Buffalo Bill

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United States showman famous for his Wild West Show (1846-1917)

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Even the full title of the novel contributes to the significance of Buffalo Bill in American history as it unofficially proclaims him the Monarch of Bordermen.
The highlights of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show were a mock battle between Buffalo Bill and chief Yellow Hand, and the staging of the attack on the Deadwood mail coach.
Roedd Buffalo Bill fel pe bai wedi ei ddal yn y gorffennol pell, ac yn un oedd yn pryderu am y dyfodol oedd yn datblygu mor sydyn iddo fo, ei deulu, ei fusnes a'i wlad.
He was caught in Windsor, and within days, appeared at Dudley Police Court where his employer, Buffalo Bill, gave evidence.
Deloria writes that Wild West shows performed an important function: "Touring with Buffalo Bill enabled a whole generation of Indians to learn about American society in a relatively non-threatening atmosphere.
For the rest of his life, Buffalo Bill had frequent occasion to recall Glasgow with affection, stating that with the single exception of Chicago during the 1893 World's Fair, it had been where he had done his best ever business.
This volume describes Cody's film career, which began with a Wild West performance for Thomas Edison's kinetoscope studio in 1894 and continued with a film biography, The Life of Buffalo Bill, starring Cody as himself, and the commercial failure The Indian Wars.
Dozens of these historically significant firearms will be on display at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center opening May 4, 2013, and on view through fall 2015.
After being allowed to leave his reservation in South Dakota, he memorably turned up in Birmingham as part of Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show in the late 19th century.
Cody offers a unique glimpse of our American Western heritage, as well as serves as the home for the most comprehensive collection of American firearms in the world--the Buffalo Bill Historical Center.
Meanwhile, Tom Slater, Director of Historical Auctions for Heritage, did not identify the gun's buyer, but said he was a private collector of Oakley and Buffalo Bill items and had purchased a number of Sunday's auction pieces.
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, a US-based estate in Nashville, has announced a new exhibit in partnership with the Buffalo Bill Historical Center (BBHC), a museum and research library.
Before he became famous as a performer in his Wild West Show, Buffalo Bill was a household name just from leading a troupe of traveling actors across the country performing frontier melodramas.
Dear Editor, I remember my parents reminiscing about Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show which I think was held on the Serpentine ground at Aston (Freeze frame, Post Feb 2).
CODY, WY -- As the Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale celebrates its 25th anniversary Sept.