Boots used by Don Bell while a Range Cowboy and Rodeo Performer in Wyoming

Boots used by Don Bell while a Range Cowboy and Rodeo Performer in Wyoming

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Leather cowboy boots worn by the donor, Don Bell, while performing in rodeo shows and while a range cowboy. Don Bell joined the rodeo circuit at the age of 12 performing in the Clyde Miller Wild West Show, the Bill King Rodeo Co., and Rufus Rollins' Wild West Show. He retired from performing in 1949 but continued to work as a range cowboy and became a writer and historian of the rodeo lifestyle.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
boots
user
Bell, Don
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 11 1/2 in x 4 in; 30.48 cm x 29.21 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1984.0253.03
accession number
1984.0253
catalog number
1984.0253.03
Credit Line
Don Bell
subject
Sports
Rodeo
Professional
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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