Additional Resources, Links, and Reading Suggestions


♥ National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

The Montana Historical Society

The Oklahoma Territorial Museum & The Carnegie Library

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

Washington State Historical Society


Buckle Up with Joseph Harrison – The Team Roping Journal

When Novice Bucking Horses and Riders Come Together

Broken Barriers by Carol Hutchison in American Cowboy

Professional Cowgirl: Jackie Crawford in Spin to Win Rodeo Magazine

Today’s Rodeo Queen – More than Meets the Eye


Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame

Pendleton Round-Up and Happy Canyon Hall of Fame

BOOKS and Scholarly Journals

Montana The Magazine of Western History

The Chronicles of Oklahoma

Resources for Women’s History:

Chaudhuri, Nupur, Sherry J. Katz, and Mary Elizabeth Perry, eds. Contesting Archives: Finding Women in the Sources. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2010).

Wild West shows:

Bricklin, Julia. America’s Best Female Sharpshooter: The Rise and Fall of Lillian Frances Smith (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017).