BUFFALO BILL MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION, Inc. CODY, WYOMING Dedicated to keeping alive the memory of a GREAT AMERICAN, SCOUT AND SHOWMAN This Is A Preliminary Statement…We… Read More
epiCENTER: Explore the CENTER of it all with our staff!
Enjoy the observations and interests of the people who work at the Center of the West here in our staff blog. Just note that these are the personal perspectives of individual staff members, and are not meant to be official representations of Center expertise or policy.
Join the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in our centennial celebration! The Buffalo Bill Memorial Association (the founding body of the Buffalo Bill Center… Read More
In 1853, the United States Government organized surveys to ascertain the most practical route for a transcontinental railroad. American explorer-artist John Mix Stanley (1814–1872) was… Read More
On this day, December 29, 1890, Chief Spotted Elk’s band of Mni Coujou Lakota and 38 Hunkpapa Sioux were intercepted by the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment… Read More
In celebration of this holiday season, the staff in the Whitney would like to share a selection of holiday greetings from a few of our… Read More
St. Labre Indian School prides itself on the core values of “Respect, Excellence, Integrity, Stewardship, Spirituality, and Justice.” In the Plains Indian Museum, our staff… Read More
As the Whitney staff prepares to celebrate Thanksgiving, we would like to share an extraordinary print illustrating the centerpiece of this holiday, the turkey. Enjoy… Read More
One of the Whitney’s most popular representations of a cavalry soldier is Harry Jackson’s The Flagbearer. As a veteran of World War II, Harry Jackson experienced… Read More
During the course of the nineteenth century, government officials, scientists, and artists traveled to the American West in search of land, resources, and the best… Read More
Charles Marion Russell first travelled west to Montana in 1880 and secured a job as a night wrangler shortly thereafter. This job afforded him the… Read More