One of the favorite aspects of my job is connecting living descendants of Plains culture with the objects and photographs of the past. I wait for that moment when a […]
Please, Mr. Custer
This article was originally published in a 1986 Center of the West newsletter and written by former curator Paul Fees. When you say “Custer,” what comes to mind? His power […]
Oldest photo? We have ’em.
In a November 7, 2014, story, CNN’s Brandon Briggs shares the story about this “oldest photo” from Mashable.com and Amanda Uren of Retronaut.com, a website that archives historic photos. Apparently, […]
Custer: “Bound for glory”
“On to Little Big Horn for glory,” George Armstrong Custer (December 5, 1839 – June 25, 1876) announced in June 1876. “We’ve caught them napping.” Napping indeed. The battle was […]