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Albums, 1884-1929 (bulk 1890-1910)

Collector:
Foster, L. F
Subject:
Cody, Buffalo Bill
Pawnee Bill
101 Ranch Wild West Show
Physical description:
2 cubic feet: 5 boxes
2 albums
200 items
Culture:
Indians of North America 1890-1920
Type:
Albums
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Clippings
Bills
Date:
1884
1884-1929
bulk 1890-1910
1890-1910
Notes:
Originally Photo lot 74-19, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution. This bibliographic record copied from NAA's Horizon record 2943.
L. F. Foster was a wild west showman, a "rough and fancy rider, rope and revolver expert."
Summary:
The two albums include clippings, bills, photographs, and other related material relating to cowboys, cowgirls, and Wild West shows. Some of the material, particularly the photographs, concerns Fosterʹs career, but most of the items concern western shows and rodeos in general, including those of Buffalo Bill Cody, Pawnee Bill, and the 101 Ranch Wild West Show. Many other individual showmen, including American Indians, are also of concern. There is an indication in the albums that Foster was an amateur photographer of a certain skill and some of the photographs may have been made by him. It is not clear whether he put the album together himself or whether it was the work of relatives.
Topic:
Cowboys
Cowgirls
Western shows
Rodeos
Local number:
Pending (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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