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Category Archives: Animal actors
Happy Birthday Hoppy!
William Lawrence Boyd, known throughout the world as “Hopalong Cassidy”, was born June 5, 1895 in Hendrysburg, Ohio, to Charles William Boyd, and his wife, the former Lida Wilkens (aka Lyda). Following his father’s death, Boyd moved to California to … Continue reading
Eat What You Want Day!
May 11 is “Eat What You Want Day.” What does that mean? Well, it means for one day you can forget your diet and, health permitting, treat yourself to a favorite food. Today, you can say “Yes-Yes” to that slice … Continue reading
Posted in Animal actors, community collections, Current events, Digital collections, Local history, Motion picture actors and actresses, Photographic collections, Uncategorized, University of Wyoming history, Wyoming history Tagged Hopalong Cassidy, laramie, Lovell, Ludwig Photography, Topper, Tri Delta Leave a comment
When Lions Fly
It’s a familiar sight – a roaring lion’s head in a golden frame. We see this iconic image at the beginning of our favorite films, TV shows, and cartoons, but the history behind this logo is little known. MGM’s Leo … Continue reading
Posted in Animal actors, aviation, aviation history, Hollywood history, motion picture history, Student projects, television history, Uncategorized Tagged Airline accident, Arizona, Dole Air Race, Gila County Arizona, Leo the Lion, Lions, Martin Jensen, MGM, Publicity stunt, Ryan B-1 Brougham plane Leave a comment