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Shooting Back

Shooting Back

Our readers remind us of the variables and vagaries of historic truths, “well-established” facts, headlines and historical photographs. The Oklahoma...

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The Best Smirk in the West

The Best Smirk in the West

You only have to look at the smirk on Sharlot Hall’s face to know she just bested nasty men who thought women didn’t belong in photos like this—the...

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Shooting Back

Shooting Back

The Real History of a Handcart When True West lands in my mailbox, I turn first to “Truth Be Known” for its wisdom and wit, then I flip to the great...

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Home on the Range

Home on the Range

For four decades, former Nebraska homesteader-turned-frontier photographer Solomon D. Butcher posed homesteader families and their livestock in...

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