The Rangerette Showcase and museum, located on the Kilgore College campus, features a mechanized display of Rangerette props, a display of costumes from the spring stage show -- Rangerette Revels -- and thousands of photographs and newspaper clippings.
Group tours are welcome by appointment. Admission to the showcase is free. The showcase is located in the Physical Education Complex at Broadway and Ross, one block west of Highway 259.
Rangerette Showcase Hours
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wednesday through Friday
Closed Saturday except event weekends.
Two wall-mounted televisions offer tapes of Rangerette performances, and a longer film is shown in a comfortable 60-seat theatre with large screen.
A lounge area pays tribute to Gussie Nell Davis, originator of precision dance drill and founder and longtime director of the Rangerettes. On display in this area are her personal mementos of 40 years, along with a large portrait donated by a former Rangerette and her family.
"Can You Name Our Famous Friends" features photographs of the Rangerettes with celebrities from the fields of politics, news and communications, and show business.
The Rangerette Scrapbook is a collection of photos and mementos arranged by former students themselves, and features activities of each particular year.
A wall collage recognizes numerous college organizations that have played a part in Rangerette history: the Ranger Band, the Kilgore College Rangers athletic teams, and the cheerleaders, all shown within the framework of their academic studies.
Tribute is paid to numerous local persons who have aided in the Rangerettes rise to prominence, including an early sponsor, newspaper publisher, accompanist, choreographers, assistants to the director, band directors, and college presidents.
Rangerette merchandise is sold in the Rangerette Showcase and will soon be sold ONLINE! Stay tuned...
Kilgore, TX 75662-3299