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Summary: Blue steel: In order to save a town from extinction, a cowpoke lets the residents in on the fact that gold is in the nearby hills, but an outlaw gang that already knew about the gold is displeased to have the townspeople know, too.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Treasure Box 2003

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Angel 2003

Summary: Jeremiah Johnson: Jeremiah is an American soldier who goes west to escape the Mexican War and becomes a mountain man. He is taken in by an old trapper who teaches him how to survive. After unavoidably violating an Indian burial ground, he loses his new Indian wife and their adopted child to vengeance. A vendetta between him and the Crows ruins his idyllic life as a fur trapper.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GRE

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
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Blum, Howard.

Summary: Set in the last decade of the nineteenth century, this true tale of the last frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush describes a mystery surrounding the disappearance of gold bars stolen from the Treadmill Mine in Juneau, Alaska. Without clues, it appears the crime may never be solved, but Charlie Siringo of the Pinkerton Agency sets out on a rugged cross-country odyssey to catch the thieves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Trade 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 BLU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978.02 Blum 2010

Summary: Rush to California after the 1848 gold discovery alongside thousands of hopeful men and women. Meet news reporters, English gentry, miners, morticians, marriage brokers, bankers, fugitives, preachers, imposters, trail guides, map makers, cooks, missionaries, town builders, soiled doves, and more people who take advantage of the opportunities to make their fortunes in places where the population...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Books, an imprint of Barbour Publishing, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAL

Summary: When a rancher is deserted by his regular cattle drivers for the gold mines, he (Wayne) is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to cross the 400 treacherous miles to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job under his tutelage, however, neither he nor the boys are aware that a gang of cattle thieves is stalking...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN COW

Summary: Fiona is the manager of a fast-food restaurant. She lives comfortably and happily with her family in the suburbs. That is until the day she accidentally gets locked into a walk-in freezer. She escapes the next morning, half frozen and barely alive, only to realize that her husband and two children didn't even notice she was missing. But when Fiona develops an obsession for everything cold and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ICE

Summary: 1880s, the American West. Randall Bragg is a rich landowner who is wanted for murdering the town marshal. Lawman Virgil Cole and his deputy Everett Hitch are two friends who are hired to defend a lawless town from the murderous rancher. Their efforts become complicated and their friendship is tested when a young widow arrives in town.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ap

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Appaloosa 2009

Summary: A spoof of every western film cliche in which a black man is appointed sheriff of a frontier town.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BLA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Blazing 2004

Dolnick, Edward

Summary: Describes the adventurous prospectors who traversed the United States in 1848 in response to rumors of gold in the Sacramento Valley, detailing the rough and rowdy cities that popped up, seemingly out of thin air, to accommodate the treasure-seekers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.6 DOL

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Summary: Follows the Dutton family, led by John Dutton, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States, under constant attack by those it borders--land developers, an Indian reservation, and America's first National Park. It is an intense study of a violent world far from media scrutiny--where land grabs make developers billions, and politicians are bought and sold by the world's largest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2018

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Summary: Pampered African Prince Akeem is a rebel who is against an arranged marriage and heads to Queens, New York to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a "regular" guy job at a fast-food...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY COM

Summary: Television series that follows marshal Wyatt Earp from Ellsworth to Wichita to Dodge City and Tombstone as he tries to tame the Wild West.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Timeless Media Group 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BES

Summary: Four theatrical families of the 1980's recreate the most wanted criminal families of the 1860's. This portrayal of the Jesse James gang is a rapidfire succession of thrilling moments -- the bandits' lightning attacks on banks, trains and stagecoaches ; their hairbreadth escapes from the law ; Jesse's jubilant wedding celebration ; and the tragic Great Northfield, Minnesota raid.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Long 2001

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN LON

Summary: U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn helps a headstrong young girl find the man who murdered her father in Native American territory and fled with the family savings. When Rooster's employer insists on accompanying the old gunfighter, sparks fly. The situation goes from troubled to disastrous when an inexperienced Texas Ranger joins the party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family True 2007

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN TRU

Summary: A charming drifter becomes sheriff in a rough and tumble mining town where lawmen don't last a month.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SUP

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Support 2001

Piper, Karen Lynnea

Summary: "A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on earth, by a young woman who came of age with missiles. The China Lake missile range is located in a huge stretch of the Mojave Desert, about the size of the state of Delaware. It was created during the Second World War, and has always been shrouded in secrecy. But people who make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PIPER, KAREN PIP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Piper 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B PIPER PIP

Summary: High plains drifter: When "The Stranger" rides into the sin-ridden town of Lago, bullets fly as he battles three ruthless gunmen in a pulse-pounding shoot-'em-up.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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Henze, Eric

Summary: The seven most amazing national parks within the Southwest United States are covered in full within these pages; from what to do, where to stay and dining options, both inside the parks and nearby. All surrounding national monuments and state parks are also described in detail. "A Complete Guide.." is packed with maps, pictures, tips, stories, and we dare say, fun! This book has something for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gone Beyond Guides 2017

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Summary: A family saga focusing on the lives of the Macahan family in the Old West. Their stories are played out against a realistic recreation of the American West in that lusty, hard-hitting period when laws were frequently broken and progress was charted by individual suffering and survival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOW

Summary: Louis L'Amour's epic western saga of brothers who blazed a name across the untamed post-Civil War New Mexico frontier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SAC

Summary: Explore one of the most powerful and defining chapters in American history. This powerful epic adventure unfolds as told through the struggles, triumphs, and heartaches of two families as they journey in search of the American dream. The Wheelers venture west from Virginia in 1825, while the Lakota tribe grapples with the arrival of white settlers; the story continues over the next 65 years,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV INT

Summary: The gunfighter: In this noir-influenced Western, Gregory Peck stars as an aging gunslinger, sick of killing but haunted by punks wanting to make a name for themselves by slaying a legend. After being warned by his old friend the Sheriff, Peck decides to return East to see his estranged wife and the child he left behind. Knowing his death is an inevitability if he stays, Peck leaves but before...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN FOX

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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