The History Files #76: Cowboys Pt. 1

36 mins - Published Wed, Nov 9, 2016 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

Saddle up and stow your bedroll, it’s time to hit the dusty trail as we take a look at the history of the American cowboy. This week, in part one, we start in the early 19th century in the American southwest with Mexican Vaqueros, and end up mid-century in Abilene, Kansas and the era of the cattle drive.

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