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    • Indian playing ping pong

    • Two Native American men play ping pong in the foreground with a crowd of men watching them. The two men playing wear feather headdresses. Several men in the audience also wear feather headdresses. One man wearing a suit in the center midground...
    • Cossacks--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos--1900-1910.; Table tennis--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Man driving wagon

    • A man drives a wagon pulled by three teams of horses in front of a large, stone wall. The man and wagon are probably part of a parade for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Carts & wagons--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show kitchen crew

    • Men chop wood to fuel the fires under large, kettle stoves used to cook food for the cast and crew of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cookery--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Mixing flour

    • A group of spectators gathers to watch two men mix flour on a large blanket in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. One man empties a metal bucket onto the blanket while another man stands near him holding a large sack on his left shoulder....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cookery--1900-1910.; Flour & meal industry--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Indian playing ping pong

    • Two Native American men play ping pong in the foreground with a crowd of men watching them. The two men playing wear feather headdresses. Two men in the audience also wear feather headdresses. Several of the other men hold their hats in the air as...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Table tennis--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • William F. Cody and Native American man

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody sits on a dark horse leaning down to hold the arm of a Native American man standing in the right foreground. The man has a bandage on his left hand and holds his left arm in a sling hanging from around his...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Wounds & injuries--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • William F. Cody and Native American man

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody sits on a dark horse looking toward a Native American man standing in the right foreground. The man has a bandage on his left hand and holds his left arm in a sling hanging from around his neck. He holds a...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Wounds & injuries--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Mule and carriage

    • A mule pulling a carriage is stopped in front of a backdrop curtain for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The backdrop has palm trees painted on it.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Carriages & coaches--1900-1910.; Mules--1900-1910.; 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. 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?]
    • Woman with child

    • A woman wearing a dress and bonnet sits holding a small child on her lap. The child wears a light-colored bonnet and long coat. The two are sitting on a chair in a garden, possibly in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Paris.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Children--1880-1890.; Women--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • 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]
    • Men in front of tent

    • Several men, including William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody and Nate Salsbury, owner and manager of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stand in front of a large tent with American flags and a stuffed buffalo head above its entrance. Two men, possibly...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Flags--American--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Salsbury, Nate, 1846-1902.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Rocky Bear on horseback

    • Sioux Chief Rocky Bear poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it. He wears a feather headdress and a buckskin shirt and pants with beads and tassels adorning them. He holds a long spear in his left hand. Rocky...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Rocky Bear.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Men with horses

    • A group of men stands in a semi-circle holding the reins of several horses standing between them. Two men stand in the center of the semi-circle slightly in front of the group. The man in the left foreground holds his hands on his hips and has a...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horses--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • Man on horseback

    • A man poses on horseback holding a large American flag in his right hand. The man wears a sweater and a hat. He is probably a member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Flag bearers--1880-1890.; Flags--American--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • Men peeling green onions

    • A group of men sits in a semi-circle peeling green onions in preparation for a meal for the cast and crew of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Two of the men in the left center midground wear ties. Most of the men wear hats and suspenders. The onions...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cookery--1900-1910.; Onions.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Men peeling green onions

    • A group of men sits in front of a tent peeling green onions in preparation for a meal for the cast and crew of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Most of the men wear hats and suspenders. A few of them wear ties. A man in the right midground sits in a...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cookery--1900-1910.; Onions.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show performance

    • A group of men runs next to a horse pulling a wagon in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear white uniforms resembling those of sailors. One man sits on the wagon and holds the horse's reins. The Wild West...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Carts & wagons--1900-1910.; Music ensembles--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Men working on horse

    • A man holds a horse on its side on the ground while another man works to adjust its hind shoe in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A crowd of spectators is gathered around the men watching them work. A wood trough is in the left midground.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Blacksmithing--1900-1910.; Horses--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Men standing on backs of horses

    • Two U.S. cavalrymen stand on the backs of two horses each as they approach a log rail jump in a dirt arena during a rehearsal of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A large group of spectators, mostly men wearing suits and derby hats, stands behind a...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1900-1910.; Horse shows--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Mexican vaquero twirling lasso

    • A Mexican vaquero, possibly Vincente Orapeza, twirls a lasso in the air in front of a large tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a sombrero and a bolero jacket with elaborate embroidery work on it. He also wears leather gauntlets with...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos--1900-1910.; Roping--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Mexican vaquero twirling lasso

    • A Mexican vaquero twirls a lasso around himself in front of a large tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a sombrero and a bolero jacket with elaborate embroidery work on it. He also wears leather gauntlets with tassles.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos--1900-1910.; Roping--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Old Mexican Rurales

    • A group of Mexican vaqueros poses on horseback in front of a large tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear sombreros and bolero jackets. Their jackets are elaborately embroidered. The man on the far left wears gauntlets with tassles.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Native American man

    • A Native American man stands in front of a teepee in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a feather headdress and a loincloth. He holds a long spear adorned with feathers in his left hand and holds his right hand up in the air.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Rehearsal pictures

    • Two U.S. cavalrymen stand on the backs of two horses as they run through a dirt arena during a rehearsal of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A large group of spectators, mostly men wearing suits and derby hats, stands behind a railing under a large...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1900-1910.; Horse shows--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Native Americans on horseback

    • A group of Native Americans rides horses in a dirt arena during a rehearsal for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Several of the men wear feathers on the backs of their heads. A large tent covers the viewing area in the background.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horse shows--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Native Americans playing ping pong

    • Two Native American men in feather headresses play ping pong while a crowd of men watch them. The spectators include Native American men in headdresses, cavalrymen and a few Russian Cossacks in uniform. The men are members of "Buffalo Bill's...
    • Cossacks--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Table tennis--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Men setting up Wild West Show tent

    • Small groups of men work to unfold tents for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men work in a grassy field. Several wagons are stopped in the right background.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers.; Show tents.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Men with horse

    • A group of men holds a horse on its side on the ground while one man works to either shoe or brand it in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A large crowd of spectators is gathered around the men watching them work. One person stands next to...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horses--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Buffalo herd running in arena

    • A herd of buffalo runs through a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Two cowboys ride horses behind the herd in the right midground. The audience sits in bleachers under a large tent in the background.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Bison--1900-1910.; Cowboys--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show water wagon

    • A man stands in the right foreground holding the ropes of three horses drinking or eating from a wood trough. The man is a member of the staff of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A large group of children is gathered in the left midground near...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Children--1900-1910.; Horses--1900-1910.; 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?]
    • Trick rider

    • A group of cowboys works to calm a bucking horse in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear leather chaps and cowboys hats. The audience sits in the bleachers under a tent canopy in the background.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Broncos--1900-1910.; Trick riding--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Cavalryman standing on horses

    • An American cavalryman balances himself on the backs of two horses as they jump over a low jump in an arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A group of spectators sits in the bleachers underneath a large tent in the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1900-1910.; Horse shows--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show butcher

    • A butcher for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show butchers an animal on a wood block in a camp for the show. He wears a long apron with blood stains on it. The man's saw rests on the side of meat. A young man drags something in the background behind the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Meat cutting--1900-1910.; Slaughtering--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show cooks

    • Two cooks from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show stand near a kitchen wagon in the right midground in a camp for the show. The man on the far right wears a long white coat. Another cook prods a fire in a large stove in the left midground. Several...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Chefs--1900-1910.; Cookery--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show cooks

    • Cooks for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show pour water into iron kettles over cooking fires using buckets at the ends of poles. Also shows a canvas tent and piled logs. The Wild West Show reportedly employed seven cooks, two pastry chefs and two...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Chefs--1900-1910.; Cookery--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show dishwasher

    • In the foreground, a dishwasher for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show pours a large bucket of water into a washing basin in preparation of washing many stacks of dishes, pots and pans. He wears a hat and a long apron. A man sits in the shade under a...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Dishwashing--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Orapeza

    • Vincente Orapeza, a champion vaquero and trick roper in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, throws a lasso while riding a horse during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Orapeza wears a sombrero and has a scarf tied around his neck. Another...
    • Trick roping--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Orapeza, Vincente.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show butcher

    • A butcher for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show butchers an animal on a wood block in a camp for the show. He wears a long apron with blood stains on it and holds a saw in his right hand. A young man stands in the right background watching the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Meat cutting--1900-1910.; Slaughtering--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show cooks

    • A group of cooks from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show stands near a group of large kettles for boiling water in a camp for the show. The man on the far right wears along white coat. The man in the center holds a long pole with a round bucket at one...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Chefs--1900-1910.; Cookery--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show main entrance

    • A large crowd of people is gathered in front of the main entrance tent to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Many of the men and young women wear straw hats. Most of the women wear hats adorned with feathers. Two men stand on a wood podium in the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Midways--1900-1910.; Show tents--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Bert Shanks

    • Bert Shanks, a cowboy in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses on horseback in front of a large tent in a camp for the show. He wears a scarf tied around his neck and sheepskin chaps. He holds a coiled rope in his right hand. A man stands near the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Shanks, Bert.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show parade

    • Members of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show band ride horses down a dirt street during a parade for the show. The men are playing their instruments while riding horses. Among the instruments being played is a trombone, a trumpet and the drums. A group...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Bands--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show performance

    • A group of men chases a pig in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Some of the men wear cavalry uniforms. Several of the men wear scarves tied around their heads. A horse is in the right foreground. The audience fills the bleachers...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Men--1900-1910.; Swine--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Man next to horse

    • A cowboy from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show poses next to his horse in front of a backdrop with palm trees painted on it. The man wears a cowboy hat and sheepskin chaps. He has a scarf tied around his neck. A picture of a deer head is on his...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Man in front of tent

    • A man sits in a folding chair in front of a tent in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a hat and a vest with a watch fob hanging from its pocket. He wears a bow tie and lace-up boots. An empty chair is in the left midgorund in front...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Show tents.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Man on horseback

    • A cowboy from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with palm trees painted on it. He wears sheepskin chaps and leather gauntlets on his hands. He also has a scarf tied around his neck. A coiled rope hangs from the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • 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?]
    • William F. Cody on horseback

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody rides a horse in the center midground in front of a group of men on horseback. The men are members of "Buffalo Bill's Congress of Rough Riders of the World." Cody wears a dark hat and a dark, striped suit....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1900-1910.; Horse shows--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]

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