Colorado Profiles: Men and Women Who Shaped the Centennial State / Edition 1

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Overview

This popular volume presents the exciting history of Colorado through the lives of thirty-two of its most noteworthy citizens, both famous and obscure, who helped to shape Colorado as we know it today. Among those featured are: Black Kettle, David Day, Anne Bassett, Lewis Price, Casimiro Barela, Josephine Roche, Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith, and Enos Mills.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780870814396
  • Publisher: University Press of Colorado
  • Publication date: 6/28/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

A native of Kansas City, John H. Monnett now teaches Western and Colorado history at the Metropolitan State College of Denver. This is his fourth book on the history of the American West. He lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife, Linda and son, Darren.

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Table of Contents

Juan Bautista de Anza 1
Susan Shelby Magoffin 7
Alexander Majors 13
Black Kettle of the Cheyenne 21
Jack Stillwell and Sig Schlesinger 33
Ceran St. Vrain 43
George Griffith 51
"Poker Alice" Tubbs 57
David Day 65
Chin Lin Sou 75
Otto Mears 83
Nicholas C. Creede 93
Alferd Packer 103
Frances Jacobs 113
Tom Horn 123
Ann Bassett 137
Jefferson Randolph (Soapy) Smith 143
Casimiro Barela 151
Walter von Richthofen 159
Lewis Price 169
William Lessig 183
Enos Mills 189
Cornelia Baxter 195
Preston Porter 205
William S. Friedman 215
Elias Ammons 227
John Galen Locke 239
Lyulph Ogilvy 251
Spencer Penrose 259
William Harrison (Jack) Dempsey 269
Josephine Roche 279
Florence Rena Sabin 291
Wayne Aspinall 297
Bibliographical Notes 311
About the Authors 323
Index 325
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