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Ruth Roach, 1914

Description: In this photo, Ruth Roach is standing outside in front of a building, wearing an ankle-length ladies' suit.
Date: 1914
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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Advertising the 101 Ranch Wild West Show, 1918

Description: This photo shows an old car with a steer head attached to the front, driven by a man, with four cowgirls and a wooden Indian as passengers. The girl on the far left is Prairie Rose Henderson and the girl sitting on the hood of the car is Ruth Roach.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
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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
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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
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Europe (London), 1924

Description: This photo shows Ruth Roach riding a horse out the front door of a building before a crowd of onlookers.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
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Palladium Wild West Stage Show, 1924

Description: This photo shows eight men and women, some mounted on horses, in front of a painted cloth backdrop of the American west. From left to right, they are: Unidentified Person, Bea Kirnan, Tommy Kirnam, Nowata Slim Richardson, Ruth Roach, Charlie Aldridge, and Vera McGinnis.
Date: 1924
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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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
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[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
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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
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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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