Cowboy Culture

It wouldn't be Texas without cowboys and cowgirls.  Check out these elements of cowboy culture that have been preserved to film, from rodeos to square dancing.  Giddy up!

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Wall Street of the West: The Story of the Fort Worth Stockyards (2001)
Educational film produced by the North Fort Worth Historical Society about the history of the Fort Worth ...
Vaquero (2003)
Documentary profiling vaqueros, the Mexican-American cowboys who ranch cattle in South Texas
The Ross S. Sterling Collection, no. 2 - Cowboys at Work
Home movie scenes of cowboys working with cattle at stockyards
The Ross S. Sterling Collection, no. 20 - Fondren and Farrish at Chupadera
Scenes of Walter Fondren and William Stamps Farrish II visiting Chupadera Ranch
The Ross S. Sterling Collection, no. 19 - Hunting at Chupadera Ranch
Home movie scenes of Sterling and Dolph Briscoe, Sr. hosting a hunting trip at Chupadera Ranch
The Ross S. Sterling Collection, no. 16 - Livestock and Wildlife at Chupadera
Home movie scenes of Ross Sterling feeding animals and chasing a Brahman bull in a car
The Ross S. Sterling Collection, no. 10 - Chupadera Ranch
Home movie scenes of Ross Sterling and Dolph Briscoe, Sr. on their cattle ranch in Southwest Texas
The Rare Breed - Historical Western Opens in Texas
Newsreel footage of movie premiere in Ft. Worth with Maureen O’Hara and James Stewart in attendance.
The Peter Pauls Stewart Collection - 141 Ranch (1958)
Short amateur film about the day-to-day activities of Texas ranch hands
The Ortiz Family - El Paso Graduation, Parade, and Rodeo scenes (1941)
Home movie scenes of a graduation, puppies playing in the yard, a parade, and rodeo
The National Cutting Horse Association Collection - Cutting Contest (1973)
Contestants participate in a NCHA competition in Fort Worth
The Jim W. Keeland Collection, no. 13 - Pierce Ranch Cattle Drive, Part III
Industrial film of cowboys rounding up cattle on Pierce Ranch
The Jim W. Keeland Collection, no. 12 - Pierce Ranch Cattle Drive, Part II
Industrial film of a cattle drive for Pierce Ranch
The Jim W. Keeland Collection, no. 11 - Pierce Ranch Cattle Drive, Part I
Industrial film of a cattle drive for Pierce Ranch, including a supper scene
The James E. Moorhead Family Films - Cripple Creek Shoot Out (1971)
Home movie of a Wild West skit in Cripple Creek, Colorado
The Harold H. Coley Collection - Trail Ride (1958)
Home movie footage from the 1950s of a trail ride through Conroe
The Easterwood Family Films, no. 6 - Horseback Riding and Lassos (1960)
Home movie scenes of the Easterwoods riding horses and practicing lasso techniques in the yard
The Blount Collection - Camp La Junta (1964)
Home movie from 1964 of Jeb Blount at a summer camp in Hunt
Texas: From Spurs to Spindletop, Part I (1974)
Educational film about the history of Texas after the Civil War, including the rise of cowboy culture
Texas Style
Short documentary providing a snapshot of 1980s rural Texas life as it tells the story of Texas Style
Texas - The Big State
Commissioned by the Santa Fe Railway Company and produced by Dudley Pictures Corporation, this film provi...
Category - Rodeos and Livestock Shows
Category - Ranching
Outdoors Trail Ride
Members of the Hewitt Riding Club and their horses relax at an afternoon chuck wagon meal
Lone Star State Hails 'Tomboy And The Champ'
Residents of Katy attend the movie premiere of “Tomboy and the Champ,” a country musical film shot in Tex...
KOSA-TV - Permian Basin Fair and Rodeo (1980)
News footage of an interview with a founder of the Permian Basin Fair and Rodeo
Category - Justin Boots
A mainstay of western wear, the Justin Boot Company had its beginnings in 1879 when Lafayette Ind...
Fort Worth: The Unexpected City
Promotional film about Fort Worth, narrated by Jimmy Stewart
Category - Chili
Battle Island Ranch (2000)
Video of John Phillips III’s cattle ranch, Battle Island, near West Columbia
Category - Barbecue
'The War Wagon' Dual City Premiere
Newsreel footage documents the Texas premieres of “The War Wagon” starring John Wayne and Kirk Douglas,