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Catalog Number X1966.29.01
Object Name Hat, Cowboy
Dimensions H-7 W-13.5 L-16.5 inches
Date 1932
Notes This hat was given to John Fogarty a native of Great Falls, in 1932 by his fans in Montana. He was a famous Irish Tenor known as "The Montana Minstrel." The presentation was made on a national broadcast of NBC radio.

Light brown felt cowboy hat with rounded crown. The front of the crown bears a painting of two horses-one white and one brown - by O.C. Seltzer. On the brim, directly beneath the horses is a painting of the state seal. The crown is covered with painted depictions of Montana brands

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