Tag: Lea McCarty

  • Portraits of Old West Gunfighters by Lea McCarty

    Portraits of Old West Gunfighters by Lea McCarty

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    The “Wild West” caught the attention of the public in the late 19th-century, when in truth, it was no longer really wild. The cattle drives were over, the gunfighters had left the streets, and the industrial revolution was set on “full-steam-ahead.” Postcards by Lea McCarty help us remember the forgotten faces.

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Bonnie Wilpon

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Not only the Native American people, but their art and culture have too long been ignored by modern society. Our lives are busy, but we must stop to reflect on our past. Thankfully history challenges us to pay attention to men like the Rev. Dr. Sheldon Jackson, who first went to Alaska as a Presbyterian missionary and worked to preserve the tribal legends of the Tlingit Nation – stories now portrayed on modern postcards.

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