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Man's double-breasted jacket produced by Hispanic weavers in Chimayo, a New Mexican village north of Santa Fe. Wool jacket with six silver-plated disk buttons down the front. It was a gift to Reb Russell from silent film star Tom Mix. The two appeared together in the film "The All American" in 1932. Russell was a native of Coffeyville, Kansas. He was a football player and, after his gridiron career, a star of Hollywood "B" Westerns.

Date: between 1932 and 1940

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Item Number: 223876
KSHS Identifier: 1989.12.1

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