Bibliography and Acknowledgements


I would like to thank both Fran Larson, of the Ellwood House museum in De Kalb, Illinois, and Cheri Wolfe, of the Cattle Raiser's Museum in Fort Worth, Texas for their help in this project. I would especially like to thank Ms. Larson for her help in materials and for her verbal advice in this project.


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"Before Barbed Wire," in "The Cattleman," January, 1950.

The Biographial Record of De Kalb County. Chicago: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1898.

Dale, Edward Everett. The Range Cattle Industry. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1969.

Hayter, Earl W. "Barbed Wire Fencing--A Prairie Invention," in "Heritage of Kansas," September, 1960.

Hill, J.L.. The End of the Cattle Trail. Austin, Texas: The Pemberton Press, 1969.

McCallum, Henry D. and Frances T.. The Wire That Fenced the West. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965.

Osgood, Ernest Staples. The Day of the Cattlemen. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1929.

Webb, Walter Prescott. The Great Plains. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1931.

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