May 2015

More In This Issue

buck-taylor-blog

Buck Taylor: King of the Cowboys

nellie_bly_journalist-blog

Daredevil, Reporter, Feminist

major-dundee-blog

The Legend of Sam and Major Dundee

bill-mcdonald-blog

“One Riot, One Ranger”

El-Paso_TX-Concordia-Cemetery_notorius-gunman-John-Wesley-Hardin

Hell Paso

hygiene in the old west frontier-life-blog

Hygiene in the Old West

dan-tipton-blog

Dan Tipton’s Grave

wash-day-on-the-frontier-blog

The Most Detested Day on the Frontier

nationalhistory_togus_480x330-blog

When Johnny Came Marching Home Again

hangingwindmill-blog

Hanging Windmill

arbuckles-coffee-blog

Arbuckle’s Coffee

pow-wow-dance-at-sheridan-inn-174491pr-blog

Dancing at the Sheridan Inn

luisa_ronstadt_espinel-blog

The First Ronstadt Superstar

birth-of-an-outlaw-billy-the-kid

The Birth of an Outlaw

spring-flooding-at-roosevelt-dam-1915-loc-3c06345r-blog

The Real Bonanza: Water in the Desert

bat-masterson-blog

Bat Masterson Meets his Maker

grant-wheeler-train-robber-blog

Flying Pesos

victor-hall-blog

Victor Hall

long-branch-saloon-in-1874-blog

Gunfighters Didn’t Always Shoot Straight

red-man-chew-blog

Play Ball! Indian Chief Trading Cards

mothers_day_ideas-blog

Mother’s Day Revisited

single-action-bisley-blog

Pancho Villa’s Guns

north-bend-robbery-blog

The North Bend Robbery

Erwin-E-Smith-Old-West-Texas-photographer

Erwin E. Smith

powers-war-poster-blog

Power’s War: New Film Investigates Arizona’s Deadliest Gunfight

sundance-kid-1-blog

The Sundance Kid

showlow-blog

Show Low vs a Straight Flush

max-portrait-blog

New Mexico to Honor Author Max Evans

long-branch-saloon-in-1874-blog

Gunfighter Marksmanship

sacagawea-blog

What a Teenager

judge-isaac-parker-blog

Hanging Judge Isaac Parker

Classic-Gunfights_McCarty-Gang_W-Ray-Simpson

Dust-Up in Delta

jack-swilling-blog

Jack Swilling

cheyenne-club-blog

Opulence, Your Name is Cheyenne

confederate-general-kirby-smith-loc-06080r-blog

The War’s not Over ’Til It’s Over

shakespeare-new-mexico-blog

Russian Bill

james_coburn_the_californians_1959-blog

Western Star James Coburn Posthumous Honors

bill-carver-blog

Bill Carver and the Skunk

Texas-Rising_Brendan-Fraser_Bill-Paxton

Texas Rangers Epic Event

homesteading-blog

Oh, The Homestead

john-escapule-blog

John Escapule

terresita-blog

She Rests in Arizona

hiram-whitley-blog

King of the Counterfeiters

sultana-library-of-congress-blog

America’s Titanic Tragedy on the Mississippi River

andy-blevins-cooper-blog

Andy Cooper

Arikara-scout-Bloody-Knife

Saddle Rifle Extraordinaire

1000-white-women-blog

What an Idea

matt-warner-blog

Matt Warner’s Speakeasy

the-poachers-daughter-blog

True West Contributor Honored with Western Heritage Award

tombstone-allen-street-blog

John “Pie” Allen

pioneer-woman-blog

Pioneer Women

az-outlaws-and-lawmen-blog

No Spin: Real West, Real History from True West’s Marshall Trimble

William-Eddy-and-Mary-Ann-Graves-by-Illustrator-Andy-Thomas

Snowshoeing with the Donner Party

Buffalo-Bills-Dagger

Buffalo Bill’s Disputed Dagger

Shoshone-Falls-and-Snake-River-Canyon

Idaho Celebrates 125 Years of Statehood

Boomer-leader-David-Payne-camp-on-Stillwater-CreekBoomer-leader-David-Payne-camp-on-Stillwater-Creek

A Boomer Sooner Goes South

Billy the Kid

Billy Bonney’s Bad Bucks

Billy the Kid

Billy the Irish

Billy the Kid

“Hello, Bob.”

Billy the Kid

Seeking the Creation of the Kid’s Death Record

Billy the Kid

Is This a Photograph of Billy Playing Croquet?

How Did Henry Get His Alias?

How Did the Kid Get the Gun?

A Smatter of Smearcase

Joe-Sughrue-stands-next-to-the-Cowboy-Statue

Cement Cowboy Nearly Dies

George-Maledon-Prince-of-Hangmen

The Prince of Hangmen?

john waynes brother

Did naturally burning coal mines exist in the Old West?

john waynes brother

What’s the story behind Wild Bill Hickok’s gunfight with a couple of soldiers in Hays City, Kansas?

john waynes brother

What kind of restaurants existed in the Old West?

Crooks-men-on-the-field-along-Whitewood-Creek_Dakota-Territory

A Campaign from Hell

/Frontiersmen-and-their-weapons

Armed to Survive

john waynes brother

After the Homestead Act, how did early settlers stake out their land?

Buffalo-Bill-and-the-Indians-by-Robert-Altman

Buffalo Bill And The Indians

Historian-M-John-Lubetkin

On The Trail Of Custer

Durnago-Blues-Train

May 2015 Events

Charley-Sundays-Texas-Outfit-by-Stephan-Lodge

Two-Fisted Texas Ranger Action

Dan-Piraro-Cartoonist

Dan Piraro

Alexis-in-America--A-Russian-Grand-Dukes-Tour_1871-1872_by-Lee-A.-Farrow

A Russian Duke Out West

john waynes brother

Were there brothel inspectors in the Old West?

Owen-Wister-and-the-West_by-Gary-Scharnhorst-cover

Wister’s Trails West

SF_buffalo-bill-Irma-hotel_cody,-wyoming

Get a Room! Historic Western Hotels and Saloons Recall the Golden Era of the West

Saloons,-Prostitutes-and-Temperance-in-Alaska-Territory-by-Catherine-Holder-Spud

Wild Times on the Alaska Frontier

The-Long-High-Noon-by-Loern-D-Estleman_cover

The End of the West

Billy-the-Kid_Still-Riding-High_-by-Bob-Boze-Bell

“What if everything we know about Billy the Kid is wrong?”

red-lopez

Raphael “Red” Lopez

jerome-az-blog

That Would be Mrs. Jerome, Thank You

Rough Drafts 5/15