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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...
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    • [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....
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    • [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...
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    • [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...
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    • [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.
    • Source unknown.
    • 1993 December 10
    • 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.
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    • [between 1908 and 1929?]
    • 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...
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Sideshow fat lady

    • Portrait of a woman performer wearing a tiara, black pearls, and a silk dress.
    • Battersby, John, b. 1829.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • 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...
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    • 1923, Jan. 23
    • 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...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • 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...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1920, March 29
    • 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...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • 1904 May 10
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • 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...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1923, Jan. 23
    • 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,...
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    • 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....
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [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...
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    • 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...
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    • [1901?]
    • 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...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [1904 May 10]
    • 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....
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    • 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.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • 1997 September
    • 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...
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    • [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...
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    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • 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...
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    • [1912?]
    • 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...
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    • [1894?]
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • 1993 December 10
    • 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...
    • Barry, D. F. (David Frances), 1854-1934.
    • [between 1880 and 1934]
    • 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...
    • Barry, D. F. (David Frances), 1854-1934.
    • [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...
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    • [between 1886 and 1900]
    • Huskie Highlights: 1963

    • Yearbook for Douglas County High School, located in Castle Rock, Colorado, for the year 1963.
    • Douglas County High School, 1938-
    • 1963
    • 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...
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    • [1901?]
    • 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...
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    • [1901?]
    • 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.
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    • [1892?]

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