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The photography of Robert Dawson

Date: October 1, 2011

Robert Dawson's love of the West began when he was a young boy growing up in Texas and has led him to photograph some of the most beauti...

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Images from the Glass Photographic Plates of the Artist of the Californio

Date: October 1, 2011

In July of 1899, the renaissance publisher, editor and artist, Charles F. Lummis wrote of a new artist he was using to illustrate his ma...

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When your family’s home and business have barely changed in a century, what happens when you see your livelihood dwindling even as you watch your grandkids growing up?

Date: October 1, 2011

Waters flowing down the east slopes of Johnson Mesa, east of Raton, form the Dry Cimarron River as it passes the Folsom Man archaeologic...

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Rocking “K” Custom Leather: Rocks Rally 2011 at the Harley-Davidson Museum

Date: October 1, 2011

It was just shy of a year ago that Howard Knight, master leather artist and designer, was given the word that he and his work would be s...

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Leaving Fear Behind

Date: October 1, 2011

Fear is something that I deal with a lot in my work with horses. It can be something just so overwhelming it can permeate your entire li...

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Muleteer on the Edge of the World

Date: October 1, 2011

"The Grand Canyon is not solitude. It is a living, moving,

pulsating being, ever changing in form and color…pinnacles and

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Our National Archives

Date: October 1, 2011

A trip to the U.S. National Archives is a magic journey through the history of our nation and it is as close as your computer or iPad.

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The “Pulp” that outlived them all.

Date: October 1, 2011

Ranch Romances is known far and wide as the most famous of the Western romance pulps. But it was a lot more than that: it was the pulp m...

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Around Big Horn, Wyoming, ranching and polo have intertwined for more than a century, producing along the way some of the toughest horses in the country.

Date: October 1, 2011

When one thinks of Wyoming, cowboys come to mind. Polo, a hunt-seat discipline associated with exotic, foreign locales, likely does not....

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A Pictorial Remembrance

Date: October 1, 2011

Beloved vaquero artist John Edward Borein (1872 - 1945) liked nothing more than to rope with his friends. Probably more than any other a...

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The Oklahoma craftsman builds saddles with the working cowboy in mind.

Date: October 1, 2011

If not careful, a man's craft can become his master. Thanks mainly to a decision he made a few years back, Jeff Wade has avoided becomin...

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Grant Golliher shares life lessons through the medium of horses

Date: October 1, 2011

A feeling nags horseman Grant Golliher. Inside, where heart and soul and intuition intersect, something tells him he is not doing enough...

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Montana Pack Service Wrangler charges a grizzly to save a young boy near Glacier National Park

Date: October 1, 2011

A young woman on a big horse charged out of the pack of grizzly bear stories this summer near Glacier National Park. In a cloud of dust,...

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The Story of An Undocumented Speech

Date: October 1, 2011

Did Millard Fillmore install the first bathtub in the White House? Did Betsy Ross make the first American flag at the request of George ...

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An upcoming western art show pays tribute to cowboy author Teddy Blue Abbott and honors his friendship with the great Charlie Russell

Date: October 1, 2011

More than a year ago, Weatherford, Texas, artist Teal Blake began to develop a concept for a unique art show, one that would feature the...

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Wild Rags

Date: October 1, 2011

Long a staple of the traditional cowboy's wardrobe, the silk wild rag serves as a personal insulator, wicking away moisture and providin...

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A Billings, Montana, ranch changes for the better the lives of at-risk kids.

Date: October 1, 2011

Since its inception in 1957, the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch has provided psychiatric residential treatment for emotionally trouble...

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