• Should the Past Be Judged?
    right thing to do one hundred years ago might not be viewed the same way today. In her essay “At the Buffalo Bill Museum, June 1988,” Jane Tompkins questions whether or not we should judge the past by the standards and values of today. While visiting the Buffalo Bill Museum, Tompkins mentions that she...
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  • Welcome to the Preaching
    Welcome to The Preaching’s of Jane Tompkins One may say that “At the Buffalo Bill Museum, 1988” by author Jane Tompkins is a timeless work that openly questions the morality of human behavior in the Western Era of American history. However, it is none other than a wordy diary entry. Tompkins comes...
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  • American Character - Then and Now
    . By the time Turner presented his thesis in 1893 at the Colombian Exhibition in Chicago, the myth of the cowboy and the myth of the frontier had already made their way into novels for the enjoyment of east coasters who were curious of the west (Cullen 127). Characters like Buffalo Bill, Nathaniel...
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  • En Silence of the Lambs Summary
    Smithsonian museum. Klaus' head also contained a bug. It was in the throat, just like the girl in West Virginia. The FBI thinks that Klaus is also murdered by Buffalo Bill. Dr. Lecter told Clarice that his patient, Benjamin Raspail, claimed to have killed Klaus. But Lecter said he believed it was...
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  • Bufalo Bill
    used in 23 of 33 tours.[20] Another celebrity appearing on the show was Calamity Jane, as a storyteller as of 1893. The show influenced many 20th-century portrayals of "the West" in cinema and literature.[4] Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill, Montreal, QC, 1885 With his profits, Cody purchased a...
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  • blaj
    Pawnees (1821) - Charles Bird King. 1821. Oil. Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. 23. Catlin, George. Buffalo Bull's Back Fat, Head Chief, Blood Tribe. 1821. Oil on canvas on aluminium. Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. 24. Bodmer, Karl. Mato-Tope. 1830s. Oil. N.p. 25. Matteson, Tompkins. Last of the Race. 1847. Oil on canvas. New-York Historical Society, n.p. ...
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  • Sector Paper
    Nancy, is having problems paying for bills at home she would be seen for a very small payment or nothing if she couldn’t afford it. 3. Catholic Charities of Tompkins and Tioga Counties- 325 Buffalo Street, Ithaca, New York 14850, phone number: 607-272-5062. Ms. Diane DeMuth CEO / Executive...
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  • Ballad of Birmingham and Evolution
    Americans; they gave away their possessions in return for money. Many used this money to pay for the alcohol supplied by whites, eroding the economy of their culture. Alexie adds irony by having Buffalo Bill open a museum of these Native American’s bodies and items and charging their children admission to...
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  • Aloha 243
    to render the design a part of the problem; when that first controlled area broke away, according to the small rupture theory, the rapid sequence of events resulted in the failure sequence. This has been referred to as a "_zipper effect_." First Officer Madeline "Mimi" Tompkins Madeline...
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  • America's Western Frontier
    fictional characters, provoking the perception of the Wild West towards the factional Old West to be a simple misunderstanding. Exaggeration of realistic characters such as Wild Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane are two villains who venture from town to town stealing and stirring up -mythical relations from...
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  • trfhyj
    years‚ Sam Clemens and Olivia (Livy) Langdon were married in 1870. They settled in Buffalo‚ New York‚ where Sam had become a partner‚ editor and writer for the daily newspaper the Buffalo Express. While living in Buffalo‚ their first child‚ Langdon Clemens‚ was born. In 1871‚ Sam moved his family to...
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  • The Life of Buffalo Bill
    thrive into World War I, after Cody himself had passed away. The Buffalo Bill Museum and The Cody Stampede and Rodeo were established to commemorate the well-known man and keep his legacy alive even after he was gone. At the end of World War II many soldiers and their families took up life in...
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  • Calamity Jane
    the father of her daughter is, thinking it could've been Hickok. She became a part of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show to raise money, although she was later fired for being an alcoholic. Her drinking and fighting got her into a lot of trouble. She died in 1903 at the age of 51 in Terry, South Dakota from pneumonia. She was buried next Wild Bill Hickok as requested. ...
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  • Green Grass Running Water
    ). And Buffalo Bill (43) is an appropriate nickname for the proprietor of the Home Entertainment Barn, as the Wild West Shows of the original Buffalo Bill, William R Cody (1846-1917), provided subject matter for many a male fantasy in dime novel or movie. King's strategy for writing for an audience...
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  • Synopsis of the Four Hannibal Movies
    Memphis Tn, Catherine Martin was abducted by Buffalo Bill. Clarice and Crawford went to West Virginia because of the body they identified as Buffalo Bill’s victim. They met the sheriffs in the area. Clarice extracts a bug cocoon in the mouth of the victim. She then goes to a museum to talk...
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  • Travel Essay
    museums in one location. At Burpee Museum of Natural History, meet Jane the juvenile T. rex and her pal Homer, a triceratops. The next-door Discovery Center Museum offers more than 250 hands-on children's exhibits ILLINOIS. MILE AFTER MAGNIFICENT MILE. COURTESY OF ROCKFORD AREA CVB/DAVID ANDERSON...
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  • Black Hills of Dakota- Descriptive Essay
    stories I heard. It was a mysterious place to me and I could only imagine what it would be like. I had heard stories of gold rushes and all the wild-west legends, stories about gold diggers, gun slingers and explorers; people such as Lewis and Clark, Wild Bill Hickcock, Calamity Jane, George Armstrong...
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  • English Possessiveness
    animals. 11. Frances’s uncles used their trucks for hauling the various displays. 12. The ladies’ headdresses were made from horns of buffalo. 13. Crazy Horse and the Sioux Indians’ defeated General Custer army at Little Bighorn. 14. The children’s visits to the Indian Museum were fun and...
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  • The Price and the Pauper
    Mark Twain Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born in Florida, Missouri, on November 30, 1835, to John Marshall Clemens, (August 11, 1798 – March 24, 1847), a Virginian by birth, and Jane Lampton Clemens (June 18, 1803 – October 27, 1890) of Missouri. Clemens came from St. Louis on the packet Keokuk...
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  • conversation topics
    filling in a form together Jane: Your painting is fantastic Roger! Roger: I'm happy you like it. I’m going to enter it into a competition. Here's the form, could you help me fill it out please? My hands have paint all over them. Jane: OK, here are the questions....What's your name? Roger: oh...
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