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Andy Adams

Born in Indiana in 1859, writer Andy Adams lived the cowboy life on the Texas plains. He later rendered those experiences in classic novels such as The Log of a Cowboy (1903) to set Americans straight about life in the West.

Image: Portrait of Andy Adams. Image courtesy of The Wittliff Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University, San Marcos.

Audio: Houston Public Media

Portrait of Andy Adams