Monday, May 12, 2014

Remembering Iowa’s Buffalo Bill -- Reminisce Society May 2014



Remembering Iowa’s Buffalo Bill: 

Never Missed and He Never Will

 

For our May program the OPL’s Reminisce Society is pleased to Roy R. Behrens from the Humanities Iowa . He will present “Remembering Iowa’s Buffalo Bill: Never Missed and He Never Will,” at the upcoming Reminisce program, Tuesday, May 20, at 10:00 a.m. in the library’s meeting room.

Buffalo Bill, (William F. Cody), was born in Le Claire, Iowa in 1846. He was a Pony Express rider, an Army scout, a buffalo hunter for the railroad and the founder and central attraction of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show, which traveled throughout the U.S. and in Europe for thirty years.

Roy R. Behrens is a Professor of Art and Distinguished Scholar at the University of Northern Iowa. He has taught graphic design and design history for more than 35 years at art schools and universities throughout the U.S.

Plan to join us on Tuesday, May 20, for a fascinating glimpse into Iowa’s past. Reminisce Society programs are free and open to everyone. For further