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Dates:
1884-1917, undated
1884-1917
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1466
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes assorted printed materials and ephemera on "Wild West" shows.

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Creators:
Lehner, Frank
Seiling, J.
Braithwaite, Charles Henry
Dates:
bulk 1868-1926
Size:
0.25 Linear feet
43 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.147
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of 38 photographic prints of Native and non-Native peoples involved with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, primarily in the years 1890-1891.

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Creators:
Foster, L. F.
Foster, L. F.
Dates:
1888-1921
bulk 1890-1910
Size:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1289
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Wild West Shows in Oklahoma and Washington, particularly the career of Lewis Frederick Foster who was known for his showmanship and skills.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1888-1940
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Wild
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Wild West forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Lenders, Emil William, 1864?-1934
Dates:
1890-1920
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 500 items (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lendemil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A catalog of the Lenders's collection of American Indian objects; copies of sketchbooks of Indian artifacts and cattle brands; 8 letters from J.G. Braecklein, 1924, and other correspondence; material regarding Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show; writings and notes; and miscellany.

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Creators:
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891
Dates:
1866-1890
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0068
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of five children's books about the circus, a brochure announcing the show in London, an 1873 advertisement for the Great Traveling World's Fair of Barnum's, and two scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Marotta, Louis
Dates:
circa 1910-1914
Size:
0.05 Linear feet
7 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.332
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of 5 publicity photographic portraits and 2 photographic performance posters of Native American entertainer and performer Chief Wolf Wanna.

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Creators:
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934
Dates:
circa 1870-1890
Size:
24 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81-71
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection is largely composed of photographs depicting Plains Indians, many of whom took part in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Depicted individuals include Young Man Afraid of His Horse, Low Dog, Good Horse, Clear Eyes, Rain in the Face, Crow Flies High, Trail Hunter, Sitting Bull, Crow King, Red Cloud, White Faces, Running Antelope, Red G...

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Creators:
Carver, Sonora Webster, 1904-2003
Dates:
1891-1994, undated
1891-1994
Size:
3 Cubic feet (8 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0521
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Sonora Carver's career as a diving horse rider and her advocacy work with the Lighthouse for the Blind.

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Howell, Juanita
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Howell, Chet
Dates:
1934-1958
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0255
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mostly newspaper publicity and rodeo programs. 67 full- and half-page sheets from mostly small-town papers, with predominantly local news. The programs for performances at fairs sometimes include agricultural information, what was being judged, and the cash prize amounts. Most of the programs contain advertisements for small-town services and produ...

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