
October 2011
Denver was always Ferril's home.  He was born here in 1896 and died here in 1988.