Western History & Genealogy Blog

The Purple Prose of Silver Dollar Tabor
The Purple Prose of Silver Dollar Tabor
A young woman's 'Great Novel,' and her colorful, adventurous life
Driven From Sea to Sea ~ Book Review
The cover of "Driven from Sea to Sea"
Corporate Rapacity? Political Corruption? Is it 2011 or 1883?
Wild West Cowboys
Wild West Cowboys
Cowboy Comic Books: The stuff your mother warned you about - We've Got 'Em - Take a Look!
Sparkle From the Gilded Age
Sparkle From the Gilded Age
Peruse some of the delightful artwork from our collection of sheet music, and get a taste of days gone by. . .
Enjoying A Book By Its Cover
Green Velvet Book Cover with Brass Fittings
Book cover art from the pre-photography era shows artistic ingenuity that rivals what we see today, produced long before the digital age. 
Tough Questions for Eighth Graders
Match wits with a Colorado 8th Grader from 1891.