August 2004

Features

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Pike’s Peak or Bust!

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Judging the Peace

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Luck of the Draw

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Legendary Rancher

Western Books & Movies

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Custer’s Last Film

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Right Brain Overload

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Training Painted Paints

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He Speaks the Language

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Why Did The Alamo Flop?

More In This Issue

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I’ve read that Billy the Kid had a brother. What happened to him?

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What is the origin of the phrase, “You bet?”

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Warped Planks and Rattlesnakes

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Duct Taping the West

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The Russians are Coming

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Tumbling Dice Wins Hardin a One-way Ticket to Hell…John Wesley Hardin vs Constable John Selman

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Fighting the Elements

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What were Rawhiders?

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Is it true that the dime novel hero, Deadwood Dick, was really a black cowboy named Nat Love?

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I just watched an old Army cavalry movie, and I’m wondering about the neckerchiefs and trouser stripes. What can you tell me about the cavalry uniforms of the Indian Wars?

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An American Starlet

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Calamity Jane

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Talking the Legs Off a Donkey

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1881 Marlin Rifle

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Following the Nez Perce Trail

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Double E Guest Ranch

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Rex Allen Arizona Cowboy Museum

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While watching Joe Kid and The Journeyman, I’ve noticed the use of Mausers. Was this gun typical of the period?

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Wind River Historical Center

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Can you describe a drover’s typical day on the Long Trail?

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Did cowboys really make tenderfeet “dance” by firing their pistols at their feet as is often shown in old Westerns?

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The Three Charleys

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“I Will Laugh No More While Living”

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Nerves of Steel

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Santos Furniture

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A Pictorial Historian

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Puttin’ the Hirt on Your Head

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Country Crossover Colorado Style

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State of the Union

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Seventh Cavalry Sells High

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Kill Bill

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Digging Up Billy the Kid’s Mother

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Silver J Western Wear

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On the Trail of Wild Bill Hickok

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What did women use as hairspray years ago? Miss Kitty’s hair was always in place.

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When did they stop hanging men for horse theft? Also, what was the penalty after hanging was outlawed?

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Have you heard of West Texas badman Charlie Small?