January 2014

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Curtis’s Big Dream


The Lawman & the Land Rush


Hard Living: Elmore Leonard’s West

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How do we know the tintype photo is really of Billy the Kid?

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Did some cowboys dig up a corpse and pour whiskey down his throat?

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I have seen several photos on the Internet claiming to be of Doc Holliday, however, many of the facial features don’t match up. What gives?

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In the Pancho Villa photograph, who is the man peering over Gen. John “Black Jack” Pershing’s left shoulder? Huge wager on this! Your input, please.

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How common was postmortem photography in the Old West?

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True West’s Best Western Books of 2013

I saw comparison photos of Etta Place and Ann Bassett, and they look identical to me. Was Ann Etta?

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True West’s Best Western Wear for 2014


True West’s Best Art & Collectibles of 2013


True West’s Best Heritage Travel for 2014

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Buffalo Gal


True West’s Best of the West 2014 Winners


Shoot-out at Stinking Springs


True West’s Best Firearms for 2014


Forrest Fenn’s Other Treasure

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Robert G. McCubbin


January 2014 Events

100 Best Historical Photos American Old West

100 Best Historical Photos of the American West

True West’s Best Movies, TV Series & DVDs of 2013

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Who are the men in the “mystery photo” that claims to feature some of the Old West’s most famous gunfighters at Hunter’s Hot Springs in Montana?