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Group on the wing [of a bi-plane], c. 1915

Description: This photo shows a group of people with a bi-plane airplane in a field in Oklahoma. Sitting on top of the wings, from left to right are: Mabel Strickland, Bonnie McCarroll, Florence Hughes, Fox Hastings, and Ruth Roach. The men on the ground are involved in some kind of escapade involving a sword and turbans.
Date: c. 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Mayor of Boston with Ruth Roach and Tad Lucas, c. 1930

Description: This photo shows a group of cowboys and cowgirls standing around the mayor of Boston outside the Federal Building in Boston, Massachusetts. Ruth Roach is the second cowgirl from the right. It's believed that Tad Lucas is the first cowgirl on the right.
Date: c. 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Ruth Roach with Mabel Hamilton, 1914

Description: This photo shows a boat, the Princess Mary, with what appears to be rodeo performers riding on the top deck with a U.S. Flag and a Union Jack. Ruth Roach is standing beside her friend, Mabel Hamilton, in the very center of the photograph. A notation on the back of the photo indicates that they are on the River Thames, on Ascot Sunday.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Ed McArty and Nowata Slim Richardson, 1924

Description: This is a photo of two cowboys standing in an empty arena somewhere in Europe, posing for the photographer. The one on the left is believed to be Ed McCarty and the one on the right is Nowata Slim Richardson.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Pick-up man and bronc rider, c. 1920

Description: This photo shows what appears to be a cowgirl (with a bow in her hair) riding a bucking horse in a rodeo arena, with a mounted man nearby.
Date: c. 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[In Soldier's Field, Chicago], 1927

Description: This photo shows a group of eleven cowgirls standing in Soldier's Field, Chicago, with a row of classical columns behind them. From left to right, they are: Fox Hastings, Donna Cowan, Marie Gibson, Florence Hughes, Tad Lucas, Grace Runyan, Ruth Roach, Rose Smith, Bonnie McCarroll (possibly), Vera McGinnis, and Mabel Strickland.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Passing of the West, 1923

Description: This photo shows a row of seven standing cowgirls, with seven mounted Indians behind them, in an arena. The cowgirls are, from left to right: Ruth Roach, Florence Hughes, Bea Kirnan, Bonnie Gray, Rose Smith, Kitty Canutt, and Ruby Roberts.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Passing of the West, 1923

Description: This photo shows eight women on horses, standing in a row, in an arena. From left to right, they are: Mabel Strickland, Florence Hughes, Bea Kirnan, Kitty Canutt, Rose Smith, Bonnie Gray, and Unknown. There are rodeo Indians on horses behind them and large buildings, including the dome of the nation's capital, in the background.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Ruth Roach and Mamie Stroud, c. 1920

Description: This photo shows Ruth Roach (woman on left) and Mamie Stroud (woman on the right) posing with two unidentified rodeo characters, by the side of an arena.
Date: c. 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Ruth Roach [with a another lady and a car], c. 1918

Description: This is a fragment of a print showing a young Ruth Roach in a cowgirl outfit, standing next to an older woman in white, who has her hand resting on an old car (possibly a Model T Ford).
Date: c. 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections