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    • Duke

    • A man stands holding the bridle of "Duke," the horse of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The bridle is decorated with small shells. Cody stands in the background peeking through a peephole into the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Animals & pets.; 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Russian Cossacks

    • A group of Russian Georgian Cossacks led by Luka Chkhartishvili perform tricks while riding horses in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear dark, wool hats and long coats. The man in the right center midground stands on top...
    • Cossacks--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Trick riding--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Chkhartishvili, Luka.
    • [1901]
    • Cossack (Georgian) on horseback

    • A Russian Georgian Cossack, Ermile Antadze, poses on horseback in the foreground in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The man wears a long, dark coat and a wool hat and has a sword attached...
    • Cossacks--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Antadze, Ermile.
    • [1901]
    • 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?]
    • Gaucho and horse

    • A South American gaucho stands next to his horse in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The man wears a narrow-brimmed hat and a suit with a scarf tied around his neck. His belt has an oval buckle...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • South American gauchos

    • A group of South American gauchos poses in the foreground in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The men wear narrow-brimmed hats and have scarves tied around their necks. The grandstand is in the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Defending the wagon train

    • Several cowboys lie next to their horses on the ground in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The cowboys use their horses to shield themselves as they fire toward something in...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Covered wagons.; Cowboys.; Historical reenactments--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Group of friends

    • A group of men sits on a wood railing near a horse and a burro in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. One man stands in the left midground with his arm around the burro's neck. The man holds a cigar in...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Donkeys.; Horses.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Indian boys dancing

    • A Native American man sits on the ground near four Native American children dancing in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The four children wear feather headdresses. Two of them wear breastplates,...
    • Indians of North America--Children.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Indians of North America--Dance.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Indian boys

    • Four Native American children, possibly including Little Money, stand in the foreground in front of a teepee in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. Each of the young boys wears a feather headdress. The...
    • Indians of North America--Children.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Tipis.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • William F. Cody and group on beach

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback in the left center midground of a panoramic view of Ocean Beach, in San Francisco, California. A row of Native American men and women also on horseback line the shore behind Cody. A few of...
    • Wild west shows.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Cliff House (San Francisco, Calif.);
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Group of American cowboys

    • A group of American cowboys poses on horseback in a dirt arena of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The men wear cowboy hats and have scarves tied around their necks. A few of the men wear sheepskin chaps. Several...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Buffalo Bill on horseback

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody looks back over his shoulder while on horseback during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West at Erastina on Staten Island, New York. He holds a rifle in his right hand and wears thigh boots and gauntlets. A...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1886?]
    • Salsbury album #2, pg 9

    • Photograph of page 9 of Album #2 in Salsbury collection of Buffalo Bill's Wild West. Page includes four images titled "Death at the stake," "After the killing," "Horse thief" and "The end for the horse thief." The images are all from performances...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Horse stealing.
    • [between 1950 and 1995?]
    • Grand review, U.S. troops after surrender of Indians at Pine Ridge Agency, S.D.

    • A large group of U.S. troops on horseback is in the midground in front of a large Native American camp near Pine Ridge, South Dakota. A group of pack mules with packs on their backs is in the right midground. Numerous covered wagons are lined up...
    • Indians of North America--Structures--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Pine Ridge (S.D.)--1890-1900.; Cavalry--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1891?]
    • Mexican vaqueros on horseback

    • A group of Mexican vaqueros led by Vincente Orapeza, a champion trick roper, rides in a dirt arena during a rehearsal for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The vaqueros wear sombreros. A group of Native Americans on horseback is stopped in the right...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Grand review, U.S. troops after surrender of Indians at Pine Ridge Agency, S.D.

    • Many U.S. troops march in rows in front of a large Native American camp near Pine Ridge, South Dakota. Numerous teepees are in the distance in the camp at the base of a ridge of hills.
    • Indians of North America--Structures--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Pine Ridge (S.D.)--1890-1900.; Cavalry--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1891?]
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • A group of Native American men is gathered in front of a teepee playing cards in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Erastina in Staten Island, New York. A feather headdress rests on the end of a long spear propped aginst a tree in the left...
    • Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Tipis--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1886?]
    • U.S. Cavalry officers

    • Three U.S. cavalrymen pose on horseback in front of a backdrop in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The men wear dark uniforms and helmets with tassles hanging from them. The man in the center...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry.; Flag bearers.; Flags--American--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Group forming for parade

    • A group of American cowboys and Mexican vaqueros on horseback rounds up a small herd of buffalo in the center midground in preparation for a parade for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A large stone wall, possibly supporting a train track, is in the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Bison--1880-1900.; Cowboys--1880-1900.; Gauchos--1880-1900.; Parades & processions--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Men in front of San Jacinto Monument

    • Three men, two Native Americans and one white man, pose on horses in front of the large San Jacinto Monument in Houston, Texas. The monument is a tall obelisk topped by the "Lone Star of Texas" and commemorates the Battle of San Jacinto of 1836....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Battlefields--Texas--1930-1950.; Monuments & memorials--Texas--1930-1950.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; San Jacinto, Battle of, 1836.
    • [between 1937 and 1945]
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody sits on a white horse in the left center background in an arena at Erastina on Staten Island, New York. Several additional cowboys sit on horses in the left background near Cody. A herd of buffalo and elk is in...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Bison.; Elk.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1886]
    • Men in front of San Jacinto Monument

    • Two men, one Native American, one white, pose on horses in front of the large San Jacinto Monument in Houston, Texas. The monument is a tall obelisk topped by the "Lone Star of Texas" and commemorates the Battle of San Jacinto of 1836. The monument...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Battlefields--Texas--1930-1950.; Monuments & memorials--Texas--1930-1950.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; San Jacinto, Battle of, 1836.
    • [between 1937 and 1945]
    • Camp barber shop

    • Two barbers stand in a barber tent in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The men wear white coats. One man leans his arm against a reclining barber chair. Several mirrors hang on the wall in the left...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Barbering--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Indian group

    • A group of Native Americans on horseback stands in a row in the background in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody sits on his white horse in the left midground slightly in front of the row of...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Native American man on horseback

    • A Sioux man poses on horseback in the foreground, probably at Antwerp, Belgium, while on tour with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The man wears a feather headdress and holds a thick staff in his left hand. A tent is set up in the background. A...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1891?]
    • Cavalry charge

    • A group of riders performs a cavalry charge in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The riders in the left midground wear light-colored uniforms, while those in the right...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horse shows.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Major Burke's log cabin

    • The log cabin of John Burke, press agent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stands at the end of a short, dirt path in a camp for the wild west show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. A fence made from short logs stands in front of the cabin. A...
    • Burke, John, d. 1917.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Wedding of High Bear and Holy Blanket

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands in the left midground with a large group of Native Americans gathered for the wedding of High Bear and Holy Blanket in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. Many...
    • High Bear--Marriage.; Holy Blanket--Marriage.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Indians making camp

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody sits on a horse in the right center background near a group of Native Americans setting up a teepee in the midground. Several additional riders are in the left background. The group is probably setting up camp...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Camps--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Native American men in front of wagon

    • A group of four men, including three Native Americans, is gathered in front of a wagon while on tour with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Antwerp, Belgium. The man on the far left wears a breastplate, possibly made of bone, and holds a long spear...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Carts & wagons--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1891?]
    • Cavalry maze

    • A man, probably an announcer, sits on a wood platform in an arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. Numerous horseback riders representing different nationalities perform a cavalry maze in...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horse shows.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Mexican vaqueros

    • A group of Mexican vaqueros poses on horseback in the foreground in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The men wear sombreros and bolero jackets. One man in the center of the group holds a large...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Flags--Mexican.; Gauchos.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Hobson and Surrender Trees

    • Hobson and Surrender trees stand in the midground in a field near Santiago, Cuba. Several people, one on horseback, are in the background.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Santiago de Cuba (Cuba)--1890-1900.; Trees--Cuba--Santiago de Cuba--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1899?]
    • Buffalo Bill's grave on Lookout Mountain, Colo.

    • Color postcard of a soldier standing at attention at William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody's grave on Lookout Mountain west of Denver, Colorado. A metal fence surrounds the gravesite. Cody died Jan. 10, 1917, in Denver. The inscription on the grave...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Graves--Colorado--1920-1930.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Lookout Mountain (Jefferson County, Colo.)
    • [1928?]
    • Paint and feathers

    • A large group of Sioux men and children pose for a group portrait in front of a tall metal gate. Many of the Native Americans wear blankets wrapped around their shoulders. Several men in the back row wear feather headresses. The group is part of...
    • Dakota Indians--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Children--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Brave Chief, Chief of the Witehitos, Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • Brave Chief, Chief of the Witehitos, poses for a full-length portrait holding a pistol in his right hand and wearing one feather on the back of his head. He also wears a breast plate, possibly made of bone, over a vest. He wears a printed shirt...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Brave Chief.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1886?]
    • Rough riders of Battle of San Juan Hills

    • Members of "Buffalo Bill's Congress of Rough Riders of the World" reenact the Battle of San Juan Hill during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men carry rifles and walk toward the back of the arena. One man carries a large,...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1900-1910.; Historical reenactments--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; San Juan Hill, Battle of, 1898.
    • [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?]
    • Wild West Show in Naples, Italy

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback in the right midground in front of a large group of other riders on tour with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Naples, Italy. Many of the riders are Native American and some wear feather...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1890?]
    • Portrait of Cavalry charge troupe

    • The heads of several spectators protrude into the foreground of a view looking toward a dirt arena where a group of cavalrymen and Native Americans from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show is assembled. The cast members sit on horses and are lined up...
    • Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1896?]
    • Battle of Summit Springs

    • A group of Native Americans reenacts a scene from the battle of Summit Springs during a rehearsal for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Four of the men play drums they hold in the air. Two young girls and several women stand together in the right...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1900-1910.; Historical reenactments--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Summit Springs, Colo., Battle of, 1869.
    • [1901?]
    • San Juan Hill battle site

    • Two men, one rowing, sit in a sailboat with its sail tied up in the right foreground in the harbor of Santiago, Cuba. Two hills converge in the background. The hill on the left is the site of the Morro Castle. Several sailboats are moored in the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Castles & palaces--Cuba--Santiago--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; San Juan Hill, Battle of, 1898.
    • [1899?]
    • Zouaves group

    • A group of Zouaves poses in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The costume the men wear, including red, baggy pants, gold-braided blue vests and red fez hats, was reportedly derived from the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Zouaves--Clothing & dress.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1897?]
    • San Juan Hill

    • Several gravestones stand in the foreground looking toward the back of San Juan Hill in the distance near Santiago, Cuba. The word carved into the stones are illegible. San Juan Hill was the site of a famous battle during the Spanish-American War....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Santiago de Cuba (Cuba)--1890-1900.; Cemeteries--Cuba--Santiago de Cuba--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; San Juan Hill, Battle of, 1898.
    • [1899?]
    • Zouaves group

    • A group of Zouave poses in a row in front of a large set of bleachers in an arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The costume the men wear, including red, baggy pants, gold-braided blue vests and red fez hats, was reportedly derived from the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Zouaves--Clothing & dress.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1898?]
    • Indian group in front of tent

    • A small group of men, women and children sits in front of a teepee in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Erastina in Staten Island, New York. The man on the far left wears a cavalry hat and holds a young Native American child between his...
    • Indians of North America--Children--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--1880-1890.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Camps--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1886?]

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