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Mabel Strickland
Cheyenne Frontier Days 1929 cover

My Favorite Cowgirl of All Time - Mabel Strickland

Fall is shaping up real nice here in the Rockies. State Fairs are in full swing and the rodeos are coming to town. Speaking of rodeos, this brings to mind my favorite cowgirl, Mabel Strickland.

Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library

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Blair-Caldwell 1

Come visit the Western Legacies gallery at BCL during the holidays and throughout the new year! 

Western Legacies, the gallery and exhibition space on Level Three of the Library, allows visitors to follow the footsteps of African Americans who settled the West, from early pioneers to present d