Pawnee Bill

| March 18, 2011

At last the Indian fighter done for. I found this photo in Wikimedia…………It was, I understand a publicity shot for the news papers and billboards for Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show.

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Wild West Poster

| October 17, 2010

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Banner Line

| October 17, 2010

In their time, the out door shows were the best thing going.  You can only imagine the excitement at this bally.

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My Hero

| October 17, 2010

Gordon Pawnee Bill and May Lillie his wife. She became part of the show as most wives did. She performed a sharp shooting act. I couldn’t help but to use the title “My Hero”.

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May Lillie

| October 17, 2010

                                        May Lillie…. Pawnee Bill’s wife took dead aim.

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William Frederick Cody

| October 17, 2010

                                                                       BUFFALO BILL                                                     Famous for his wild west show.

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Pawnee Bill and Buckskin Jim

| October 17, 2010

This photo shows them both standing in front of a painted back drop. It is said that Buckskin Jim was a performer on the Pawnee Bill Wild West Show. I received some of these photos via email…. thank you who ever you are for sharing. Please send more if you wish…………… Please read the comment […]

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Bill and Bill

| October 17, 2010

                     Two great American showmen…. Pawnee Bill and Buffalo Bill.

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Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show

| February 25, 2010

In 1888 Pawnee Bill went out on tour with his wild west show. He  lasted one season…. that year only.  The competition in the late 1800′s was unreal and just about every circus had a wild west after show. The year before in 1887 Pawnee Bill was with the Sells Bros Circus and I guess Bill […]

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Gordon W. Lillie “Pawnee Bill”

| February 25, 2010

Head shot of Pawnee Bill.  Photo was taken around 1889.

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