A Texas cowboy's journal : : up the trail to Kansas in 1868

Title A Texas cowboy's journal : : up the trail to Kansas in 1868
Names Bailey, Jack.
Dary, David.
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.
Book Number DBC18516
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation In this earliest known day-by-day journal of a cattle drive from Texas to Kansas, Jack Bailey, a North Texas farmer, describes what it was like to live and work as a cowboy in the southern plains just after the Civil War. Bailey shares many of his inner thoughts and feelings, including his frequent homesickness, and he records his take on many of the burning social and political issues of the day, such as post-Civil War race relations.
Narrator Lunning, Ev.
Local Subject Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Adult Book - AD
History, United States - HUS
History - History of the American West - HUSW
History - HST
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Male narrator.
LC Subject Cattle drives - Kansas - History - 19th century
Cattle drives - Texas - History - 19th century
Cowboys - Texas - Diaries
Ranch life - Texas - History - 19th century
Arkansas - Description and travel
Indian Territory - Description and travel
Kansas - Description and travel
Missouri - Description and travel
Texas - Social life and customs - 19th century
Call Number 976.405092 B
Language English
Released 2006
Publication Info Austin : Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Talking Book Program, 2006
Original Publication Recorded from: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2006. 9780806137377
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