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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
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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
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Ruth Roach [with other rodeo riders, on tour in Europe], 1924

Description: This is a group shot of twelve riders in a row, whose horses are all moving toward the photographer. Ruth Roach is in the middle, wearing white pants. This photo was taken while on a European tour and is believed to be on location in Paris, France.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
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Tad Lucas and Ruth Roach, February, 1949

Description: This photo shows Ruth Roach and her cowgirl associate, Tad Lucas, riding together on the same horse in what appears to be a train yard in Fort Worth, Texas. Ruth Roach is in the front.
Date: February 1949
Item Type: Photograph
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Thelma Warner, Pauline Nesbitt, Lucyle Roberts, Velda Tindall, and Ruth Roach, 1934

Description: This photo shows Ruth Roach with her cowgirl associates sitting together on stairs in London, England. From left to right in the back, Ruth Roach identified them as: Thelma Warner, Pauline Nesbitt, Velda Tindall, and Ruth Roach. Lucille Roberts is sitting in the front. It is possible that Thelma Warner was mis-identified by Ruth and is actually Claire Belcher Thompson.
Date: 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Vera McGinnis, Bea Kirnan, Ruth Roach, Tommy Kirnan, Nowata Slim Richardson, and Rube Roberts, 1924

Description: This photo is an interior shot of a group of men and women posing behind a table. It was taken somewhere in Europe. The back row, from left to right are: Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Tommy Kirnan, Nowata Slim Richardson, Unknown, Rube Roberts, Unknown, and Unknown. Seated from left to right are: Unknown, Vera McGinnis, Bea Kirnan, Ruth Roach, and Unknown.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections