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Calamity Jane: 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.

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"Wild" Ben Raymond, with .44 Merwin & Hulbert in one hand and a Smith & Wesson No. 3 New model in his holster. He wears a Bowie knife around his neck. He worked as a mine guard, posed for his photograph in Leadville, Colorado, in 1879, holding a First Model open top Merwin Hulbert Frontier Army revolver. Although the arm is believed to have been a photographer’s prop, it nonetheless shows the Merwin’s presence in the Wild West.

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Rec'd Congressional Medal of Honor 1872. Thomas Ward Custer (March 15, 1845 – June 25, 1876) was a United States Army officer and two-time recipient of the Medal of Honor for bravery during the American Civil War. He was a younger brother of George Armstrong Custer, perishing with him at Little Bighorn in the Montana Territory.

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Adding color to history: Iconic images from Library of Congress brought to life by group of artists and amateur historians

Annie Oakley! She was the first woman Buffalo Bill hired for his Wild West show and was a trailblazer who challenged stereotypes about women of the time. Not only could she out-shoot men, she was out-earning most of them. Oakley also used her celebrity to campaign for a woman's right to paid employment and equal pay.

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Arizona Charlie Meadows used to demonstrate his marksmanship on the stage of his theatre in Dawson - until he shot off the end of one of his wife’s fingers.

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Details about ORIGINAL 1893 BUFFALO BILL WILD WEST SHOW PROGRAM & ADVANCE COURIER

1880 US Soldier Showman Buffalo Bill WILLIAM CODY Vintage 8X10 Photo Portrait

A Wild Bunch of drinkers: Century-old photos of Utah bars include rare shot of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid with their gang

Real - Drinkers at Ole Elliot's, The Combination Saloon in Utah, late 1800s - ... JamesAZiegler.com

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A new photo purporting to show Billy the Kid (left) has emerged. The only verified picture of the Western outlaw was sold to billionaire William Koch in 2011 for $2.3m http://dailym.ai/1rfvqBf

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Hanging Show at Wild West City Bonnie Springs Ranch Old Nevada near Las Vegas Nevada USA