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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

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

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

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

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

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

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