Ashby, Grant E., Mrs.

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Mrs. Ashby, also known as Freda, resided within the district of Friern Park, London, England. She attended the 1924 and 1934 London rodeos produced by Tex Austin. The 1924 London rodeo of Wembley was held between June 14 and July 5 and was the First International Rodeo. The 1934 London rodeo at White City was held between June 9 and July 6. Ashby developed personal relationships with many rodeo women, maintaining friendships through correspondence. There is limited information regarding Ashby's life. Personal letters from rodeo star, Vera McGinnis, refer to Ashby's work with a hospital and references within the collection refer to the British Charities Association and The Hospital Charities of Great Britain. Letters written by McGinnis and rodeo performer, Marie Gibson refer to Ashby's love of music and art.

From the description of Mrs. Grant E. Ashby rodeo collection, 1924-1983. (National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum). WorldCat record id: 58795270

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creatorOf Ashby, Grant E., Mrs. Mrs. Grant E. Ashby rodeo collection, 1924-1983. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
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associatedWith Aqua Caliente Racetrack. corporateBody
associatedWith Arden, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Austin, Tex, 1887-1941. person
associatedWith Beery, Noah, 1913-1994. person
associatedWith Beery, Wallace. person
associatedWith Bingling Stables. corporateBody
associatedWith Blakely, Reba Perry. person
associatedWith British Charities. corporateBody
associatedWith Casey, Jo. person
associatedWith Cooper, Gary, 1901-1961. person
associatedWith Farra, Homer. person
associatedWith Gibson, Hoot, 1892-1962. person
associatedWith Gibson, Lucien. person
associatedWith Gibson, Marie. person
associatedWith Harris, Helen. person
associatedWith Hubbard, L. Ron (La Fayette Ron), 1911-1986. person
associatedWith Hunt, Denny. person
associatedWith Hunt, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Hunt, Fred. person
associatedWith Lasky Picture Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Maine Chance Farms. corporateBody
associatedWith McGinnis, Vera. person
associatedWith Parks, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Robbins, Dorothy Morrell, 1888- person
associatedWith Robbins, Skeeter Bill, 1883-1948. person
associatedWith Sharp, Dave. person
associatedWith Shelton, Mike. person
associatedWith Simpson, Earl. person
associatedWith Smith, Pam. person
associatedWith Swift, Kay. person
associatedWith Trickey, Lorena, 1893-1961. person
associatedWith White, Father, person
associatedWith Will, A., Mr. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
California--Salinas
Arizona--Tucson
California--Livermore
Oregon--Pendleton
Great Britain
Great Britain--London
Kentucky--Lexington
Subject
Women athletes
Sports for women
Rodeos--1920-1940
Rodeos
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Activity

Person

Active 1924

Active 1983

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