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True tales of old-time Kansas

Author: David Dary
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"Rollicking, adventurous, touching. Whether the reader invests only a few minutes at a time or finishes the book at one sitting, he is in for a lot of fun."--American West'Fascinating tales set down succinctly and excitingly. There are stories of lost treasure and sudden riches, of outlaws and sheriffs, of massacres and heroics.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Dary, David.
True tales of old-time Kansas.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 1984
(OCoLC)891421512
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Dary
ISBN: 070060250X 9780700602506
OCLC Number: 11026237
Description: ix, 322 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Over the trails: Milt Bryan's adventure on the Santa Fe Trail; The massacre on Walnut Creek; A ride for life; The crazy bet of F. X. Aubry; Windwagons and Samuel Peppard; Bill Cody and the pony express; The Battle of Coon Creek; The story of Daniel Blue --
Buried treasure on the plains: The Big Springs treasure; The Du Pratz Gold Mine; Don Antonio José Chavez's treasure; Jesus M. Martinez's treasure; The Dutch oven treasure; The Nemaha River treasure; The paymaster's treasure --
The lawless and lawmen: The man who really tamed Abilene; The collapse of the Dalton Gang; The shootout in Perry Tuttle's dance hall; The bloody Benders; William Clarke Quantrill: was he a madman?; The tale Texans don't like to tell --
Men, women, and animals: Old Dan the ox and Bob Wright; Prairie Dog Dave; Jim Caspion's white buffalo; The saga of Black Kettle; The German sisters; The first "real" bullfight in the United States; Comanche [ horse from Little Bighorn ]; Lilly's escape and unbelievable ride --
The famous and obscure: The hermit priest of Belfry Hill; Frederic Remington: sheep rancher and saloon owner; When Abe Lincoln came to Kansas; Jim Lane and his Frontier Guard; What happened to Boston Corbett?; The song "Home on the Range"; The first white woman to climb Pike's Peak; The legend of Smoky Hill Thompson; Battle at Pawnee Rock; Henry Worrall, Kansas artist --
Notes and credits --
Sources of illustrations. Fort Zarah, first called Camp Dunlap / Henry Worrall --
[ Freighter's wagon crossing the plains ] / Carl Bolmar --
Henry Booth --
F. X. Aubry / Les Canadiens de l'Oeust, 1878 --
Artist's conception of pony express stop at Fort Kearny, Nebraska Territory, 1861 / Carl Bolmar --
Marshal Tom Smith of Abilene --
T. C. Henry, mayor of Abilene --
Dance-House / Henry Worrall --
The Bender store, May, 1873 / G.R. Gamble --
William Clarke Quantrill in a Confederate officer's uniform --
Lawrence, Kansas, 1864 --
Bob Wright --
"Prairie Dog" Dave Morrow --
Playing with a pet prairie-dog / Carl P. Bolmar --
Black Kettle [horse] / Byron B. Wolfe --
Frank M. Lockard --
Nancy German, Julia German --
Sophia German --
Catherine German --
General Nelson A. Miles --
A. B. Webster, the man who promoted the Dodge City bullfight --
H. B. "Ham" Bell --
[ Series of photographs of Comanche being stuffed after his death ] --
Fred [ Frederic ] Remington, Kansas sheep rancher, Peabody, Kansas, 1883 --
Agriculture in Kansas [four sketches] / Frederic Remington --
Bob Camp / Frederic Remington, 1883 --
Frederic Remington, Bill Kehr, Jim Chapin, and Robert Camp racing across the Kansas prairie / Frederic Remington --
Texas cattle in a Kansas corn corral / Frederic Remington --
Daniel W. Wilder --
Mark W. Delahay --
James "Jim" Lane --
Boston Corbett --
Dr. Brewster Higley, M.D., who wrote the words to "Home on the Range' --
Dan Kelley, who wrote the music to "Home on the Range" --
Julia Holmes [half obscured] --
Kit Carson about 1865 --
Henry Worrall, Kansas artist --
Drouthy Kansas / Henry Worrall --
[Winter of 1886 in Kansas {dying cattle}] / Henry Worrall --
[ Inaugural ceremonies of Kansas Governor St. John in January, 1879 ] / Henry Worrall --
Loading Texas cattle at Abilene / Worrall. Maps: Route of Milt Bryan's 1828 adventure --
Route of F. X. Aubry's 1848 ride --
Approximate route believed followed by Samuel Peppard on his windwagon journey in 1860 --
Map showing the Pike's Peak gold region : together with the route U.S. mail stations, streams, forts, trading posts, etc. [ shows the region crossed by Daniel Blue and his party in 1859 ] --
Carte de la Louisiane : colonie Francaise ave le cours du Fleve St. Louis --
Portion of an 1887 map of Nemaha County, Kansas.
Responsibility: David Dary.

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"Rollicking, adventurous, touching. Whether the reader invests only a few minutes at a time or finishes the book at one sitting, he is in for a lot of fun."--American West'Fascinating tales set down succinctly and excitingly. There are stories of lost treasure and sudden riches, of outlaws and sheriffs, of massacres and heroics.

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