The Digital Journalist
Selected photos from Michael O'Brien's The Face of Texas.
© Michael O'Brien

Urban Cowgirls/AUSTIN - Robyn Bankston, Debbie Kutch and Karen Roemer (left to right) appeared in the June, 1990 issue of National Geographic, which featured Austin on the cover. The three young ladies rode in the opening ceremonies of the 1989 Austin-Travis County Livestock Show and Rodeo (now known as The Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo).