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Parker, Quanah 1845?-1911

Works: 216 works in 398 publications in 2 languages and 17,687 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence  Western films  Interviews  Silent films  Music  Short films 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E87, 976.403
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The Comanche trail of thunder and the massacre at Parker's Fort, May 19th, 1836 by Gene Fallwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guthrie, Okla by Armantrout Bros( Book )

1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Texas wolf hunt : Theodore Roosevelt and a group of noted West Texans on a wolf hunt( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The photograph depicts a group of men paused from a wolf hunt, with a sample of their prey
by Quanah Parker( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two photocopied letters written by Parker to Col. Charles Goodnight (probably in Texas) regarding the moving of the grave of Parker's mother, Cynthia Ann Parker; together with some memorial speeches
The bank robbery( Visual )

1 edition published in 1908 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This film set the pattern for the stereotyped Western. The movie begins by establishing the locale and type of living of the desperados. The camera brings them into town in such a way as to establish not only the town but what they are seeking--the bank. The bank is then robbed, and the bandits pick up their wounded and flee. Loyalty to their wounded comrade is shown as they go out of their way to leave him with a woman to be cared for. The bandits continue their flight and are followed by a woman. They set up a new camp and hide their horses. The posse comes upon the hidden horses and sets up an ambush and waits. The woman arrives in the new camp and tells the bandits of the close pursuit of the posse. They attempt to saddle their horses but are set upon by the posse, and the film ends in a manner that became traditional--the good guys get the bad guys and the money is returned to the bank. This picture was made by Al Jennings, a convicted bank and train robber ..., cont
Comanche oral history tapes : 1999( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Six (VHS) videotapes relating chiefly to Comanche Indian culture in Oklahoma. Tape 1 (tape 1-4) shows James Cox, former tribal chairman and grandson of Quanah Parker, and his wife Marie Cox, founder of the North American Indian Women's Association; Tape 2 and 3 (tapes 5-8 and 9-12) contains Edgar Monetathchi, tribal elder, singing Comanche songs, and talks about his life; Tape 4 (tapes: 13-16) showcases educator Ron Red Elk, and his leading effort to preserve Comanche language and culture; Tape 5 (Tapes 21-24) documents tribal historian and leader Elton Yellowfish, as he talks about his experiences as a Comanche; and Tape 6 (tapes 29-32) relates to Comanche homecoming pow-wow in Walters, Okla., Thomas Wahnee, senior peyotist, talks about the Native American Church, and Leonard and Eva Riddles talk about their experiences as Comanches
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.02 for Frontier b ... to 0.99 for Papers, 18 ...)

Alternative Names
Parker, Quana, 1845?-1911

Quanah, 1845?-1911

English (129)

French (1)

The last Comanche chief : the life and times of Quanah ParkerEmpire of the summer moonQuanah Parker, Comanche chiefPlains warrior : Chief Quanah Parker and the ComanchesFrontier blood : the saga of the Parker familyQuanah ParkerQuanah ParkerComanche moon : a picture narrative about Cynthia Ann Parker : her twenty-five year captivity among the Comanche Indians and her son, Quanah Parker, the last chief of the Comanches