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W. Earl Brown — he played “Dan Dority” on the show and is the founding member of the Sacred Cowboys band.
Darrel Nelson — Deadwood History Exhibits Director
Rose Speirs — Communications Director, Deadwood History Inc.
“The Texas Rangers: Wearing the Cinco Peso, 1821-1900,” by Mike Cox. Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, 2008
“The Ranger Ideal: Texas Rangers in the Hall of Fame, Volume 1,” by Darren L. Ivey. University of North Texas Press, 2017
“Texas Rangers: Lives, Legend, and Legacy,” by Bob Alexander and Donaly E. Brice. University of North Texas Press, 2017
“The Texas Rangers: A Century of Frontier Defense,” by Walter Prescott Webb. University of Texas Press, 1935
“Comanches: A History of the People,” by T.R. Fehrenbach. Random House, 1974
“Charles Goodnight: Cowman and Plainsman,” by J. Evetts Haley. University of Oklahoma Press, 1936
History of the Colt Paterson revolver: Armourersbench.com
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame: TexasRanger.org
The Battle of Palo Alto: Pbs.org
The Battle of Palo Alto: Texas State Historical Association tshaonline.org
The Santa Fe Expedition: NewMexicoHistory.org
Reservation War: Texas State Historical Association tshaonline.org
Abraham Lincoln’s Spot Resolutions: National Archives archives.org
Pease River Fight — “Pease River Massacre: Texas Rangers Defeat Comanche, Rescue Cynthia Parker After 25 Years Captivity”
Pease River Fight — “Myth, Memory and Massacre: The Pease River Capture of Cynthia Ann Parker”
Pease River Fight — “EARLY TIMES IN TEXAS AND HISTORY OF PARKER FAMILY (Ben Parker)” Originally published in The Tracings, Volume 3, No. 1, Winter 1984, by the Anderson County Genealogical Society, copyright assigned to the East Texas Genealogical Society.
Edited and mixed by Michael Martin at Sneaky Big Studios in Phoenix, Arizona.
The theme song, “Yellow Rose of Texas,” was arranged and recorded by The Mighty Orq in Houston, Texas.
Music by Robb Vallier in Phoenix, Arizona.
Additional music from Pond 5 and Free SFX.
Sound effects from Adobe, Pond 5 and Free SFX.
“A Texas Ranger” sketch and “General Scott’s Grand Entrance Into The Mexican Capital” sketch provided by Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
“The Heart Of Everything That Is,” Bob Drury and Tom Clavin. Simon & Schuster, 2013.
“Autobiography of Red Cloud, War Leader of the Oglalas,” edited by R. Eli Paul. Montana Historical Society Press, 1997. “Crazy Horse and Custer,” Stephen E. Ambrose. Penguin Random House, 1975. “The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West,” Peter Cozzens. Penguin Random House, 2016. ”The Lakota Sioux Indians: A History of the Siouan People,” Robert D. Bolen. Fort Boise Publishing, 2012. Sand Creek Massacre: National Park Service Sand Creek Massacre: Timeline Bozeman Trail: Wyoming.org Fetterman Fight: Wyoming.org Fetterman Fight: Exploring Off The Beaten Path
Music from Robb Vallier and Pond5.com
Sound FX from Pond5.com and Free SFX
Select promo video footage from Storyblocks.com and Pond5.com
Promo video music by Sergei Cheremisinov
“Frank and Jesse James: The Story Behind The Legends,” Ted P. Yeatman. Cumberland House Publishing, 2000. “Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War,” T.J. Stiles. Random House Publishing, 2002. “Shot All To Hell: Jesse James, The Northfield Raid, and the Wild West’s Greatest Escape,” Mark Lee Gardner. Harper Collins Publishers, 2013. Jesse James Historical Site https://www.mycountyparks.com/county/Adair/Park/Jesse-James-Historical-Site.aspx About Kearney Missouri http://www.ci.kearney.mo.us/About-Kearney-Missouri General Benjamin Butler’s General Order No. 28 www.ironbrigadier.com History | First National Bank of Northfield www.firstnationalnorthfield.com Ames Family Papers, 1812-2012: Biographical and Historical Note http://asteria.fivecolleges.edu/findaids/sophiasmith/mnsss358_main.html Kansas City Times archives, April 1882
Jesse James theme song by The Mighty Orq
Select promo video footage from Storyblocks.com
“Wyatt Earp: The Life Behind The Legend,” Casey Tefertiller. John Wiley and Sons, 1997. “Doc Holliday: The Life and Legend,” Gary L. Roberts. John Wiley and Sons, 2006. “The Last Gunfight,” Jeff Guinn. Simon and Schuster, 2011. “Too Tough To Die,” Lynn Bailey. Westernlore Press, 2004. “Tombstone From A Woman’s Point of View: The Correspondence of Clara Brown,” compiled and edited by Lynn Bailey. Westernlore Press, 1998.
Recording by Curtis Grippe at STEM Studios in Phoenix, Arizona.
Sound design by Robb Vallier in Phoenix, Arizona.
Sound effects from Pond 5 and FreeSFX
Music from Pond 5
Tombstone theme by The Mighty Orq
“Tough Towns: True Tales from the Gritty Streets of the Old West,” Robert Barr Smith. TwoDot, November 2006.
“Dalton Debacle,” Bob Boze Bell. True West Magazine, June 17, 2014.
“Dalton Gang,” Oklahoma Historical Society. The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, December 29, 2017.
“Coffeyville, Kansas,” National Park Service, nps.gov.
“Dalton Gang commits its first train robbery,” History.com
“Coffeyville — The Dalton’s Last Raid,” KansasMediocrity.com
“Heck Thomas — Tough Law in Indian Territory,” LegendsOfAmerica.com
“The Dalton Gang,” TheRobinsonLibrary.com
“The Dalton Gang’s Last Raid, 1892,” EyewitnessToHistory.com
“The Dalton’s Adair Railroad Robbery…A Different Perspective,” Grand Lake News online
“In Old Arizona: True Tales of the Wild Frontier!” Marshall Trimble. Primer Publishing, October 1985. “Hornswogglers, Fourflushers, and Snake-Oil Salesmen: True Tales of the West’s Sleaziest Swindlers,” Matthew P. Mayo. TwoDot Publishing, August 2015. “The Peralta Grant: James Addison Reavis and the Barony of Arizona,” Donald Powell. University of Oklahoma Press, 1960. “The Baron of Arizona,” E.H. Cookridge. John Day Company, 1967. “King of con-men,” TheEconomist.com. December 22, 2012.
“The Texas Rangers: A Century of Fontier Defense,” Walter Webb. University of Texas Press, 1935. “Texas Rangers: Wearing the Cinco Peso, 1821-1900,” Mike Cox. Forge Books, 2009. “Comanches: The History of a People,” T.R. Fehrenbach. Random House, 1974. “Remembering Alamo’s ‘Immortal 32,'” Scott Huddleston. San Antonio Express-News, June 14, 2017. “Frigid Fury: The Battle on Snowshoes,” Joseph F. Meany, Jr. New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center dmna.ny.gov “History of Rogers’ Rangers,” Rogersrangers.com “Rangers among first leaders of America’s army,” USArmy.mil
“The Texas Rangers: A Century of Frontier Defense,” Walter Webb. University of Texas Press, 1935. “Texas Rangers: Wearing the Cinco Peso, 1821-1900,” Mike Cox. Forge Books, 2009. “Comanches: The History of a People,” T.R. Fehrenbach. Random House, 1974.
“Frank and Jesse James: The Story Behind The Legends,” Ted P. Yeatman. Cumberland House Publishing, 2000. “Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War,” T.J. Stiles. Random House Publishing, 2002.
“Bandido: The Life and Tiems of Tiburcio Vasquez,” John Boessenecker. University of Oklahoma Press, 2014. “A View of Vasquez,” Mark Boardman. True West Magazine, 2010. “Tiburcio Vasquez — California Desperado.” Legendsofamerica.com “The Hunt for Tiburcio Vasquez: A Chase Through a Californio’s L.A.,” Rob Peterson. KCET.org, 2015. “Classic Gunfights, Vol. 3,” Bob Boze Bell. Tri Star Boze Publications, 2007. “Owens-Blevins Shootout,” Navajo County Historical Society. Holbrookazmuseum.org “Commodore Perry Owens,” Marshall Trimble. True West Magazine, 2018. “The Blevins boys triggered the greatest shootout in Arizona,” Lookandlearn.com, 2013. “Arizona’s Pleasant Valley War,” Legendsofamerica.com “Classic Gunfights, Vol. 1,” Bob Boze Bell. Tri Star Boze Publications, 2003. “The ‘Nude’ Silks-Fulton Duel,” Coloradoencyclopedia.com “Classic Gunfights, Vol. 1,” Bob Boze Bell. Tri Star Boze Publications, 2003.
“A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trails and the America Experience,” by Emerson W. Baker. Oxford Press, 2015.
“The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal, and Hysteria in 1692 Salem,” by Stacy Schiff. Bay Back Books/LIttle, Brown and Company, 2015.
“The Salem Witch Trials: A Day-By-Day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege,” by Marilynne K. Roach. Taylor Trade Publishing, 2002.
“In The Devil’s Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692,” by Mary Beth Norton. Penguin Random House Publishing, 2003.
“Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft,” By Paul Boyer and Steven Nissenbaum. Harvard University Press, 1974.
All tracks courtesy of Pond 5
“Tension Echoes” — Anthony Alleeson
“Creepy Drone 02” — Erick McNerney
“Dark Soundscape Drone” — Erick McNerney
“Atonal Madness Drone” — Erick McNerney
“Strange Dark Drone Ambience” — Erick McNerney
“Spooky Drone” — Erick McNerney
“Scary Ambiences Drones and Impacts” — Erick McNerney
“Strange Dark Soundscape 005” — Erick McNerney
“Strange Dark Soundscape 010” — Erick McNerney
“Strange Dark Soundscape 011” — Erick McNerney
“Ambient Strings 3” — Erick McNerney
“Ambient Strings 6” — Erick McNerney
“Intimate Cello 1” — Erick McNerney
“Intimate Cello 2” — Erick McNerney
“Slow Dark Chant Soundscape” — Erick McNerney
“Low Intriguing Synth Drone” — Erick McNerney
“Dark Low Cinematics 2” — Erick McNerney
“Creepy Cinematic Music Box” — Erick McNerney
“Dark Menacing Drone” — Erick McNerney
“Deep Regret (Version 2 with strings)” — Erick McNerney
“Strange Dark Background Ambience Version 2” — Erick McNerney
“Scandal on the South Side: The 1919 Chicago White Sox,” edited by Jacob Pomrenke. Society For American Baseball Research, 2015.
“Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series,” by Eliot Asinof. Henry Holt and Company, LLC, 1963.
“Rothstein,” by David Pietrusza. Carroll & Graf, 2003.
“The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History,” by John M. Barry. Penguin Books, 2005.
Biographies of players, coaches, managers and officials: SABR.org
Baseball statistics: baseball-reference.com
Louisville Slugger: https://www.slugger.com/en-us/our-history
Shoeless Joe Jackson: http://www.blackbetsy.com/shoeless.html
Boston Pilgrims: https://www.baseball-almanac.com/articles/boston_pilgrims_story.shtml
Early Baseball Rules: http://mentalfloss.com/article/58134/11-little-quirks-baseballs-early-rules ; https://vbba.org/rules-and-customs/naabbp-1858/
List of players banned from baseball: https://ourgame.mlblogs.com/baseballs-bans-and-blacklists-5182f08d43ff
Pacific Coast League Scandal: https://www.academia.edu/12388279/The_Pacific_Coast_League_Scandal_of_1919_Hal_Chase_Had_Nothing_on_Babe_Borton
Chicago White Sox Trial
America in 1919