Buffalo Nickel

Five Cent Indian Head- Buffalo Nickle Black Diamond was born in 1893 of a bull and cow given to the zoo by Barnum and Bailey (most reports claim his age to be 20 at the time of his demise) The popular Indian Head, or Buffalo, five-cent coin (nickel) was introduced February 22, 1913 Although aficionados prefer the name Buffalo Nickel, the official name of the coin is the Five Cent Indian Head. 1913. Designed by James Earle Fraser, a student of legendary sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the Indian Head/Buffalo nickel design showcases the native beauty of the American West. In a … Read more

1914

<< Previous  Next>> / The Kinsley Graphic Kinsley Kansas, Jan 1, 1914  Profits in Bones. From the Hutchinson News. The Santa Fe handled a shipment this week which reminded one of the similar shipments made frequently forty years ago. It was a car of bones picked up on the prairie. John Seaberg and Peter Neufeld, who live above the hills in McPherson County, gathered the bones and at odd times within a couple of weeks, they succeeded In gathering up a carload of the bones, which had whitened on the prairie, in pastures and on stock farms. The shipment of … Read more