PHOTOS: WHAT DID WYOMING LIFE LOOK LIKE IN THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY
Written by Terry Michael on July 20, 2021
Do you ever wonder about Wyoming in the past? How it all started? How people lived in the early twentieth century? Lora Webb Nichols received a gift of a Kodak camera for her sixteenth birthday. Between 1899 and her death, in 1962, Nichols created and collected some twenty-four thousand negatives documenting life in her small Wyoming town of Encampment, whose fortunes boomed and then busted along with the region’s copper mines. Sit back and enjoy the past photos of the great state of Wyoming courtesy of the NEW YORKER magazine.