March 2004

Features

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Stamp-ede!

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It Ain’t Really Him! . . . Or is it?

Western Books & Movies

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The Truth about Hidalgo

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Man Afraid of His Wife

More In This Issue

Was there ever such a thing as a Buntline Special (12-inch barrel Colt)? If so, do any exist? In this country, they seem to exist only in men’s minds.

When did the Army go from blue uniforms to O.D. (Olive Drab) uniforms?

I’ve wondered how people in the Old West washed their hair. Did they make their own shampoo?

When Gunsmoke’s Marshal Dillon, Doc or Festus visited Miss Kitty’s to have a beer and a steak, would they have been presented with a choice of cuts? And by the way, just what was a “grub steak?”

Did Sheriff Pat Garrett and Wyatt Earp ever meet or have any professional communication? They lived and became famous in the same year. Their jurisdictions were not that far apart, neither in distance nor in time.

Was Buffalo Bill awarded the Medal of Honor?

Do you know who made the cross pistols holster rig worn by Curly Bill in the film Tombstone?

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Paying Tribute to the Man in Black

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Trail Ride Couture

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Eating His Weight in Democrats

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Elkhorn Ranch

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Storyteller of the Native American

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Esther Morris

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Vera’s Life in the Circus was a Zoo

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Hidalgo’s Hardware

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Ancient Pueblo Culture Comes Alive

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Morris Publishing

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Ambush at Guadalupe Pass

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Gun that Killed Jesse James Sets Record

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Four Rivers Cultural Center

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Dodging Fakes