12. Harold Whittles hears for the first time ever after a doctor places an earpiece in his left ear.This photo was taken by photographer Jack Bradley, and depicts the exact moment when this boy,hears for the very first time ever.
It used to be legal to send kids in the mail.When domestic parcel post service was introduced in the United States in 1913, Americans were finally able to send packages across the country at an affordable rate. Early on, some people chose to abuse this new service. At least two people sent their stamp-covered children through the mail before the Postmaster General was able to issue new regulations banning the practice. The National Postal Museum still has this humorous picture on display.
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Gunslinger & killer Luke Short, born in MS in 1854 but raised in TX. Left home in teens, he worked as cowboy, illegal whiskey trade & professional gambler. He also later invested in various saloons. Short had reputation for his gun skills, but most famous event was the Dodge City War. The city wanted to be rid of he & his saloon, but with the help of Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp & posse of desperados, the town decided to let Luke Short reopen his saloon. In 1887 won a shoot-out with…
Annie Oakley (August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley's amazing talent and timely rise to fame led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, which propelled her to become the first American female superstar. Oakley's most famous trick is being able to repeatedly split a playing card, edge-on, and put several more holes in it before it could touch the ground, while using a .22 caliber rifle, at 90 feet. [Wikipedia]
Butch Cassidy..1st offense with law..he rode into town to buy a pair of overall, store was closed and he let himself in, left a note saying he promised to pay later. He and 3 others robbed the San Miguel Valley Bank in Telluride. Butch was ruthless only to always get wat he wanted and leave no one in his way..A hard fighting gunslinger..