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Pawnee Bill's Pioneer Days Program. (Cover Title)  Gordon W.  Lillie [Pawnee Bill]

Pawnee Bill's Pioneer Days Program. (Cover Title)

Gordon W. Lillie [Pawnee Bill]

First edition. 14" x 10 1/2" full color front and rear covers, n. p. [8 pp., including covers], illustrated. Front and rear covers are in full color and on the front cover and centered is a picture of Major Gordon W. Lillie, "Pawnee Bill" the White Chief of the Pawnees, and along the outer edges and surrounding Major Lillie are 20 pictures of characters that appear in his western shows, including Lulu B. Parr, expert rider, Chief Little War Bonnet, the greatest surviving Indian Chief, May Lillie, the world's greatest equine educator, Wenona, sharpshooter, and many others. The rear cover features "realistic scenes from Early Frontier Days truthfully depicted by real cowboys and Indians in conjunction with Pawnee Bill's Pioneer Days. The interior features sections and pictures regarding "Pawnee Bill's Buffalo Ranch Feature Films, Pawnee, Okla. and presents Major Gordon W. Lillie Pawnee Bill in the Most Stirring Western Spectacle Ever Organized, Entitled Pawnee Bill In Frontier Days." Additionally there are articles titled "Pawnee Bill, The Last Living Leader Of The Original Oklahoma Boomers," "Spirited Contests Between Bucking Horses and Cowboys And Cowgirls," "Miss Lulu Parr, Champion Bucking Broncho Rider of the World," "Princess Wenona A Sioux Indian, Rifle Sot of World's Fame," "The Cowgirl Featuring May Lillie," "Prof. Anthony DeLucia's Mexican Band," "Lasso And Lariat Experts," " Broncho Belle And Her Cowgirls," and more information on Pawnee Bill and the film "Pioneer Days" with a rundown pf each of the scenes of the movie. A faint horizontal fold crease, the pages are separated and the fore-edges and spine have numerous small nicks and closed tears, interior clean and complete, else very good copy of a scarce piece of western memorabilia.

Inventory Number: 46102