December 14, 2018

Today in History: Billy the Kid

Today in History–April 28–the Library of Congress features Billy the Kid, who killed two guards while making his escape from a New Mexico jail on this date in 1881. But was he a folk villain or hero? Find out more by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the primary source trail to uncover more perspectives on this infamous Wild West character.Billy the Kid Escaped from Jail from America's LibraryYoung Gun Library of Congress blog April 20, 2015The Authentic Life of … [Read more...]