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The Resource Black cowboys in the American West : on the range, on the stage, behind the badge, edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and Michael N. Searles ; foreword by Albert S. Broussard

Black cowboys in the American West : on the range, on the stage, behind the badge, edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and Michael N. Searles ; foreword by Albert S. Broussard

Label
Black cowboys in the American West : on the range, on the stage, behind the badge
Title
Black cowboys in the American West
Title remainder
on the range, on the stage, behind the badge
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and Michael N. Searles ; foreword by Albert S. Broussard
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book surveys the life and work of black cattle drivers from the years before the Civil War through the turn of the twentieth century. It includes previously published articles and new research, this collection also features select accounts of twentieth-century rodeos, music, people, and films. Arranged in three sections--"Cowboys on the Range," "Performing Cowboys," and "Outriders of the Black Cowboys"--The thirteen chapters illuminate the great diversity of the black cowboy experience.--
Assigning source
adapted from back cover
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
978/.00496073
Index
index present
LC call number
F596
LC item number
.B565 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Black cowboys in the American West : on the range, on the stage, behind the badge, edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and Michael N. Searles ; foreword by Albert S. Broussard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-234) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "don't leave out the cowboys!" / Bruce A. Glasrud -- Cowboys on the range -- Before emancipation: Black cowboys and the livestock industry / Deborah M. Liles -- Mathew "Bones" Hooks: a pioneer of honor / Ana Carolina Castillo Crimm -- "Havin' a good time": women cowhands and Johana July, a Black Seminole vaquera -- Cecilia Gutierrez Venable -- Black cowboy: Daniel Webster "John" Wallace / Douglas Hales -- Nat Love, a.k.a. Deadwood Dick: a wild ride / Michael N. Searles -- Performing cowboys -- Shadow riders of the subterranean circuit: a descriptive account of Black rodeo in the Texas Gulf Coast region / Demetrius W. Pearson -- Oklahoma's African American rodeo performers / Roger D. Hardaway -- The bronze buckaroo rides again: Herb Jeffries is still keepin' on / Mary A. Dempsey -- Musical traditions of twentieth-century African American cowboys / Alan Govenar -- Outriders of the Black cowboys -- Mary Fields's road to freedom / Miantae Metcalf McConnell -- "No less a man": Blacks in cow town Dodge City, 1876-1886 / C. Robert Haywood -- Charley Willis: a singing cowboy / Jim Chilcote -- Bass Reeves: a legendary lawman of the western frontier / Art T. Burton -- Concluding overview: in search of the Black cowboy / Michael N. Searles
Control code
ocn939911301
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 248 pages
Isbn
9780806154060
Lccn
2016007239
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026509417
System control number
  • (OCoLC)939911301
  • (Sirsi) a2032367
Label
Black cowboys in the American West : on the range, on the stage, behind the badge, edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and Michael N. Searles ; foreword by Albert S. Broussard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-234) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "don't leave out the cowboys!" / Bruce A. Glasrud -- Cowboys on the range -- Before emancipation: Black cowboys and the livestock industry / Deborah M. Liles -- Mathew "Bones" Hooks: a pioneer of honor / Ana Carolina Castillo Crimm -- "Havin' a good time": women cowhands and Johana July, a Black Seminole vaquera -- Cecilia Gutierrez Venable -- Black cowboy: Daniel Webster "John" Wallace / Douglas Hales -- Nat Love, a.k.a. Deadwood Dick: a wild ride / Michael N. Searles -- Performing cowboys -- Shadow riders of the subterranean circuit: a descriptive account of Black rodeo in the Texas Gulf Coast region / Demetrius W. Pearson -- Oklahoma's African American rodeo performers / Roger D. Hardaway -- The bronze buckaroo rides again: Herb Jeffries is still keepin' on / Mary A. Dempsey -- Musical traditions of twentieth-century African American cowboys / Alan Govenar -- Outriders of the Black cowboys -- Mary Fields's road to freedom / Miantae Metcalf McConnell -- "No less a man": Blacks in cow town Dodge City, 1876-1886 / C. Robert Haywood -- Charley Willis: a singing cowboy / Jim Chilcote -- Bass Reeves: a legendary lawman of the western frontier / Art T. Burton -- Concluding overview: in search of the Black cowboy / Michael N. Searles
Control code
ocn939911301
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 248 pages
Isbn
9780806154060
Lccn
2016007239
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026509417
System control number
  • (OCoLC)939911301
  • (Sirsi) a2032367

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