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Back view of Howells' rodeo costumes

Rodeo rider Juanita Howell

His and Hers Rodeo Costumes
1930s

As worn by rodeo riders Chet and Juanita Howell
These costumes were worn by Chet and Juanita Howell, contract rodeo performers during the 1930s. The couple specialized in trick riding and roping and averaged about 30 rodeos a year. The five standard rodeo events are calf roping, bull riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc-riding, and bareback bronc-riding.

Notes
Man's jacket, 31" long x 19" wide; man's pants, 36" long x 15" wide
Woman's jacket, 27" long x 15" wide; woman's pants, 36" long x 14" wide
Gift of Juanita I. Howell, 1986
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