Born on June 14, 1854 as a slave in Davidson County Tennessee, Nat (pronounced Nate) Love would grow up to be one of the most famous cowboys in the Old West. At 16 years old he left his family and headed west. He quickly adapted to the life of a cowboy, showing excellent skills as a ranch hand and marksman. Love married in 1889, and a year later he left the range to work as a Pullman porter on the Denver Rio Grande Railroad. In 1907 he published his autobiography. He died in Los Angeles in…

Born on June 14, 1854 as a slave in Davidson County Tennessee, Nat (pronounced Nate) Love would grow up to be one of the most famous cowboys in the Old West. At 16 years old he left his family and headed west. He quickly adapted to the life of a cowboy, showing excellent skills as a ranch hand and marksman. Love married in 1889, and a year later he left the range to work as a Pullman porter on the Denver Rio Grande Railroad. In 1907 he published his autobiography. He died in Los Angeles in…

Here is one of the most famous black cowboys of them all, Nat Love, who was responsible for his own fame by being one of the few black cowboys to write an autobiography.

Here is one of the most famous black cowboys of them all, Nat Love, who was responsible for his own fame by being one of the few black cowboys to write an autobiography.

The famous Sedgeford portrait of Pocahontas and her son, Thomas Rolfe, carefully preserved through the centuries, although its travels and whereabouts have been shrouded in mystery

The famous Sedgeford portrait of Pocahontas and her son, Thomas Rolfe, carefully preserved through the centuries, although its travels and whereabouts have been shrouded in mystery

Pat Garrett. Killed Billy the Kid was a Sheriff in New Mexico. Bartender, customs agent. Shot and killed during an argument.

Pat Garrett. Killed Billy the Kid was a Sheriff in New Mexico. Bartender, customs agent. Shot and killed during an argument.

Bert Gross, Trapper, with a dog and animal skins, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado, 1890

Bert Gross, Trapper, with a dog and animal skins, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado, 1890

Kit Carson Jr Armed 1870s Cabinet Card Photo by Mora Buffalo Bill Wild West Show | eBay

Kit Carson Jr Armed 1870s Cabinet Card Photo by Mora Buffalo Bill Wild West Show

Kit Carson Jr Armed 1870s Cabinet Card Photo by Mora Buffalo Bill Wild West Show | eBay

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