McLain Roundup, photos from Brenda McLain's Collection, Barber County, Kansas Barber County, Kansas.  

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From the collection of Brenda McLain, courtesy of Kim Fowles.

McLain's Roundup, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas

A Gallery of Photos by Homer Venters

Marion Francis McLain, founder of McLain's Roundup.  Photo by Homer Venters, from the collection of Brenda McLain, courtesy of Kim Fowles.
Marion Francis McLain, founder of McLain's Roundup
Photo by Homer Venters, from the collection of Brenda McLain.
 

M.F. 'Mac' McLain, founder of McLain's Roundup.  Photo by Homer Venters, from the collection of Brenda McLain, courtesy of Kim Fowles.
M.F. 'Mac' McLain, founder of McLain's Roundup, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo by Homer Venters, from the collection of Brenda McLain.
 

Madge Runyon, Cowgirl, riding 'Buddy' at McLain's Roundup.  Photo by Homer Venters, from the collection of Brenda McLain, courtesy of Kim Fowles.
Madge Runyon, Cowgirl, riding "Buddy" at McLain's Roundup.
Photo by Homer Venters, from the collection of Brenda McLain.
 

Ted Big Goose at McLain's Roundup.  Photo by Homer Venters, from the collection of Brenda McLain, courtesy of Kim Fowles.
Ted Big Goose at McLain's Roundup, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo by Homer Venters, from the collection of Brenda McLain.
For another photo of Ted Big Goose, see:
McLain's Roundup: the Memories of Joe Massey
 

Fox Hastings at McLain's Roundup.  Photo by Homer Venters, from the collection of Brenda McLain, courtesy of Kim Fowles.
Fox Hastings at McLain's Roundup, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo by Homer Venters, from the collection of Brenda McLain.
For more photos of Fox Hastings, see:
McLain's Roundup. A gallery of photos by Homer Venters

Fox Hastings (1882-1948), inducted: 1987, Texas. Steer Wrestler; Saddle Bronc Rider; Rodeo Trick Rider -- Cowboy Hall of Fame.



Also see:

McLain's Round-Up, Sun City, Kansas, July 8-9-10:
Big Barber Co. Attraction Announces Entry of World Famous Performers.

Barber County Index, June 25, 1938.

Obituary: Marion Francis McLain, Founder of McLain's Roundup.
The Barber County Index, August 24, 1972.

McLain's Roundup. A gallery of photos by Homer Venters
Courtesy of his great-nephew, Mike Venters.

McLain's Roundup: the Memories of Joe Massey   Photos by Homer Venters captioned by Joe Massey, from the collection of Brenda McLain, courtesy of Kim Fowles.

"Homer Venters: Vintage Rodeo Photographer", The Western Horseman, July 1972.

McLain's Annual Roundup, Sun City, Kansas. Photograph by Murphy
Courtesy of Nathan Lee and William Lee.


This information and these images are from the collection of Brenda McLain. Thanks to Kim Fowles for finding, transcribing and contributing the above information to this web site!

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