Laramie History Resources

Mary Kay Mason, Book Project Director, Laramie, Gem City of the Plains (Curtis Media Corporation, 1987)

Lola M. Homsher, The History of Albany County, Wyoming to 1880 (Lusk, Wyoming: Privately Published, 1965)

Charlie Peterson and the Laramie Plains Museum, Laramie – Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2007)

Gladys B. Beery, The Front Streets of Laramie City (Laramie, Wyoming: Albany Seniors, Inc., 1990)

Gladys B. Beery, Saint and Sinners (Glendo, Wyoming: High Plains Press, 1994)

Shirley Gillespie, The Corner of Second and Grand (Laramie, Wyoming, Two Dogs Publishing, 2010)

Bill Betenson, Butch Cassidy, My Uncle (Glendo, Wyoming: High Plains Press, 2012)

Frances E. Strayer-Hanson, Medicine Bow Valley Pioneers: Closing the Overland Trail Opening the Union Pacific Railroad (Bloomington, Indiana: iUniverse Inc., 2009)

Dick Kreck, Hell on Wheels: Wicked Towns along the Union Pacific Railroad (Golden, Colorado: Fulcrum Publishing, 2013)

Carol Lee Bowers, Less than ladies, less than love: Prostitution in Laramie, Wyoming, 1868-1920 (Laramie, Wyoming: Carol Lee Bowers, 1994)

George W. Hufsmith, The Wyoming Lynching of Cattle Kate, 1889 (Glendo, Wyoming: High Plains Press, 1993)

Larry K. Brown, Coyotes and Canaries: Characters who made the West Wild…And Wonderful! (Glendo, Wyoming, High Plains Press. 2002)

Anne M. Butler, Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery: Prostitutes in the American West 1865 – 90, (Urbana and Chicago, University of Illinois Press, 1987)

T.A. Larson, History of Wyoming (University of Nebraska Press, 1978)

Larry D. Ball, Tom Horn in Life and Legend (University of Oklahoma Press, 2014)

Wyoming Tales and Trails, accessed February 2014 – November 2014,

Wyoming State Historical Society, accessed August 2014,

Wyoming State Archives, accessed February 2014 – October 2014,

American Heritage Center (at the U. of Wyoming), accessed January 2014 – November 2014,, 

Laramie Plains Museum, accessed February 2014 – August 2014,

Wyoming State Archives, Museums, and Historical Dept., Annals of Wyoming, accessed June 2014 – October 2014,

Wyoming Territorial Prison Museum, accessed June 2014 – August 2014,

Jerry Hanson. Interviews by Deborah Linden. In Person. Laramie, Wyoming, Laramie Plains Museum, January 2014 – October 2014

Phil Roberts. Interview by Deborah Linden. In Person. Laramie, Wyoming, April 2014

Kim Viner, Interviews by Deborah Linden. In Person. Laramie, Wyoming, April 2014, July 2014

Judy Knight, Interviews by Deborah Linden. In Person. Laramie, Wyoming, June – September 2014

Tom Horn the Noted desperado dies on the Gallows, (Cheyenne, Wyoming, The Wyoming Tribune, November 20, 1903)

William Owen, Diary as a boy in Laramie, (Laramie, Dakota Territory, 1868)

Wyoming Newspaper Project$3/357931&hnt=browse5,browse8

F.K. Freeman, Frontier Index, (Laramie, Dakota Territory, Freeman and Company) April 2, 1868 – July 21, 1868
Frontier Index EditionsApril 21 & 28, 1868
Frontier Index EditionsMay 5, 19, 22, 26 &29, 1868
Frontier Index Editions – June 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26 & 30, 1868
Frontier Index Editions – July 3, 7 & 21, 1868