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    • 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, 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?]
    • 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?]
    • John Nelson and family no. 31B

    • John Y. Nelson, a member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses for a group portrait with his Sioux wife and their five children. Their eldest son stands at the far right wearing a feather headdress. Nelson has a full gray beard and...
    • Nelson, John Young, b. 1826--Family.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • John Nelson, Squaw man and family

    • John Y. Nelson, a member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stands leaning against a tree behind his Sioux wife and their five children. The group is gathered in front of a teepee in a camp for the show at Erastina in Staten Island, New...
    • Nelson, John Young, b. 1826--Family.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1886?]
    • John Nelson with his family

    • John Y. Nelson, a member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses for a group portrait with his Sioux wife and their five children. The group is gathered in front of a teepee. Nelson has a full gray beard and long hair. Nelson guided...
    • Nelson, John Young, b. 1826--Family.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1887]
    • Buffalo Bill with group

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands in front of the Deadwood Stagecoach while John Y. Nelson, scout and driver of the stagecoach, sits on the top with two of his Sioux children. Jule Keen, treasurer of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, sits...
    • Nelson, John Young, b. 1826--Family.; Indians of North America--Children--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--1880-1890.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Stagecoaches--1880-1890.; Bronco Bill.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Baker, Johnny, d....
    • [1889?]
    • John Nelson, scout, interpreter & guide, Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • John Y. Nelson, a member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses for a half-length, studio portrait. He is wearing a wide- brimmed hat and a buckskin coat with tassles around the pockets. He has a full gray beard and long hair. Nelson...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1887?]
    • Group in Deadwood Stage

    • John Y. Nelson lies on the top of the Deadwood Stagecoach while on tour with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. John Higby (possibly spelled Highby) drives the coach with Judge William T. Beck of the Colorado...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Stagecoaches--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • John Nelson with group

    • John Y. Nelson poses with a group of Native American men, women and children while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Italy. Standing in the left midground wearing a buckskin coat with fur trim, Nelson has a full gray beard and wears a...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; One Feather.; Rocky Bear.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Indians of North America.
    • [1890?]
    • John Nelson, Black Heart

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and driver of the Deadwood Stagecoach, poses in front of a teepee with Black Heart, a Native American member of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Nelson holds a rifle toward Black Heart, who in turn holds a war club in his...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Clothing & dress--1880-1920.; Cowboys--1880-1920.; Black Heart.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • John Burke

    • John Burke, press agent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stands in front of the entrance to a log building holding a newspaper up and talking to John Y. Nelson, a scout and driver of the Deadwood Stagecoach. A Russian Georgian Cossack, Meliton...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Burke, John, d. 1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Cossacks--1880-1920.; Indians of North America.; Tsintsadze, Meliton.
    • [1892]
    • Famous Deadwood Coach of Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West, sits on top of the back of the Deadwood Stagecoach, which is pulled by three teams of mules. A man sits on the buckboard. Johnny Baker, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill"...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Stagecoaches--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Baker, Johnny, d. 1931.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1887?]
    • John Nelson, Black Heart

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and driver of the Deadwood Stagecoach, poses in front of a teepee with Black Heart, a Native American member of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Nelson holds a rifle pointed toward Black Heart, who in turn holds a war club in...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Black Heart.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Pine Ridge Agency, S.D.

    • Native American Lakota Sioux including Red Cloud Oglala chief, wearing sunglasses, pose with Major John Burke, general manager of Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West show, and possibly John Y. Nelson, with beard, in front of a log cabin, Pine Ridge...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show--People--1890-1900.; Dakota Indians--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Oglala Indians--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Teton Indians--South...
    • [1890]
    • John Y. Nelson and Deadwood stagecoach

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and driver of the Deadwood Stagecoach, poses on the back of the coach holding a rifle while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, possibly in Paris. A driver holds the reins of the teams of mules. A Native American...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Stagecoaches--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • William F. Cody with group in front of tent

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses in front of his headquarters tent with a large group of soldiers while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Paris. Nate Salsbury, owner and manager of the show, stands in the right background...
    • Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Burke, John, d. 1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Salsbury, Nate, 1846-1902.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • Deadwood Coach

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, rides on top of the famous Deadwood Stagecoach during a performance of the show at Earl's Court in England. A man drives the stagecoach. The coach is pulled by teams of mules.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Buffalo Bill with group

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback with members of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, probably while touring in Paris. A dog sled and several dogs are in the foreground. The driver of the sled, wearing a large fur hat,...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Burke, John, d. 1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Salsbury, Nate, 1846-1902.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • Deadwood Stage Coach

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and driver of the Deadwood Stagecoach, sits on top of the famous stagecoach as it enters a dirt arena for a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Two men sit on the buckboard. The coach is...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Mules.; Stagecoaches.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Men in front of cabin

    • A group of six men is gathered in front of a log cabin used in a scene during Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. John Nelson guided Brigham Young to Utah in 1847 and was a scout with William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody at Fort McPherson in 1869. He...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Flags--American--1880-1900.; Flags--British--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Baker, Johnny, d. 1931.; Keen, Jule.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Group standing among teepees

    • A large group of cowboys and Native Americans stands in the center midground among a group of teepees in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Among the group is John Y. Nelson, a scout and driver of the Deadwood Stagecoach, in the left...
    • Indians of North America--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys--1880-1900.; Tipis.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Attack on stagecoach

    • A group of Native Americans reenacts an attack on the Deadwood Stagecoach in a dirt arena during a peformance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. A man, possibly scout John Y. Nelson, sits on top of the back of...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Historical reenactments.; Stagecoaches.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Hunter's return, Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • John Y. Nelson and "Ma" Whittaker, both members of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West, pose in front of a small log cabin used during a scene in the show. Nelson sits on a horse and has the body of a deer draped across his lap. He holds a rife...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Hunting.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Ma Whitaker.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1887?]
    • Indian camp

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and driver of the Deadwood Stagecoach, sits on a set of wood steps on a small hill in front of a teepee in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show near Earl's Court in England. Men sit on each side of Nelson. The man on the...
    • Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Men--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Under the patronage of Royalty and the Marquis & Marchioness of Bute

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands in front of the Deadwood Stagecoach, which was used in an act of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Cody wears thigh boots and a buckskin coat decorated with beaded flowers and tassles. He holds a long whip...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Stagecoaches--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Returning hunter

    • John Y. Nelson, a member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses on horseback with the body of a deer across his lap. He holds a rifle up with his right hand. Numerous rocks and trees are in the right and left foreground. Nelson guided...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1887?]
    • John M. Burke and cabin

    • John Burke, press agent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, holds a newspaper in his hands while standing in front of a log cabin talking with John Y. Nelson, a scout and driver of the Deadwood Stagecoach. A Georgian Russian Cossack, Meliton...
    • Cossacks--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Flags--American--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Burke, John, d. 1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Tsintsadze, Meliton.
    • [1892]
    • John Nelson (scout)

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and driver of the Deadwood Stagecoach, poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it in an arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Several Native Americans are on...
    • Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • William Cody with group

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback with members of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, probably while touring in Paris. A dog sled and several dogs are in the foreground. The driver of the sled stands in the left...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Dog teams--1880-1900.; Horses--1880-1900.; Sleds & sleighs--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Burke, John, d. 1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Salsbury, Nate,...
    • [1889?]
    • John Nelson, John Shangran

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and driver of the Deadwood Stagecoach, poses on horseback next to John Shangran, also on horseback, in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it in an arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in...
    • Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Shangran, John.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • John Y. Nelson and son in front of teepee

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and driver of the Deadwood Stagecoach, stands in front of a teepee with his Sioux son. Native Americans stand on each side of the teepee. The men are touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Europe, possibly in Paris....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Tipis--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • John Y. Nelson on Deadwood Stagecoach

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and driver of the Deadwood Stagecoach, sits on the back of the coach holding his rifle. A driver sits on the buckboard and holds the reins for the three teams of mules. A young Native American, possibly one of Nelson's Sioux...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Stagecoaches.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Souvenir bien an Colonel Cody Verona 1890

    • Sioux Chief Rocky Bear stands in front of a group of Native American men and one woman in front of a group of tents in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show while touring in Verona, Italy. Standing on the far left slightly removed from the group...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Rocky Bear.; McKuhn, Bill.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Indians of North America.
    • [1890?]
    • John Nelson with group

    • John Y. Nelson poses with a group of men, women and children while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Italy. Standing in the left midground with his hands resting on a Native American man's shoulders, Nelson has a full gray beard and a...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Taylor, William Levi.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1890?]
    • John Nelson

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it. He is mounted on a dark horse. He wears a wide- brimmed hat. A Native American man...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • John Nelson

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and driver of the Deadwood Stagecoach, stands in front of a stagecoach with a Native American man. The two are members of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The coach is stopped in front of a brick wall in a camp for...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]

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