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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. An Interview With John A. Rodriguez An Interview With John A. Rodriguez 1977-05-19 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded May 19, 1977. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....

3. Bill L. Wormington Bill L. Wormington September 17, 2008 Obituary for Bill L. Wormington who died August 16, 2008, in Hawaii at age 81. He was born October 17, 1926, in Dodge City, Kansas, and grew up in Topeka, Kansas. "Bill was a television pioneer in Kansas...

4. Billy the Kid and Friends Billy the Kid and Friends n.d. Postcard which says: Billy, the Kid, before turning outlaw, with five cronies, who formed first gun club in the Early Days of the West. Postcard from Boot Hill Gift & Curio Shop, Dodge City, Kansas.

5. Deadwood Dick: Thousands of Black Cowboys Played Big Roles in 'Winning the West' Deadwood Dick: Thousands of Black Cowboys Played Big Roles in 'Winning the West' January-February 1975 Vertical file with biographical article and photographic portrait of Deadwood Dick, or Nat Love (1854-1921), an African American cowboy of the Old West. He was born in a slave cabin in Tennessee and moved...

6. Dodge City Cowboy Band Dodge City Cowboy Band 1886 Group portrait of the uniformed Dodge City Cowboy Band posed before the Exposition Building; located at 13th and Agnes. Flag with the band reads: Dodge City Cow Boy Band Presented By Andy J. Snider & Co....

7. Dodge City, Kansas Dodge City, Kansas 1965 View of Boot Hill located in Dodge City, Kansas.

8. Lewis Deardorff Lewis Deardorff March 10, 1905 Biographical sketch of Lewis Deardorff (1830-1892), a builder, realtor, and native of Pennsylvania coming to Kansas City in 1856, "engaged in the general contracting business," with a lumber yard at 11th...

9. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical sketch of J. Vernet Jones, a lawyer born in Dodge City, Kansas, in 1897 and coming to Kansas City in the 1910s before serving in World War I, then returning to practice law with offices in...

10. Northern Cheyenne Warrior Ledger Art Northern Cheyenne Warrior Ledger Art Spring 2012 The last "Indian raid" as it was known as in Kansas occurred in 1878, when a large group of about 350 Northern Cheyenne escaped the Oklahoma territory and fought skirmishes and raided throughout western...

11. Peace Officer's Long Career Bridged Era from Cow Towns to Gangsters Peace Officer's Long Career Bridged Era from Cow Towns to Gangsters May 21,1949 Book review of "Marshal of the Last Frontier" by Zoe Tilghman about her father, William Matthew Tilghman, or William Tilghman (1854-1923 ca.), "[50] years a peace officer on the old frontier." Native of...

12. Portraits of the Plains: The Photographs of F.M. Steele Portraits of the Plains: The Photographs of F.M. Steele Winter 2005-2006 Francis Marion Steele was an itinerant photographer capturing primarily rural, cowboy and ranching scenes of the Great Plains region during the late 19th and early 20th century. States included Kansas,...

13. Q.: Where in Kansas City Did the Gunfighter Luke Short Die, and Was He Buried in Kansas City? Q.: Where in Kansas City Did the Gunfighter Luke Short Die, and Was He Buried in Kansas City? January/14/1996 Biographical article about Luke Short (1854-1893), a law enforcement officer in 19th century Dodge City, Kansas with Wyatt Earp.

14. The Dodge City Peace Commission The Dodge City Peace Commission April 2013 Article provides biographical information for five of eight individuals who posed for a photograph on June 7, 1883, that captured Dodge City's peace commissioners at that time. Three of the eight pictured...

15. The New Encyclopedia of the American West The New Encyclopedia of the American West 1998 Photos and entry about the "great cattle towns of the quarter-century following the Civil War" especially in Kansas and "born of the massive cattle drives from Texas." Description of several towns (Abilene,...

16. Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...

17. Wyatt Earp Wyatt Earp Information about Wyatt Earp (1848-1929), one of the most famous lawmen of the Old West. He was born in Illinois, raised in Iowa, moved to Oklahoma Territory in about 1868 as a hunter and surveyor, and...