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Hi, I'm Annie! Hope you like my blog!

Oct 2nd at 6AM / via: iveseenlokisbutt / op: free-parking / 56,503 notes

powercuddle:

free-parking:

i found my new wardrobe

i need henry the eighth to reside over my crotch like some fucked up guardian who will behead or divorce all who dare try and pass him


Oct 2nd at 4AM / via: lucylivesherlife / op: emiliaclarke / 26,190 notes

PAOLO SEBASTIAN Autumn/Winter Bridal Collection 2014 - sleeved lace ball gown encrusted with a million dollars worth of diamonds and 3D flower petal detail.


Oct 2nd at 3AM / via: ritasv / op: siyeons / 1,733 notes

fashionsfromhistory:

Room from the Het Scheepje

Early 17th Century 

Haarlem, Netherlands

Philadelphia Museum of Art


Oct 1st at 10PM / via: ritasv / op: thecivilwarparlor / 2,864 notes
thecivilwarparlor:

Missing Chapter From America’s History Books: One In Four Of America’s Cowboys Were African-American
Many of the slaves in the 17th and 18th centuries were familiar with cattle herding from their homelands of West Africa. This brings historians the question of the name “Cowboy” and whether or not it was made from slave cow herders.
On some Texas trails, about a quarter of cowboys were black.
African American cowboys were largely African American freedmen after the Civil War who were drawn to cowboy life, in part because there was not quite as much discrimination in the west as in other areas of American society at the time. For enslaved Blacks the West offered freedom and refuge from the bonds of slavery. It also gave African Americans a chance at better earnings. After the Civil War many were employed as horsebreakers and for other tasks, but few of them became ranch foremen or managers. Some black cowboys took up careers as rodeo performers or were hired as federal peace officers in Indian Territory. Others ultimately owned their own farms and ranches.
Hundreds of black cowboys were among the very first hands who drove huge herds along trails to Abilene, Kansas, the cattle-selling centre of the Old West. They were especially skilled in vetting horses. When herding cattle, many black riders rode “on point,” ahead of the dust. Black cowboys were forced to do the hardest work with cattle, such as bronco busting, they had special skills with breaking in steeds.
Photo: No original source found, possible circa 1913 http://www.geni.com/projects/Black-Cowboys/1986
http://blackamericaweb.com/2012/11/19/little-known-black-history-fact-black-cowboys/
http://www.123helpme.com/view.asp?id=24166

thecivilwarparlor:

Missing Chapter From America’s History Books: One In Four Of America’s Cowboys Were African-American

Many of the slaves in the 17th and 18th centuries were familiar with cattle herding from their homelands of West Africa. This brings historians the question of the name “Cowboy” and whether or not it was made from slave cow herders.

  • On some Texas trails, about a quarter of cowboys were black.

African American cowboys were largely African American freedmen after the Civil War who were drawn to cowboy life, in part because there was not quite as much discrimination in the west as in other areas of American society at the time. For enslaved Blacks the West offered freedom and refuge from the bonds of slavery. It also gave African Americans a chance at better earnings. After the Civil War many were employed as horsebreakers and for other tasks, but few of them became ranch foremen or managers. Some black cowboys took up careers as rodeo performers or were hired as federal peace officers in Indian Territory. Others ultimately owned their own farms and ranches.

  • Hundreds of black cowboys were among the very first hands who drove huge herds along trails to Abilene, Kansas, the cattle-selling centre of the Old West. They were especially skilled in vetting horses. When herding cattle, many black riders rode “on point,” ahead of the dust. Black cowboys were forced to do the hardest work with cattle, such as bronco busting, they had special skills with breaking in steeds.

Photo: No original source found, possible circa 1913 http://www.geni.com/projects/Black-Cowboys/1986

http://blackamericaweb.com/2012/11/19/little-known-black-history-fact-black-cowboys/

http://www.123helpme.com/view.asp?id=24166



Oct 1st at 7PM / via: redhairedanne / op: mvlans / 2,270 notes

Oct 1st at 6PM / via: ritasv / op: ladymargaerytyrell / 632 notes

wickedclothes:

World Map Sweatshirt

This sweatshirt is made with an all-over print of a world map. Currently on sale for just $16.88 at Amazon!


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