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    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • Wild West Show camp

    • A man stands in the left center midground near a stopped wagon in front of a large tent in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The man is reading a newspaper he holds in his hands. Two workers carry wood buckets from underneath the tent....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Waiting to start parade

    • A large group of men on horseback gathers to wait for a parade in honor of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show to begin. The men are members of "Buffalo Bill's Congress of Rough Riders of the World." The group includes American cowboys and Russian...
    • Cossacks--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1900-1910.; Cowboys--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • 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?]
    • Men setting up Wild West Show tent

    • A group of men works to raise a large tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The tent is supported by large log poles and ropes. The ropes are tied to large stakes pounded into the ground. A portion of the tent is raised in the right midground,...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Show tents--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • 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?]
    • 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 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?]
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Life saving fence

    • A man hangs from a life preserver suspended in the air by an apparatus hanging from a wire during a rehearsal for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He holds his arms up in the air and rests his feet on a wire hanging between two log poles. (One of the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Rescues--1900-1910.; 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 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Wild West Show performance

    • Two cowboys try to calm a horse in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear sheepskin chaps and cowboy hats. Additional men and horses are in the midground. The audience fills the bleachers underneath a large...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys--1900-1910.; Horses--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?]
    • 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 with horse

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands holding his horse's reins inside a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He shakes hands with a man standing outside the arena with John Burke, press agent for the Wild West Show. Cody wears a...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horses.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Burke, John, d. 1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Rough Riders

    • Members of "Buffalo Bill's Congress of Rough Riders of the World" wait on horses in a dirt area for a parade for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show to start. The men wear varying uniforms. The man in the left midground wears sheepskin chaps. Others...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1900-1910.; Cowboys--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, including three Native Americans and an American cowboy, rides horses in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The Native Americas wear feathers on their heads. The cowboy wears a cowboy hat and...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys--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?]
    • Wild West Show performance

    • An American cavalryman balances on the backs of four horses as they jump over a low jump in an arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A group of people is gathered in the background watching the man jump. The group stands...
    • 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 twirls a lasso in the air in an arena during a performance of 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. Two vaqueros...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos--1900-1910.; Roping--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Bandwagon, U.S. Artillery

    • A group of men dressed in band uniforms sits on top of a bandwagon being pulled down a dirt road by teams of horses during a parade for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. One of the band members holds a large, round drum over the side of the wagon. Two...
    • 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 rehearsal

    • Members of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show pose in a dirt arena during a rehearsal for the show. The group includes Native American men wearing feather headdresses and carrying long spears adorned with feathers. Also in the group are a...
    • Cossacks--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1900-1910.; Rehearsals--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?]
    • Stake drivers

    • A group of men works to pound a large, log stake into the ground to support the large tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men stand in a circle and take turns pounding a stake with sledgehammers. Two men stand slightly apart from the group...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Show tents--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Cowboys on horseback in parade

    • A group of American cowboys rides horses down a dirt street during a parade for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The man in the left foreground leads the group and carries a large flag with a buffalo on it. He wears leather chaps and has a scarf tied...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--1900-1910.; 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?]
    • The top going up, Stake drivers at left, Big White at right

    • Men use sledgehammers to drives stakes into the ground for tent setup at Buffalo Bill's Wild Show. A portion of the large tent canopy is raised in the right and left background. Other workers walk through the area that will become the arena....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Show tents--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?]
    • German cuirassier

    • A group of German cavalrymen rides down a dirt street during a parade for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men are members of "Buffalo Bill's Congress of Rough Riders of the World." The men wear helmets and cuirassiers and carry flags. One man...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--German--1900-1910.; Military uniforms--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--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?]
    • Waiting for parade to start

    • A large group of men on horseback gathers to wait for a parade in honor of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show to begin. The men are members of "Buffalo Bill's Congress of Rough Riders of the World." The group includes American cowboys and Russian...
    • Cossacks--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1900-1910.; Cowboys--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--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?]
    • 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?]
    • Native American man with children

    • A Native American man kneels on the ground next to three small children. The man's left hand is bandaged and rests in a sling hanging from around his neck. He wears a blanket around his right shoulder. The man holds his right arm around a small boy...
    • 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?]
    • Jule Keen in front of tent

    • Jule Keen, treasurer of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, sits in a folding chair in front of a tent in a camp for the show. Another man sits with Keen. Keen wears his coat buttoned at the top and holds a cigar in his right hand. He has a moustache....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Keen, Jule.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • William F. Cody and Sioux Chief Iron Tail

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stops on his horse in the right midground in a dirt arena during a rehearsal for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Wearing a dark hat and a dark, striped suit, Cody talks with Sioux Chief Iron Tail, who stands in...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Rehearsals--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Iron Tail.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Orapeza

    • Vincente Orapeza, a champion vaquero and trick roper in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, lassoes a Mexican vaquero on horseback during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Orapeza stands in the right midground. Both men wear sombreros and...
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Wild West Show parade

    • Two teams of horses pull a wagon with a boat on it during a parade for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. One man in uniform sits on the buckboard of the wagon. Additional men in uniform sit inside the boat on top of the wagon. Several women on...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Boats--1900-1910.; Carts & wagons--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--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?]
    • 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?]

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