Wild West


Merit Meyers

The Dooley-Harris feud began at a midsummer picnic in Doe Run. more

Aug 4, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History


Merit Meyers

Feuds between extended families are an American tradition. As for Missouri, our most dysfunctional and bloody inter-familial conflict has come to be known as the Dooley-Harris Feud. more

Nov 13, 2015 2:44 PM Life


Harry Katz

Meet Missouri's modern day gunslingers who compete in the sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting. more

Sep 24, 2015 3:24 PM Life

Protesters set cows loose in St. Louis. more

Jun 12, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History


Denver Public Library

For better or worse, no aspect of America's history has so fired our imaginations and influenced our collective sense of identity as the western cattle trade and its venerable knight-errant: the cowboy. more

Sep 10, 2011 5:00 AM Life

Train Robbers

Denver Public Library

With a reputation in the late 1800s of being "the robber state," Missouri was in the heart of the legendary Wild West. more

Sep 9, 2011 5:00 AM Life

Livestock Pens

Kansas City Public Library

After the Civil War, several cities rediscovered economic success though agriculture. more

Sep 9, 2011 5:00 AM Life


Courtesy of Golden Ox

Located in a historically rich part of Kansas City, the Golden Ox has been serving up delicious steaks for over 60 years. more

Sep 8, 2011 5:00 AM Flavor

Pony Express

Courtesy of Pony Express Museum

During a time when communication to either coast took weeks, three Missouri men found a way to reduce the time to a then unheard of nine days. more

Sep 8, 2011 5:00 AM Life

Wagon Trains

State Historical Society, Columbia

The journey into the new frontier was dangerous alone, so many families met in Independence to kick-off the journey together. more

Sep 7, 2011 5:00 AM Life

Rodeos have been around since the early 1800s. Today, Missouri is home to several different rodeo sport events. more

Sep 7, 2011 5:00 AM Life


Courtesy of Pony Express Museum

Visit any of these great museums to learn more about the Old West. more

Sep 5, 2011 5:00 AM Travel


Illustration by Andrew Barton

Today, Missouri is solidly Midwestern, but at one point, it was the Western Frontier. Join us for a look back into the past during our Wild West Week. more

Sep 4, 2011 5:00 AM Life

Paul Jackson Workshop


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