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FANNIE SPERRY (Part 2)

Cowgirl Queen of the Prickly Pear Valley

 

December 11, 2019

Paintings by Jane Stanfel

SHE RARELY MISSED

In Miles City Fannie added the Montana State Ladies' Bucking Horse Championship to her laurels, and the Steeles formed their Powder River Wild West Show, with which they barnstormed Montana enroute back to the Sperry ranch. One of the stops in this march was at Roundup in August, 1914.

Their lives continued to unfold in small and large rodeos, but in August, 1916, they made their most easterly journey to the New York Stampede, held on Long Island. Fannie took a third in the ladies' relay, but the production was an economic disappointment, and the performers, paid according to admission rece...



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