From the high plains / John Fischer ; drawings by Paul Laune.

By: Fischer, John, 1910 Apr. 27-Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1978Edition: 1st edDescription: 181 p. : ill., map ; 22 cmISBN: 0060112697; 9780060112691Subject(s): Texas -- History -- Miscellanea | Oklahoma -- History -- Miscellanea | Great Plains -- History -- MiscellaneaAdditional physical formats: Online version:: From the high plains.; Online version:: From the high plains.DDC classification: 976.4/8 LOC classification: F386 | .F57 1978Other classification: HR 1864
Contents:
Mr. Baxter and the butchering -- Why the High Plains were settled so late -- Reluctant pioneer -- Colonel Goodnight and the British connection -- Legends: here today and gone today, too -- The misleading history of Old Tascosa -- Barbed wire and the art of stringing it -- Geronimo's magic blanket -- The sayings -- Growing up on the Salt Fork -- Oil -- Unsettled country.
Summary: An account of the history of the High Plains of Texas and Oklahoma, based on personal accounts of old-timers in the region.
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F386 .F57 1978 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100295906

Includes bibliographical references.

An account of the history of the High Plains of Texas and Oklahoma, based on personal accounts of old-timers in the region.

Mr. Baxter and the butchering -- Why the High Plains were settled so late -- Reluctant pioneer -- Colonel Goodnight and the British connection -- Legends: here today and gone today, too -- The misleading history of Old Tascosa -- Barbed wire and the art of stringing it -- Geronimo's magic blanket -- The sayings -- Growing up on the Salt Fork -- Oil -- Unsettled country.

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