[American Legion Rodeo Advertisement]

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Reproduction of a flyer advertising contests at an event hosted by Travis Post 76 of the American Legion at Lake Austin Ball Park. It has an illustration in the center of a young man riding a bucking bronco and a hat flying behind him. Events include "Broncho Busting" with a $25 prize and a goat-roping contest.

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1 pamphlet : ill. ; 18 x 13 cm.

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American Legion. Department of Texas. Creation Date: Unknown.

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Reproduction of a flyer advertising contests at an event hosted by Travis Post 76 of the American Legion at Lake Austin Ball Park. It has an illustration in the center of a young man riding a bucking bronco and a hat flying behind him. Events include "Broncho Busting" with a $25 prize and a goat-roping contest.

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1 pamphlet : ill. ; 18 x 13 cm.

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Text on the flyer around the image reads (clockwise from upper-left): "Whoopee! Broncho Busting $25 Prize.," "Goat Roping Contest February 22nd 2 P.M.," "Auspices Travis Post 76 American Legion," and "Lake Austin Ball Park Admission 55ยข War tax included."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2016

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials gives a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas over the past two centuries.

Ralph Bickler Papers

The Ralph Bickler Papers include photographs documenting the Bickler family and life in Central Texas in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. From a family with German roots, Ralph attended the Texas German and English Academy founded by his father. As an adult, he was active in many social organizations in Austin.

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  • April 6, 2017, 10:59 a.m.

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American Legion. Department of Texas. [American Legion Rodeo Advertisement], pamphlet, Date Unknown; [Austin,] Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth842681/: accessed March 30, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.