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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.

Calamity Jane.  Note by another pinner. this sure looks different than the pictures I have of Calamity Jane.

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Martha Jane Burke, better known as Calamity Jane. American frontierswoman and professional scout. Jane was best known for her claim of being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok, but also for having gained fame fighting Native Americans.

Martha Jane Canary (May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903), better known as Calamity Jane, was an American frontierswoman, and professional scout best known for her claim of being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok, but also for having gained fame fighting Indians. She is said to have also exhibited kindness and compassion, especially to the sick and needy. This contrast helped to make her a famous frontier figure.[1]

Martha Jane Canary or better known as Calamity Jane, was an American frontierswoman and professional scout, known for her claim of being an acquaintance o

Calamity Jane standing in front of Wild Bill Hickok's grave, Deadwood, SD, 1903.

Martha Jane (Calamity) Jane died on August less than 2 weeks after this photo at Bill Hickock's grave was taken. She asked to be buried beside Bill Hickock in Deadwood, South Dakota, and her wish was granted.

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Perhaps no other figure is illustrative of the wild days in Deadwood in the 1870s than Martha Jane "Calamity" Cannary (1852-1903). Her history is shrouded in uncertainty and myth. As early as 1864 her family was living in Virginia City, Nevada, and by the late 1860s she was apparently a consort of various soldiers at Forts Jim Bridger and Steel in Montana Territory. She had a propensity for dressing in men's clothes, and may have been with Crook at the Battle of Slim Buttes in 1876, dressed…

Rare cdv of Martha Jane Cannary, better known as Calamity Jane in her wild days in Deadwood in the Friends included Wild Bill Hickok, Colorado Charlie Utter, and Bloody Dick Seymour.

Doris Day as Calamity Jane, 1953. I think half my personality came from idolizing Doris as Calam and watching that movie more times than I count...

DORIS DAY has starred in over 40 movies - singing and dancing. Her fresh and likeable appeal is worldwide. She possesses a sweet, smooth warm tone that is undeniably magical.

Martha Jane Canary (May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903), better known as Calamity Jane, was an American frontierswoman, and professional scout best known for her claim of being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok, but also for having gained fame fighting Native Americans. She is said to have also exhibited kindness and compassion, especially to the sick and needy. "By the time we reached Virginia City I was considered a remarkable good shot and a fearless rider for a girl of my age."

Calamity Jane Calamity Jane was as Martha Jane Cannary in Princeton, Missouri, within Mercer County.

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