The History Files #77: Cowboys Pt. 2

36 mins - Published Thu, Nov 17, 2016 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

In part two of our short series on the cowboy, we dive into the peak years of the big cattle drives, the crystallization of American cowboy accoutrements, and take a look at some of the noteworthy personalities that made names for themselves in and around the cattle towns of the second half of the nineteenth century.

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