Memorial Circle / Broadway Street
Will Rogers - Riding into the Sunset
William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers
Oologah, Oklahoma, 1879-Point Barrow, Alaska, 1935
American cowboy, comedian, humorist, social commentator, vaudeville performer and actor
Electra W. Biggs
Bronze statue of Rogers riding his horse Soapsuds.
"riding into the sunset"
presented to the texas technological college
by the amon g. carter foundation - 1948
executed by electra waggoner
bronze by / the sculptors workshop inc. / l.i.city n.y.
"Riding into the Sunset"
Texas Technological College
amon g. carter foundation
- Electra Waggoner Biggs (Fort Worth 1912 - Vernon 2001),
Texas sculptor and oil-and-ranching heir.
Sources & Information
Location (N 33°35'4" - W 101°52'25")
Item Code: ustx53; Photograph: 11 October 2010
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