May 2007

Features

Western Books & Movies

toughtowns

Tough Towns

hardandnoblelives

Hard and Noble Lives

boomtownsaloons

Boomtown Saloons

frontiers

Frontiers

riobravo

Rio Bravo/ The Cowboys

yellowstone

Yellowstone Denied

johnbarmstrong

John B. Armstrong: Texas Ranger and Pioneer Ranchman

arizonasheriffs

Arizona Sheriffs

fateworsethan

A Fate Worse Than Death

blackhats

Black Hats

canyonofbones

The Canyon of Bones

wild_indigo

Wild Indigo

bigvalley

The Big Valley Season Two, Vol. 1

ciscokid

Cisco Kid

westerns

Spanakopita Western

great_mormon

The Great Mormon Cricket Fly-Fishing Festival

Broken Trail Spin-Offs

Moses Taite’s War

Garrett's book is bunk, Burns’ revived the Kid and Wallis' latest bio tells the whole truth.

An Endless Attraction to Billy

fromhondotobig

From Hondo to Big Ike

vengeancemoon

Vengeance Moon

califgoldrush

The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War

onlocation

On Location!

greattrainrob

Great Train Robberies of the Old West

followingroyalrd

Following the Royal Road

amarillo

Amarillo: The Story of a Western Town

lonestarlawman

Lone Star Lawman

ballotsandbullets

BALLOTS AND BULLETS: The Bloody County Seat Wars of Kansas

westerns

The Reel, not Real, Jesse James in Film

downinthevalley

Bandidas

speadingtheword

Spreading the Word

givememountains

Give Me Mountains For My Horses

sunsettrail

Sunset Trail

undersunsetrim

Under the Sunset Rim

texasshowdown

Texas Showdown

More In This Issue

john wayne

On the Trail of John Wayne

classicgunfights

The Tale of the Empty Chamber

storiesbehindsong

Stories Behind the Song

womenofwest

Honoring Mothers and Fathers

shootingfromhip

Weapons as Art

preservation

Preservation: Splish Splash Bath

collecting

Not a Leg to Stand On

The Hottest Old West Collectibles of 2006.

Collecting the West Roundup

Wyoming is definitely Mountain Man Country.

Rendezvous Deja Vu

Harry Young, a bartender at the #10 Saloon in Deadwood, was present when Wild Bill Hickok was killed. In a 1915 book, Young claimed that Hickok lost his last hand to William Massie, Kings full to four 7s. So what is the source of the Dead Man’s Hand of Ac

whatsitlike

Deadwood, SD

toptenmuseums

Top 10 Western Museums of 2007

roadtrip

Sacking Lawrence

Where can I find a definitive biography on Jim Miller?

In El Paso on August 19, 1895, did John Selman shoot Hardin in the back of the head, as many believe, or did he shoot him in the face, as Selman swore?

What insurance companies cover Old West re-enactment groups?

I own an 1883 photo taken in Hunter’s Hot Springs, Montana, that supposedly shows Wyatt and Morgan Earp, Teddy Roosevelt, Butch Cassidy, Judge Roy Bean and other notables. Is it legit?

What can you tell us about the movie lot called Cudia City in Phoenix, Arizona? The TV series 26 Men was shot there.

renegaderds

Tracking the Great Bear

classicgunfight

One Man With Courage Makes A Majority

womenofwest

No Compromise with War

shootingfromhip

Ugly Ducklings of Frontier Six-shooters

preservation

Preservation: Roll Along, Wagon Train

Quantrill takes us to Lawrence, Kansas, and Missouri.

Sacking Lawrence

Butt kickin' rodeo cowgirls who inspired True West's #1 Museum of 2007.

Queen of Country Swing’s Tough Mamas

collectingwest

A Gun Exchanged for Billy the Kid’s Mare

manthatwontbend

A Man That Won’t Bend

If John Wayne was granted deferment from military service during WWII because he had a large family, wouldn’t this make him a draft dodger?

What can you tell me about hat cords in the frontier military?

What pistol did Wild Bill Hickok favor?

whatsitlike

St. Joseph, MO

storiesbehindsong

Stories Behind the Song

roadtrip

Trailing the First Indian Person

ATM Update: Hunnewell, KS

What can you tell me about Cimarron, New Mexico?