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Monarch’s Sad Fate

The sad end of a retired member of Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West was announced by the Omaha Daily Bee on December 5, 1906. However, the article, headlined “Death Warrant for Monarch,” referred not to a human, but to an … Continue reading

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Nan J. Aspinwall, Western Entertainer

When Nan Aspinwall arrived in New York on July 8, 1911, after a ride on horseback from San Francisco to New York, it was perhaps the highlight of a long and colorful career as an oriental dancer, sharpshooter, trick roping … Continue reading

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The Day Buffalo Bill Rescued Bad Art

Our assistant editor, Patricia Gaster, writes a weekly history column called “Nebraska Timeline” that is distributed to newspapers across the state. Past columns are posted here. In one column, Pat wrote about “Buffalo Bill” Cody and the 1893 World’s Columbian … Continue reading

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