Cowboys, Buckaroos, Vacqueros - Who Were They, Really?
hard at work at the Ninety-Six Ranch in northern Nevada
Carl, photographer. "Branding, Ninety-Six Ranch [35mm slide]." Date
Buckaroos in Paradise: Ranching Culture in Northern Nevada,
1945-1982, Library of Congress.
program, recorded on August 10, 2005, provides an overview of the history in the
states of cowboys, buckaroos, and vacqueros. It was presented
by Peter Armenti and Judy Graves
at the Library of Congress.Library of Congress
A comprehensive collection of Vaquero, cowboy
and buckaroo history comparing the differences
and similarities of each
group of horsemen.
Enjoy the truth behind the mythic cowboy. This comparative
look at vaqueros, cowboys, and buckaroos brings the mythical image of the American
cowboy into focus and detail and honors the regional and national variations.
It will be an essential resource for anyone
who would know or portray
the cowboy--readers, writers, songwriters, and actors among them.