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McCarroll Rodeo Photographs

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. The Bruce McCarroll Collection contains numerous photographs and picture postcards, from which this exhibit is based. Below are just a few of the items in the collection. Please also view the Guide to the Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives.

Page jumps: Bonnie McCarroll ~ Frank McCarroll ~ Bonnie & Frank McCarroll ~ Bonnie McCarroll With Other Cowgirls ~ Other Performers

Bonnie McCarroll

"Billie Buck" Objects to Bonnie McCarroll Riding, Pendleton Round-Up, 1922
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1922.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.106-1

Bonnie McCar [sic] on "Bear Cat" Tex Austin Rodeo
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1926 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.107

Bonnie McCarrol [sic] Before Riding Snake, Round-up 1915, No. 22-C
W. S. Bowman, 1915
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.311-1

Bonnie McCarrol [sic] Thrown from Silver, Round-up Pendleton OR., No. 29-C
W. S. Bowman, 1915
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.312-1

Bonnie McCarroll posed by Horse
Unknown photographer, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.421

Bonnie McCarroll standing beside unsaddled horse
Unknown photographer, 1910 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.427-1

Bonnie McCarroll sitting with spurs in hand
Unknown photographer, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.434-1

Bonnie McCarroll
Unknown photographer, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.435-1

Bonnie McCarroll from Boise, Ida. on "Dynamite" Perry Round up
Unknown photographer, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.502-1

Bonnie McCarroll riding a saddle bronc
Unknown photographer, 1926 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.503-1

Bonnie MacKeril [sic] Trick Riding Lewiston Round-Up A.C.
Unknown Photographer, 1922
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.537

Frank McCarroll

Frank McCarroll (Bulldogging) RoundUp Pendleton Oregon
Lee Moorhouse, 1916 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.356

Frank McCarroll sporting football helmet with horse
Unknown photographer, 1919
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.655

Yakima Canutt, Ed "Strangler" Lewis, & Frank McCarroll
H. H. Garnett, 1924
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.663

Frank McCarroll Champion Bulldogger, time 7 2/5 sec.
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1926 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.164

Bonnie & Frank McCarroll

Frank & Bonnie McCarroll sitting on bench
Paul Strayer, 1927 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.650

Frank McCarroll, Bonnie McCarroll & Tris Speaker
Unknown photographer, 1921
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.667

Bonnie McCarroll With Other Cowgirls

Vera McGinnis Bonnie McCarroll Rocky Ford, Colo.
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1919
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.233-1

Cowgirls at Colorado Springs Round-Up
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.263

Bonnie McCarroll, Marie Hall, Prairie Rose, Kitty Canutt, Lewiston Round-up
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.272-1

Bonnie McCarroll, Prairie Rose, Donna Glover, Fox Hastings, Mable Strickland
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.274

Bonnie & Dub eating watermelon
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1919
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.289

Bonnie McCarroll Hippy Burmeister Winners of First Money Weiser Idaho Roundup
Burns, 1921
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.320-1

Ralph Doubleday in the middle of a Cowgirl Conga line
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.456

Bonnie McCarroll & Tris Speaker
Unknown photographer, 1921
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.668

Other Performers

Ben Johnson Winner of Calf Roping Contest, Wichita Falls, Tex.
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.198-1

Miss Mamie Francis & Napoleon
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.225

Joe Hetzer Champion Bulldogger of Goatville
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.237

Pearl Gist Trick Roping Weiser Round-Up
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1921
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.246

J. L. Davis Gen. Merchandise, Melissa, Tex. Apr. 13, 1921
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1921
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.285

Hotel Walden Blown Eighty Feet at Melissa, Tex., Apr. 13, 1920 [sic]
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1921
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.288

Doubleday, his son, and wife
Ralph R. Doubleday, 1921 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.290

Sundown 1st, Hall 2nd, Rollins 3rd "Champions of the World" Pendleton Ore Round-Up - 1916
Lee Moorhouse, 1916
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.360

Mrs. Coolidge, President Coolidge and Everlastinglyatit, No. 21
O'Neill Photo, 1927
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.362-1

"Bobby" The World's Famous Educated Steer owned and trained by Mont Reger, Buffalo, Okl., #32
O'Neill Photo, 1930 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.363

Mabel Strickland, Close up
Unknown photographer, 1919 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.433

Pawnee Bill in profile atop white horse
Unknown photographer, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.449

Dorothy Morrell and Her Prize Saddle Won at Cheyenne, Wyo. 1914
Unknown photographer, 1914
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.450

Rose, Ralph, Ruth, & C. B.
Unknown photographer, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.464

Budweiser Beer Wagon
Unknown photographer, 1924 ca.
Bruce McCarroll Collection of the Bonnie & Frank McCarroll Rodeo Archives
RC2006.076.586

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