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William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 1846 – January was a US soldier, bison hunter and showman. He was born in Iowa Territory. Buffalo Bill received the Medal of Honor in 1872 for service to the US Army as a scout.

William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was an American soldier, bison hunter and showman. He was born in the Iowa Territory (now the U.S. state of Iowa), in Le Claire but lived several years in Canada before his family moved to the Kansas Territory. Buffalo Bill received the Medal of Honor in 1872 for service to the US Army as a scout. One of the most colorful figures of the American Old West

William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 1846 ~ January was an American soldier, bison hunter and showman. He was born in the Iowa Territory, in Le Claire but lived several years in Canada before his family moved to the Kansas Territory.

Al Capone died of syphilis a few years after his release from Alcatraz, his brain completely wasted.

Al Capone He was a big part of the organized crime.He was an American gangster. Who led a Prohibition-era crime syndicate. The Chicago Outfit, which subsequently also became known as the "Capones".

Martin Van Buren Bates, known as the "Kentucky Giant" among other nicknames, was a Civil War-era American famed for his incredibly large size.  Though born an infant of normal size into a family of normal-sized people in Letcher County, Kentucky, he is said to at one time have been 7 feet 11 inches in height.   His ferocity in battle, aided by his imposing figure, made him legendary, with Union soldiers telling tales of a "Confederate giant who's as big as five men and fights like fifty".

Martin Van Buren Bates, known as the "Kentucky Giant", was the largest soldier in the Civil War. Though born an infant of normal size, he grew to

Buffalo Bill’s Girls  The Buffalo Bill’s Show would travel around and perform for audiences both in America and abroad. The following photo captured just some of the Buffalo Bill’s girls who would travel with the show to make a living.

Cabinet Sized Photo of Wild West Show Cowgirls - Cowan's Auctions "Buffalo Bill Wild West Show c. Juanita and Ethyele Parry, Martha Allen." The Parry sisters were well-known performers, and Martha Allen was a star cowgirl.

Mary Eliza Mahoney was the 1st African-American RN. In 1878, at age 33, she was admitted into the nursing program at New England Hospital for Women & Children, Roxbury, MA. 16 months later, she was one of 4 who completed the course(of 42 who started with her). In 1908, she co-founded the Nat. Assoc. of Colored GN's(NACGN). In 1936, the NACGN created an award in honor of Mahoney for women who contributed to racial integration in nursing. In 1976, she was inducted into the Nursing Hall of…

Rebecca Lee, the first black woman to receive a medical degree in the U. (and perhaps the world), graduated in 1864 from the New England Female Medical College, which became a part of Boston University.

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Davy Crockett - 1875.  This is the outlaw nephew of the Davy Crockett of legend who died at the Alamo on March 6, 1836.  [Thank you @Judie Metz.]

DAVY CROCKETT (American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician, referred to as the "King of the Wild Frontier", died at the Battle of the Alamo)

Robert Lincoln the son of Abraham Lincoln, was waiting to board a crowded train when the train lurched forward and he fell between the platform and the body of the passenger car he was trying to board. But before harm came, he was seized by the collar and yanked to the platform. His rescuer was Edwin Booth the brother of the man that would soon kill President Lincoln.

Robert Lincoln was waiting to board a crowded train when he fell between the train and the platform. He was not harmed due to being pulled to safety by Edwin Booth, brother of the man that a short time later would kill Robert's father, Abraham Lincoln

The real-life Django: The legendary African-American Wild West marshal who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans Reeves became a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38 During his 32-year career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested 3,000 felons, killed 14 men and was never shot.

Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans. Reeves became a Deputy U. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38 During his career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested felons, killed 14 men and was never shot.

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