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15 Retro Pics Of Truly Badass Cowgirls

Yee-haw, ladies.

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1. A shot captured in 1912 shows Florence LaDue and her fancy lasso skills.

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2. Ethelyn Dectreaux, a rodeo rider, in 1935.

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3. Roper Jane Burmudy makes a lasso dance in 1912.

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4. 1945: Actress and rodeo champ Betty Miles poses for an epic pic.

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

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6. Famed rodeo horsewoman Mabel Strickland in 1925.

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7. 1930s rodeo gals.

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8. 1920s Hollywood gave the American cowgirl a slightly more glam look as seen on actress Dale Evans.

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9. In 1949, actors Wayne Burson and Wendy Waldron pose on set.

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10. And Judy Garland embodying a cowgirl is just too good.

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11. An 1890 publicity photo for one of America's greatest cowgirls, Annie Oakley.

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12. Woman's best friend in 1940.

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13. My kind of lady, circa 1912.

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14. Look, ma! No hands.

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15. Rockin' cowgirl style in the '50s before Madonna made it cool. Yee haw, indeed.

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This post inspired by Messy Nessy Chic.

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