Lillian Smith, Annie Oakley's rival in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

Lillian Smith, Annie Oakley's rival in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

This photograph was taken in 1895, and shows Calamity Jane. Calamity Jane was a colorful figure from the Old West. She was friends with Wild Bill Hickock, and in later years was a member of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Calamity Jane died on this day, August 1, in the year 1903. She was buried next to Wild Bill.

Calamity Jane - Martha Jane Canary or Cannary (May 1852 – August 1903 age better known as Calamity Jane, was an American frontierswoman and professional scout, known for her claim of being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok and for fighting Indians.

The Great Pawnee Bill Shows - The Only Genuine Wild West Touring America This Season - Over 1000 People and Horses Employed - Every Equestrian Nation in the World Represented - Only White Buffalo on Earth - An Immense Army of Indians, Scouts, Cowboys, and Early Pioneers, Seats for 10,000 People Under Waterproof Canopies - 2 Performances Daily, Rain or Shine - See the Weird & Startling Free Street Parade 10:30am Every Day

The Great Pawnee Bill Shows - The Only Genuine Wild West Touring America This Season - Over 1000 People and Horses Employed - Every Equestrian Nation in the World Represented - Only White Buffalo on Earth - An Immense Army of Indians, Scouts, Cowboys, and Early Pioneers, Seats for 10,000 People Under Waterproof Canopies - 2 Performances Daily, Rain or Shine - See the Weird & Startling Free Street Parade 10:30am Every Day

In the early 1900s, Wild West shows gave way to rodeos, giving little girls new role models in early-day cowgirls.  True West Magazine. #WildWest #History

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In the early Wild West shows gave way to rodeos, giving little girls new role models in early-day cowgirls.

1887 Black Elk PHOTO Buffalo Bill Wild West Show, Crazy Horse Cousin!! Lakota

Black Elk and Elk, Oglala of the Oglala Lakota, photographed in London, England in their grass dance regalia while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, 1887

"Buffalo Bill's Great Wild West Show,  Rail Car, 1885

"Buffalo Bill's Great Wild West Show, Rail Car, 1885

Buffalo bill wild west show c1899 - American frontier - Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and Congress of Rough Riders of the World - Circus poster showing cowboys rounding up cattle and portrait of Col. W.F. Cody on horseback. 1899.

Buffalo bill wild west show - American frontier - Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and Congress of Rough Riders of the World - Circus poster showing cowboys rounding up cattle and portrait of Col. Cody on horseback.

Annie Oakley (1860-1926). Most famous woman marksman of her day. A star with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show touring the United States and Europe. Sitting Bull also toured with the show but didn't go to Europe.

Previous pinner info: Annie Oakley Most famous woman marksman of her day. A star with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show touring the United States and Europe. Sitting Bull also toured with the show but didn't go to Europe.

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A true western role-model. A true Legend in every way. In the tintype here he is wearing a woman's pancake hat and according to legend he made the statement (Women's panties, too. They make me feel dainty) LOL

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