Been There, Done That: Further Reading
The following is a list of sources used or consulted in the making of the BackStory episode “Been There, Done That: Historical Reenactments,” broadcast in October 2012. You can listen to the entire episode here.
Mentioned on the Show:
- Man of War: My Adventures in the World of Historical Reenactment by Charlie Schroeder
- Always in Season, filmmaker Jacqueline Olive’s documentary-in-progress.
- Gunfighter Nation by Richard Slotkin
- The Buffalo Bill museum in Denver has photos of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West.
- This forum for reenactors can tell you about events in your area (plus where to find all the cool gear)
- The Atlanta History Center, where reenactor Marvin Greer works.
- Photos taken shortly after the Moores’s Ford Bridge lynching (these are not graphic):
- Here’s Hampton Plantation, the National Historic Site that planned to host the “Slave for a Day” event
- Auslander, Mark. “Holding onto Those Who Can’t Be Held: Reenacting a Lynching at Moore’s Ford, Georgia.” Southern Spaces. Web. 8 November 2010.
- Kasson, Joy S. Buffalo Bill’s Wild West: Celebrity, Memory, and Popular History. New York: Hill and Wang, 2000.
- Thompson, Jenny. War Games: Inside the World of 20th-Century War Reenactors. Washington: Smithsonian Books, 2004.
- Warren, Louis S. Buffalo Bill’s America. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.
- Wexler, Laura.Fire in a Canebrake: The Last Mass Lynching in America. New York: Scribner, 2003.