On Friday, April 8, 1892, Ben Jones and Bill Walker rode down out of the Bighorn Mountains. They had been trapping for weeks. Ben Jones was a cook in cowboy […]
McCracken Research Library
Find out what goes on in the Center of the West's McCracken Research Library and get an insider's look at the incredible photographs, archives, and manuscripts housed and processed by the library's staff—who are still making some amazing finds within the collections.
I was lucky enough to meet Gordon Barrows. He danced into my office one day. I’m not sure what the occasion was. It may have been to give the library […]
What are nitrate negatives?
Why are nitrate negatives handled with care in archival facilities?
A diverse collection of artifacts, galleries, and specimens are featured within the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Visitors can gain an understanding of Buffalo Bill’s journey, honor Plains Indian […]
When Tim McCoy was eight years old, his father took him to a showing of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West. Tim dated his desire to be a Westerner from that point. […]
Originally published in Points West magazineSpring 2020 How I Got That Shot: Horse’s Head Lunar Eclipse By Mack Frost As a photographer, I have always been fascinated with landscape and […]