When mom was 14, the movie Dodge City was filmed — guess where? — in her hometown of Dodge City. The whole town became a festive place, and Mom got to be part of some kind of cowgirl queen’s pagent. She never bragged about that kind of thing, but there are such great pictures left behind. These outfits were in the costume box. It may be the very same thing she is wearing — it’s kind of hard to tell.

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