June 2015

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The Cowboys Lament: The Kansas Origin of a Western Classic

abilene1875-blog

Lawman Tom Carson

bat-masterson-blog

Bat Masterson

John-Steinbecks-Trail

Steinbeck’s Trail

temple-houston-blog

Temple Houston

stagecoach-butterfield-overland-blog

Stagecoach Stations

the-spirit-is-willing-blog

Where Magic Meets the West: The Para-Western

wheeler-rifle-blog

Henry Wheeler’s Rifle

trinidad_escalante_swilling_schumaker_1920s-blog

The “First Lady” of Phoenix

LARGE_Sam-Peckinpah-with-his-Garrett-and-Billy_James-Coburn-Garett-_Kris-Kristofferson-Billy

The Faults Do Not Matter

lola-montezl-blog

Lola Montez

flyover-people-blog

Flyover No More: The Heart of the West is in Emporia, Kansas

monuments-to-custer-and-his-men-blog

Battle of The Little Bighorn Reenactment

earp-blog

Wyatt Earp in Ellsworth

buffalo-soldier-blog

The Female Buffalo Soldier

stagecoach-blog

Stagecoach Travel

Kill-on-McSween-illustrated-by-Bob-Boze-Bell

Billy’s Backyard Breakout Billy the Kid vs Peppin’s Posse

hamer-blog

Frank Hamer

judge-roy-bean-blog

Kill the Steer to Prove the Point

nate-champion-blog

Nate Champion

the-searchers-screenshot-blog

The Searchers: Seeking Cinema History in Monument Valley

peabody-blog

Endicott Peabody

bleeding-kansas-goose-question-blog

The “Goose Question”

Grass-Vallley_California_historical-photos

There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills

hard-rock-miners-blog

Jerome Fire

dead-pancho-villa-falling-out-of-car-june8-blog

The Lie of Villa’s Last Words

give-your-heart-to-the-hawks-blog

Summer Reading: Give Your Heart to a Classic

folliard-blog

A Hard End

lone star texas rising

Texas Rising, the Alamo, Davey Crockett and John Wayne

nellie-cashman-blog

Nellie Cashman

cheerwine-vinegar-pie-blog

Vinegar Pie

Horace Greely-Go-west-young-man

Go West, Young Man?

marty-stuart-and-fabulous-superlatives-copyright-stuart-rosebrook-blog

Country Star Marty Stuart Honors the Duke and the Lakota

pink-higgins-blog

Pink Higgins

lips-that-touch-liquor-blog

Dry Kansas!

butch-blog

Butch Cassidy Wants Out

john-wayne-birthplace-museum-ribbon-cutting-copyright-stuart-rosebrook-blog

A Homecoming for the Duke in Winterset, Iowa

kit-carson-blog

Kit Carson: History and the Myth

Sundance-and-the-Wild-Bunch-Hit-the-Union-Pacific-oil-by-Andy-Thomas

Wild Wilcox Robbery

soddie-blog

Bricks of Earth

bitter-creek-charlie-pierce-blog

Bitter Creek Newcomb and Charley Pierce

hopkins-blog

Charles Hopkins’ Rampage

pima-women-gathrering-saguaro-fruit-by-edward-curtis-loc-3c01252r-blog

Legends & Lies, Icons, Billy the Kid and Saguaros

winged-victory-by-russell-houston-blog

Winged Victory

ann-eliza-young-blog

Doing the “Unthinkable”

Philippe-Regis-de-Trobriand-has-pulled-the-troopers-back.

Combating a Prairie Fire

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Memorial Day in the City of Angels

wyoming-territorial-prison-blog

Life in the Wyoming Territorial Prison

simpson-blog

Ray Simpson and the McCarty Gang

hooper-springs-national-archives-17-0138a-blog

Cold Beer? Whiskey? How about a Hooper Spring Soda Water!

burt-alvord-blog

They Went Thataway

Shoshone-warrior-Leaping-Panther,tack-decorated-pipe-tomahawk

An Axe of War

Kenny-Rogers_The-Gambler-movie-poster

Inside Straight

Homemade-Horseradish-Kills-horses

The Bitter Truth

Gary-Martinson-loves-buffalo

The Biggest Buffalo Buff

The Outlaw Trail

Canada-Bill_Soapy-Smith

The Greatest of Confidence Men

Owehee-War_Hill-Beachy_Silver-City-Mine

War Under the Mountain

john waynes brother

I know British soldiers wore pith helmets in Africa and India, but why did Mexican Revolution Gen. Pancho Villa wear one?

john waynes brother

In the 1980 movie Tom Horn, starring Steve McQueen, Horn has a run-in with heavyweight boxing champion John L. Sullivan. Did that truly happen?

john waynes brother

How many horses have been injured during filming of Hollywood Westerns?

john waynes brother

Was the Apache Kid never caught?

Bill-Brooks-Western-Author-book-review

Author Bill Brooks Shares His Love of Great Westerns

White Comanche

Rough Drafts 6/15

john waynes brother

What is the legend of El Tiradito?

Esther-Ross-Portrait_USS-Arizona

Esther Ross

Skullduggery-Secrets-and-Murders-by-Bill-Neal

Old West CSI

Joe-the-Slave-who-became-an-Alamo-legend-by-Ron-Jackson_Lee-Spencer-White_Phil-Collins

An Alamo Legend for All Generations

The-Creation-of-the-Cowboy-hero-by-Jeremy-Agnew

On the Trail of the American Buckaroo

Motoring-West-by-Peter-Blodgett

Early Kicks Motoring West

True-West-Western-Roundup-Events-June-2015

June 2015 Events

Win-and-Meredith-Blevins

Win Blevins

john waynes brother

Did Clay Allison get in a gunfight with Deputy Sheriff Charles Faber?

The-Gray-Fox-by-Paul-Magi

Crook’s Western Destiny