Colt Buntline Revolvers weren’t very well known until a biography was written about Wyatt Earp. Earp was an American law enforcement officer who served as deputy marshal Tombstone, Arizona Territory […]
Reporting from the Center of the West
Through a creative collaboration between the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and Wyoming Public Media, Multimedia Journalist Kamila Kudelska reports about the American West from Cody, Wyoming. Her stories—which include blog posts, audio, and video—can be heard on Wyoming Public Radio, and are also found on Wyoming Public Media's website as well as right here on the Buffalo Bill Center of the West's website.
This unique partnership is made possible through the generosity of the Hal R. and Naoma J. Tate Foundation.
Below, explore Kamila's fascinating stories on contemporary issues in the American West along with its art, history, culture, and much more. She's on the scene...
...Reporting from the Center of the West.
John B. Stetson came West as a young man. He was the son of a successful hatter. In the West, he recognized the need for a felt hat with a […]
Painter Thomas Moran visited Yellowstone National Park in 1871. A year before, Yellowstone became the world’s first national park. Moran traveled to Yellowstone on a formal expedition to document both […]
One day while working in the Plains Indian Museum collections, Hunter Old Elk, the curatorial assistant, found a very heavy box. “I didn’t really know what it was going to […]
The McCracken Research Library’s Housel Director loves artifacts that tell a bigger story. Mary Robinson said one of her favorite examples is a pamphlet that talks about the dude ranches […]
The Cody Firearms Museum is well known for its huge collection of Winchester firearms. But Danny Michael, museum’s curator, said the museum actually has a much larger Winchester archival collection. […]