From horses to Ford: as a "domesticated" Wild WestBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/article/from-horses-to-ford-as-a-domesticated-wild-west.html
By the beginning of XX century, the Wild West as a cultural phenomenon has ceased to exist. River of caravans of immigrants became shallow, the land for the most part was already divided between the farmers, the poor Indians were herded into reservations, the dashing of the gang went underground. However, the lifestyle of the people has not changed much. Except that life became calmer.
The wonderful pictures of the famous American photographer Russell Lee made in the 1930-1940-ies, the attributes of the new century begin to break through the thick densely-rooted past, but remain in the shadows.
A favorite pastime of American farmers Rodeo.
The crowd gathers around the men, which distributes surplus goods. The city of St. Johns, Arizona.