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    • May Lillie and Pawnee Bill

    • May Manning Lillie leans against Gordon "Pawnee Bill" Lillie's shoulder in a full-length, studio portrait of the two performers in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. May Lillie wears a knee-length skirt with a large sash tied around her waist. She...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Pawnee Bill, 1860-1942.; Lillie, May Manning.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1886 and 1900?]
    • May Lillie

    • May Manning Lillie, a shooter in Buffalo Bill's Wild West, poses for a side-angle, bust portrait. She wears a wide-brimmed hat and has long hair that rests on her shoulders. She wears a coat with small, embroidered flowers buttoned up to her neck....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Sharpshooters--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Lillie, May Manning.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1886 and 1900?]
    • Miss May Lillie with Pawnee Bill's Wild West Compliments of E.A. Robey - Agt. Harvest Moon

    • May Manning Lillie, a shooter in Buffalo Bill's Wild West, poses for a side-angle, bust portrait. She wears a wide-brimmed hat and has long hair that rests on her shoulders. She wears a vest over her blouse and has several pins pinned to her blouse...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Sharpshooters--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Lillie, May Manning.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1886 and 1900?]
    • May Lillie

    • May Manning Lillie, a shooter in Buffalo Bill's Wild West, poses for a half-length portrait. She wears a wide-brimmed hat and has long hair that covers her shoulders. A necklace with three strands, possibly made from beads or shells, hangs around...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Lillie, May Manning.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1886 and 1900?]
    • Pawnee Bill and May Lillie

    • Gordon "Pawnee Bill" Lillie and his wife May Manning Lillie pose for a full-length studio portrait. Gordon Lillie sits on a fake tree stump and rests his foot on a fake rock. He is wearing a wide-brimmed hat and tassles adorn the side seams of his...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Pawnee Bill, 1860-1942.; Lillie, May Manning.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1886 and 1900?]
    • Woodbury Branch Diversity Days Native American performer

    • Photograph of a Native American performer in full costume using a conk shell as a horn during the Diversity Days program at the Woodbury Branch Library located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Library. Woodbury Branch.
    • 1993 December 10
    • Anna Held & unid. group

    • Performer Anna Held with members of an acting troupe pose at Hell Gate on the Colorado Midland Railroad route in Colorado. Some sit on or lean out of railroad Engine car No. 1; others stand on or near the tracks. In the background, crew members...
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1900-1910.; Actors--Colorado--1900-1910.; Passengers--Colorado--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1900-1910.; Singers--Colorado--1900-1910.; Women--Colorado--1900-1910.;...
    • [1904 May 10]
    • Sideshow fat lady

    • Portrait of a woman performer wearing a tiara, black pearls, and a silk dress.
    • Human curiosities--1870-1890.; Obesity--1870-1890.; Women--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Performance

    • Interior view of the Denver Municipal Auditorium in Denver, Colorado; shows an audience in main floor and balcony seats, a performer on a dais, bunting, and ceiling light fixtures.
    • City Auditorium (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Auditoriums--Colorado--Denver--1900-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1930.; Performances--Colorado--Denver--1900-1930.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1900-1930.
    • [between 1908 and 1929?]
    • Chief Red Shirt of the Ogalala Sioux

    • Chief Red Shirt, a North American Indian (Sioux, Lakota) and performer in "The Red Man," poses in front of a painted backdrop in the dirt arena in Empress Hall at the Golden West and American Industries Exhibition at Earls Court, London, England....
    • Dakota Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Oglala Indians--1900-1910.; Teton Indians--1900-1910.; Red Shirt.
    • 1909
    • Woman in costume holding rifle

    • Outdoor portrait of a woman dressed in a beaded and fringed buckskin jacket and leggings near a house in Denver, Colorado. She holds a rifle and wears a wide-brimmed hat.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Costumes--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Rifles--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Sir Harry Lauder and Company

    • Panoramic view of performer Sir Harry Lauder with men and women members of his touring company at the Broadway Theater, 1756 Broadway, in Denver, Colorado. Lauder wears a tam-o-shanter and pulls his coat back to show his bare legs in a kilt. Asian...
    • Broadway Theater (Denver, Colo.)--People--1920-1930.; Asian Americans--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Actors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Theaters--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Theatrical producers &...
    • 1923, Jan. 23
    • Woodbury Branch Mexican Independence Day and Story Hour

    • Photograph of several boys sitting together, watching the performer during the Mexican Independence Day and Story Hour program at the Woodbury Branch library in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Library. Woodbury Branch.
    • 1997 September
    • Colorado Midland R.R. Engine No. 1

    • Performer Anna Held, a singer and actress, and others pose for a photo at Hell Gate on the Colorado Midland Railroad route in Colorado. Some sit on or lean out of railroad Engine car No. 1; others stand on or near the tracks. One man leans against...
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1900-1910.; Actresses--Colorado--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1900-1910.; Railroad passengers--Colorado--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1900-1910.; Singers--Colorado--1900-1910.;...
    • 1904 May 10
    • Gus Hill's Minstrels, Chas. A. Williams, Mgr. Broadway Theatre Denver, Colo.

    • Photomontage and panoramic photograph of the Gus Hill Minstrels at the Broadway Theater, 1756 Broadway, in Denver, Colorado. Men in kepi hats and blue wool coats with large buttons pose at the front entrance of the theater. Some band members hold...
    • Broadway Theater (Denver, Colo.)--People--1920-1930.; Gus Hill Minstrels--People--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bands--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Entertainers--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Theaters--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1920, March 29
    • Human pyramid

    • Members of the Devlin's Zouaves, in costume, form a human pyramid. Charles Orville "Dutch" Walters is in the center and stands on the shoulders of a another performer. Their costumes consist of fez hats, short jackets, baggy pants, leggings and...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Devlin's Zouaves--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Acrobatics--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Costumes--1910-1920.; Zouaves--United States--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Colorado Midland R.R. Engine No. 1 at Hell Gate

    • Performer Anna Held and a group pose for a photo at Hell Gate on the Colorado Midland Railroad route in Colorado. Some of them stand on railroad Engine car No. 1, others stand on or near the tracks. Anna Held stands in the center, she wears a white...
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1900-1910.; Actresses--Colorado--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1900-1910.; Railroad passengers--Colorado--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1900-1910.; Singers--Colorado--1900-1910.;...
    • 1904 May 10
    • Estes Park public show, Indian actor Cochise flanked by Ogalala Sioux Indians and adoring fans

    • Syrian American actor Michael Ansara, "Cochise" from the TV series "Broken Arrow," dressed as a North American Indian and with long hair, leather leggings, moccasins, a headband, and a bowie knife, stands beside a woman, possibly opera singer Mija...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Indians of North America--Performances & portrayals--1950-1960.; Indians of North America--1950-1960.; Syrian Americans--1950-1960.; Estes Park (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Actors--Colorado--Estes...
    • 1958 July
    • Woodbury Branch Diversity Days Native American Performance

    • Photograph of a Native American performer in costume and an unidentified woman standing in the lobby of the Woodbury Branch library, in Denver, Colorado, during a Diversity Days program.
    • Denver Public Library. Woodbury Branch.
    • 1993 December 10
    • Sir Harry Lauder and company

    • Panoramic view of performer Sir Harry Lauder with the members of his touring company at the Broadway Theater, 1756 Broadway, in Denver, Colorado. Lauder wears a tam-o-shanter and pulls his coat back to show his bare legs in a kilt. Asian...
    • Broadway Theater (Denver, Colo.)--People--1920-1930.; Asian Americans--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Actors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Theaters--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Gintaro.; Lauder, Harry, Sir, 1870-1950.
    • 1923, Jan. 23
    • Woodbury Branch Diversity Days Native American performance

    • Photograph of several young boy watching a Native American performer dance during the Diversity Days program at the Woodbury Branch Library located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Library. Woodbury Branch.
    • 1993 December 10
    • Estes Park show, Rex Allen and Joe Dekker

    • Rex Allen and Joe Dekker stand on the back of a truck and talk in Estes Park (Larimer County), Colorado during a Roundup Riders of the Rockies rodeo. Allen, an actor and performer, wears a western shirt decorated with beadwork, a holster and gun,...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Estes Park (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Actors--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.; Organizations--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.; Rodeos--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.; Allen, Rex, 1924-;...
    • 1953 July
    • Anna Held & unid. group

    • Performer Anna Held with members of an acting troupe pose at Hell Gate on the Colorado Midland Railroad route in Colorado. Some sit on or lean out of railroad Engine car No. 1; others stand on or near the tracks. One man leans against a rock wall....
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1900-1910.; Actors--Colorado--1900-1910.; Dogs--Colorado--1900-1910.; Passengers--Colorado--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1900-1910.; Singers--Colorado--1900-1910.;...
    • [1904 May 10]
    • Chief Painted Hoss [i.e. Horse]

    • Painted Horse, a North American Indian (Oglala Sioux, Lakota) warrior and performer in "The Red Man spectacle and Red Indian camp," poses in front of a painted backdrop in the dirt arena at Empress Hall, in the Golden West and American Industries...
    • Dakota Indians--England--London--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--England--London--1900-1910.; Oglala Indians--England--London--1900-1910.; Teton Indians--England--London--1900-1910.; Earl's Court (London, England)--1900-1910.; London...
    • 1909
    • Wild West Show performer

    • A performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show holds a rifle while standing in a dirt arena during a performance of the show. He wears knee- length pants with horizontal stripes around the legs. The audience fills the bleachers in the background...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Group: American Horse, Red Cloud, Dakota Chiefs, seated, with Johnny Baker

    • Studio group portrait of American Horse and Red Cloud, Dakota Chiefs, and Johnny Baker, adopted son of Buffalo Bill and performer in his Wild West Shows. American Horse and Red Cloud are seated, wearing war bonnets and decorated vests; American...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1930.; American Horse, Dakota Chief, 1840-1908.; Red Cloud, 1822-1909.; Baker, Johnny, d. 1931.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Dakota Indians.; Indians of North America--Portraits.
    • [between 1880 and 1934]
    • Gordon Lillie with May Manning Lillie

    • Gordon "Pawnee Bill" Lillie and his wife, May Manning Lillie, sit on folding, wood chairs in front of a tent, possibly while touring with Pawnee Bill's Wild West Show. Several rifles are propped against a wood crate behind Gordon Lillie. A table is...
    • Shooters of firearms--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Lillie, May Manning.; Pawnee Bill, 1860-1942.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1886 and 1900]
    • Deadwood Coach

    • John Y. Nelson, a scout and performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, rides on top of the famous Deadwood Stagecoach during a performance of the show at Earl's Court in England. A man drives the stagecoach. The coach is pulled by teams of mules.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Statue of William F. Cody

    • A statue of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody on horseback and holding his rifle in the air with his right hand stands on a stone wall in Cody, Wyoming, named for the famous scout and wild west show performer. The statue, named "The Scout," was...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Sculpture--Wyoming--Cody--1880-1920.; Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1880-1920]
    • Nate Salsbury with group

    • Nate Salsbury, owner and manager of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stands third from the left among a large group of men. Salsbury wears a silk top hat and a suit. He holds a cigar in his left hand. Standing fourth from left is John Higby, a...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1880-1900.; Salsbury, Nate, 1846-1902.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Huskie Highlights: 1963

    • Yearbook for Douglas County High School, located in Castle Rock, Colorado, for the year 1963.
    • Douglas County High School (Castle Rock, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Douglas County History Research Center (Castle Rock, Colo.); School yearbooks--Colorado--Douglas County.; High schools--Colorado--Douglas County--Periodicals.
    • 1963
    • Cavalry maze

    • A man, probably an announcer, sits on a wood platform in an arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. Numerous horseback riders representing different nationalities perform a cavalry maze in...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horse shows.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Riff Arabians

    • An Arab performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show performs a handspring during a performance of the show. A large crowd of people sits in the bleachers under a tent canopy in the background. A large building with small awnings hanging over many of...
    • Arabs--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Woodbury Branch Diversity Days Native American performer

    • Photograph of a Native American performer in full costume using a conk shell as a horn during the Diversity Days program at the Woodbury Branch Library located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Library. Woodbury Branch.
    • 1993 December 10
    • Riff Arabians

    • A Arab performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show performs a flip in the air during a performance of the show. A large crowd of people sits in the bleachers under a tent canopy in the background. A large building with small awnings hanging over...
    • Arabs--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Violette Verity

    • Violette Verity, a performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West, poses for a three-quarter length portrait while touring with the show. She wears a long dress with two large flowers on her waist. She also wears a large, floppy hat. She rests her right...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Verity, Violette.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1912?]
    • Group: American Horse, Red Cloud, Dakota Chiefs, seated, with Johnny Baker

    • Studio group portrait of American Horse and Red Cloud, Dakota Chiefs, and Johnny Baker, adopted son of Buffalo Bill and performer in his Wild West Shows. American Horse and Red Cloud are seated, wearing war bonnets and decorated vests; American...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1930.; American Horse, Dakota Chief, 1840-1908.; Red Cloud, 1822-1909.; Baker, Johnny, d. 1931.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Dakota Indians.; Indians of North America--Portraits.
    • [between 1880 and 1934]
    • 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...
    • 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.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • McIntyre & Heath in Hello Alexander

    • Panoramic view of the cast of the minstrel show "Hello Alexander" with Thomas K. Heath & James McIntyre, presented at the Broadway Theater, 1756 Broadway, in Denver, Colorado. Men and women pose near the canopied front entrance to the theater in...
    • Broadway Theater (Denver, Colo.)--People--1920-1930.; African Americans--Performances & portrayals--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Actors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Blackface entertainers--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1926 and 1927?]
    • Mcintyre & Heath in "Hello Alexander"

    • Panoramic view of the cast of the minstrel show "Hello Alexander" with Thomas K. Heath & James McIntyre, presented at the Broadway Theater, 1756 Broadway, in Denver, Colorado. Men and women pose near the canopied front entrance to the theater in...
    • Broadway Theater (Denver, Colo.)--People--1920-1930.; African Americans--Performances & portrayals--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Actors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Blackface entertainers--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1926 and 1927?]

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