Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Christmas in the Old West

Christmas dinner for a family, from a series of photos documenting Gen. John J. Pershing's 1916 Punitive Expedition into Mexico. Photo courtesy Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico.

Old West Christmas, 1876, Harper's Weekly. Photo courtesy of Legends of America.

Christmas in the Old West. Photo taken in 1900. It's likely these were not Old West pioneers judging from the many household luxuries. Photo courtesy of Legends of America.  

Colorado's Deadliest Floods

You may have noticed fewer posts over the past year. I've been working on a history book about flooding in Colorado. Colorado...