The Resource The real wild west : the 101 Ranch and the creation of the American West, Michael Wallis

The real wild west : the 101 Ranch and the creation of the American West, Michael Wallis

Label
The real wild west : the 101 Ranch and the creation of the American West
Title
The real wild west
Title remainder
the 101 Ranch and the creation of the American West
Statement of responsibility
Michael Wallis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Founded in 1893, the 101 Ranch was famous across the country for its touring Wild West shows, which featured countless cowboys and cowgirls, including Buffalo Bill, Geronimo, and Bill Pickett. The 101 Ranch show came to embody the spirit of the frontier for the entire nation. The Miller brothers, who owned the ranch, also found themselves involved in the formation of Hollywood and western movies, and the ranch produced many of the earliest western film stars, including Tom Mix and Buck Jones."--BOOK JACKET. "Colonel George Washington Miller, the founder of the 101, participated in cattle drives, and Wallis follows Miller from Kentucky through Missouri and Kansas and into the Cherokee Outlet in northern Oklahoma, where he founded the 101 Ranch on the banks of the Salt Fork of the Arkansas River."--BOOK JACKET. "The massive popular interest in the West also sparked a growth in western movies, and the Miller brothers were there to participate. Dozens of Hollywood's earliest films were shot on location at the ranch, and many of the 101 Ranch cowboys starred in these motion pictures."--BOOK JACKET. "Wallis also portrays the origins of the mass entertainment industry that flourishes today, and shows how this industry helped to undo the West of reality and preserve it as a popular mythology. Full of incredible characters and unbelievable stories, this is an evocative reflection of the story of America itself."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
976.6/24
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F704.A15
LC item number
W34 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
The real wild west : the 101 Ranch and the creation of the American West, Michael Wallis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [611]-624) and index
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Contents
  • Hear the Wind Blow.
  • A Vanishing Breed.
  • Portrait: Hollywood Buckaroos and the Gower Gulch Gang
  • Ch. 34.
  • Where the West Commences.
  • Portrait: Saturday's Heroes and Heroines
  • Ch. 35.
  • Trail's End.
  • Final Portrait: Nothing But Cowboys, Cowgirls, and Indians
  • Portrait: Under the Black Flag
  • Ch. 4.
  • Kentucky Farewell.
  • Portrait: The South's Avenging Angel
  • Ch. 5.
  • California Bound.
  • Portrait: Ned Buntline
  • Ch. 6.
  • Home on the Range.
  • Introduction: The Hundred and One
  • Portrait: "Wild Bill"
  • Ch. 7.
  • Prairie City.
  • Portrait: The Bandit Queen
  • Ch. 8.
  • Gone to Texas.
  • Portrait: Jesse Chisholm's Trail
  • Ch. 9.
  • Trails South.
  • Portrait: The Hanging Judge, Frontier Vigilantes, and Stone-cold Killers
  • Ch. 1.
  • Ch. 10.
  • San Saba Country.
  • Portrait: Cowboys
  • Ch. 11.
  • The Cowboy's Dream.
  • Portrait: Standing Bear: Chief of the Poncas
  • Ch. 12.
  • The First Cow Town in Kansas.
  • Portrait: Miss Molly: The Kentucky Connection
  • Ch. 13.
  • Kentucky Home.
  • The Salt Fork of the Arkansas.
  • Portrait: Boomer Sooner
  • Ch. 14.
  • "101"
  • Portrait: Devil's Rope
  • Ch. 15.
  • Where the Coyotes Howl.
  • Portrait: Ride 'em, Cowboy
  • Ch. 16.
  • Riding the Home Range.
  • Portrait: Daniel Boone: America's First "Cowboy"
  • Portrait: The Big Die-Up
  • Ch. 17.
  • Land of the Fair God.
  • Portrait: Shanghai Pierce
  • Ch. 18.
  • The Run of '93.
  • Portrait: The Great White City
  • Ch. 19.
  • Shades of Gray.
  • Portrait: "56"
  • Ch. 2.
  • Ch. 20.
  • Lords of the Prairie.
  • Portrait: Buffalo Man
  • Ch. 21.
  • Full Circle.
  • Portrait: The Yaller Dog
  • Ch. 22.
  • The Miller Brothers.
  • Portrait: The World's First Cowgirl Meets the Cherokee Kid
  • Ch. 23.
  • Rebel Child.
  • A State of Mind.
  • Portrait: King of the Cowboys
  • Ch. 24.
  • Oklahoma's Gala Day.
  • Portrait: Bill Pickett: The Dusky Demon
  • Ch. 25.
  • Show Time.
  • Portrait: Pawnee Bill
  • Ch. 26.
  • "Going Up"
  • Portrait: P.T. Barnum Invents the Wild West
  • Portrait: Jane Woodend: Fence Rider
  • Ch. 27.
  • Spinning Wheels.
  • Portrait: The Band Played On
  • Ch. 28.
  • Hard Knocks.
  • Portrait: Princess Wenona: The California Girl
  • Ch. 29.
  • South of the Border.
  • Portrait: Willie-Cries-for-War
  • Ch. 3.
  • Ch. 30.
  • Creating the West.
  • Portrait: Coney Island
  • Ch. 31.
  • California Dreaming.
  • Portrait: Bison 101
  • Ch. 32.
  • Inceville.
  • Portrait: Hollywood-on-the-Arkansas
  • Ch. 33.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii 652 p., [48] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312192860
Lccn
98050522
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), 1 map
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344672
System control number
OCM40305646

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