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Dorsey

Bush, Wendy Marie

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ISBN 10: 1553831144 / ISBN 13: 9781553831143
Published by Mountain Wusa, Banff, 2006
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Any idea what could connect the 1925 Carstairs Chuckwagon to the Chicago Stockyards -.-.-. or Calgary to Californiia. It was the man, Dorsey Patton McDaniel born in Iowa in 1870. Some big names, in Western Canadian history : Arthur Pelkey, James Lougheed, Pat Burns, Henry Wise Wood, and Charlie Russell appear in these 286 pages. But also appearing are Alfred Gough, James Fong, Jens Jensen, and Rollie Crowe. McDaniel was a cattleman by trade but like many Albertans he had a finger in the oil patch too - see Rose Oil. TEXT assisted by many b/w (sepia) photographs, one map, plenty of footnotes, a Family Tree, and index. Cond : Paper wrapper is brown with black spine stripe, and white lettering. Front cover graphic is a photo portrait of a seated Dorsey -1916. Two tiny stain marks on page 102 -103. Volume tight, colours bright. No marks, tears, nor creases. Signed by the author on first page. Collectible !! Excellent read about early Alberta history and history makers. Quote (p. 211) : " . he would lend them a helping hand. Young Rod remembers the family going down to visit the Macleays oin the thirties and they stopped by the Weadicks in High River to have lunch. On the way out Dorsey crunched a $20 bill into Guy's hand. Times were pretty tough for everyone in those days and that was a lot ._._._. .". Bookseller Inventory # 006253

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Title: Dorsey

Publisher: Mountain Wusa, Banff

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Soft cover

Illustrator: B/W Photographs

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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