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WORCESTER ART MUSEUM * - 1922 - Purchased American Artist's Winslow Homer paintings as featured in "Masterpieces of Painting by American Art" picturing his "Wild Geese" and "The Gale".
WORCESTER, MASS., CONFLAGRATION OF 1921 * - Picture are the burned building that were destroyed in the ruin section of Worcester as saved from this old American pictorial magazine.
WORDEMAN, R. L. * Corporal, (Hoboken, New Jersey - Honor Roll - Died of Wounds)
WORDEN Rollie - 1880 era. Location OK, TX. Owner of Double Bar W Spread which lost 42 horses to rustling named in story entitled "Red Stephens Was The Most Unlikely Horse Thief Of Them All" by Lee Homes is the story of the slickest hoss thief in the old west. Working as veterinary salesman by day, casing his target and rounding up a herd of stolen horses by night he was successful--for awhile -- as found in this complete and seldom read western magazine.
WORDEN, and Company - 1862 - Site: Hell Gate, Montana. Named in "Frontier Courts Were Rough" by B. Overland who writes of the first trial within the present boundaries of Montana. Case was Tincup Joe vs. Barron C. C. O'Keefe for lost of a horse. The trial was surprisingly rough as published in this very rare and complete western magazine.
WORDEN, Francis L., - 1862 - Site: Hell Gate, Montana. Named in "Frontier Courts Were Rough" by B. Overland who writes of the first trial within the present boundaries of Montana. Case was Tincup Joe vs. Barron C. C. O'Keefe for lost of a horse. The trial was surprisingly rough as published in this very rare and complete western magazine.
WORETSIZ * - (Aide to Ouray) - 1879 - 1924. Location: CO, UT, Washington D. C. Named in story entitled QUEEN OF THE UTES by Everett Bair who writes the story of this gallant Ute Indian woman who saved many lives in the Meeker massacre and achieved lasting fame as found in this 50 year old, complete western magazine which has achieved a status as a collector's item.
WORK, George sheriff mentioned in "Lynch Law of the Mother Lode", by Ben T. Traywick
WORK, Henry C. - 1895 - Named in original 110 year old pictorial historical text entitled "THE MAKING OF OUR POPULAR SONGS" by Ernest Jarrold as it was saved from an American Monthly magazine. Indexed by composer and song.
WORK, Hubert * - 1926 - Secretary of Interior of the United States named in story of the Alaskan Naval Aerial Survey Expedition is Lt. B. H. Wyatt, U. S. Navy of the expedition pictured in collage entitled "Navy Flyers Photograph Unknown Sections of Alaska" as pictured and written about as saved from an old American Pictorial magazine. Mint condition. 11 by 16 inches.
WORK, Hubert * - (Former Secretary of Interior).-1928 - Pictured in article entitled A CONFERENCE IN WISCONSIN; PRESIDENT COOLIDGE'S NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY NATIONAL COMMITTEE as saved from this old American Pictorial magazine
WORK, James , * - 1939 - Named as President of the Brewster Aeronautical Corporation Plant at Long Island, New York in pictorial collage entitled "THE NAVY ACQUIRES NEW WINGS", builder of the "fastest fighting plane ever built in this country" as saved from this old American pictorial magazine.
WORK, John, Old Governor, 1851 Era. Written up in, "The Wreck of the Sloop Georgianna" By: Flora Weed Hicks, story of the kidnapping of the Georgianna and crew by the Haida Indians of Queen Charlotte's Islands.
WORK. Lester - 1900 circa - Named in History of Rodeo Great Addison P. Day which states that "Many a Chute Would Have Never Been Opened Without This Man". Names the Great Rodeos, Fairs, Expositions and the stars as published in old and rare western magazine.
WORKERS OF THE WORLD. - 1925 - Named in story entitled "Sweetened Reds and Rebels of Yesteryear as found in this old American News Magazine. Cites leaders of the Workers of the World and their fight for better health care, freedom from want and better living wages.
WORKING MEN'S PARTY - referred to in "Six-Guns and Printer's Ink" by Ed Repp. A history of early pioneer newspapers on the western frontier as saved from this old western magazine.
WORKMAN, David - 1840 era - Texas area - Named in "Comanche Captive-Sarah Horn" by Louise Cheney, the story of an Apache Indian Kidnapping which resulted in the murder of her husband and the enslavement of her children. All reported as published in this old rare and complete western magazine.
WORKMAN, J. L. mentioned in "Lost Bonanza of the Santa Rosas" by William E. Whelchel
WORKMAN, Joseph - 1830 - 70's. Location: NM, CA. Named as son of William and Nicolasa Workman in story entitled "LIFE AND DEATH OF A PIONEER" by Joe Kennelley of William "Bill" (Don Julian) Workman - a western pioneer who obtained a land grant for 48,000 acres, becoming one of the most prosperous and influential ranchers until his empire collapsed under the strain of California's financial catrosphe in 1875 as found in this old, complete western magazine
WORKMAN, Nicolasa - 1830 - 70's. Location: NM, CA. Named as wife William Workman in story entitled "LIFE AND DEATH OF A PIONEER" by Joe Kennelley of William "Bill" (Don Julian) Workman - a western pioneer who obtained a land grant for 48,000 acres, becoming one of the most prosperous and influential ranchers until his empire collapsed under the strain of California's financial catrosphe in 1875 as found in this old, complete western magazine..
WORKMAN, W. H. - - 1917-18 - American Manager for Handley-Page Airplane as mentioned in pictorial collage entitled "American Aviators at Work at Home and Abroad" as saved from old News magazine.
WORKMAN, William - 1840 era - Texas area - Named in "Comanche Captive-Sarah Horn" by Louise Cheney, the story of an Apache Indian Kidnapping which resulted in the murder of her husband and the enslavement of her children. All reported as published in this old rare and complete western magazine.
WORKMAN, William "Bill" (Don Julian) * - 1830 - 70's. Location: NM, CA. Story entitled "LIFE AND DEATH OF A PIONEER" by Joe Kennelley of William "Bill" (Don Julian) Workman - a western pioneer who obtained a land grant for 48,000 acres, becoming one of the most prosperous and influential ranchers until his empire collapsed under the strain of California's financial catrosphe in 1875 as found in this old, complete western magazine.
WORLD WAR I AVIATION ACES * - 1919 - Decorated Aviator Aces of World War I pictured w text as pictured in article entitled "Flashlights" as appeared in an old American Pictorial Magazine. Page is 11 by 16 inches.
WORLD WAR I CAMERA MAN PICTURES * - Pictorial collage of Illustrated Review of 1918 of American Servicemen Abroad. No names as censors would not permit it but if your loved one is pictured, what a great find as saved from this old American pictorial magazine.
WORLD WAR I MAPS * - 1917 Series of Maps entitled "World-Wide Extension of the War the Feature of 917."
WORLD WAR I BEAUTY WELCOMER * - 1923 - - Pictured and written up is Miss Irene Hennessey in article entitled AMERICAN BEAUTIES as being chosen for the as the prettiest girl in California.
WORLD WAR I DECLARATION OF WAR,* - 1917 - Article entitled "THE OFFICIAL ENTRY OF THE UNITED STATES INTO THE WORLD WAR" as saved from this old American Pictorial magazine.
WORLD'S CHAMPION TRICK AND FANCY BICYCLIENNE * - 1890 - 1930 era. United States. Story of Annie Sylvester written by Weldon D. Woodson of her life story as one who received the Bicycle Club Title of WORLD'S CHAMPION TRICK AND FANCY RIDER as found in this complete old western magazine.
WORLD’S FAIR AT CHICAGO mentioned in "Tex Banta Mountain Man of the 1880’s", by: O. W. Banta, Submitted By: Wayne Spiller
WORLD'S BEST ALL AROUND CHAMPION COWBOY - 1890 – 1940’s. Location AZ, Canada, Mexico, MT, NM, TX. Named in LEGENDARY TOM THREEPERSONS by Mary’N Rosson with her photos with tales of this great American frontiersman. Threepersons excelled in everything he did – tracker, mountie, cowboy, lawman, Marshal, scout. He was an intelligent scout for Pershing chasing Pancho Villa. His was a life of adventure on the western frontier as told in the western magazine
WORLD'S BRONC BUSTING AND TRICK RIDING CHAMPIONSHIPS, 1900 era. Written up in "Lorena Tricky-Rodeo Bonanza Queen" By: Sam Henderson. Story of the do-or-die girl herself who made a name for herself in the man's rodeo arena.
WORLD'S CHAMPION CHECK-WRITER- BURMEISTER, Cecilia, Miss - * - 1928 - Named and pictured in article entitled THE WORLD'S CHAMPION CHECK-WRITER holding the Silver Loving Cup awarded her as saved in this old American Pictorial magazine.
WORLD'S CHAMPION WOMAN MARKSMAN, Written up in, "The West's Greatest Marksman" By: Norman B. Wiltsy. Story of Ad Topperwein and wife Elizabeth, World's Champion Shooting Team.
WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP RODEO AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN 1900 - 20 era - Named in historical story entitled "Rodeo Personalities", which lists hundreds of the Rodeo Stars of the Early Western Shows with many pictured in this complete and very rare western magazine. Your granddaddy might be here.
WORLD'S FAIR OF BOOKS, LEIPZIG, GERMANY * - 1914 - Pictorial collage and text report on The International Exposition of Book Trade and the Graphic Arts as saved from this old Scientific Magazine.
WORLD'S FAIR OF NEW YORK * - 1935 - Airview Preview of the Fair as saved from this old American pictorial magazine.
WORLD'S FAIR OF ST. Louis - 1904 - Named in historical story entitled "Rodeo Personalities", which lists hundreds of the Rodeo Stars of the Early Western Shows with many pictured in this complete and very rare western magazine. Your granddaddy might be here.
WORLD'S FAIR, (St. Louis) mentioned or described in "Tom Mix Frontier Bartender" by Sam Henderson as written up in an old western magazine covering the life of Tom Mix.
WORLEY, Anna Lee, Mrs. * - 1921 - First woman state senator in the history of Tennessee is pictured as saved from this old American Pictorial magazine.
WORLEY, John - (Deputy Sheriff of Mason County, Texas - Named in story entitled "SCOTT COOLEY'S GRAVE" by Lucille white which tells of Scott Coolie, former Texas Ranger (Frontier Battalion, Company D) who participated in a search for the murderer of TIM WILLIAMSON, a cattleman living in Mason County as saved from this old and complete western magazine.
WORLEY, Lafe - mentioned in "The Nine Lives of Captain Frank Jones" by Tom Bailey and Ralph J. Weaver. The story of lawman and Texas Ranger Frank Jones on the western frontier in the 1870 era.
WORLEY, Lloyd A. * Private (Mount Vernon, Ohio - Honor Roll - Killed in Action)
WORMWOOD, Hank, Marshall of Miles City, Montana, 1870 - 1890 era, Written up in, "Those Brawling Boys in Blue" By: William B. Secrest. Seldom found stories of army life and problems and quarrels in service on the western front.
WORMWOOD, Sam W. - 1870 - 1900 - Named in "Fighting Man" , the story of Benjamin Franklin Daniels, westerner, lawman, Rough Rider (Troop K), Sheriff of Pima County, AZ., and Bent County, CO., Deputy Marshal of Cripple Creek, U.S. Marshal of Arizona, Assistant Marshall, Guthrie, OK but he was done in by publicity of his conviction and incarceration for attempted theft of government mules as published in this complete and seldom found old magazine
WORRELL, Newton "Cuter" * - 1900 - 1920's. Location: West Central Texas - Named in story entitled COWBOYS FROM VOCA by Stella Gibson Polk which is really a chronicle of old rodeo cowboys from central Texas naming the small town rodeos, shows and carnivals they performed in. Great pictures. There is al an especially good index of great bucking horses they used as saved in this old and complete western magazine
WORSHAM, "Doc"" - 1900 era - Locations: Rodeo sites in the United States. Named in story entitled 55 YEARS A RODEO TRAMP written by William Cy Hancock as told to him by author Hackberry Johnson which is really a rodeo history from 1917 of the stars with personal photos of their acts, circus, wild west shows including a massive photo index with story after story of the old time Rodeo Stars of the old west as found in this seldom found, complete western magazine.
WORSHAM, A. D. * Lieutenant (Henderson Kentucky –Honor Roll- Killed in Action)
WORSHAM, Elijah W. * Captain, (Evansville, Indiana – Honor Roll – Killed in Action)
WORTH BROTHER'S WILD WEST SHOW - 1910-20 era - Location US -Named in carnival and circus history entitled HEY RUBE which covers the carnival tricks of stars who entertained customers with various tricks of the carnival trade. Includes names of little know rodeo star who performed their acts before the public as found in this complete western magazine
WORTH, General - 1840 Era - Location MX, LA, TX. Named in story entitled "When Lee and Grant Were Allies" by Norman Winski where author tells that Lee once came to Grant's rescue and of their service in the American-Mexican War's most important battle - Chapultepec as found in this old and complete western magazine.
WORTH, Betty * - 1933 - Star of the New Billie Burke Follies is featured in a new hair-do in pictorial collage entitled BE BEAUTIFUL by Elsie Pierce. Mint Condition. 10 by14 inches
WORTH, Margaret W. * Red Cross Nurse, (New York, New York - Honor Roll - Died in France)
WORTH, W. J. General - 1830 - 40 era, Site: TX, Mexico. Named in story entitled "HE MADE THE COLT PISTOL WORK" by Curtis Bishop was writes that Sam Colt was a struggling, unknown gunsmith until Sam Walker submitted plans to improve his gun that became famous throughout the west as found in this old and complete western magazine.
WORTH, William Jenkins, General - 1840 - 60's era. Location - AZ, TN, TX, Mexico. Named in story entitled "THE GREAT WESTERN" by Flora Hicks who writes of the life and times of Sarah Burdette (ne Mrs. Sarah A. Bowman) who, because of her size, was nick-named The Great Western when she served the U. S. Army in various camps and forts - receiving adulation from all - as published in this old and complete western magazine.,
WORTH, William Jenkins, General - 1923 - Granite memorial at Madison Square, New York marks his burial place and is shown here as Miss Dura Louis Cockrell, daughter of Mayor Cockrell of Ft. Worth, Texas celebrates the Fort Worth, Texas Diamond Jubilee being echoed in New York as shown and saved as the Mid Week Pictorial Cover.
WORTH, William S. * Brigadier General, (13th Infantry - Wounded and paralyzed in Assault on San Juan Hill -1898 RARE CASUALTIES OF SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, Munsey's Magazine, 1898)
WORTH, William, General, (1840-66 era – Location: AZ, CA, TX, Mexico). Mentioned in “Texas Had The First WAC,” by A. A. McDonald. The story of Mrs. Sarah Borginnis “Great Western,” who won fame at Fort Brown and the Battle of Buena Vista and after the Mexican War was breveted a Colonel, as published in this complete old western magazine.
WORTHAM, James 1820 - 1880 era, Location Western United States - Superintendent - Mentioned in "The Great Captain Black Beaver" by Wayne T. Walker. "On the 8th day of May, Black Beaver, a Delaware, and the most prominent of all the Indians belonging to the old Wichita Agency, Died..." . As published in this old rare and complete western magazine.
WORTHEY, Fred, Sergeant. * - 1918 - Jerseyville, Illinois - WORLD WAR I HONOR ROLL - Died of Wounds.
WORTHING, Helen Lee * - 1923 - Pictured as star in "ZIEGFIELD FOLIES" playing at the New Amsterdam in article entitled ACTRESSES OF STAGE AND SCREEN in movie review as saved from an old American Pictorial Magazine. Mint condition. 11 by 16 inches.
WORTHINGTON, Helen Lee * - 1924 - Pictured playing in "Ziegfeld Follies" playing at the New Amsterdam Theatre in article entitled ACTRESSES IN THE SPOKEN AND SILENT DRAMA as saved from this old American pictorial magazine.
WORTHINGTON, Henry H. * Captain, (Lancaster, Pennsylvania - Honor Roll - Killed in Action)
WORTHINGTON, Unknown, Superintendent, - 1900 era – Location: ID, MT, NV. Story entitled “Two Funerals For Al Hennessy” by Ernest Oberbillig who writes of the pioneer life of Albert Hennessy who founded mining claims such as the Meadow Creek Silver Mines as found in this rare, complete, seldom found western magazine.
WORTHY, Ford S. * - 1925 - (of Washington, North Carolina) pictured in
article entitled " WINNER OF THE ROCK-A-BYE-BABY CONTEST" in which he rocked
his grandbaby to sleep in record time as saved from an old American Pictorial
WOUNDED HEEL Indian mentioned in "The Indians' Winter Count" article from old western magazine
WOUNDED KNEE -1866 era - Platte Valley, Nebraska Plains, Oregon Trail. Indian named in story entitled RAILROAD SHOOTOUTS LED TO THE MASSACRE OF THE HUNGRY INDIANS by John Heitner. The site along the Union Pacific was not a pretty one. For sport, passengers shot the Indians food and left it to rot as told in this rare, seldom found, complete western magazine
WOUNDED KNEE - era: Late 1880's - Site: Dakotas, Montana, Nebraska. Indian chief named in article entitled SCOTTY PHILIP - LIVING LEGEND by Joe Koller, elected to the Hall of Fame of Great Westerner of the National Cowboy Hall of Fame and the Western Heritage Center at Oklahoma City and his story of how he became a dyed-in the wool pioneer, starting as a gold miner, becoming an Army Scout, freighter and rancher. Organized the Missouri River Stockmen Association as told in this rare magazine
WOUNDED KNEE - 1868 era - Location OK, NB, INDIAN TERRITORY..Historical true story entitled STANDING BEAR: ELQQUENT ADVOCATE by Carl Uhlark who write of Thomas H. Tibbles, an assistant editor of the Omaha Herals and pioneer advocate of Indian rights and his attempt to help Ponca Indian Chief Standing Bear (called Ma-chu-nah-zah) to receive justice in the courts of the United States as found in this complete, rare and seldom read western magazine.
WOUNDED KNEE IN THE MOVIES *. - 1894 - 1930 - Fantastic story entitled SHADOW WARRIORS: REAL INDIANS IN THE MOVIES w photos courtesy of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Tells the story of the making of films entitled Ghost Dance, Indian War Council and The Vanishing American using real Indians who had fought in the wars..
WOUNG, Joan * (Miss) - 1934 - Canton, China - Pictured entitled "An Oriental Student of Aviation. She is expert pilot.
WOVAKA, (Nevada), (WOUNDED KNEE - MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER WEINERT, Indian War Story Found in Old Western Magazine)
WOVOKA - 1865 - Location Oklahoma Territory - "The Paiute Messiah" - Mentioned in "The Losing of a Nation" by Mary Ann Smith. Lefthand, Principal Chief of the Southern Arapaho tribe, remembering the losing of their land as slow, unseen, like a lingering sickness.. As published in this old rare and complete western magazine.
WOZCIECHOWSKI, President of Poland - 1926 -Featured article entitled "BOY SOLDIERS WHO BARRED PILSUDKI" as featured in this old American News Magazine.
WOZENCRAFT, O. M. (Doctor) mentioned in "The Man Who Made the Salton Sea", by: Leo Rosenhouse
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