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1. What I Remember of Virginia Bridger Wachsmann-Hahn What I Remember of Virginia Bridger Wachsmann-Hahn September 1968 Reminiscences about Jim Bridger and his daughter, Virginia Bridger Wachsmann-Hahn, or Virginia Wachsmann, discussing disputes over accuracy of Jim's character and actions, including a 1923 motion picture,...

2. Westward America Westward America 1942 Copy of a painting of Fort Bridger by William H. Jackson.

3. Washakie--Chief of the Shoshones, Father-in-Law of James Bridger Washakie--Chief of the Shoshones, Father-in-Law of James Bridger September//1968 Article about Jim Bridger's relationship to Washakie, chief of the Shoshone Indians of Montana, starting with Bridger's marriage to his daughter, Little Fawn, in 1850, bringing her back to Dallas, Missouri....

4. Wachsmann Marker at Union Cemetery Wachsmann Marker at Union Cemetery 1968 Louise Davis, great granddaughter of Jim Bridger (right), and Adrienne Christopher at Wachsmann marker, Union Cemetery.

5. Wachsmann Wachsmann Inscription on back: ""Louise, this is my father Wachsmann.""
Photograph taken in Germany by J. Frisch.

6. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Virginia Bridger Wachsmann 1875 Photograph of Virginia Bridger Wachsmann. Picture taken in 1875. Was living on farm near Dallas, Missouri, Jackson County. Daughter of Jim Bridger and his Indian wife from Ute tribe

7. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Virginia Bridger Wachsmann February 19, 1932 Photograph of Virginia Bridger Wachsmann, on right in picture and Mrs. W. S. Metz at Big Horn Hot Spring, Thermopolis, Wyoming Feb. 19, 1932

8. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Photograph of Virginia Bridger Wachsmann with Mr. Charles W. Hel?

9. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Photograph of Virginia Bridger Wachsmann by photographer Gilliland at S. W. Cor. 11th and Walnut.

10. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Virginia Bridger Wachsmann July 1927 Inscription on back of photograph: July 1927, To James Bridger Zane from Aunt Virginia
Brown eyes, grey hair

11. Utah's Official Boogey Man Utah's Official Boogey Man April, 2005 Biographical article describing the life of Orrin Porter Rockwell, a Latter Day Saint pioneer who was known as the "Mormon Assassin" for his alleged role in the attempted murder of Missouri Governor Lilburn...

12. The Yellowstone National Park Historical and Descriptive The Yellowstone National Park Historical and Descriptive 1897 Chapter and appendix of the book about the life of Jim Bridger, the discoverer of the later Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, first observed by him in the early 1840s and known about by him as early...

13. The Old Watts Mill The Old Watts Mill May//1967 Description of the Watts Mill in its heyday in the 1800s, before its cessation of operation in 1942.

14. The Jim Bridger Bridge Opens, Replacing Treacherous Causeway The Jim Bridger Bridge Opens, Replacing Treacherous Causeway July 28, 2004 The former Lydia Bridge which passes over Indian Creek and connects Bannister Road to the Linden Hills neighborhood to the south is now known as the Jim Bridger Bridge. The bridge spans 272 feet and stands...

15. The Far Horizons of Jim Bridger The Far Horizons of Jim Bridger Winter 2003 Originally published in The Denver Post, August 27, 1972, the article portrays a 70 year-old Bridger and reflections on his past.

16. The Autobiography of a Mountain Man 1805-1889 The Autobiography of a Mountain Man 1805-1889 1948, 2007 (Reprint Edition) Brief autobiography by Stephen Hall Meek written before his death in either 1884 or 1889. An introduction and notes have been included with the 2007 edition. Meek writes that he was born in Virginia in...

17. Sweetwater Crossing Sweetwater Crossing August 20, 1923 Inscription on back of photo reads, ""Site of Sweetwater Crossing, taken Aug. 20, 1923 by Albert Park, County Surveyor of Casper, Wyo., Independence Rock in distance. Granite mountains in background. Devil's...

18. Surveying the History of the American West Surveying the History of the American West March 12, 2004 Captioned picture of the bronze statue of frontier scout Jim Bridger placed at the National Frontier Trails Museum in Independence, Missouri. The sculpture was done by Tom Beard and an official dedication...

19. Summer Picnic Aug. 9: Outing to Be in Historic Setting at Red Bridge Summer Picnic Aug. 9: Outing to Be in Historic Setting at Red Bridge Summer//1981 Article about the centennial picnic at Red Bridge honoring Jim Bridger's death in 1881 in Jackson County, with photo and description of Bridger's role on the Santa Fe Trail and in Jackson County as a Westport...

20. Seems Like I Can Recall a Time When.. Seems Like I Can Recall a Time When.. December 1, 1999 Jim Bridger, one of Cowtown's most famous residents, was known far and wide for the tall tales he told about his days as a trader and mountain man roaming the Rocky Mountains