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    • African American woman

    • An unidentified African American woman jumps over a table in a camp at Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. She wears a dark cowboy hat and a striped and checkered dress. A horse stands next to a large tent in the background.
    • African Americans--Women--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Buffalo Bill's residence, North Platte

    • A large group of people, including William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody in the center, stands in front of Cody's home at the Scout's Rest Ranch in North Platte, Nebraska. A man in the right foreground stands near a large rack of antlers against...
    • Antlers--1880-1920.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Ranches--Nebraska--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1887 and 1912?]
    • Chief Geronimo

    • Apache Chief Geronimo poses for a half-length portrait. He is wearing a feather headdress and a buckskin shirt with tassles. He holds a pistol in his right hand. A pile of hay is directly behind where he sits. Geronimo appeared in Colonel Cummin's...
    • Apache Indians--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Geronimo, 1829-1909.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Riff Arabians

    • An Arab performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show performs a handspring during a performance of the show. A large crowd of people sits in the bleachers under a tent canopy in the background. A large building with small awnings hanging over many of...
    • Arabs--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Riff Arabians

    • A group of Arab members of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show forms a pyramid in an arena during a performance of the show. One man stands on the top of the pyramid by balancing on the shoulders of another man. The pyramid is supported by one man...
    • Arabs--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Riff Arabians

    • A group of Arab members of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show forms a human pyramid in a dirt arena during a performance of the show. One man supports seven other men on his shoulders. A young man tops the pyramid. A person stands near a platform in the...
    • Arabs--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Riff Arabians

    • A Arab performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show performs a flip in the air during a performance of the show. A large crowd of people sits in the bleachers under a tent canopy in the background. A large building with small awnings hanging over...
    • Arabs--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Arab acrobats

    • A group of Arab members of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show forms a human pyramid in a dirt arena during a performance of the show. One man supports at least six other men on his shoulders. A young boy tops the pyramid. Two additional men stand near...
    • Arabs--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Riff Arabians

    • A group of Arab acrobats forms a human pyramid in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Three men stand at the base, each supporting another man standing on his shoulders. One man tops the pyramid. The audience fills...
    • Arabs--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Arab acrobats

    • A group of Arab acrobats forms a human pyramid in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Three men stand at the base, each supporting another man standing on his shoulders. One man tops the pyramid. One man stands on...
    • Arabs--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show performers

    • A group of Arab members of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show forms a human pyramid in a dirt arena during a performance of the show. One man supports six other men on his shoulders. A young man tops the pyramid. Two additional men stand near the group...
    • Arabs--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show parade

    • A group of men wearing turbans and robes rides horses down a dirt street during a parade for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men are members of "Buffalo Bill's Congress of Rough Riders of the World." One man in front of the group carries a...
    • Arabs--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Parades & processions--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Riff Arabians

    • An Arab acrobat in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show flips in the air during a performance of the show. Several additional performers stand in the background watching the young man flip. Another man stands on a platform in the left background. He wears...
    • Arabs--Clothing & dress--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Arabs

    • A group of Arabs in the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show poses on horseback in a camp for the show. The men wear turbans and several wear capes. One man in the right foreground carries a large flag. Several tents are set up in the background.
    • Arabs--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Arab on horseback

    • An Arab man poses on horseback in the midground in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The man wears a turban and robe. A long building resembling a stable is in the background.
    • Arabs--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Arabs

    • A group of Arabs on horseback rides through a grassy area during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear turbans and capes. Several soldiers are stopped on their horses in the right background. Those men wear helmets and carry...
    • Arabs--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Bedouin caravan

    • A group of Arab men poses while touring, possibly in Vienna, with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men are wearing long white robes and hold long rifles propped on one end.
    • Arabs--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Bedouin caravan

    • A group of Arab men poses while touring, possibly in Vienna, with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men are wearing long white robes while pointing long rifles toward something in the distance.
    • Arabs--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Troupe of Salim Nassar

    • A group of Arab men poses in costume in the foreground in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. They are possibly the Troupe of Salim Nassar. The men wear fez hats, knee-length baggy pants and have sashes tied around their waists. They all...
    • Arabs--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Arab on horseback

    • An Arab man poses on horseback while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a turban and robe and holds a long staff raised in his left hand.
    • Arabs--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Bedouins on horseback

    • A group of Arab men poses on horseback in the midground in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The man in the center stands on his horse's back. All of the men wear turbans and robes. The man on the far left holds a flag on a long pole. A...
    • Arabs--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Arab performers

    • A group of Arabs poses for a group portrait while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear turbans and robes. Three men in the back row sit on horses. Two younger men sit in the front row on a blanket.
    • Arabs--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Arapahoe Indians

    • Three Native American men pose on horseback in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. They each wear long feather headdresses. The men on the right and in the center each hold a round shield and spear. A backdrop...
    • Arapaho Indians--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1890-1900.; Spears.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Band

    • A band leader and members of a brass band practice in an open field. The band is made up of young men and boys probably from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Charles Orville Walters is second from the left.
    • Bands--1910-1920.; Boys--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Men--1910-1920.; Walters, Charles Orville.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Black Heart and wife, Rocky Bear, Standing Bear

    • Three Sioux chiefs, including Black Heart, Rocky Bear and Standing Bear, wear feather headdresses and pose on a platform in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. Black Heart's wife sits next to him in the...
    • Black Heart--Wife.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Black Heart.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Rocky Bear.; Standing Bear.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Wild West Show original company, ca. 1884

    • The original cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show poses for a group portrait. William Frederick ("Buffalo Bill") Cody sits in the center of the second row wearing a wide-brimmed hat. Seated on the ground in front of Cody is John Y. Nelson, driver...
    • Bogardus, Adam--Family--1880-1890.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826--Family.; Indians of North America--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Ma Whitaker.; Baker, Johnny, d. 1931.; Bogardus, Adam.; Hathaway, Seth.; Keen,...
    • [1884?]
    • Wild West Show original company, ca. 1884

    • The original cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show poses for a group portrait. William Frederick ("Buffalo Bill") Cody sits in the center of the second row wearing a wide-brimmed hat. Seated on the ground in front of Cody is John Y. Nelson, driver...
    • Bogardus, Adam--Family--1880-1890.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826--Family.; Indians of North America--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Ma Whitaker.; Baker, Johnny, d. 1931.; Bogardus, Adam.; Hathaway, Seth.; Keen,...
    • [1884?]
    • Wild West Show original company

    • The original cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show poses for a group portrait. William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody sits in the center of the second row wearing a wide-brimmed hat. Seated on the ground in front of Cody is John Y. Nelson, driver...
    • Bogardus, Adam--Family--1880-1890.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826--Family.; Indians of North America--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Ma Whitaker.; Baker, Johnny, d. 1931.; Bogardus, Adam.; Hathaway, Seth.; Keen,...
    • [1884?]
    • Wild West Show original company, ca. 1884

    • The original cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show poses for a group portrait. William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody sits in the center of the second row wearing a wide-brimmed hat, possibly a Stetson. Seated on the ground in front of Cody is John...
    • Bogardus, Adam--Family.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826--Family.; Indians of North America--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Ma Whitaker.; Baker, Johnny, d. 1931.; Bogardus, Adam.; Hathaway, Seth.; Keen, Jule.;...
    • [1884?]
    • Biography. Cody, W.F. Portraits 1900 (prints)

    • supplied the Kansas Pacific Railroad with buffalo. He later toured the United States and Europe with "Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show." He died Jan. 10, 1917 at the home of his sister, May Cody Decker, in Denver, Colorado. He is buried on Lookout...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Horse teams--Colorado--Boulder--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Boulder--1900-1910.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Boulder--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Parsons, Mark.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Young braves of Brule Tribe

    • Two Native American men pose on horseback behind the arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. The men wear single feathers on the backs of their heads and are bare-chested. The man in the right foreground holds a round...
    • Brulé Indians--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Cody

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody rides his horse, Duke, in a grassy arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Numerous other riders and several wagons are in the left and right background near the grandstands on each side of...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Animals & pets--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Cody's mount

    • A man stands in the right foreground next to William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody's horse "Duke" in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a cap and suspenders. The horse's bridle is decorated with shells. A Native American man sits on...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Animals & pets.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Cody near peep hole of arena tent

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands wiping his left eye with a white handerkerchief near a peephole in the arena tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Cody wears a buckskin coat with tassles and beadwork sewn onto it in the pattern of...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Animals & pets.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Duke

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on his horse "Duke" in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, possibly at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. He wears a buckskin coat with tassles adorning it and also wears a hat, possibly a Stetson,...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Animals & pets.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horses--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Deadwood Stage Coach

    • View of the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show Deadwood stagecoach in an open air arena. Men sit in and on top of the stagecoach, cowboys on horseback laugh. A grandstand is in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Associated objects.; Cowboys--1880-1900.; Stagecoaches--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Scene on the Scouts Rest Ranch, North Platte, Nebraska

    • A pond is in the foreground of a view looking toward a large barn in the background at William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody's Scout's Rest Ranch in North Platte, Nebraska. Numerous trees stand on the far shore of the pond. A wood fence borders the...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Homes & haunts--1880-1920.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Barns--Nebraska--1880-1920.; Ranches--Nebraska--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1887 and 1912?]
    • Scouts' Rest Ranch near North Platte, Neb., on Union Pacific

    • A large barn with the words "Scout's Rest Ranch" printed across its roof stands in the background on the ranch of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody in North Platte, Nebraska. Three dormers project from the roof, the middle one with the words...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Homes & haunts--1880-1920.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Ranches--Nebraska--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1887 and 1912?]
    • Buffalo Bill's Scouts' Rest Ranch, North Platte, Nebraska

    • A group of people, possibly including William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, sits on the Tally-Ho-Wagon at Cody's Scout's Rest Ranch in North Platte, Nebraska. A picket fence borders the property around the ranch. Two men stand on the front porch...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Homes & haunts--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Ranches--Nebraska--1890-1900.; Stagecoaches--Nebraska--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Cody in his tent

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands looking out from an open side of his tent in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He holds his right hand on the support pole of the tent and wears a wide- brimmed hat, probably a Stetson, and a...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Homes & haunts--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Cody in his tent

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody sits in his tent in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, sprinkling salt or pepper on his food. He is wearing a striped shirt and vest and no hat. His food is spread out on a trunk covered by a small...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Homes & haunts--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Interiors.; Tents--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Headquarters tent replica

    • Interior view of a replica of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody's headquarters tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A large stuffed buffalo head is mounted on a beam in the center foreground. A bear skin rug is on the ground near a chair...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Homes & haunts--1900-1930.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Interiors.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1900 and 1925?]
    • Season 1907 - W. F. Cody "Buffalo Bill"

    • Portrait of William F. Cody in a tent during a Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show tour; he sits at a campaign desk. A beach chair is beside the desk, an Oriental rug covers the floor. A wash stand is at the back entrance.
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Homes & haunts.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Celebrities--1900-1910.; Entertainers--1900-1910.; Tents--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • 1907, July 7
    • Dressing room-Two Bill show

    • George "Buck" Conner (or Connor) talks with boys behind the scenes in his dressing room at Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Staff.; Boys--1900-1920.; Entertainers--1900-1920.; Conner, Buck.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1909 and 1913?]
    • A group of canvas men

    • African American (Black) and white members of the Buffalo Bill show crew laugh and eat watermelon; one man holds a cigar. A tent for the combined Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bills Great Far East Show is in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Staff.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bill's Great Far East Show--People.; African Americans--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1910
    • Red ticket wagon

    • Men pose by a painted ticket sales wagon for the Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bill's Far East show; they include: (L to R) Charles Metius, Treasurer, C. N. Thompson, Legal Adjuster, and Benny Keeler, Ticket Seller." Ed Dowling stands on...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Staff.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bill's Great Far East Show--People.; Carts & wagons--1900-1910.; Ticket offices--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1909
    • White Ticket Wagon

    • Men pose by a painted ticket sales wagon for the Buffalo Bill and Pawnee Bill Show; they include: (L to R) Charles Metius, Ben Keeler, John Stevens, Ed Dowling, and Harry Kiel. Painted signs on the wagon read: "Reserved Seats," "Buffalo [B]ills...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Staff.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bill's Great Far East Show--People.; Carts & wagons--1900-1910.; Ticket offices--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1909
    • Tent crew

    • A group of workers is gathered in the foreground holding sledgehammers. The men are members of the tent crew for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. They all wear work clothes and some wear suspenders. Numerous horseback riders are in the background...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Staff.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • George Scheweme

    • George Scheweme, a member of Devlin's Zouaves, stands near an ornate circus trailer in costume. The costume consists of a fez hat inscribed with "D" and "Z", a short jacket, a sash, baggy pants and white leggings. The Zouaves are part of the...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Devlin's Zouaves--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Costumes--1910-1920.; Wild...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]

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