May 2011

Features

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The Charms of Ranch Life

July 2011 Events

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Woolies & Chinks

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Buckskin Bessie Treasures

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The Legacy of C.B. Irwin and the Y-6 Ranch

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How long did the Old West wagon train era last?

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Where did the term “buffaloing” originate?

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What can you tell me about the “Orphan Train?”

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Why does John Wayne appear to have a large caliber bullet in his belt?

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Was beer as popular in the Old West as movies make it out to be?

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Who is Chief Buffalo Hump?

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Was there such a thing as a .24 caliber pistol in the Old West?

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The West’s Best Breakfasts

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The Indian Agent

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The Contract Surgeon

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Mission Creek

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Cattle King for a Day

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Come and Get It: The Saga of Western Dinnerware

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Tracing the Santa Fe Trail

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Aileen & Roy: From Sod House to State House

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Hell on the Range

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Don’t Make Me Go to Town: Ranchwomen of the Texas Hill Country

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Dude Ranching in Yellowstone Country

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Outlaw Ranch

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Enid, Oklahoma

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Barry Corbin

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What to Do with a Frontier Fort on Your Ranch

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National Historic Trails Bucket List

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Guns with True Grit

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Following Dinosaur Tracks in the West

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Women Writing the West

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Texas Kids Revolt

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The Exploding Tortilla

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Strychnine, Hollywood Style

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From the Bloody Earth: Wine?

June 2011 Events

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1912’s The Invaders

Nero Clues Us In

Civil War on TCM

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The Deputy: The Complete Series

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Wagon Train: The Complete Season Two

May 2011 Events

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How prevalent was “pot” in the West?

How did 19th-century government land grants to the railroads work?

Why did Gene Autry carry a two-gun rig minus one holster?

When did the practice of branding livestock begin in the U.S.?

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What’s the difference between a marshal and a sheriff?

Did early Westerns actually film at night or just close down the lens?

Commodore Perry Owens vs. The Blevins Boys.

The Blevins Boys are in the House