Wellborn and Sons Saddle Shop in Snyder, Texas. TOT reader Arthur Wellborn was nice enough to send in this photo of men sitting outside the exterior of the shop. The top floor was used as a Masonic hall. Arthur didn't say when this was taken, but probably about 1900.
TIPIS of the Comanche. Comanche Indian Attacks In Central Texas History Were Insidious In 1858 | Unfortunately many of them were perpetrated by greedy white men posing at Indians. The Indian was an easy scapegoat for any problem the settlers where having.
These are the original inhabitants of the area that is now Texas. There are three federally recognized Indian tribes in Texas today: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, Kickapoo Traditional Tribe, and Ysleta del Sur Pueblo.
Black Horse - is famous for having led the last Comanche raid in Texas. After his release (1878) from prison in Florida and returning to the Comanche reservation in Oklahoma, he soon left for Texas under the pretense of hunting buffalo. After a short but deadly skirmish with Texas Rangers, Black Horse slipped back to Oklahoma and apparently settled into reservation life for good.