EDWARD LAROCQUE TINKER, "Horsemen are Brothers," grad-
uate of Columbia University and the Sorbonne, has received
international recognition for his work. The French government
presented the Palmes Academiques to him for his studies of New
Orleans and the French in Louisiana, which include Les ecrits
de langue francaise en Louisiane; Old New Orleans; Lafcadio
Hearn's American Days; and The French Newspapers and Peri-
odicals of Louisiana (a bibliography). He later received the title
of profesor extraordinario for his work at the National University
of Mexico, which was followed by an appointment as exchange
lecturer in Argentina and Uruguay under the auspices of the
Department of State. From his South American studies have come
The Cult of the Gaucho and the Birth of a Literature and The
Horsemen of the Americas and the Literatures They Inspired.
LEE SIMMONS, "Observations on Horses Across Seventy-five
Years," Texas-Louisiana Representative of the Southern Power
Administration of the United States Department of Interior,
speaks with the authority of a long and varied career as a stock-
man. Educated at Austin College and the University of Texas,
he has served as sheriff of Grayson County, member of the Texas
Prison Board, and general manager of the Texas Prison System.
CLIFFORD P. WESTERMEIER, "The Cowboy in His Home State,"
artist and historian, combines the talents of two professions to
recreate authentically the colorful history of the American cow-
boy. Professor and chairman of the department of history at the
University of Arkansas, he attended outstanding art schools in the
United States and France, the University of Buffalo, and the
University of Colorado, where he was awarded the M.S. and Ph.D.
degrees. He has taught at the University of Buffalo, St. Louis
University, and Loretto Heights College, and has had numerous
articles published in popular and professional periodicals. His
book, Man, Beast, Dust: The Story of Rodeo, received wide
critical approval. At the present time his Trailing the Cowboy
is in process of publication by Caxton Printers.
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 58, July 1954 - April, 1955. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101158/. Accessed July 10, 2014.