The Museum holds over 5,000 objects in the artifact collection. These artifacts are exhibited for the public to enjoy today and also preserved for future generations. Most artifacts in the collection belonged to or were created by Hall of Fame Honorees. Other artifacts document the history of women of the West from early pioneers to the cowgirl’s portrayal in popular culture. Highlights of the collection include Annie Oakley’s wedding ring and gun, Dale Evans’s Bohlin saddle, and Nudie Cohn designed clothing and saddle.
Donate To The Collection
The Museum is dedicated to collecting artifacts relating to Hall of Fame Honorees and other women of the West. The majority of artifacts in the collection were donated by the public. Without these donations, it would be impossible for the Museum to preserve and interpret the history of the cowgirl and the western lifestyle. If you are interested in donating an object to the Museum, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-509-8983.
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Hard Twist: Western Ranch Women
By Barbara Van Cleve
Exhibit of 62 black and white photographs celebrating the lives of ranch women from the northern Rockies to the Mexican border.
The Cowgirl Who Became a Justice:
Sandra Day O’Connor
The exhibition features family and public-life photos, ranch artifacts on loan from the Day family, and selected editorial cartoons.