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Children's Cowboy Corral

The Children's Cowboy Corral is an interactive discovery area filled with western activities for the youngest families. Boys and girls will enjoy dressing up and putting on their first pair of chaps and spurs for both a photograph and a stationary ride on an imaginary horse. Listen to our cowboy sing and talk about the trail. Build a campfire at the chuck wagon and fix some "grub" for your parents at a real wagon. Books, puzzles, and diorama of working ranches are all designed to teach the pardners about the real west.

Ride on out to the corral over the dry gulch trail in the plaza of flags, but leave your horse tied outside.

Selected Gallery Images  

Cowboy Corral 1 Saddle up a make-believe pony and come take a ride with us at the Children's Cowboy Corral.

Cowboy Corral 2 All you have to do is come to the Museum. We have all the cowboy gear, boots, and stationary horses ready to head down the trail.

Cowboy Corral 3 "Daddy, I want a horse just like this when I get older".

Cowboy Corral 4 A view of the tipi from the Children’s Cowboy Corral.

Cowboy Corral 5 An inside view of the bunk house. Sit down for a bit and play with the touch screen kiosk.

Cowboy Corral 6 Interactive exhibits let kids hear real cowboys talk and western music.

Cowboy Corral 7 Taken for Southern Living Magazine after our exhibit's grand opening. These buckaroos are ready for some campfire food.

Cowboy Corral 8 I think he is just sad because he wandered off from the rest of the herd.

Cowboy Corral 9 We saw this painting in the art gallery, Branding JJ.

Cowboy Corral 10 Parents can teach children about our Western Heritage by joining them in the Children's Cowboy Corral.

Cowboy Corral 11 Giant western art puzzles are fun!

Suggested Readings & Links  

The following materials are available for review in the Research Center.

Juvenile Reading Materials on Cowboys and Western History

F591.C47 Chilton, Charles. Book of the West. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1962].

E185.925.C65 1993 Cox, Clinton. The Forgotten Heroes: The Story of the Buffalo Soldiers. New York: Scholastic, [1993].

GV1157.O3F59 1998 Flynn, Jean. Annie Oakley: Legendary Sharpshooter. Springfield: Enslow Publishers, [1998].

HT123.5.W38K35 1999 Kalman, Bobbie. Boomtowns of the West. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, [1999].

HQ792.U5K317 1994 Kalman, Bobbie. A Child's Day. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, [1994].

HQ792.U5K32 1991 Kalman, Bobbie. Early Settler Children. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, [1991].

TS2130.K35 Kalman, Bobbie. The Gristmill. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, [1990].

TT160.K26 1993 Kalman, Bobbie. Home Crafts. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1993].

F596.K353 1999 Kalman, Bobbie. Homes of the West. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, [1999].

TX653.K29 1993 Kalman, Bobbie. The Kitchen. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1993].

PE2839.K35 1994 Kalman, Bobbie. Settler Sayings. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, [1994].

F596.K358 1999 Kalman, Bobbie. The Wagon Train. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, [1999].

F591.K18 1999 Kalman, Bobbie. Who Settled the West? New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, [1999].

F596.K359 1999 Kalman, Bobbie and Lewis, Jane. Women of the West. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, [1999].

E185.925.K37 Katz, William Loren. The Black West. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., [1971].

P593.K54 2000 Kimball, Violet T. Stories of Young Pioneers in Their Own Words. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press Publishing Company, [2000].

F596.K76 2000 Krohn, Katherine E. Women of the Wild West. Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications Co., [2000].

F593.L58 1999 Littlefield, Holly. Children of the Trail West. Minneapolis, MN: Carol Rhoda Books, [1999].

F596.M537 1995 Miller, Brandon Marie. Buffalo Gals: Women of the Old West. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, [1995].

F1095.Y9 M87 1999 Murphy, Claire Rudolf and Haigh, Jane G. Children of the Gold Rush. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, [1999].

F593.O27 1997 O'Brien, Mary Barmeyer. Heart of the Trail: The Stories of Eight Wagon Train Women. Helena: Twodot, [1997].

F390.C45O74 1997 O'Rear, Sybil J. Jesse Chisholm: The Story of a Trailblazer and Peacemaker in Early Texas and Oklahoma. Austin, TX: Eakin Press, [1997].

GV1834.5.R53 1992 Rice, James. Cowboy Rodeo. Gretna: Pelican Publishing Company, [1992].

GV1834.45.S73S54 2000 Sherman, Josepha. Steer Wrestling. Chicago: Heinemann Library, [2000].

F596.W85 1997 Wukovits, John F. The Black Cowboys. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, [1997].

F594.W85 1996 Wukovits, John F. The Gunslingers. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, [1996].

F594.J27W84 1996 Wukovits, John F. Jesse James. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, [1996].

Juvenile Reading Materials on Native Americans

E99.M87A75 1991 Armitage, Peter. The Innu (the Montagnais-Naskapi). New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1991].

E99.H7B66 1994 Bonvillain, Nancy and Porter, Frank W. The Hopi. New York: Chelsea House, [1994].

E99.H9B66 1989 Bonvillain, Nancy and Porter, Frank W. The Huron. New York: Chelsea House, [1989].

E99.E7B685 1995 Bonvillain, Nancy and Porter, Frank W. The Inuit. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1995].

E99.M4B66 1997 Bonvillain, Nancy. Native American Medicine. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, [1997].

E98.R3B65 1995 Bonvillain, Nancy and Porter, Frank W. Native American Religion. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1996].

E99.S23B65 1995 Bonvillain, Nancy and Porter, Frank W. The Sac and Fox. New York: Chelsea House, [1995].

E99.S22B66 1997 Bonvillain, Nancy and Porter, Frank W. The Santee Sioux. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, [1997].

E99.T34B66 1994 Bonvillain, Nancy and Porter, Frank W. The Teton Sioux. New York: Chelsea House, [1994].

E99.Z9B66 1995 Bonvillain, Nancy and Porter, Frank W. The Zuni. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1995].

E99.M76B74 1999 Brody, J. J. and Bacchin, Giorgio. A Day with a Mimbres. Minneapolis: Runestone Press, [1999].

E99.P8C547 1987 Clifton, James A. and Porter, Frank W. The Potawatomi. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1987].

E185.925.C65 1993 Cox, Clinton. The Forgotten Heroes: The Story of the Buffalo Soldiers. New York: Scholastic, [1993].

E58.4.D4 1997 De Angelis, Therese. Native Americans and the Spanish. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, [1997].

E99.C91D5 1993 Dial, Adolf L. The Lumbee. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1993].

E99.P6D63 1989 Dobyns, Henry F. The Pima-Maricopa. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1989].

E99.A6D64 1989 Doherty, Craig A. and Doherty, Katherine M. Apaches and Navajos. 1st pbk ed. New York: Franklin Watts, [1991,1989].

E99.S4D73 1997 Dramer, Kim and Porter, Frank W. The Shoshone. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, [1997].

E99.A4 Fox, Vivian. The Winding Trail: The Alabama-Coushatta Indians of Texas. 1st ed. Austin, TX: Eakin Press, [1983].

E99.O3C72214 1996 Freedman, Russell and Bad Heart Bull, Amos. The Life and Death of Crazy Horse. New York: Holiday House, [1996].

E78.M82F74 1992 Freedman, Russell and Bodmer, Karl. An Indian Winter. New York: Holiday House, [1992].

Lovell Studio Exhibit / E9 Fronval, George and DuBois, Daniel. Indian Signals and Sign Language. New York: Bonanza Books, [1985].

E98.A7G56 Glubok, Shirley. The Art of the Woodland Indians. New York: Macmillan, [1976].

E99.C92H693 1997 Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane. Buffalo Days. New York: Holiday House, [1997].

E99.S35H83 1995 Hubbard-Brown, Janet. The Shawnee. New York: Chelsea House, [1995].

GT617.W47K35 1999 Kalman, Bobbie. Bandannas, Chaps, and Ten-gallon Hats. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, [1999].

F799.K35 1997 Kalman, Bobbie and Nickles, Greg. Spanish Missions. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1997].

E98.R28K37 1986 Katz, William Loren. Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage. New York: Atheneum, [1986].

E99.T35K44 1998 Keegan, Marcia. Pueblo Girls: Growing up in Two Worlds. 1st ed. Santa Fe, NM: Clear Light Publishers, [1999].

E98.M6K46 1996 Klots, Steve. Native Americans and Christianity. Philadelphia, PA: Chelsea House Publishers, [1997].

E99.A6L33 1990 Lacapa, Michael. The Flute Player: An Apache Folktale. 1st ed. Flagstaff: Northland Publishing Company, [1990].

E99.S54L33 1995 Lacey, Theresa Jensen. The Blackfeet. New York: Chelsea House, [1995].

E99.P3L33 1996 Lacey, Theresa Jensen and Porter, Frank W. The Pawnee. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1996].

E99.P9L38 1998 Lavender, David Sievert. Mother Earth, Father Sky: Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest. New York: Holiday House, [1998].

E99.D1G77 1994 Matthaei, Gay and Cvijanovic, Adam. The Ledgerbook of Thomas Blue Eagle. Charlottesville, VA: Thomasson-Grant, [1994].

E98.F6S74 1997 Max, Jill and Annesley, Robert. Spider Spins a Story: Fourteen Legends from Native America. Flagstaff: Northland Publishing Company, [1997].

E78.G73P6 1971 Powers, William K. Indians of the Southern Plains. New York: Putnam, [1971].

E99.C85R65 1989 Rollings, Willard H. The Comanche. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1989].

E99.C5S645 1996 Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk and Himler, Ronald. The Cherokees. New York: Holiday House, [1996].

E99.C53S63 1996 Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk and Himler, Ronald. The Cheyennes. New York: Holiday House, [1996].

E99.T52S7 Steiner, Stan. The Tiguas: The Lost Tribe of City Indians. New York: Crowell-Collier Press, [1972].

F592.U.S123T56 1997 Thomasma, Kenneth and Talbot, Agnes Vincen. The Truth about Sacajawea. Jackson, WY: Grandview Pub. Co., [1997].

F1435.T8 1990 Trout, Lawana and Porter, Frank W. The Maya. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1991].

Chuck Wagon Cooking

F596.C24 1997 Cano, Tony and Sochat, Ann. Chuck Wagon Heyday: The History & Color of the Chuck Wagon at Work. Canutillo, TX: Reata Pub., [1997].

Dewey. Cano, Tony. Dutch Oven Cooking with Tony Cano: A Complete Dutch Oven Cooking Guide Including 74 Delicious Recipes for Outdoor Use, Utilizing Charcoal Briquets, or Indoors, Utilizing Your Conventional Stove Top Burners and Oven. Canutillo, TX: Reata Publishing Co., [1997].

TX715.2.W47G87 2000 Gunderson, Mary. Cowboy Cooking. Mankato, MN: Blue Earth Books, [2000].

TX823.H6 Holm, Don. The Old-fashioned Dutch Oven Cookbook; Complete with Authentic Sourdough Baking, Smoking Fish and Game, Making Jerky, Pemmican, and Other Lost Campfire Arts. Caldwell: Caxton Printers, Ltd., [1969].

TX823.H8 Hughes, Stella. Chuck Wagon Cookin'. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, [1974].

TX715.2.W47M43 1988 Medley, Wild Wes. Original Cowboy Cookbook: Authentic Recipes from Bunkhouse, Chuck Wagon, Cook Shack, Line Shack, Saloon, Trail Drive Cooking, and Main House: Recipes from 1840's. Cairo, NE: Original Western Publications, [1989].

TX715.2.W47V57 1994 Price, B. Byron. National Cowboy Hall of Fame Chuck Wagon Cookbook: Authentic Recipes from the Ranch and the Range. New York: Hearst Books, [1995].

TX840.D88R57 1990 Ririe, Robert L. Doin' Dutch Oven: Inside and Out. Bountiful: Horizon Publishers, [1990].

TX823.R48 Ririe, Robert L. Let's Cook Dutch: A Complete Guide for the Dutch Oven Chef. Bountiful, UT: Horizon, [1979].

TX823.S65 Smith, Byron J. Roundup of Western Outdoor Cooking. Tahlequah: Pan Press, [1960].

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