Movie Poster advertising Bill Pickett in The Bull-Dogger

Movie Poster advertising Bill Pickett in The Bull-Dogger

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Description (Brief)
Movie poster mounted on canvas advertising the 1922 silent western film The Bull-Dogger starring Bill Pickett. Pickett was an African-American rodeo cowboy credited with invented bulldogging, or steer wrestling. He appeared with the 101 Ranch Wild West Show under the name “The Dusky Demon,” and he was the first black cowboy to be inducted into the Rodeo Hall of Fame in 1971, forty years after his death.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
poster, rodeo
poster
date made
1921
Physical Description
ink (overall material)
canvas (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 27 in x 41 in; 68.58 cm x 104.14 cm
ID Number
1985.0879.02
accession number
1985.0879
catalog number
1985.0879.02
subject
Motion Pictures
Entertainment
African American
Sports
Rodeo
Professional
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Movies
Movie Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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