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Famed showman, solider, and entertainer, William Fredrick "Buffalo Bill" Cody. #Buffalo_Bill #wild_west #cowboy #old_west

"Buffalo Bill" Cody Accession Number: Maker: Mora Title: W. "Buffalo Bill" Cody Date: ca. 1875 Medium: albumen print Dimensions: x cm. image (oval) on x cm.

Wild Bill Hickock a.k.a. Buffalo Bill

But the West of the old times, with its strong characters, its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness, can never be blotted from my mind. ~Buffalo Bill Cody I'm a distant relative.

James Butler Hickok (1837-1876), better known as Wild Bill Hickcok was a folk hero of the American Old West.  He came to the west as a fugitive from justice, first working as a stagecoach driver before becoming a lawman in Kansas and Nebraska.  Hickok was involved in several notable shoot outs.  He was shot and killed while playing poker in the Nuttal & Mann's Saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory.

James Butler Hickok, "Wild Bill" when this photo was taken in He was just 21 years old.

'Buffalo Bill (William F. Cody)' vintage print

'Buffalo Bill (William F. Cody)' vintage print

William Frederick Cody, better known as 'Buffalo Bill', was a scout during the American Civil War and Indian Wars, but is better known as the legendary showman who created 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West',

These Photographs of the Hoover Dam Being Built Are Absolutely Mindblowing

The construction of the Hoover Dam was a magnificent architectural master piece of the time. The start to the construction completion took years. Here are some men standing in a steel pipe above the Dam.

“ Olive Oatman - “The first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States.” ”

Olive Oatman was "the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States." ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family. On the journey, the family wer

Doc Holliday - Deadly Doctor of the American West   graduation from dental school picture

John Henry "Doc" Holliday (August 1851 – November friend of Wyatt Earp. Am now reading Mary Doria Russell's novel - "Doc"

They have been romanticized and glorified in the movies and TV, but these are perhaps more accurate portrayals of Wyatt Earp and his contemporaries. Published in 1923, Fredrick R. Beckholdt bases most of these stories upon research and interviews with old timers who witnessed many events portrayed here. Becholdt's portrayal of of the outlaws, hostile Indians, cowboys, gamblers, cold blooded killers, prospectors, and lawmen who inhabited the Wild West is riveting.

The Icons of the Wild West: Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Wild Bill Hickok, Jesse James, Billy the Kid and Butch Cassidy by Charles River Editors.

WYATT EARP c1890 RARE PHOTO GUNFIGHTER LAWMAN SHERIFF GAMBLER DODGE CITY                                                                                                                                                                                 More

WYATT EARP c1890 RARE PHOTO GUNFIGHTER LAWMAN SHERIFF GAMBLER DODGE CITY 20553

Johnny Ringo:Part of the cowboy faction that the Earp gang took revenge on for killing Morgan Earp.

He's no hero BUT is a part of American West history. Johnny Ringo (aka John Peters) (May 1850 – July was an outlaw Cowboy of the American Old West who was affiliated with Ike Clanton and Frank Stilwell in Cochise County, Arizona Territory during

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