Current Issue of Wagon Wheels
Althea Olive Weston was 46 years of age when this photograph was taken. She was performing as “Olive West” and shared top billing with her husband Willard Bowman (1872-1959) in the drama “For Liberty and Love” in New Iberia, Louisiana. They were members of the Peruchi-Beldeni acting company that was touring four southern states, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, and Louisiana. Part 1 of the Althea Olive Weston story begins on page 3.
~California State Library, Picture Collection~
Subject Indexes for Wagon Wheels
If you are doing research on, or looking for relatives who possibly resided in, Colusi County, then you might consider purchasing or viewing one of the Wagon Wheels Indexes. The documents are full name and subject indexes for all issues of Wagon Wheels.
Indexes 1 and 2 represent the period of 1954 – 2004, and are available for purchase only in hard copy format ($15 each).
Indexes 3 – 5 represent the period of 2005 to present, are complimentary searchable files, and available online:
Mini Subject Indexes for Wagon Wheels
Abbreviated indexes of Wagon Wheels list ONLY major topics of articles that have appeared in Wagon Wheels since the very first issue in 1951. The Mini-Index can also be used as a searchable check sheet if one is collecting all back issues of Wagon Wheels.
Mini-Indexes 1 – 2 represent the period of 1951 through 2022, are complimentary searchable files, and are available online:
Wagon Wheels is a semi-annual publication of the Colusi County Historical Society. If you are interested in submitting an article for publication, the deadlines are as follows:
Spring Deadline: March 1st
Fall Deadline: August 1st
If you have questions about ordering Wagon Wheels back issues, indexes, or submitting an article for publication, please contact the Editor, Dr. Gene Russell.