Rodeos -- Oklahoma -- Ada
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The married rodeo partners, Frank and Bonnie McCarroll, were an extremely popular and successful pair during the 1910s and 1920s. Frank was known for his bulldogging abilities and Bonnie for her trick riding, steer riding, and saddle bronc riding prowess.Bonnie’s death due to injuries sustained in a bronc riding wreck in 1929 at the Pendleton Round-Up was a significant event, a turning point for women in the rodeo. It marked the beginning of the end for cowgirl participation in...
Dates: circa 1900-circa 1940
Collection — Box 1
This collection contains 89 photographs by Dudley Young and others of the Ada Fireman's Rodeo, parade, and festivities.
Dates: 1940-2009 and not dated; bulk 1940-1945
Collection — Multiple Containers
This collection contains 4,003 photographs taken by rodeo photographer Ralph R. Doubleday.
Dates: circa 1910-1955