William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody died 100 years ago today on January 10, 1917 in Lafayette, Colo. You can check out GoWYLD.net for more information about him:
- In Britannica you will find a great article on this showman, as well as a 1901 video of the Wild West Show parade on 5th Avenue.
- In Wyoming Newspapers, look at the front page for Jan 10, 1917.
- A search in U.S. History in Context will result in images, biographical information, a link to the PBS American Experience audio: Buffalo Bill, and information on the Wild West Show.
- You can find his patent in Wyoming Inventors.