“California Joe and the Girl Trapper”

Jack Crawford. From The Poet Scout: A Book of Song and Story, 1886.

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Jack Crawford combined service as a scout in the cavalry with writing as the “Poet Scout.”

Image of California Joe and the Girl Trapper

Crawford presents this poem as a campfire story told by his companion in the Plains wars, California Joe.

Image of California Joe and the Girl Trapper
Image of California Joe and the Girl Trapper
Image of California Joe and the Girl Trapper
Image of California Joe and the Girl Trapper
Image of California Joe and the Girl Trapper
Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title California Joe and the Girl Trapper
Short Title California Joe and the Girl Trapper, 1886
Book Title The Poet Scout: A Book of Song and Story
Place of Publication New York
Publisher Funk and Wagnalls
Creator Jack Crawford
Publication Date 1886
Call Number Ayer PS1469.C3 P6 1886
Location Special Collections 4th floor