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Guide to the Rodeo Information Commission Membership Files

Rodeo Information Commission Membership Files, 1953-1968
2 linear feet (4 manuscript boxes)
Location: Row 8, Bay A, Shelf 6
Collection #: MS104

Historical Sketch
The Rodeo Information Commission (RIC) was formed January 1955 as a part of the Rodeo Cowboys Association (RCA). Its function was to provide rodeo news and articles to newspapers and magazines across the country. In 1967 it merged with the National Rodeo Foundation to become the Rodeo Information Foundation. In 1973 it became the RCA’s Rodeo Advisory Committee to serve as the connecting link with the business world.

Scope & Content Note  

The RIC Membership files contain folders on members dates from 1953-1968. The folders are arranged alphabetically. Individual folders may contain headshots and rodeo photographs, biographical sketches of participant’s career before and after joining the RCA, upcoming travel plans, and newspaper articles about the individual.

Related Collections
Other collections concerning the rodeo profession can be found at Rodeo Finding Aids.

Subject Terms  

Corporate Names:
Rodeo Cowboys Association
Rodeo Information Commission

Subject Headings:
Bareback riding
Bull riding
Calf roping
Rodeos
Rodeo clowns
Saddle bronc riding
Steer riding
Steer wrestling
Trick riding
Trick roping

Processing Information  

Provenance Statement:
This group of materials was separated from the Rodeo Historical Society Records.

Ownership & Literary Rights  

Permission to publish:
Permission to publish photographs will be determined on an individual basis.

Restrictions on Access  

The collection is open for research. It is advisable for researchers to discuss their proposed research with staff prior to visiting the Center.

Preferred Citation  

Rodeo Information Commission Membership Files, MS104, Box # Folder #, Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Container List  

Box Folder Folder Title and Dates
1 1 Abbott, Buck, 1955-1957
2 Aber, Bob, 1959
3 Agee, Bill, 1958-1959
4 Alred, Clyde, 1956-1958
5 Barrett, Dick, 1957-1959
6 Barz, Ed, 1956-1957
7 Bassett, Joe, 1955-1956
8 Beck, Rex, 1959-1960
9 Bergevin, Joe D., 1959
10 Block, Leonard, 1955-1958
11 Boag, Bill, 1955-1958
12 Boyce, Buck, 1953-1957
13 Branco, Stan, 1956-1958
14A Brannon, Don, 1959-1960
14B Brezel, Dixie 1965
15 Brister, Jim, 1955-1956
16 Burke, Dee, 1955-1957
17 Calhoun, Elliott, 1955-1960
18 Carson, Jack, 1956-1959
19 Carter, Gene, 1955-1959
20 Casassa, Bob
21 Castro, Vern, 1955-1959
22 Chartier, Bob, 1955-1957
23 Christian, Glen, 1955-1957
24 Clemons, Pete, 1955-1957
25 Cobb, Johnny, 1955-1959
26 Coker, Bruce, 1955-1958
27 Colber, Doyle, 1961
28 Crawford, Ray, 1959
29 Cukar, George, 1956
30 Culbreath, George, 1959-1962
31 Cullison, Gene, 1954
32 Curry, Bronc, 1959
33 Curry, Leroy John, 1960
34 Curtis, Arlo, 1955-1958
35 Curtis, Harold M., 1956
36 Curtis, Wes, 1956
37 Dabbs, Bill, 1959
38 Daniels, Danny, 1958-1960
39 Darnell, Fred, 1955-1957
40 Davis, Charlie, 1955-1957
41 Davis, Gene
42 Davis, Tommy J., 1956-1957
43 Davis, Willard Jr., 1959
44 Davis, Windy
45 Dayton, Lloyd, 1955-1956
46 Deacon, Buck, 1960
47 Dean, Eddie (Edgar D. Glosup), 1957
48 Dean, Jack
49 Dean, Jimmy, 1960
50 Dearing, Leo D., 1961-1963
51 Debbs, Billy (Fred Bernard), 1956
52 Defrates, Joe, 1960
53 Dent, Chuck, 1958-1960
54 Dixon, Jim, 1958-1959
55 Dollarhide, Ross, 1955-1959
56A Douthitt, Buff (Audrey Elgen), 1953-1959
56B Downey, Tom
57 Dunafon, Wayne, 1955-1959
58 Dygert, Bill, 1955-1960
59 Elmorini, Francis, 1955-1956
2 1 Fenton, Graham, 1959
2 Ferreira, Frank, 1955-1960
3 Finley, Jack, 1955-1957
4 Fisher, Clyde
5 Flynn, Sammy, 1960-1963
6 France, Bert, 1959-1960
7 Garvie, Tom, 1960-1961
8 Gilfillian, Derrel, 1957-1959
9 Glenn, Joe, 1955-1957
10 Gore, Les, 1957-1960
11 Green, Joe, 1959-1968
12 Hara, Jack, 1955-1958
13 Harlan, Bill F., 1959
14 Hartman, Bill, 1955-1959
15 Hartsell, Byrl, 1956-1960
16 Hatley, John, 1955-1960
17 Haverty, Dell, 1955-1957
18 Haynesworth, Robert D.,1955
19 Heaton, Buddy, 1955-1957
20 Henson, Claude, 1955-1959
21 Hext, Howard T., 1959-1960
22 Holder, John Robert (Bob), 1959
23 Holleyman, J.D., 1955-1959
24 Hone, Glenn, 1956-1957
25A Hooper, Albert, 1960
25B Howard, Duane
26 Hunt, Mort (Warren), 1958-1959
27 Jensen, Chuck, 1958
28 Johnson, Stephen (Steve), 1953-1955
29 Jones, Arnold, 1957-1959
30 Jones, Huey, 1957
31 Jones, Jim D., 1958, 1965
32 Killgore, Ray, 1959
33 King, Allen Rede, 1961
34 Kramer, Gene, 1956
35 Lancaster, Leonard
36 Laning, Paul H ., 1960
37 Leonard, Johnny
38A Lewis, Ellie
38B Lewis, Wayne, 1959
39 Linger, Sonny, 1957
40 Lowe, Bill, 1955-1957
41 Lowrance, Bo (James W.), 1957-1959
42 Lowrance, Wayne Balley, 1958
43 Lucas, Billy Eddins (Slim), 1963
44 Lucero, Gilbert, 1953-1955
45 Lucke, Ernie Jr., 1961
46 Luckett, Leonard Wayne, 1962
47 Lueck, George J. (Jack), 1956
48 Luft, Augie, 1958
49 Lugviel, Fred Jr. (Toby), 1963
50 Lukes, Charles Williams (Chuck), 1963
51 Luna, Carl L., 1963
52 Lynn, Harry, 1959
53 McBride, Donald E., 1960
54 McCarty, Robert R. (Bob), 1960
55 McCoin, Eldon J., 1955
56 McCoy, Fred, 1955
57 McCoy, Leon (Snuffy), 1962
58 McDaniel, Joe, 1960
59 McDaniel, Leon, 1959
60 McGarraugh, Melvin LeRoy, 1955
61 McGowan, Joe, 1961
62 McGowan, Joseph (Smokey), 1963
63 McGowan, Kirk (Mac), 1957
64 McGrann, Eddie, 1960
65 McIntosh, George Albert, 1961
66 McIntosh, Glenn W. (Pete), 1964
67 McIntosh, William D. (Bill), 1964
68 McKay, William Joseph (Bill), 1963
69 McKenna, J.D., 1954-1959
70 McKeever, Floyd F., 1957
3 1 McKinley, Franklin (Bud), 1959
2 McKinley, Robin, 1955
3 McKinley, Scott
4 McKinney, Peppy, 1956-1959
5 McLaren, Lawrence G. (Larry) Jr., 1960
6 McLarty, Gary Raymond, 1963
7 McLaughlin, J.M., 1953-1961
8 McLaughlin, Spec, 1957
9 McLean, Jack C., 1963
10 McLean, John Chapman, 1953
11 McLeod, Denny, 1957
12 McLeod, Don, 1959
13 McMahon, Jim, 1954-1957
14A McMeans, J.B., 1957
14B McMeans, Bill J., 1960-1961
15 McNab, Donald Jr., 1957
16 McNutt, Derald, 1960
17 McQueen, Harold, 1959
18 McRae, Ralph, 1965
19 Maberry, Kester Denman, 1956-1959
20 Mace, Richard Pollack, 1955
21 Mack, Floyd LeRoy, 1962
22 Mackey, Nick A., 1957
23 Madden, Dale A., 1962
24 Madden, Joe (deceased 1998), 1954
25 Mader, Richard A. (Dick), 1956
26 Madison, Teresa, 1956
27 Madland, Jim, 1955-1959
28 Madsen, A. Dwain, 1962
29 Maes, Joseph E. (Jody), 1960
30 Magnuson, Oran Charles (Orany), 1954-1957
31 Mahan, Jesse Dean, 1961
32 Mahoney, James William (Jim), 1956
33 Majorowicz, A.K. (Major), 1960-1961
34 Mattart, Tom
35 Mattos, Harold, 1959-1960 (?)
36 May, Clyde W., 1957-1959
37 Maynard, Bob, 1953-1959
38 Mendes, Carl (deceased 1997), 1955-1961
39 Menkenmaier, George (deceased 1958), 1956-1958
40 Miller, Bert Homer, 1962-1963
41 Miller, Bill, 1957
42 Miller, Birl Frank, 1957
43 Miller, Bob, 1954
44 Miller, Bobby Ray, 1956
45 Miller, Bud, 1959
46 Miller, Charles Leo., 1959
47 Miller, Jack L. (Scoot Jackson), 1956
48 Miller, Jimmy J., 1964
49 Miller, Jim (Jimmy), 1954
50 Miller, John, 1962
51 Miller, Robert (Bob), 1954
52 Miller, Vance W., 1956
53 Mills, Billy, 1961
54 Mills, Gaston, 1956
55 Mills, Gene, 1958-1961
56 Mine, Orlend E. (Owey)
57 Minick, Billy, 1960
58 Minor, Marcia, 1957
59 Mitchell, Dittman, 1957
60 Mitchell, Jerry Mack, 1963
61 Mitchell, Juym W., 1955
62 Mitchell, Paul, 1960
63 Mitchell, Pete S., 1963
64 Mixon, Jack D., 1962
65 Moen, Clark, 1958
66 Moffett, Rex, 1959
67 Molter, Dow, 1959-1960
68 Monahan, Michael Lewis (Mike), 1953
69 Mongeau, Donald V. (Don)
70 Monks, Eddie, 1958-1963
71 Montgomery, Charley, 1958
72 Montgomery, Dusty, 1964
73 Montgomery, Jackie Hollis, 1955
74 Moody, John T., 1960
75A Moon, Bernard
75B Moon, Maureen
76 Moore, Charles Thomas (Tom),1964
77 Moore, Gerald Raymond, 1961
78 Moore, Gordon
79 Moore, James, 1959
80 Moore, Jim, 1961
81 Moore, Randy, 1959
82 Moore, Sidney A. (Beeswax), 1953
83 Moran, Arthur Louis, 1956-1958
84 Morgan, Jim, 1960
85 Morgan, Larry Dean (Rattler), 1955
86 Morgan, Richard Keith (Dick) 1963
87 Morgan, Richard M. (Dick), 1964
88 Morgan, Walter (Kayo), 1955
89 Morrell, Robert Lester, 1963
90 Morrill, Kenneth L., 1961
91 Morris, Arlin, 1960-1961
92 Morris, Chip
93 Morris, Chuck
94 Morris, Lovern C., 1956
95 Morris, Merrle, 1963
96 Morris, William B. (Billy), 1963
97A Morrow, Hollie Milton, 1962
97B Mullins, Donna 1964
4 1 Murphy, L.W. (Murph), 1954
2 Murray, Don Mark, 1956
3 Murray, Joseph M. (Joe), 1956-1961
4 Murray, Keith, 1956
5 Murray, Pick, 1954
6 Murray, William Bennis (Dick), 1960
7 Murry, Bill
8 Music, Morris W., 1956
9 Muttie, Richard Vincent (Rich Brown), 1963
10 Neal, Buddy, 1955-1958
11 Nicholos, Buck, 1960
12 Payne, Milton
13 Perkins, Bob, 1960-1962
14 Perterson, Henry E., 1956,1960
15 Peterson, Howard E., 1960
16 Peterson, La Monte, 1959
17 Peterson, D. Larry, 1962
18 Peterson, Paul, 1963
19 Peterson, Rollie V., 1956
20 Peterson, Vernon
21 Petroshus, Gerald (Bert), 1962
22A Pettzer, Robert Charles (Bob), 1956
22B Pew, Ruth 1967
23 Pfisterer, Gene, 1956-1959
24 Phariss, Jack, 1961
25 Phelps, Charles, 1960-1963
26A Phillips, Clarence Ervin Jr., 1963
26B Phillips, Joe 1956
27 Phillips, Ronald Lee, 1962
28 Pickeral, Robert W., 1953
29 Pickett, Robert John (Bob), 1955
30 Pickinpaugh, Ronald Avon (Ron), 1962-1963
31 Pickney, Guy Le Roy
32 Pierce, Tom R., 1964
33 Pierson, Colin, 1965
34 Pilcher, O.W., 1960
35 Pillar, Ed, 1959
36 Pilling, Ray Ervin, 1963
37 Pine, William S. (Bill), 1955
38 Pinkerton, Gene, 1958
39 Pinkerton, E. Pattrick (Pat), 1963
40 Pittenger, Melvyn Earl (Mel), 1960
41 Planchard, Roy Lynn (Hans), 1955
42 Plasket, Arthur G. (Pat), 1954
43 Plugge, Barbara Ellen, 1955
44 Plugge, Shirley Ann, 1955
45 Poe, Garland, 1960
46 Pogeman, Anna Belle, 1959
47 Pogue, John, 1955-1959
48 Quaid, Eddie, 1955-1960
49 Rhodes, John, 1954-1960
50 Richmond, George, 1955-1960
51 Riggs, Jack
52 Riggs, Milton Dale, 1963
53 Rightsell, Don, 1960
54 Ring, Harold M. (Mike), 1963
55 Rippy, Billie R.
56 Rising, Marvin Dale, 1956-1958
57 Ritchie, Clarence James, 1965
58 Ritmire, Kay, 1955
59 Ritter, Kinsey L., 1963
60A Romine, Hershel, 1959-1960
60B Rosser, Linda 1967
61 Rossi, Benny, 1959
62 Rossi, Rex Joseph, 1957
63 Roth, Pat, 1958-1959
64 Roulston, R.G. Buddy, 1957-1959
65 Rowe, Norman A., 1957
66 Rowe, Randy, 1964
67 Rush, Bill, 1956-1959
68 Rush, John, 1959
69 Rush, Kirk, 1960
70 Russell, Franklin, 1954
71 Rutherford, Blocky, 1958
72 Rutledge, R.D., 1960
73 Saye, Leonard
74 Sayer, Carl
75 Schell, Eddie, 1954-1959
76 Sewalt, Royce
77 Shamblin, Abe
78 Sharp, Daniel Compton III (Horse), 1962
79 Sheppard, Jim, 1962
80 Sherman, Cal A., 1957
81 Sims, Olan (deceased), 1954-1955
82 Snively, Jim, 1954-1959

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