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Howard Tegland Rodeo Postcards Collection

Identifier: 1991-046

Content Description

This collection contains 180 photographic postcards and photographs. The majority of the postcards use photographs by Ralph R. Doubleday. Some of the featured rodeo personalities include: Howard Tegland, Mabel Delong Strickland, Hugh Strickland, Red and Mary Sublett, Norman Mason, Bob Askin, Paddy Ryan, Slim Caskey, Larry Redman, Yakima Canutt, Lynn Huskey, Bob Crisp, Leonard Stroud, and Mike and Fox Hastings. The majority of the postcards are of rodeo events, which took place at Belle Fourche, South Dakota, Cheyenne and Casper, Wyoming, and Miles City and Bozeman, Montana. There are five newspaper clippings that are attached to the back of one of the photographs.


  • Creation: 1910 - 1930


Conditions Governing Access

The Howard Tegland Rodeo Postcards Collection has no restrictions and is available for research. If you are interested in researching the materials, please contact the Dickinson Research Center to make an appointment.

Conditions Governing Use

The Howard Tegland Rodeo Postcards Collection is the property of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Materials, even if owned by the NCWHM, may be protected under third party copyright. It is the patron’s responsibility to research and secure any such additional copyright and pay any required fees or royalties. It is not the intention of the NCWHM to impede upon any third party rights, and the NCWHM cannot be held responsible if the patron is involved in legal action due to violation of third party copyright claims.

Biographical / Historical

Howard Tegland, son of Mike Tegland, was a Salt Creek, Montana bronc rider. He won every big rodeo in America in 1922 by participating in 19 and winning 18, including New York, Cheyenne, Chicago, and Pendleton. At the Bozeman Round-Up in 1922, he was the winner of the Waldorf-Astoria Challenge Trophy presented for the title of World Champion Bronco Buster. He also was successful at Yankee Stadium in New York in 1923 bronc riding.” He was one of the greats on top of a bucking horse. He couldn’t be beaten unless he bucked off or blew a stirrup. In 1924, he won the World Bronc Riding title in London, England. He also won the Roosevelt trophy in 1924.

Howard Tegland was inducted into the Rodeo Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in 1991.

Sources: Bell, Don. “You See Some of the Strangest Things… Sometimes on a Horse.” World of Rodeo and Western Heritage, August 1981. “Howard Tegland.” Ketch Pen, Winter 1991. “He Rides ‘Em.” Newspaper clipping photocopy. Unknown newspaper. No date. “Howard Tegland.” Rodeo Honoree Vertical File. Dickinson Research Center.


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Processing Information

The Howard Tegland Rodeo Postcards Collection was donated to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in 1991 by Howard Tegland.

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Repository Details

Part of the NCWHM Special Collections at Dickinson Research Center Repository

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