cowgirls

9 11 2010

Tex Austin’s was a popular travelling rodeo show in the 1920s. There’s quite a few photos of it by this photographer, Ralph Doubleday.

 

Prairie Rose Henderson riding a bronc in Tex Austin’s Rodeo.

Mabel Strickland, Rodeo Queen

Donna Card Glover, Lorena Tricky (in cast) Mabel Strickland c, 1920

Cheyenne Wyoming Frontier Days Cowgirl entrants, c. 1926. l-r, Bea Kirman, Rose Smith, Mabel Strickland, Ruth Roach, Florence Hughes. The winner would be awarded “King Kalakauna’s spurs”

Fox Hastings, rodeo rider, first female bulldogger in professional rodeo, c 1920s.

 

Of course Buffalo Bill’s was the most famous travelling show, and Annie Oakley the first female superstar in America. She wasn’t a cowgirl, though, rather a sharpshooter.

 

About these ads

Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 35 other followers

%d bloggers like this: