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Jean Howard parlayed her extraordinary beauty, ethereal glamour and light-hearted intelligence to become a Ziegfeld girl, a Hollywood starlet, a legendary hostess and the “house photographer” of the film colony. Her circle included Tyrone Power, Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Humphrey … Continue reading
Edith K. O. Clark, who served as Wyoming’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction beginning in 1915, not only had a long career in the field of education, she also homesteaded in the state, operated a tea house in Cheyenne, and … Continue reading
In looking for UW Homecoming images from the past, we came across two short films from 1938. One is a 6-minute clip of that year’s Homecoming parade through the streets of Laramie. Amazing floats! Although we do have some sympathy … Continue reading
The State of Wyoming began issuing motor vehicle license plates in 1913. Who got plate number 1? The man who wrote the motor vehicle licensing law, state senator Jacob M. Schwoob of Park County. Schwoob continued to apply for, and … Continue reading
Or, should that be the other way around? Most likely, a lot of that depends on where you live. While some areas have been blanketed with snow and have consistently seen below-zero temperatures, other locations in the U.S. have enjoyed … Continue reading
Here’s a photograph from the American Heritage Center’s collections to help mark the beginning of the Chinese New Year, which starts today. 2014 is the year of the horse in the Chinese zodiac calendar.