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132E. 1939 Iowa State Fair Rodeo
Era: 1931-1950   Publisher: C. T. Photochrom 

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The Seventh Iowa State Fair Rodeo and Stampede was in 1939. Events included Calf Roping, Saddle and Bareback Bronc Riding, Bulldogging, and Wild Horse Racing. Among the cowboys taking part were “Kid” Fletcher, of Hugo Colorado, 1938 champion Brahma bull rider; “Hub” Whiteman, Clarksville Texas, winner in the 1939 Cheyenne Wyoming and Sidney Iowa rodeos; and “Shorty” Ricker, who held the world championship in bulldogging steers from 1933 to 1938.

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