Old West

Kitty Leroy

Kitty Leroy

Name: Kitty Leroy Date: 1850 – December 6, 1877 Nationality: American Career: Gunfighter, Gambler, Performer, Saloon Owner (Mint Gambling Saloon), and Alleged Prostitute, Game:  Poker Players Note: She was among the best women gamblers in the West. [Encyclopedia of Western Lawmen & Outlaws] Books: Butler, Anne M. 1985. Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery: Prostitutes in the […]

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Etta Place

Etta Place

Books: Butts, J. Lee. 2016. Texas Bad Girls Hussies, Harlots, and Horse Thieves. Blue Ridge Summit: Globe Pequot Press. Drago, Gail. 1996. Etta Place: her life and times with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Plano, Tex: Republic of Texas Press. Websites: Buck, Daniel and Anne Meadows. “Etta Place: A Most Wanted Woman” Digging Up Butch and […]

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Ellen Liddy Watson

Ellen Liddy Watson

Books: Davis, John W. 2010. Wyoming range war: the infamous invasion of Johnson County. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Slatta, Richard W. 2001. The mythical West: an encyclopedia of legend, lore, and popular culture. Oxford: ABC-Clio. Papa, Paul W. 2013. It Happened In Wyoming: Remarkable Events That Shaped History. Guilford, Connecticut: Globe Pequot Press. Pryor, Alton. 2005. Cowboys: the end […]

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Laura Bullion

Laura Bullion

Books: Jameson, W. C. 2012. Butch Cassidy: Beyond the Grave. Lanham, Maryland: Taylor Trade Publishing. Nash, Jay Robert. 1992. Encyclopedia of Western Lawmen & Outlaws. Lanham, Maryland: M. Evans. Rutter, Michael. 2008. Bedside Book of Bad Girls: Outlaw Women of the Old West. Helena, Mont.: Farcountry Press. Schwartz, Heather E. 2013. Outlaws, Gunslingers, and Thieves. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications. Websites: “Dove […]

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Belle Starr

Belle Starr

Books: Harman, S. W., and C. P. Sterns. 1898. Hell on the border: he hanged eighty-eight men : a history of the great United States criminal court at Fort Smith, Arkansas, and of crime and criminals in the Indian Territory, and the trial and punishment thereof before his honor Judge Isaac C. Parker, “the terror […]

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