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1. A Bit of Nature A Bit of Nature June/15/1897 Illustrations (by Will Weber, "one of Kansas City's most gifted artists") and poem by local poet Robert Wiziarde about cowboys.

2. A Day with Dan Casement A Day with Dan Casement September 1, 1949 Author tells of his visit with rancher Dan Casement who lived in the "rich bottom lands of the Big Blue, near Manhattan, Kas." Includes an aerial view of the Juniata Farm in the Kansas Flint Hills.

3. Bill Fossett Bill Fossett Winter 2001 Biographical article about W. D. Fossett, or Bill Fossett (1851-1940), "a frontiersman, pioneer, detective and marshal" in "Old West" Kansas and Oklahoma (then Indian Territory). Native of New York moving...

4. Cowboy Cookery Cowboy Cookery January 1, 1946 Article provides an in-depth examination of the food, meals, and cooking techniques commonly used to feed a traditional cowboy outfit. In the case of cattle drives and round-ups, meals were prepared for...

5. Custer's Last Fight Custer's Last Fight January 11, 1908 Short notice of a drama to open at the Gilliss Theater featuring both General Custer and Buffalo Bill. This company carries forty people, a car load of special scenery, horses and dogs. In the company...

6. Dan D. Casement: Viking on a Sea of Grass Dan D. Casement: Viking on a Sea of Grass December//1959 Biographical article making up the entire issue on Dan Dillon "Deever" Casement, or Dan Casement (1868-1953), of Kansas, a "cowboy, stockman, philosopher, soldier, author, individualist, railroad builder...

7. Drunk Driving or Dry Run? Cowboys and Alcohol on the Cattle Trail Drunk Driving or Dry Run? Cowboys and Alcohol on the Cattle Trail Spring 2007 Alcohol was abundant in the trail towns of the 19th century. Most of the cattle drives came up from Texas, and the state had a reputation for hearty drinking and violence. But did the cowboys drink to...

8. Emigrant Life in Kansas Emigrant Life in Kansas July/3/1886 Book review of "Emigrant Life in Kansas" by Percy Ebbutt about the English book author's emigration to Morris County, Kansas (centering on Junction City, Kansas) in 1871 and experiences of pioneer life...

9. Frank Harris, A Literary Trail Driver Frank Harris, A Literary Trail Driver Summer//2002 The author of this article points out some of the inaccuracies by author Frank Harris as far as his remembering his earlier days (1870s) as a cowboy and trail driver in this book of his reminiscences....

10. Genuine Cowboys Captured Alive Genuine Cowboys Captured Alive July, 2005 Article includes historic photographs of various true "cowboys," in an effort to establish what the "most popular American folk hero" really looked like.

11. Hit the Trail Hit the Trail April 1, 2006 Special illustrated advertising section describing historical and contemporary destinations along the Chisholm Trail, from Brownsville, Texas to Abilene, Kansas. Includes a map, resource guide with contact...

12. Home on the Range Home on the Range July 2007 Written by Dr. Brewster Higley in 1870 in Smith County, Kansas, "Home on the Range" became the official state song of Kansas on June 30, 1947. His poem was called "My Western Home" and the words were similar...

13. Insurgents and Guerillas, Cowboys and Indians, Lions and Tigers and Bears: Film and History in Kansas Insurgents and Guerillas, Cowboys and Indians, Lions and Tigers and Bears: Film and History in Kansas and the Great Plains Summer 2009 Tom Prasch, professor of history at Washburn University, has compiled a set of film reviews covering a variety of topics involving Kansas including westerns, documentaries, and futuristic films.

14. Kansas City and the American Legion Kansas City and the American Legion October 1921 Article about plans for the dedication event of the Liberty Memorial with the American Legion, World War I officials from America and abroad, and other festivities, including cowboys and Indians, flying...

15. Major League City: Major League Baseball's Inauspicious Start in K. C. Major League City: Major League Baseball's Inauspicious Start in K. C. May 2000 Article about "the Kansas City Unions, Kansas City's first professional sports team," one of the "34 so-called major league baseball franchises in America" in the 1880s besides the National League. Organized...

16. Tales of the Kansas Cow Towns [The Buffalo Hunters, Part Three] Tales of the Kansas Cow Towns [The Buffalo Hunters, Part Three] November/8/1930 Photos and article (third in a series of four articles) about Wyatt Earp's travels in the Kansas prairies in the early 1870s, highlighting his early law enforcement experiences with cowboys and outlaws...

17. The 50 Greatest Books on the American West The 50 Greatest Books on the American West October, 2003 Article lists contributors' choices of the 50 books most crucial to understanding westward expansion and pioneer life. The books address subjects such as the fur trade, agriculture, criminal violence,...

18. The Cowboys The Cowboys November//1991 Article about the Homestead Youth Rodeo School "southwest of 115th Street and Kill Creek Road in far western Johnson County."

19. The Dock Riders The Dock Riders July-August//1976 Article about the fading tradition of genuine "cowboys" at the Stockyards, with history of the cattle trails and livestock industry into and out of Kansas City.

20. The Endless Trail of the "End of the Trail" The Endless Trail of the "End of the Trail" Fall//2001 Photos and article about the "End of the Trail" statue of a dying Indian sculpted by James Earle Fraser in 1915 and kept at the National Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City as "the archetypal figure of...