Another one from Timothy O’ Sullivan’s collection of gorgeous photos, this landscape is of the Shoshone Falls, Idaho, which is located in Snake River.
These falls are so giant that they are referred to as the “Niagara Falls of the West.” They became a great tourist attraction and remain so to this day.
The Anti-Saloon League
Back in the Wild West, women were not given equal rights to a drink at the saloon. Unless they were saloon girls, prostitutes, or dancers, women were barred from even entering almost all saloons up until World War I.
Women who were denied a drink that helped found the Anti-saloon League, which was the most powerful prohibition lobby.
Apache Spirit Dancers
This photo is of the Apache Spirit Dancers, this group consists of several Native American tribes that originated in the Southwestern United States.
The dancers are believed to hold the ability to summon the spirits from the underground realm. These spirits could help protect Apache people from harm.
Bath House Hot Springs, South Dakota
This photo is of the Bath House Hot Springs, South Dakota. Of course, where there are hot springs, there is healing. It is known to have medicinal properties and was a popular place to go to among Native American Tribes. Are you feeling any pain in your body? Go down to the spring and take a dip!
Hot Springs, South Dakota is an incredibly popular site that draws people from all over the US even to this very day. There are also multiple resorts and Facilities built around the springs providing the local population with a booming tourist industry.
Another member of the famous Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show was Whirling Horse. All the Native Americans on the show were called “show indians.”
In one of their shows, they would usually reenact historical battles, and perform some of their native dances for their audience. It’s nice to find out about their culture, you know?