Originally published: Yonkers-on-Hudson, N.Y. : World Book Co., 1929. Includes additional sketches, photos, and paintings by Jackson and commentary.
Early experiences -- A plunge into unknown fields -- Bullwhacking across the plains -- Trailing California mustangs -- Photographing along the Union Pacific route -- Across Wyoming with Hayden -- First photographing of the Yellowstone -- Photographing the Grand Teton -- Among the Colorado Rockies -- Around the headwaters of the Arkansas -- Photographing the mountain of the Holy Cross -- Photographic adventures among the Ute Indians -- Among the peaks of the San Juan -- Adventures with a larger camera -- Discovery of the cliff ruins -- In the land of the cliff dwellers -- Further adventures with the Indians -- In the land of the Pueblos -- Along old Wyoming trails again
Introduction: Western Black soldiers since The Buffalo Soldiers : a review of the literature / Bruce A. Glasrud -- Fort Riley's Black soldiers and the Army's changing role in the West, 1867-85 / William A. Dobak -- William R. Shafter, Black troops, and the opening of the Llano Estacado, 1870-75 / Paul H. Carlson -- Buffalo soldier chaplains of the old West / Alan K. Lamm -- "Dress on the colors, boys!" Black noncommissioned officers in the regular Army, 1866-98 / Douglas C. McChristian -- Cathay Williams : Black woman soldier, 1866-68 / DeAnne Blanton -- One soldier's service : Caleb Benson in the Ninth and Tenth Cavalry, 1875-1908 / Thomas R. Buecker -- The court-martial of Lt. Henry O. Flipper : an example of Black-White relationships in the Army, 1881 / Bruce J. Dinges -- The Black Seminole Indian scouts in the Big Bend / Thomas A. Britten -- Black soldiers at Fort Hays, Kansas, 1867-69 : a study in civilian and military violence / James N. Leiker -- Black soldiers on the White frontier : some factors influencing race relations / Frank N. Schubert -- Rio Grande City : prelude to the Brownsville raid / Garna L. Christian -- The Houston riot of 1917, revisited / C. Calvin Smith -- Improbable ambassadors : Black soldiers at Fort Douglas, 1896-99 / Michael J. Clark -- Putting the army on wheels : the story of the Twenty-fifth Infantry Bicycle Corps / Charles M. Dollar -- The Black soldier-athlete in the U.S. Army, 1890-1916 / Marvin E. Fletcher -- Community building on the border : the role of the Twenty-fourth Infantry Band at Columbus, New Mexico, 1916-22 / Horace Daniel Nash -- Buffalo soldiers : a bibliography / Bruce A. Glasrud and Michael N. Searles