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photo stories by LIFE photographers, Nina Leen, Peter Stackpole and Cornell Capa between 1947-48 at the University of Arizona Rodeo and the opening of the Flying L Ranch in Texas, vintage western wear, ornate embroidered rodeo outfit

The All-American Cowgirl: A History in Pictures

Prairie Rose Henderson popularized bloomers and pants for cowgirls with her festive garb. Source: National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, Fort Worth, Texas

photo stories by LIFE photographers, Nina Leen, Peter Stackpole and Cornell Capa between 1947-48 at the University of Arizona Rodeo and the opening of the Flying L Ranch in Texas, vintage western wear

15 Retro Pics Of Truly Badass Cowgirls

Famed rodeo horsewoman Mabel Strickland in 1925. | 15 Retro Pics Of Truly Badass Cowgirls

15 Retro Pics Of Truly Badass Cowgirls

Mildred Douglas Chrisman, an early cowgirl and stunt woman, rides a bull like a boss in 1930.