July 1, 2020

Today in History: Cowboys & Fall Roundup Time

Today in History–October 7–the Library of Congress features cowboys, or buckaroos, and fall roundup time. On this day in 1979 the Ninety-Six Ranch in Nevada completed its fall roundup and trail drive. Learn more about this roundup in the Today in History section then click the links below to access all sorts of cowboy stories and primary sources.

Cowboy stories


Nevada’s Buckaroos

Cowboy poetry

Dakota Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Medora

Cheyenne Frontier Days

Montana Horse Story

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Shows

Fall Roundup on the Ninety-Six Ranch

Salt Grass Trail Ride

Fourth of July Rodeo

Charro Day Parade

Cowboy primary sources

Buckaroos in Paradise Collection

Cowboy images from American Memory

More cowboy images

Cowboy videos

Cowboy audio

Cowboy sheet music

Cowboy documents

Topics in Chronicling America – Bat Masterson – A courageous, dead-shot Western cowboy timeline + select newspaper articles


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