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    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

    • Native American (Sioux) men and a white man and woman reenact an Indian attack on white settlers at their cabin in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, London England. The Sioux men wear moccasins, leggings, and feathers in their hair or feather...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.--1890-1900.; Dakota Indians--England--London--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--England--London--1890-1900.; London (England)--1890-1900.; Clothing & dress--England--London--1890-1900.; Historical...
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Nate Salsbury with group

    • Nate Salsbury, owner and manager of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stands in the center of a group of men outside a tent in a camp for the show in Europe, possibly in Paris. John Burke, press agent for the shows, sits on the ground in the right...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Burke, John, d. 1917.; Keen, Jule.; Salsbury, Nate, 1846-1902.; Scheibel, Albert.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • 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?]
    • Indians and soldiers 7th Cavalry Burke, Remington, Salsbury, Cody, Gen'l. Guy Henry.

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands holding the hand of a small Native American child in front of a large group of soldiers from the United States 7th Cavalry Division with a group of Native Americans. The group is gathered in front of a...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Black Heart.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Rocky Bear.; Burke, John, d. 1917.; Henry, Guy Vernor, 1839-1899.; Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909.; Salsbury, Nate, 1846-1902.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • 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?]
    • 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 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 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]
    • Cody with soldiers

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands in the center midground holding the hand of a small Native American child while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. A large group of soldiers from the...
    • Dakota Indians--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Rocky Bear.; Burke, John, d. 1917.; Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909.; Salsbury, Nate, 1846-1902.; United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody with group in front of tent

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody sits in front of a tent in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Paris. He wears a suit and has a watch fob hanging from his vest pocket. Seated next to him is Nate Salsbury, owner and manager of the Wild...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Show tents--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Burke, John, d. 1917.; Salsbury, Nate, 1846-1902.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • Cody, Wyoming

    • A fence borders a large corral in the foreground in a view looking toward Cody, Wyoming. The town was founded in 1896 and named for William Frederick ("Buffalo Bill") Cody, the famous scout and wild west show star. Shows a group of buildings in the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cody (Wyo.)--1890-1910.; Corrals--Wyoming--1890-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1896 and 1910?]
    • Chas. Walter[s]

    • Charles Orville Walters and, probably Art Simon, stand next to each near a tent. Members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, they wear embroidered coats, dark pants and bowties. The bodice of their coats have appliqued...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.; Simon, Art, member of Sells Floto Circus.; Walters, Charles...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • London tour

    • View of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in London, England. The reenactment shows men, on horseback and standing, saddled horses, and two covered wagons. The side of one wagon reads: "Big Horn Barn".
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show--1900-1910.; London (England)--1900-1910.; Covered wagons--England--London--1900-1910.; Cowboys--England--London--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--England--London--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show program

    • A page from a Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show program that contains an illustrated montage of the grand finale, it shows Native Americans attacking a cabin being repulsed by white men on horseback, and below "A Few Reasons Why You Should Visit...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show--Public relations--1880-1920.; Indians of North America--Performances & portrayals--1880-1920.; Gunfights--1880-1920.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • London tour

    • A reenactment at Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in London, England, shows men on horseback with drawn pistols, and a mule drawn stagecoach. Buffalo Bill assists a woman from the stagecoach, a sign reads: "Overland Mail".
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.--1900-1910.; London (England)--1900-1910.; Cowboys--England--London--1900-1910.; Historical dramas--England--London--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--England--London--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1907]
    • Wild West Show main entrance

    • A group of men stands under the main entrance tent to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The words "Main Entrance Buffalo Bill's Wild West" are painted on the top canvas of the tent. A banner hangs at the back of the tent reading "Doors open at 1 & 7...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Cossacks

    • A group of Russian Georgian Cossacks pose on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Georgian riders known to be in this photograph in 1892 are: Ivane...
    • Cossacks--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892]
    • Native American man on horseback

    • A Native American man poses on horseback in front of a group of shrubs and a tall, wood fence. The man is a member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears his hair in braids with fur strips around them.
    • Indians of North America--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • 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?]
    • Native American man with two women

    • A Native American man stands between two Native American women in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. The man wears a breastplate, possibly made of bone, and has a...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Colonel Cody and Russian Cossacks

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback in front of a group of Russian Georgian Cossacks, also on horseback. The group is gathered in a dirt arena for a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England....
    • Cossacks--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.;Georgians (South Caucasians)--1880-1920.
    • [1892]
    • Russian Cossacks

    • Two Russian Georgian Cossacks, left Luka Chkhartishvili, right Ivane Makharadze, in the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, pose in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it at Earl's Court in London, England. The men wear long...
    • Cossacks--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892]
    • Cody at peephole

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody looks through a peephole in the arena tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Cody wears a buckskin coat with tassles and thigh boots. He also wears a hat, possibly a Stetson. A person stands looking through...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Cossacks

    • Russian Georgian Cossacks ride horses in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. The men wear long, wool coats and hats. The Georgians known to be in this photograph are: Ivane Makharadze...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Cossacks--1880-1900.
    • [1892]
    • Wild West Show rehearsal

    • Two Native American women stand near a tent in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A small child kneels on the ground near the woman in the left midground. A horse stands in the left midground with two logs forming a wagon behind it. A...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Sioux

    • A Sioux man, probably Chief Iron Tail, poses on horseback in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a feather headdress and holds a long spear adorned with feathers. He also wears a breastplate, possibly made from bone. A man stands in...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • William F. Cody and group

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses with four men. Two men wear turbans and capes and are members of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show while touring in Europe, possibly Paris. The remaining two men standing on the left both wear suits and top...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889]
    • Native American men

    • A small group of Native American men walks in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Two of the men carry round shields, and one carries a long spear. A landscape scene is painted on the backdrop at the far side...
    • Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Buffalo Bill on horseback

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback wearing a buckskin coat and leather chaps while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Europe, possibly in Paris. Several additional horses are tied to a tall wood fence in the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • William F. Cody on horseback

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody rides a horse in a dirt arena during a rehearsal for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a dark hat and a dark, striped suit. Gaiters cover the lower part of his pant legs. He looks down at the ground near...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Native American group portrait

    • A group of Sioux men and one woman is gathered in front of a building, possibly the vice consul's residence in Antwerp, Belgium, for a group portrait while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Most of the men hold blankets wrapped around...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Ready for business

    • A Native American man poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it. The backdrop is part of a set for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. The man wears one feather on the back of his head and...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Russian Cossacks

    • Two Russian Georgian Cossacks ride horses close together in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. A third man rides in the left background. Georgians known to be in this photograph are: Ivane...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Cossacks--1880-1900.;Georgians (South Caucasians)--1880-1920.
    • [1892]
    • 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?]
    • Buffalo Bill

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback wearing a silk shirt with flowers embroidered on it and thigh boots. His belt has a large, square buckle. He wears a hat, possibly a Stetson, with its front rim turned up. The side of a large...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • 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?]
    • Cossacks

    • A group of Russian Georgian Cossacks pose for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The men wear wool hats and long coats with cartridge loops across their chests. Known Georgians with Buffalo Bill in 1894 are: Luka...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Cossacks.
    • [1894]
    • William Cody with group in front of tent

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody sits with a group of people in front of a tent adorned with two large American flags and a stuffed buffalo head mounted above its entrance. Cody wears a derby hat and suit. The woman standing at the far left...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Flags--American--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Burke, John, d. 1917.; Salsbury, Rachel.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • Russian Cossacks

    • A group of Russian Georgian Cossacks ride horses in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Georgian riders known to be in this photograph in 1892 are: Ivane Makharadze, Luka Chkhartishvili, Dimitri...
    • Cossacks--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892]
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • 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?]
    • Big Foot's band of warriors

    • Five Native American men, possibly members of Big Foot's band, stand in a row in the foreground near Pine Ridge, South Dakota. Included in the group are, from left, Bear-That-Runs-And-Growls, Warrior, One-Tooth-Gone, Sole (bottom of foot) and...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1890?]
    • Wild West Show tent

    • A man draws the crowd's attention toward him in a small tent in a grassy field in the camp of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A striped curtain forms the backdrop behind the man. The grandstand where the audience sits is in the left background.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Native Americans dancing

    • A group of Native Americans dances during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The dancers wear feather headdresses and carry long spears. The grandstand is in the background covered by a large tent. A large sign in the distance above...
    • Indians of North America--Dance--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Native Americans on horseback

    • A Native American man rides a horse in the center midground in front of a group of Native American men on horseback gathered during a rehearsal of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Two women stand under a large tent canopy in the left background.
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Group Sioux Indians

    • A group of Sioux men on horseback is gathered in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Several of the men wear feather headdresses and hold round...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • 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?]
    • Native Americans on horseback

    • A Native American man rides a horse in the center midground in front of a group of Native American men on horseback gathered during a rehearsal of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A large tent canopy is in the background.
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]

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