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Titles: J.K. - Junker

* Indicates from the collection of Alan V. Miller

  J.K. "The yellow rose of Texas." New York: Firth, Pond & Co., 1858.

  Jackson, Bruce. "Introduction." Folklore and society: essays in honor of Benjamin A. Botkin / Bruce Jackson. Hatboro, PA: Folklore Associates, 1966.

Charles Christian Nahl's painting "Sunday morning in the mines", 1872

Charles Christian Nahl's "Sunday morning in the mines," 1872.

* Jackson, Helen. Poems / Helen Jackson. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1893. 266 p. See: "A ballad of the gold country," p.45-49; "Cheyenne Mountain," p.258.

  Jackson, Richard. Popular songs of nineteenth-century America / Richard Jackson. New York: Dover Publications, 1976.

  Jacobs, Wilbur R. On Turner's trail: 100 years of writing western history / Wilbur R. Jacobs. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Press, 1994.

* Jaques, Edna. Beside still waters / Edna Jaques. Toronto, ON: Thomas Allen, 1945, c1939. 88 p.

See: "The prairie," "A woman in Saskatchewan," "The homesteaders," "Mountain climbing."

  Jaques, Mary J. Texan ranch life / Mary J.  Jaques. London: Horace Cox, 1894. Content?

* James, Ahlee. "Sunset at Santa Fe." El Palacio (Santa Fe, NM). 23(23): 599-600, December 10, 1927.

  James, W. S. Cow-boy life in Texas / W.S. James. Chicago, IL: Donohue, Henneberry & Co., 1893. See: "The grand roundup" p.212-213.

Detail from painting "Sunday morning in the mines", 1872

Detail from Charles Christian Nahl's "Sunday morning in the mines," 1872.

* Jameson, Laurance Lincoln ("Tick of the JL"). Cow country ballads / Laurance Lincoln Jameson. Caspar, WY: Prairie Publishing Co., 1941. Ill. 92 p.

   Jeffers, Robinson. Be angry at the sun / Robinson Jeffers. New York: Random House, 1941.

See also George Sterling

* Jeffers, Robinson. Roan stallion, Tamar and other poems / Robinson Jeffers. [2nd ed.] New York: Boni and Liveright, 1925. c1924. 253 p.

* Jeffers, Robinson. Roan stallion, Tamar and other poems / Robinson Jeffers. New York: Modern Library, 1935, c1924. 295 p.

Much on the California coastline; see his "The coast-range Christ" p.186-214; "Point Pinos and Point Lobos" p.252-259; and "Continents end" p.271-272.

* Jennings, Jim. Tumble weed: a collection of verse based on the experiences of one who loves the West / Jim Jennings. [Helena, MT]: Jim Jennings; ["From the Press of State Publishing Co." verso of dustjacket], 1956. Illustrated with photographs. 82 p.

  "Jess Morris, cowboy fiddler and Dalhart pioneer dies today." Dalhart Texan. June 22, 1953.

  Jessie James. New York: H.J. Wehman, nd.

* Jim Babcock's buckaroo book. [New York]: Treasure Chest Publications, 1936. 32 p. Includes songs: "Billy boy"; "Great grand dad" p.26,29-30.

  Johansen, Dorothy O.; Gates, Charles M. Empire of the Columbia: a history of the Pacific Northwest / Dorothy O. Johansen and Charles M. Gates. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1957. 685 p.

See small section on "Literature and history," p.534-535. "Charles Erskine Scott Wood combined the skill of a corporation lawyer with the sensitivity of the poet and wrote several volumes of verse, some of which were of remarkable beauty and grandeur of speech."
Other poets mentioned are: Herbert Bashford, Christian Binkley, Sam L. Simpson, Frederic Homer Balch, and Ella Higgenson.

   Johenning, Jean. Ballads of the Old West : a collection of story poems / Jean Johenning. Illustrated by W. R. "Dick" Doherty. New York: Vantage, 1993.

* Johnson, Charles. "The northwoods." Ideals (Milwaukee). 10(4): [48], August 1953.

Detail from painting "Sunday morning in the mines", 1872

Detail from Charles Christian Nahl's "Sunday morning in the mines," 1872.

 Johnson, Siddie Joe. Agarita berry / Siddie Joe Johnson. Dallas, TX: Southwest Press, 1933.

* Johnson, Siddie Joe. Gallant the hour / Siddie Joe Johnson. Dallas: Kaleidograph Press, 1945. 64 p.

  Johnson, "Spud" (Walter Willard) (1897-1968). The ballad of Santa Fe / Spud Johnson. [Taos, NM: np, 193-]

  Johnson, "Spud" (Walter Willard). Horizontal yellow / Spud Johnson. Santa Fe, NM: Writers' Editions, 1935.

  Johnson, Willis E. South Dakota community songbook / Willis E. Johnson. Brookings, SD: np, 1922.

  Johnston, Alva. "Tenor on horseback." Saturday Evening Post. 212(10): 18-19,74-76, Sep. 1939.

  Jones, Bill. The dude from hell: a collection of cowboy stories and poetry / Bill Jones. Lander, WY: B. Jones, 1992. 77 p.

  Jones, Bill. There ain't much romance in the life of us cows: cowboy poetry and humor / Bill Jones. Lander, WY: Western Publishing, 1991. 86 p.

  Jones, Buck. Songs of the western trails / Buck Jones. Chicago, IL: Chart Music Pub., 1940.
Detail from painting "Sunday morning in the mines", 1872

Harvey L. Jones's comments on Nahl's Sunday morning in the mines, (1872): "Narjot's depiction of a group of miners at leisure closely parallels the theme of the virtuous miners represented in the right half of Nahl's epic allegory of morality in the Gold Rush." p.108.

* Jones, Harvey L. "Sentiment and nostalgia: Charles Christian Nahl, Ernest Narjot, George Henry Burgess, Henry Bacon and Rufus Wright." p.100-115. Art of the gold rush. Edited by Janice T. Driesbach, Harvey L. Jones, and Katherine Church Holland. Oakland, CA: Oakland Museum of California; Sacramento, CA: Crocker Art Museum; [Berkeley, CA]: University of California Press, 1999. 148 p.

See anonymous poem, "Winter in the mines" from Hutchings' Illustrated California Magazine, Jan. 1859. This poem influenced Nahl to paint "Dead miner."

  Jordan, Philip D.; Kessler, Lillian. Songs of yesterday: a song anthology of American life / Philip D. Jordan and Lillian Kessler. New York: Doubleday, 1941. Content?

  Jordan, Teresa. "A new wind out of the West: the poetry of contemporary ranch women." p.247-258. In Cowboy poets and cowboy poetry. Edited by David Stanley and Elaine Thatcher. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2000.

  Josephy, Alvin M., Jr. "The poet beyond Black Elk." p.25-29. In A sender of words: essays in memory of John G. Neihardt. Edited by Vine Deloria, Jr. Salt Lake City, UT; Chicago, IL: Howe Brothers, 1984.

  Jossey, William. "Bury me not on the lone prairie." Chicago, IL: Clarence E. Sinn & Bros., 1907.

* Junker, Howard. "Marsden Hartley." The Advocate (Los Angeles). Apr. 16, 1981, p.14-15.

"Hartley struggled on. He was taken up by the New York Dadas in the early '20s; he contributed poems and essays (now largely unreadable, except for his stirring defenses of Georgia O'Keeffe, Albert Ryder and the circus) to the little magazines; he visited all the art colonies from Provincetown to Taos to the south of France." p.15

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