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Louis B. Kraft Photographs

Identifier: PAAC-010


  • Majority of material found within 1982 to


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Biographical / Historical

Louis Kraft is an independent writer of fiction and non-fiction about the Old West. He was born in 1947 in New York and made his home in Southern California. He graduated as a theater major in 1969 from California State University, Northridge. After many years acting he turned his interest to writing. He has written extensively on George Armstrong Custer, Indian Agent Edward C. Wynkoop, Cheyennes, Apaches, and Geronimo. His works include The Final Showdown (fiction), Gatewood and Geronimo, Custer and the Cheyenne, Custer and His Times, a two-act play An Evening with Ned Wynkoop, and Lt. Charles Gatewood and His Apache Wars Memoir. He is a member of the Western History Association and Western Writers of America. He has also written numerous articles on baseball.


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Guide to the Louis B. Kraft Photographs
Daniel Kosharek
© 2010
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Revision Statements

  • 2021-07-07: Finding aid reformatted by Hannah Abelbeck

Repository Details

Part of the NMHM Palace of the Governors Photo Archives Repository

113 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe NM 87501 USA