The late Tom Lea is author of The Brave Bulls, The Primal Yoke, The Hands of Cantú; and the two-volume history of the King Ranch.
John O. West is professor emeritus of English at the University of Texas at El Paso. West is author of Tom Lea: Artist in Two Mediums and Mexican-American Folklore.
Joseph A. Stout Jr., a professor of history at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, is the author of Border Conflict: Villistas, Carrancistas and the Punitive Expedition, 19151920, published by TCU Press in 1999.