Corrals & Posses

2018 Award Winners

Co-Founders Award for Best Book

First Place: Peter H. Hassrick, Pahaska Corral
Albert Bierstadt: Witness to a Changing West
University of Oklahoma Press

Second Place: James E. Sherow, Kansas Corral
The Chisholm Trail: Joseph McCoy’s Great Gamble
University of Oklahoma Press

Third Place: Chuck Parsons, British Westerners
Captain Jack Helm: A Victim of Texas Reconstruction Violence
University of North Texas Press

“Coke” Wood Award for best article or monograph

First Place: Brian Dervin Dillon, Los Angeles Corral
“The Modoc War:  Fact, Fiction, and Fraud” published in Desert Tracks
Second Place: Janolyn G. Lo Vecchio,   Adobe and Tucson Corrals
“’Owned and Operated by a Woman’: Mary Costigan and Flagstaff’s First Radio Station,” The Journal Arizona History

Third Place: Erik Berg, Scottsdale Corral
“Equal For Age: The Growth, Death, and Rebirth of an Arizona Wine Industry, 1700-2000,” in Journal of Arizona History

Phillip A. Danielson Award for Best Presentation or Program

First Place: Awarded to the Los Angeles Corral James H. Macklin, Sheriff
For: Paul McClure, “The Disappearing West:  Just How Much ‘West’ is
There in Country Western Dance?”
Second Place: Awarded to Fort Collins Westerners, Klaus and Marie Krizanovic, Co-Sheriffs
For Dave Lively, “The Lost Lodges of Rocky”
Third Place: Awarded to the Adobe Corral, Cynthia Rinehart, Sheriff
For Roger L. Nichol, “Frontier and Western Vigilantes”

Heads Up Award, Larger Corral or Posse

Tucson Corral, Elaine Jacobsen, Sheriff

Heads Up Award, Smaller Corral/Posse
Fort Worth Westerners, Robert Saul, Sheriff

Fred Olds Award for Best Cowboy Poetry

First Place: Abraham Hoffman, Los Angeles Corral
“Tin Horn Gambler,” “Lament of a Western Alcoholic,” and “Dance-Hall Girls” published in L.A. Corral Poetry Keepsake, Number 49

Second Place: Gary Turner, Los Angeles Corral
“Just Another Saturday Night,” “Mississippi Yodeler,” and “No Gold Creek”
published in LA Corral Poetry Keepsake 49
Third Place: Bernice Landers, Jedidiah Smith Corral
“The Hat”


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