OTTUMWA — For its May program, the Ottumwa Public Library’s Reminisce Society presents 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 at 10 a.m. May 20 in the library’s meeting room.
Buffalo Bill, (William F. Cody), was born in Le Claire 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 30 years.
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.
For more information, call the library’s director, Sonja Ferrell, at 641-682-7563 ext. 202.