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1. Betty Thompson Betty Thompson 1950 Exterior view, identified as Betty Thompson riding in Milt Hinkle's Texas Rangers Wild West Rodeo, 1950. Appears to be jumping over a convertible car in front of crowd.

2. Celebrating Buffalo Bill Celebrating Buffalo Bill May 2011 This photo essay features rarely seen images of Buffalo Bill from the new book “Buffalo Bill: Scout, Showman, Visionary,” by Steve Friesen, director of the Buffalo Bill Museum.

3. Doctor Diamond Dick; Leavenworth's Flamboyant Medicine Man Doctor Diamond Dick; Leavenworth's Flamboyant Medicine Man Spring 2003 Medicine men and medicine shows, Wild West shows and dime novels were a popular late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century phenomena, and this is the story of medicine man/showman George B. McClellan...

4. Milt Hinkle and Others Milt Hinkle and Others n.d. Outdoor view of three men on horseback at what appears to be a tent show. Men identified left to right as Old Stalfer, great Roman Rider; Bee Ho Gray; Milt Hinkle. Location not given.

5. Rodeo Event Rodeo Event 1934 Postcard of exterior rodeo scene identified by Montgomery as Pancho Villa, Hinkle's Texas Ranger Wild West Show, 1934, Hinkle's bull.

6. Spotlight on Old West Performers Spotlight on Old West Performers December 1, 2006 Profiles of some of the more famous "Wild West" shows and performers of the 1800's, including William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, Gordon W. "Pawnee Bill" Lillie, and "Buffalo" Jones. A brief section describes...

7. The Legacy of C.B. Irwin and The Y-6 Ranch The Legacy of C.B. Irwin and The Y-6 Ranch May 2011 Pictures and article about the 25,000 acres of the Y-6 Ranch built by Charles Burton Irwin. C.B., as he was called, was born in Missouri, the son of a blacksmith. Later, C.B. and his wife Etta, went to...

8. The Story of Cole Younger by Himself The Story of Cole Younger by Himself 1903 (2000 edition) Autobiography of Cole Younger originally published in 1903. Younger writes about his childhood in Missouri, the Kansas-Missouri border wars, his years as a Confederate guerrilla, his time as an outlaw,...

9. Tommy Cropper, Trick Rider Tommy Cropper, Trick Rider 1926 Postcard showing trick rider on underside of horse. Identified by Montgomery as Tommy Cropper going under his horse, 1926 at Milt Hinkle Texas Ranger's Wild West Show.

10. Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...