Links to the Old West
The Old West Bibliography
The Old West of Billy the Kid
William Henry Roberts: AKA Billy the Kid
The Old West of Wyatt Earp
The Old West of John Wesley Hardin
The Old West of G. A. Custer
Heck Thomas Last of the Doolin Gang, Little Dick West Bill Doolin and the Black Oklahombres Heck Thomas and the Dalton Boys The Daltons go down at Coffeeville The Dalton Gang
Heck Thomas- When talking about legendary lawmen, the "Three Guardsmen" always come up. Heck Thomas, Bill Tilghman and Chris Madsen earned this nickname as they pursued the Doolin Gang in Oklahoma. This is the story of one of those lawmen.
Last of the Doolin Gang, Little Dick West- Little Dick West and Dynamite Dick Clifton may or may not have heard the gunfire that killed Bill Doolin on August 24th, 1896.
Bill Doolin and the Black Oklahombres- The "King of the Oklahoma Outlaws" was the title Deputy U.S. Marshal Bill Tilghman gave Bill Doolin. Doolin's criminal career was affected by African Americans on both sides of the law on several momentous occasions and one incident that is questionable.
Heck Thomas and the Dalton Boys- "He was one of the most accurate shots I ever saw . . . shot his rifle mostly from his side or hip, very seldom bringing the gun to his shoulder." Heck Thomas talking about Bob Dalton's ability with a gun.
The Daltons go down at Coffeeville- An account of the downfall of the Dalton gang during their robbery attempt on two banks in this small Kansas town.
The Dalton Gang- A brief history of this notorious band of outlaws who ravaged Oklahoma and Kansas during the late 1880s and early 1890s.
Old West Living History Foundation Apache Canyon Gang Western Gun Fighting Team
Old West Living History FoundationDedicated to the men, women, children and organizations who keep the historical and cultural heritage of the American Frontier alive through their living history events, exhibitions, reenactments and performances of the Old, Wild and Wooly West.
Apache Canyon Gang Western Gun Fighting Team- The Apache Canyon Gang are members of the Old West Living History Foundation consisting of men and women who are out to keep the old west alive in the present time. They are based in Poway, California, about 16 miles north of San Diego.
Portrait of a Lawman: U.S. Deputy Marshal Heck Thomas
Portrait of a Lawman: U.S. Deputy Marshal Heck Thomas- One heck of a lawman! Few Western historians would dispute that description of Henry Andrew "Heck" Thomas, who dedicated his life to law enforcement.
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