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FAMOUS FAIRGOERS & PERFORMERS (page one)
Lucille Mulhall: Born on October 21, 1885, Lucille was a famous trick rider and made her the first cowgirl. On November 12, a Wild West show was held on the fairgrounds in the large Livestock Forum. Lucille was one of nine featured acts (which did include Will Rogers). She gave exhibitions of riding and would exhibit her famous high school horse, "Governor."
Woman of the West
Kittie Wilkins, "the Horse Queen of Idaho," was perhaps the most famous western woman in the country at the turn of the 20th century. She was the only woman at the time whose sole occupation was selling horses; the Wilkins Horse Company owned about 10,000 head in Owyhee County, Idaho.