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A Western Legacy

The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

A Western Legacy( )
Editor: National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Staff,
Introduction by: Dary, David
Contribution by: Grafe, Steven L.
McGarry, Susan Hallsten
Rand, Charles E.
Rattenbury, Richard C.
Reeves, Don
Photographer: Muno, Ed
Series title:The Western Legacies Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2005
Publisher:University of Oklahoma Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $59.95
Book Description:

From its vantage point in Oklahoma City, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum commands a rare view of the American West. In half a century it has grown from a Hall of Fame honoring the American cowboy to a world-class institution housing extraordinary collections of art, artifacts, and archival materials. A Western Legacy celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of this premier museum, offering both an institutional history and a captivating collection of photographs...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / West (Ak, Ca, Co, Hi, Id, Mt, Nv, Ut, Wy)
Travel / Museums, Tours, Points Of Interest
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10 x 12 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:4.405 Pounds
Author Biography
David Dary is a writer, journalist, and social historian.

Dary worked for newspapers in Kansas and Texas early on in his career and eventually moved on to work for both CBS and NBC news. He then took the position of professor at the William Allan White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas.

The themes of Dary's books center on many aspects of life in the western United States. Dary has written Red Blood and Black Ink: Journalism in the Old West, Entrepreneurs of the Old West, and Seeking Pleasure in the Old West, which received a Western Writers of America Spur Award. He has also received a Cowboy Hall of Fame Wrangler Award and the Westerner's International Award for his book Cowboy Culture.


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