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Dance shield (No image available)

Culture/People:
Oto  Search this
Previous owner:
Gordon William Lillie (Pawnee Bill), Non-Indian, 1860-1942  Search this
Philip Henry Godsell (Philip H. Godsell), Non-Indian, 1889-1961  Search this
Seller:
Philip Henry Godsell (Philip H. Godsell), Non-Indian, 1889-1961  Search this
Object Name:
Dance shield (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Buffalo hide/skin, buffalo hide/skin
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Nebraska; USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
21/8254
Barcode:
218254.000
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Oto
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64b46548a-46d7-4c68-a0b6-06925878742f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_232568

Archives Center Wild West Collection

Names:
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917  Search this
Pawnee Bill, 1860-1942  Search this
Extent:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Comic books
Design drawings
Itineraries
Programs
Sheet music
Date:
1884-1917, undated
Summary:
The collection consists of printed materials and ephemera relating to "Wild West" shows.
Content Description:
The collection consists of printed materials and ephemera relating to "Wild West" shows. It primarily includes dime novels, programs, sheet music, advertisements, artwork, and publications.
Arrangement:
Collection arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Wild West shows were performed across the United States from circa 1870-1920. The shows introduced the American West to a wider audience and primarily featured cowboys and Native Americans, loosely based on historical events. In addition, Wild West shows offered actors opportunities to display skills of showmanship.
Related Materials:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, NMAH.AC.0060

L.F. Foster Wild West Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Copy Negatives, NMAH.AC.1289

Sonora Carver Papers, NMAH.AC.0521
Provenance:
Collection donated by Anthony Sapienza in 2018.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Cowboys -- United States  Search this
Illustrated books, Children's  Search this
Rodeos -- United States  Search this
Western shows  Search this
Wild west shows  Search this
Genre/Form:
Comic books
Design drawings
Itineraries
Programs
Sheet music -- 20th century
Citation:
Archives Center Wild West Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1466
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Archives Center Wild West Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8cacea61f-c70e-4546-be0a-bfe7cb4721cc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1466

Pawnee Bill : a biography of Major Gordon W. Lillie / by Glenn Shirley

Author:
Shirley, Glenn  Search this
Subject:
Pawnee Bill 1860-1942  Search this
Physical description:
256 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1958
Topic:
History  Search this
Call number:
F594 .S55 1958
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_919733

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