Harold E. Baynes

“Buffalo Bull” “Copyright 1906, by Everett Harold Baynes, Meriden, N. H.” Original vintage lithograph postcard, 1906 On Loan From  Vintage Photographs The Bottineau Courant LOC Bottineau Country, N.D. January 27, 1905 SAVE THE BUFFALO AN APPEAL- FOR THIS GREATEST OF AMERICAN ANIMALS. Ways in Which All Can Help in This Interesting Work — Decisive Action Must Be Taken at Once. The “passing” of a great and noble animal is a calamity which every intelligent person should seek to avert it is a loss to the world which can never be repaired, since an animal once extinct, has gone forever. At … Read more

1898

<< Previous  Next>> Painted by Russell, The Cowboy Artist The Saint Paul Globe., -LOC St Paul Minnesota March 20, 1898 BUFFALO FARMING THE NOVEL EREEBING PLAN OF A WESTERNER  It Is Bringing Him a Fortune After a Few Years’, Experimenting Difficulties He Has Encountered How the Unruly Bison Are Taught to Be Docile by Means of a Unique Kicking and Butting Preventer Correspondence The St. Paul Globe. COCHRANE. Wis., March 19.—It will be a surprise to most people to know that the lordly buffalo that once roamed the Western plains in countless numbers have come down in these days to … Read more

1896

<< Previous  Next>> / NOW ALMOST EXTINCT / The Courier Journal KY May 10 1896 THE BISON Millions Once Roamed the Western Plains NOW ALMOST EXTINCT Interesting Interview On Buffalo Hunting With Dr. Carver Few people realize that the buffalo is almost an extinct species. There is not a single herd left, where but a few years ago thousands and sometimes even millions of the shaggy animals blackened the prairies. W. F.Carver is responsible for the death of many bison. For number of years he hunted them on the plains. In shooting them he developed in part what wonderful skill … Read more

American Bison Society

In 1886, when W.T, Hornaday set out to find the specimens needed for the Smithsonian, he later wrote about his travels in acquiring those animals. You can read his words in 1887. I am sure no hunter ever started out with a longer face than I did, and then nearer we got to Montana the longer it grew. When we reached Miles City and were told by hunters, stockmen, army officers and finally a noted fur buyer that were positively “no buffalo in the country anywhere.” I know it would have measured nearly a yard. While moodily debating whether to … Read more