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Wild west shows

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Anderson Nothstein Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1621
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Hennessey and Kingfisher, Oklahoma Territory and state, along with scenes of the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch. Charles Anderson Nothstein Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1889-1907

Charles Nesbitt, Margot Nesbitt, and Emil W. Lenders Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1407
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the employees and performances of the Pawnee Bill and the 101 Wild West Shows. The collection includes scenes of cowboy and cowgirl performers, as well as those of Indian performers from the Pawnee, Sac and Fox, Potawatomi, Osage, Crow, Sioux, Blackfoot, Comanche, Ponca, Cheyenne, Arapaho and Kickapoo tribes.
Dates: 1900-1925

Cunningham-Dillion Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1667
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Vince Dillion photographs of the Miller Brothes 101 Wild West Show and Ranch. Included are scenes of cowboys, cowgirls, and Indian performers, along with photographs of Pawnee Bill's Old Town, Ponca City, and Fairfax Oklahoma.
Dates: 1910-1930

Cunningham-Prettyman Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1150
Scope and Contents Black and white original glass plate negatives with copy prints of Cheyenne, Nez Perce, Kiowa, Sac and Fox, Pawnee, Ponca, Apache, Iowa, Kickapoo, Shawnee, Cherokee, Creek, Sioux, Kaw, Osage, and Oto Indians. Also includes scenes of farming, ranching, wild west shows, railroads, oil wells and Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1880-1910

David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1187
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of David Ross Boyd, his family, scenes from the first ten years of the University of Oklahoma, including the first faculty, students and buildings. The collection also contains images of the Rough Riders Reunion at Oklahoma City in 1910. David Ross Boyd Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1885-1930

Edith and D. Vernon Tantlinger Collection

 Collection — Box T-2
Identifier: WHC-M-1711
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Scrapbooks (1905-1936) and diaries (1903-1912) regarding Tantlinger's performances in wild west shows, including Buckskin Bill's Historical Wild West Show and the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show. D. Vernon Tantlinger Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903-1936

Edith and Vernon Tantlinger Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1651
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of wild west show performers Edith and Vernon Tantlinger. The collection includes scenes of the Tantlingers performing with the 101 Wild West Show, Tantlinger's Wild West Shows, and the Tex-Mex Real Wild West Show. Also included are photographs of other performers with the shows. Edith and Vernon Tantlinger Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1896-1930

Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1582
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and original prints of the towns of Enid, Oklahoma City, Norman, El Reno, Tahlequah, and Guthrie, Oklahoma; Duncan and Navajoe, Oklahoma Territory; and Spiro and Okmulgee, Indian Territory. The collection also contains photographs of Havasupai, Pima, Papago, Navajo, Hopi, Ute, Kiowa, Apache, Eskimo, and Creek Indians, along with scenes of the University of Oklahoma and its students and faculty. Edward Everett Dale Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1940

Frank Phillips Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1133
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: 1870-1930

Gordon W. Lillie Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-360
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Rancher and historian. Correspondence, legal and financial papers, newspapers and other printed materials regarding Major Lillie and his ranching and business enterprises. Includes an autobiographical sketch, and correspondence regarding various Indian chiefs. Gordon William Lillie Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1879-1950

Gordon William Lillie Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1516
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Gordon W. Lillie (Pawnee Bill), his family, firends, and Wild West Shows. Included are photographs of Tom Mix, William S. Hart, Will Rogers, Buffalo Bill Cody, along with a panorama of Gordon W. Lillie and Pawnee Indians travelling to President Herbert Hoover's inauguration. Gordon William Lillie Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1846-1935

James Franklin Parman Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1654
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Cloud Chief, Oklahoma Territory, and the towns of Ardmore, Foss, Gotebo, and Cordell, Oklahoma. Also included are photographs of businesses, railroads, farming, picnicking, schools, a Ku Klux Klan parade and tornado damage. James Franklin Parman Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1894-1965

Jerry Whistler Snow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-697
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Correspondence (1893-1915) to and from various members of the Whistler family regarding life in Oklahoma Territory, describing a first ride in an automobile, sicknesses, diseases and quarantines, floods, Sac and Fox Indian dances and customs, the Sac and Fox Indian Agency and its Agent, Lee Patrick, the Chilicco Indian School, Wild West shows, and holiday celebrations. Correspondents include Maude Mayes Whistler, Pearl Mayes Whistler, and Gertrude Naden. Jerry Whistler Snow Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1893-1915

Miller Brothers 101 Ranch and Wild West Show Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1603
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show and the 101 Ranch. Included in the collection are photographs of cowboy and cowgirl performers, the Miller brothers, and a production scene from a western film. Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1935

Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-407
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General correspondence (1917-1935), and financial records (1923-1932) from the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch in Marland, Oklahoma; and general correspondence (1908-1932), legal papers and contracts (1908-1932), daily expense reports (1926), programs (1908-1932), route schedules (1910-1929), and scrapbooks (1908-1926), from the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show. Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1908-1932

Mollie Stehno Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2643
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Researcher. A list of Miller Brothers 101 Wild West Show employees and rodeo contestants compiled by Mollie Stehno from various printed sources.
Dates: 2003

Noah Hamilton Rose Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1109
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints from the original nitrate negatives of early Texas history, Texas Rangers, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, and wild west shows. Also included are photographs of ranchers, cattlemen and cowboys of the Southwest, the U.S. Army during the Apache campaigns, the Little Big Horn battlefield and the Indian Wars of 1876 and 1890-1891, along with churches, cathedrals, and missions of Texas, California and Arizona. The collection also contains images of Comanche, Sioux, Shoshoni, Pueblo, Creek, Chippewa, Maricopa, Arapaho, Papago, Kickapoo, Yuma, Modoc, Cheyenne, Pawnee, Kiowa, Navajo, Apache, and Crow Indians. Prominent western personalities include Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, Geronimo, Quanah Parker, Sitting Bull, Frank and Jesse James, Heck Thomas, Bill Tilghman, Chris Madsen, Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, the Daltons and Youngers, Judge Roy Bean, George A. Custer, California Joe, the Sundance Kid, Butch Cassidy, and the Earp brothers.
Dates: 1836-1940

W. S. Bruner Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-810
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and contact prints of the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch near Marland, Oklahoma, and of the 101 Wild West Show, photographed by Vince Dillon.
Dates: 1910-1930

Walter S. Ferguson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1170
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Oklahoma outlaws, lawmen, agriculture, wild west shows, land openings, businesses, towns and cities, schools, settlers, members of the state government and of the U.S. Army. Also included are images of Cherokee, Osage, Delaware, Seminole, Comanche, Creek, and Apache Indians. Walter S. Ferguson Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1870-1920

Walter Stanley Campbell Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8606
Identifier: WHC-M-84
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Author and professor. Personal correspondence (1897-1957); correspondence with Campbell's relatives (1822-1896); correspondence with publishers and literary agents (1920-1958); literary manuscripts (ca. 1914-1957); diaries, notebooks, and journals (1901-1926); and business papers (ca. 1925-1959) regarding Campbell's writings on the West, Indians, and Oklahoma, with emphasis on transportation, fortifications, cowboys, wars and battles, criminals and outlaws, and Indian chiefs, along with original Indian art by Carl Sweezy. Walter Stanley Campbell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1800-1964