Originally published in Points West magazineSummer 2019 Cody Stampede Celebrates 100 Years Ed. Note: The authors co-curated the special exhibition Whoop It Up! Celebrating 100 Years of the Cody Stampede, on view at the Center of the West from June 7, 2019, at least through 2020. By Jeremy Johnston, PhD, and Mary Robinson For a […]
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Originally published in Points West magazineSummer 2019 Cody Firearms Museum: On Target, Then and Now Center newsletters tell the CFM story Edited by Marguerite House I wish I could thank personally all the people who have come forward to help us so generously in supporting this new museum. Certainly, millions of visitors in the decades […]
Originally published in Points West magazineSummer 2019 Long-Awaited CFM Reload is within Our Sights Editor’s Note: Wow! It’s hard to believe the Center of the West’s new, completely redesigned Cody Firearms Museum opened more than a year ago now. Here’s a fun look back at the exciting final stages of the renovation. By Ashley Hlebinsky, […]
Originally published in Points West magazineWinter 2011 How Dress Worn in the West Became Western By Laurel Wilson, PhD American western style is known by some familiar materials and details including embossed or fringed leather, silver conchas, and patterns woven in bright earth tones or primary colors. These materials and patterns did not rise spontaneously, […]
Originally published in Points West magazineWinter 2019–20 Women in Wyoming: Exactly Where They Need to Be By Tessa Baker Growing up in Wyoming, Lindsay Linton Buk often saw the rural state as a limiting place of isolation, where she couldn’t fully express herself. “I honestly never imagined I would have a future for myself in […]
Originally published in Points West magazineSpring 2016 Seven Days in Glasgow with Buffalo Bill, 1904, Part 2 Click here to read Part 1 By Tom F. Cunningham In the previous post, Tom F. Cunningham shared stories of the weeklong stay of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in Glasgow, Scotland, in early August 1904, as part of […]