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  • Subject: Wild West Shows
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    • 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...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Cowboys--1910-1920.; Horseback riding--1910-1920.; Roping--1910-1920.; Show...
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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...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Dakota Indians--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--Men--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Clothing &...
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    • Vallejo

    • Devlin's Zouaves in costume pose in front of an ornate circus wagon in Vallejo, (Solano County), California. The performing troupe, with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, wear fez hats inscribed with "D" and "Z", baggy pants...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Devlin's Zouaves--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus wagons--California--Vallejo--1910-1920.; Vallejo (Calif.)--1910-1920.; Circus...
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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.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
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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.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
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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.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west...
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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...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Devlin's Zouaves--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.;...
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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.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--1910-1920.; People--1910-1920.; Trucks--1910-1920.; Wild west...
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    • 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.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--Facilities--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
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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.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west...
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    • Chief Iron Cloud, Good Horse himself at Los Angeles

    • Chief Iron Cloud and Chief Good Horse, North American Indians (Sioux, Dakota), members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, appear on horseback near a circus tent in Los Angeles (Los Angeles County), California. Both men...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Dakota Indians--California--Los Angeles--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--California--Los Angeles--1910-1920.; Los Angeles (Calif.)--1910-1920.;...
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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...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Devlin's Zouaves--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Clothing &...
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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...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Dakota Indians--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Clothing &...
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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...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--Structures--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Interiors--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Tipis--1910-1920.; Wild...
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    • Putting up tepees

    • A group of Native Americans works to set up numerous teepees in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The log branches that support the teepees have not been covered yet and stand propped together. A cowboy on horseback is stopped talking to a...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Tipis.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
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    • 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.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Clothing & dress--1910-1920.; Entertainers--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
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    • Indian Chiefs

    • Ten Native American chiefs who met with General Nelson Miles to stop the Indian War stand in a semi-circle in front of a teepee. Among the chiefs are Standing Bull, Bear Who Looks Back Running, Has the Big White Horse, White Tail, Liver Bear,...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Tipis--1890-1900.; Tribal chiefs.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1891
    • Tasunka, Ota (alias Plenty Horse) the slayer of Lieut. Casey, near Pine Ridge, S.D.

    • Tasunka, a Native American man also known as "Plenty Horse," stands with a blanket wrapped around his shoulders next to a large cannon in the foreground, probably on a reservation near Pine Ridge, South Dakota. He rests his right hand on the...
    • Dakota Indians--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890- 1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cannons--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Tasunka.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1891
    • Crow Dog and family at home

    • Jerome Crow Dog poses with his family for a group portrait in front of a teepee. The group includes three women and a young girl in the back row, each wearing blankets wrapped around their shoulders, and four small children in the front row. Crow...
    • Crow Dog, Jerome--Family--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Crow Dog, Jerome.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1891
    • Indian Chiefs and U.S. officials taken at Pine Ridge Jan 16, '91

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands in the center of the back row of a group of Native American chiefs and several United States government officials, possibly after the Battle of Wounded Knee. Standing at the far right of the group is...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Tribal chiefs--1890-1900.; American Horse, Dakota Chief, 1840-1908.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Rocky Bear.; Burke, John, d. 1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890.
    • 1891?
    • French chasseurs

    • A group of French soldiers rides horses through a grassy area during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear helmets and carry lances. Several additional soldiers are stopped on their horses in the right background. Those men...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Soldiers, French.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • 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
    • Stagecoach

    • Two cowboys sit on the Deadwood Stagecoach in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. One of the men sits on the buckboard holding the reins to the teams of mules that pull the coach. The other sits on top of the back of the coach wearing leather...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys.; Stagecoaches.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Syrians

    • A group of Syrian performers poses in front of a large tent in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear turbans on their heads. A young man raises another young man doing a hand-stand into the air above his head. Four of the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1890-1900.; Tents--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Syrians.
    • 1899
    • 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
    • Arabs

    • A group of Arabs on horseback rides through a grassy area during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear turbans and capes. Several soldiers are stopped on their horses in the right background. Those men wear helmets and carry...
    • Arabs--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Syrians

    • Ten Syrian performers forms a three-tiered pyramid supported by one man during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear turbans on their heads. A young man stands at the top of the pyramid holding his right hand in the air and...
    • Syrians--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Infantry, USA

    • Several teams of horses pulling wagons are stopped in the midground in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Several men in uniform walk near the horses. A group of teepees and tents is set up in the background.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Camps--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--1890-1900.; Tents--1890-1900.; Tipis--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Infantry, USA

    • A group of American infantrymen rides horses through a grassy area during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Several of the men sit in a wagon pulled by horses. The men wear helmets and uniforms. The men are members of "Buffalo Bill's...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Johnny Baker

    • Johnny Baker, a star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show known as the "Cowboy Kid," poses on horseback in the left foreground in a camp for the show. William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody considered Baker to be his foster son, and Baker was a member...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Baker, Johnny, d. 1931.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Bronc

    • A cowboy rides a bucking horse in a grassy area during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The man's cowboy hat flies in the air behind him. He has a scarf tied around his neck and wears leather chaps. Another man walks near the bucking...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Broncos.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Bronc

    • A cowboy rides a bucking horse in a grassy area during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The man wears a cowboy hat and has a scarf tied around his neck. Additional people on horseback are in the left background. Tents cover the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Broncos.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Man on horseback

    • A cowboy poses on horseback in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a tall hat and sheepskin chaps. He has a scarf tied around his neck. A rope is coiled and hanging from the man's saddle. Long strips of leather cover his stirrups. A...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys.; Stagecoaches.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Mexican roper

    • A Mexican vaquero twirls a lasso in the air in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a sombrero and a dark, bolero coat. Several tents are set up in the background.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Wild West Show cast

    • Members of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show cast pose on horseback in a camp for the show. The group includes two women who sit sidesaddle in the left midground. The man between the two women carries a large flag. A Mexican vaquero walks toward the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers.; Gauchos.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Wild West Show cast

    • A group of men rides horses through a grassy area during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men, possibly South American gauchos, wear narrow-brimmed hats and have straps that cross their chests. Several additional riders are...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Cavalry, USA

    • An American cavalryman balances on the backs of three horses running in a grassy area during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Additional cavalrymen on horseback are in the background. Tents cover the viewing stands in the right...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry.; Horse shows.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Mexican vaqueros

    • A group of Mexican vaqueros from the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show poses on horseback in a camp for the show. The men wear sombreros and dark bolero jackets. One man sits on his horse slightly in front of the rest of the group. Several...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Wild West Show cast

    • Members of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show ride horses in a grassy area during a performance of the show. Among those riding are several Native Americans wearing feather headdresses and carrying spears, German soldiers wearing metal...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys.; Horse shows.; Soldiers--German.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Wild West Show cast

    • A group of horseback riders, possibly South American gauchos, rides horses through a grassy area during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear wide-brimmed hats and have straps that cross their chests. Several additional...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Cody

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Cody wears a wide-brimmed hat and a buckskin coat with tassles and small beads sewn on it in a pattern that forms bands of flowers. He wears...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Wild West Show cast

    • Members of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show cast, probably German soldiers, pose on horseback in a camp for the show. The men wear metal helmets with birds on their tops and light-colored uniforms. They also wear cuirassiers covering their chests....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Soldiers--German.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Cody

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Cody wears a wide-brimmed hat and a buckskin coat with tassles and small beads sewn on it in a pattern that forms bands of flowers. He wears...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horses.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Cody

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody leads a procession during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Cody holds a wide-brimmed hat at his right side and bows his head slightly. He wears a buckskin coat with tassles and small beads sewn...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horses.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Indians of North America.
    • 1899
    • Mexican vaqueros

    • A group of Mexican vaqueros rides horses through a grassy area during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear sombreros and dark, bolero jackets. Several soldiers are stopped on their horses in the right background. Those men...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos.; Soldiers--American.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Cossacks

    • A group of Russian Georgian Cossacks pose on horseback in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear wool hats and long coats. One man, David Kadjaia, sits on his horse in front of the group. Large tents are set up in the background....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cossacks.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Cody

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Cody wears a wide-brimmed hat and a buckskin coat with tassles and small beads sewn on it in a pattern that forms bands of flowers. He wears...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horses.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Parker, Lew.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Cody

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Cody wears a wide-brimmed hat and a buckskin coat with tassles and small beads sewn on it in a pattern that forms bands of flowers. He wears...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horses.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Cody

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody rides a horse in the left midground during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Cody wears a wide-brimmed hat and buckskin coat with tassles and small beads sewn on it in a pattern that forms bands...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Rough Riders, USA

    • Members of "Buffalo Bill's Congress of Rough Riders of the World" pose on horseback in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. One man sits on his horse in front of the rest of the group in the center foreground. The men all have scarves tied...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Historical reenactments.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; San Juan Hill, Battle of, 1898.
    • 1899

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