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    • 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...
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Canvas dropping

    • The top of a tent, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billows as it drops from the wooden support poles to the ground.
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    • Men beside wagon

    • Two young men, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, lean against a cart near freight wagons loaded with crates and equipment. The men wear work clothes and caps, they hold cigarettes.
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Grandpa Walters

    • Charles Orville Walters, a member of Devlin's Zouaves, stands in costume on the grounds of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He holds a rifle and wears a fez hat with the letters "D" and "Z," a short jacket with appliqued...
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • 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...
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Tex McLeod

    • Tex McLeod, a cowboy in the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, rides on a white horse and holds a lariat. He wears a cowboy hat and a bandana. A circus tent is in the background and white birds are seen in a cluster near wooden...
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    • Finishing 3 50 ft. middle pieces

    • View of a work crew, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, as they strike the middle section of a tent. The group is supervised by foreman dressed in white shirts and vests. A wagon and horses are seen in the distance.
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    • Starting to fold 3 50 ft. middle pieces together

    • Work crew packs up the middle pieces of a tent from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Vertical wooden poles and guy wires are seen near the operation and a striped tent is in the distance.
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    • Loading 3 50 ft middle pieces at once

    • A group of workers wind a middle section of a tent, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, on a large spool mounted on a flatbed wagon. A foreman operates the controls; another tent is in the distance.
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    • Wagon loaded time 4 1/2 minutes

    • People stand on and around a large spool mounted on a wagon loaded with a tent from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear hats, vests or suits with ties and the women wear long dresses. A tent is in the distance.
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    • Loading whole round end

    • Workers roll a tent, from Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, on a large spool mounted on a flat bed wagon.
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    • Men in front of circus tents

    • Members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show pose near tents. The men wear hats, some smoke cigars.
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Cowboy performer

    • A Cowboy with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show rides a horse in a ring on the circus grounds. Members of the crew look on. A man dressed in a suit and hat, possibly a show coordinator, observes the performance. Circus...
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Men and a dog

    • Men, part of the cast and crew of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, sit in a field with a dog. A few of the men are identified as: "H. Emerson, E. Spangle, J. Hickey, Haywood Boyce, A. Good, and H. Payne." The men wear...
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Men and women at a circus tent

    • People, possibly cast members, pose near a Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show tent. The men wear suits and the women wear long street dresses.
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Buffalo Bill Himself

    • Buffalo Bill sits on a wooden crate in front of a tent at the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a Stetson hat and his hair is white.
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    • [Iron] Cloud - A.G. Lowande

    • Chief Iron Cloud (North American Indian, Sioux) and A.G. Lowande, members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stand in a grassy field near tents. The Indian man wears a headdress, buckskins, a hair pipe breast plate, and...
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    • Grandpa Walters, Buffalo Bill Circus, Devlyn [sic] Zouaves

    • Two Devlin's Zouaves, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, hold rifles and pose in costume. The young man with a smile on the left is Charles Orville Walters. Both young men wear baggy pants, short jackets, sashes around...
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    • Charles Walter[s] and North American Indian men

    • Charles Orville Walters and two North American Indian men, members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stand in front of a circus tent. One of the men, in a headdress and breastplate, shows an object to Orville Walters who...
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    • Buffalo Bill and cast

    • North American Indians (tribe unknown) from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stand and sit near Buffalo Bill, who is seated on the ground. Chief Rocky Bear (Oglala Sioux, Dakota) wears a headdress and holds a ceremonial...
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    • Indian village

    • A couple walks by an Indian village behind the scenes at the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. North American Indian men and women stand and sit in and near tepees inside a large show tent. The ceiling of the main tent has...
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    • William F. Cody, on horseback, supposedly his last appearance, full length

    • William Frederick Cody "Buffalo Bill" atop horse, supposedly his last appearance with the Wild West Show and Sells Floto Circus in Superior, Wisconsin; wears beaded gloves, wide belt, pants tucked in thigh high boots; hat is in hand.
    • Barry, D. F. (David Frances), 1854-1934.
    • [1916?]

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