Cowboy Songs and Singers: Of Lifeways and Legend


Folklorists use the term lifeways to describe the activities that shape daily life. Included here are resources to provide insight into the settings and activities associated with cowboy life.

Gail Gardner photographed with Eulalia "Sister" Bourne
Gail Gardner photographed with Eulalia "Sister" Bourne.
Photo courtesy the Oracle Historical Society.
The photo was probably taken at one of Bourne's 1974 or 1975
book signings for Ranch Schoolteacher.

Rex Allen's Star on Hollywood Boulevard
courtesy Garry Forger, May 2000

Soza Family History: Antonio Campa Soza 1845 -1915

Southern Arizona Folk Arts. An Occupation and a Region: Cowboy and Western Folk Art



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