History Rhymes
Nineteenth-century History

Who were the real cowboys?

Cowboy

An anonymous cowboy from the 1880's.

This five-part series explores the differences between the romanticized image of the cowboy and the actual cowboy that roamed the plains in the late nineteenth century.

1: Part 1
2: Part 2
3: Part 3
4: Part 4
5: Part 5

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