Founded in 1994 and now disbanded, the DC Cowboys were a gay male, non-profit, professional dance company. The company consisted of twelve performers with a wide range in age and ethnic background. The company performed at benefits, private events, rodeos, country-western dances, hoedowns, and Gay Pride events. They performed at the Gay Games VII and on television in the program "America's Got Talent." They also performed internationally.
The records include the business and financial papers of the company, such as memoranda and correspondence; choreography routines; printed materials such as press releases and articles; fundraising materials; photographs; audiovisual materials; and music used for the various dance routines.
DC Cowboys Dance Company Records, 1994-2012, Archives Center, National Museum of American History