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Portrait of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody. During the Civil War, he served in the 7th Kansas Cavalry Regiment. Later, Cody was chief of scouts for the Third Cavalry during the Indian Wars. He claimed to have worked many jobs, but he became world famous for his Wild West show. He got his nickname for supplying Kansas Pacific Railroad workers with bison meat.
Creator: Braithwaite, C. H.
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
Item Number: 210731
Call Number: B Cody, William Frederick *6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210731
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Entertainers
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Military scouts
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1890s
Military - Service - Army - Cavalry
Military - Wars - Civil War
Military - Wars - Indian Wars
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Cabinet cards
People - Notable Kansans - Cody, William F. "Buffalo Bill", 1846-1917
Places - International - England
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Cabinet cards