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Visiting Tom Mix in Mixville

Posted by on Feb 10, 2011 in slider | Comments Off on Visiting Tom Mix in Mixville

Visiting Tom Mix in Mixville

    Goldie Griffith and Charley Mulhall, Lucille’s brother, visited cowboy star Tom Mix in Los Angeles in 1914. Mix had been a performer with the Miller Brothers’ 101 Wild West show–the same show that gave Goldie her start. Tom Mix was Hollywood’s first Western megastar in his big white hat and fancy outfits. With his horse Tony, Mix’s films were action-packed, and Mix usually did his own stunts. Millions of American children grew up watching Tom Mix movies on Saturday afternoons. Olive Stokes Mix, with Eric Heath, writes in The Fabulous Tom Mix,...

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Review by Gail Woerner on rodeoattitude.com

Posted by on Jul 8, 2010 in In the News, Media Bar | Comments Off on Review by Gail Woerner on rodeoattitude.com

By Gail Woerner Posted Friday, June 4, 2010  Goldie Griffith Cameron was one of the early day cowgirls and lady bronc riders that ‘almost’ got lost in time, if it hadn’t been for Kay Turnbaugh’s interest in her neighbor Goldie’s past. Kay never met Goldie but they both lived in Nederland, Colorado, a town in the Rocky Mountains that once had a population of 5,000 people. Once the tungsten mining market waned so did Nederland. Kay came to the town and started a newspaper there a year after Goldie died, but it didn’t take long before Kay heard enough about this wonderful Goldie character...

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Events

Posted by on Jul 28, 2009 in | 2 comments

WHO KNEW? Friday, Nov. 11 – At 11:30 a.m. in downtown Denver (1200 Broadway) I will be unveiling Goldie’s wedding dress at History Colorado as part of their project Who Knew? Everything Old Is New Again. The curators have selected a few special pieces from the Museum’s collection to be unveiled weekly Nov. 20 through Jan. 8. One thing the items have in common is they serve as reminders of Colorado’s extraordinary, unexpected, and infamous past, so Goldie is a natural to be included in the project. For more info, visit: http://historycoloradocenter.org/who-knew/  ...

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Reviews

Posted by on Jul 25, 2009 in | Comments Off on Reviews

“After I started reading it, I could not put it down except to sleep a few hours. It was a great ‘read,’ and as a western historian, I could not believe that I had never heard of Goldie Griffith Cameron…she certainly deserves to be recognized as more than a bit player in the overall story of the West in times past.”  –Alvin G. Davis, President-Chairman, National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration  more reviews “Goldie Griffith Cameron was one of the early day cowgirls and lady bronc riders that ‘almost’ got lost in time, if it hadn’t been for Kay...

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