Originally published in Points West magazineFall/Winter 2018 Blacks in Army Blue: Early Depictions by Frederic Remington and William F. Cody By Dr. John Langellier John Langellier knows a thing or two about military history: He has a doctorate in the subject and spent twelve years in the United States Army. In his research on buffalo […]
Buffalo Bill Museum
Our Buffalo Bill Museum is our flagship and has rich stories to tell not only about William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody's own personal history as a western man, scout, actor, showman, and entrepreneur, but also of the times in which he lived, his legacy, and the myth of the West. This blog shares Points West articles about or related to Buffalo Bill.
Originally published in Points West magazineFall/Winter 2018 Lies and Legends of Montana Bill, Part 2 Click here to read part 1… By Tom F. Cunningham Characters abound in the West, and in the last installment of Points West Online, author and historian Tom F. Cunningham introduced one Montana Bill. A contemporary of William F. “Buffalo […]
Originally published in Points West magazineSummer 2018 Lies and Legends of Montana Bill, Part 1 By Tom F. Cunningham Wild West Echoes in Glasgow Of all the myriad objects in the collections of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, by no means the most valuable—but certainly amongst the most perplexing—is an undated newspaper cutting. […]
Originally published in Points West magazineFall/Winter 2014 Rough Riding with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West By Tom F. Cunningham As organized in 1891, Buffalo Bill’s Wild West had 640 “eating members.” There were 20 German soldiers, 20 English soldiers, 20 United States soldiers, 12 Cossacks, and 6 Argentine Gauchos, which with the old reliables, 20 Mexican […]
Originally published in Points West magazineSummer 2012 Encounter a Great American Icon Again… For the Very First Time – Man of the West, Man of the World, Man of Will A New Buffalo Bill Museum Opens Exhibit photography by Chris Gimmeson Many know Buffalo Bill, the icon whose Wild West show brought the West to […]
Originally published in Points West magazineFall 2011 Man of the West, Man of the World, Man of Will By Dr. John C. Rumm Dr. John Rumm, Curator of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s flagship Buffalo Bill Museum at the time of its reinstallation in 2012, thought long and hard about what he personally […]