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Vintage cowgirl

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Women of the west were different than the girls back home.

The first post seems to have tickled your fancy, so over the past month I’ve been collecting photos on the internet, as well as submissions from readers who rifled through their attics to help me compile more preserved moments of historical sass! Found in Good Housekeeping, June 1952 Found here Reader submission from Peggy…

Alexander Henry. Pinup Cowgirls - Pink This retro large scale print from Alexander Henry recalls the movie posters of cowgirls out in the Wild West. Cowgirls are about 7" tall, 'From the Hip' from the 'Santa Fe' collection. Has a rearing pinto horse also, which is out of sight in this image.

Pink, Greens, Lime, White, Grey, Amber, Rich Brown, Sienna Brown, Red, Yellow, Blush, Sand, Black This retro large scale print from Alexander Henry recalls the movie posters of cowgirls out in the Wild West. Cowgirls are about 7" tall, 'From the Hip' from the 'Santa Fe' collection. Has a rearing pinto horse also, which is out of sight in this image.

"I guess I became an actress because I didn't want to be myself." -- Jean Arthur

"I guess I became an actress because I didn't want to be myself." -- Jean Arthur, popular star of Hollywood's Golden Age. Bizarre Los Angeles.

KENS | western fashion on Instagram: “you HEARD THE WORD : don’t be all hat & no cowboy BOYS ϟ✮:♤! // @waywardlifee /#cowboyshit #westerns #texas #westernfashion #gringa…”

KENS | western fashion on Instagram: “you HEARD THE WORD : don’t be all hat & no cowboy BOYS ϟ✮:♤! // @waywardlifee /#cowboyshit #westerns #texas #westernfashion #gringa…”

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Kate Libby is a graphic designer / illustrator currently working out of Kenosha, Wisconsin and Milwaukee. "Logos and illustrations done with moxie." The majority of her vector based design work includes animals and retro inspired illustrations of women.

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COWGIRL PRACTICE! "Lady riding a bucking barrel that rides like a horse on Mayan Dude Ranch, Texas, Sept 1953" by LIFE photographer John Dominis

This post is pretty much the result of me getting lost in the LIFE magazine archives again and coming across a bunch of mostly unpublished photographs of cowgirls that were too good not to share. These snaps are a melange of photo stories by LIFE photographers, Nina Leen, Peter Stackpole and Cornell Capa between 1947-48 at the…