The 101 Ranch

The 101 Ranch

by Ellsworth Collings, Elisworth Collings, Alma M. England
     
 

In the first third of the twentieth century, the 101 Real Wild West Show was known halfway round the world. It featured such headliners as Bill Pickett, the African-American inventor of bulldogging, and the future Hollywood film stars Tom Mix, Buck Jones, and Hoot Gibson. What was not so well known abroad was that the show stemmed from a real, working ranch that

Overview


In the first third of the twentieth century, the 101 Real Wild West Show was known halfway round the world. It featured such headliners as Bill Pickett, the African-American inventor of bulldogging, and the future Hollywood film stars Tom Mix, Buck Jones, and Hoot Gibson. What was not so well known abroad was that the show stemmed from a real, working ranch that rivaled the fabled XIT Ranch in the folklore of the West.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806110479
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
02/28/1973
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
255
Sales rank:
1,232,642
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.07(h) x 0.93(d)

Meet the Author

Ellsworth Collings is a former dean of the College of Education at the University of Oklahoma.

Alma Miller England is the only daughter of the founder of the 101 Ranch.

Glenn Shirley, an authority on the Old West, has written many books and hundreds of articles for anthologies, journals, and magazines. He is the author of Temple Houston: Lawyer with a Gun; West of Hell?s Fringe: Crime, Criminals, and the Federal Peace Officer in Oklahoma Territory, 1889-1907; and Shotgun for Hire: The Story of ?Deacon? Jim Miller, Killer of Pat Garrett, all published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

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