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Life on the Ranch, 1939

Since elements of Western clothing have become our national style, it’s easy to forget their regional origins.  This 1939 photo by government photographer Arthur Rothstein shows Mrs. Arnold, co-owner of the Quarter Circle U-Ranch in Montana, in a distinctively Western … Continue reading

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Older Women in Pants, Bonner Montana

This photo comes from the University of Montana, via the Digital Public Library of America.  Note that all the women, from young to old, are in pants.  We know a lot about the snapshot, including the location (Bonner, Montana), the … Continue reading

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