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Description
Lois Ann Kroll was an Arabian horse trainer, author, and designer of show costumes for both horse and rider. The collection contains drafts, illustrations, and other materials related to her book Arabian Costumes; photographs of Kroll's Arabian horses; and various costumes, saddles, and other realia.
Background
Lois Ann Kroll was an Arabian horse trainer and owner. She also was the author of a book on show costumes for Arabian horses and riders. Kroll was born on December 1, 1932 in North Dakota. In 1963, Kroll wrote a book called Arabian Costumes, which taught readers how to design costumes for Arabian horses and their riders. She revised the book in 1999. In addition to designing costumes, Kroll also trained and owned Arabian horses and rode horses in various shows and events, including the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California. She was owner of Silver Shadows Arabians in the community of Canyon Country in California. Kroll died of pancreatic cancer on August 8, 2006. She was 73 years old.
Extent
56.38 Linear Feet(31 boxes, 2 saddles on stands, 1 framed item, and 1 trophy)
Restrictions
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Availability
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