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The funeral of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody...

Item # 696946

January 15, 1917

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Jan. 15, 1917  

* Buffalo Bill death
* William Cody

The top of the first column on the front page features a  report headed: "PAY HOMAGE TO THE MEMORY OF 'BUFFALO BILL'" with subheads "Thousands of Persons, of Every Station and Walk of Life, Men, Women and Children View Body" "Lies in State in Capitol" and "Removed From There to Vault to Await Final Burial on Lookout Mountain".
The article begins: "The west today did honour to the memory of Colonel William F. Code) (Buffalo Bill)..." with more, the text continuing on page 2.
Another front page article is headed: "Omaha Elks Honor Brother W. F. Cody" "Memorial Services Held at the Hour of the Funeral in Denver" and "Open Lodge of Sorrow".
Complete in 8 pages, partially loose at the spine, some foxing & browning at the margins, should be handled with care.

Category: The 20th Century