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Altus Times-Democrat

Altus Times-Democrat

The Altus Times Democrat was a publication serving the town of Altus, Oklahoma and successor of the newspaper the Times-Democrat from 1919 until the 1980s. It was first printed on September 18, 1919 and issued every Thursday but began being published daily in 1927. The newspaper was aimed towards the Democratic Party.

Altus Weekly News

Altus Weekly News

The Altus Weekly News was published by J.P. Orr starting in 1904 on a weekly basis. It was an eight-page, five-column newspaper. A subscription to the paper cost one dollar per year and it was published every Thursday. J.P. Orr served as editor of the newspaper.

Beaver County Democrat

Beaver County Democrat

The Beaver County Democrat was published from 1906 until 1912 by Beaver Publishing Company. It was published on a weekly basis, every Thursday. The Beaver County Democrat was succeeded by the Forgan Enterprise [LCCN sn 93066072]. It claimed to be the only democratic newspaper in Beaver County, and proudly printed that on each title page of each issue. Fred C. Tracy and W.H. Willrcue served as editors. A subscription for one year of the paper was one dollar in advance and fifty cents for six months

Beaver Herald

Beaver Herald

The fluidity and dynamism of the Oklahoma Territory is mirrored by the history of the Beaver Herald, the state's oldest weekly newspaper. The town of Beaver is located in an area once known as the Beaver Strip, No Man's Land, or Cimarron Territory.

Branding Iron (Atoka, Okla.)

Branding Iron (Atoka, Okla.)

The Branding Iron was printed weekly as the official organ of the Choctaw Nation with the motto “Devoted to Indian and Stock News.” Because a title plate failed to arrive before publication, the Branding Iron debuted nameless on February 23, 1884, in Atoka, Choctaw Nation.

Our Brother in Red

Our Brother in Red

Our Brother in Red was an Indian and religious newspaper. The motto read “Christian Education the Hope of the Indian.” An alternative title to Our Brother in Red was Indian Methodist. It was published in Muskogee, Indian Territory, Oklahoma beginning in 1882. It was also published in Ardmore, Oklahoma in 1897 and in McAlester, Oklahoma in 1898.

The Caddo Banner

The Caddo Banner

The Caddo Banner was published from 1890-1895 on a weekly basis and was started by J.Y. Schenck. It was published in Caddo, Indian Territory, Oklahoma.

Canadian Valley News

Canadian Valley News

The Canadian Valley News was started in 1901 by Chester A. Keyes in Jones, Oklahoma.

Carney Enterprise

Carney Enterprise

The Carney Enterprise was started in 1898 by the Carney Publishing Company and was issued on Fridays.

The Chandler News

The Chandler News

The Chandler News was published in Chandler, Oklahoma from 1891-1909. The weekly was the first paper in the town of Chandler.

The Chandler Publicist

The Chandler Publicist

The Chandler Publicist began in 1894 as a weekly newspaper published and edited by Mrs. W. H. French. The weekly consisted of 8 pages at $1.00 per year. The Publicist was the official paper of Lincoln County and supported the People’s Party and prohibition.

Cherokee County Democrat

Cherokee County Democrat

The Cherokee County Democrat was the result of a consolidation of The Tahlequah Herald and The Tahlequah Arrow. This collection includes preceding title The Tahlequah Herald and succeeding title The Arrow Democrat.

Cheyenne Transporter

Cheyenne Transporter

The Cheyenne Transporter was published in Darlington, near present day El Reno, Oklahoma. The Cheyenne-Arapaho Agency printed the first issue on December 5, 1879. The four-page 5 1/2 by 7 1/2-inch, semimonthly paper was notable on two accounts: it was the first newspaper published in what became Oklahoma Territory and one of the few publications ever issued at an Indian agency.

The Choctaw Herald

The Choctaw Herald

The Choctaw Herald was a weekly newspaper published out of Hugo, Oklahoma.

The Cimarron News

The Cimarron News

The Cimarron News (1898-1930) was published in Kenton, Beaver County, Oklahoma and was issued on a weekly basis, mostly on Fridays, but sometimes was issued on Thursdays. It was originally published by Louis A. Wikoff, but changed hands towards the end of its publication record. Wikoff was involved with other newspapers such as the Springfield Herald [LCCN sn89052133] 1891, 1898, in addition to the Cimarron News, 1898-1910. He established the Cimarron News on August 11, 1898 in Kenton, Oklahoma.

Cleveland County Enterprise

Cleveland County Enterprise

The Cleveland County Enterprise was a continuation of the earlier newspaper the People’s Voice. The paper was published weekly until 1917 when it became the weekly edition of the Daily Transcript.

The Cordell Beacon

The Cordell Beacon

The Cordell Beacon began in 1909 and was published on a weekly basis by Beacon Publishing Company. It was an eight-page, six-column newspaper and was the official county newspaper for Washita County. It reflected favoritism towards Democratic politics.

Crescent City Courier

Crescent City Courier

Owned and edited by E.F. Widner, the Crescent City Courier debuted on January 12, 1894. With an annual subscription cost of one dollar, Volume 1, Number 1, of the Courier consisted of four, five-column pages, measuring 13 inches by 20 inches. The newspaper endeavored to “induce immigration” to Crescent City and vicinity, and to aid the local economy by attracting business and industry.

Crowder City Guardian

Crowder City Guardian

Crowder City Guardian was published in Crowder City, Oklahoma from 1905 until 1916. It was democratic in politics. It measured 11 by 16 inches. In 1905, it was a four page, four-column paper that was published every Thursday morning. It was one dollar for a yearly subscription, payable in advance.

The Cushing Citizen and The Cushing...

The Cushing Citizen and The Cushing Independent

The Cushing Citizen was founded in 1907 by Green Publishing, Co. in Cushing, Oklahoma. The weekly had four pages with six columns, was published every Thursday and a subscription cost one dollar per year. The Cushing Independent was a weekly newspaper that was published from 1901 until 1918. It was a four-page, seven-column newspaper that favored Republican Politics.

The Cushing Herald

The Cushing Herald

Cushing Herald began on July 5, 1895 in Cushing, Oklahoma until 1904, when its name changed to the State Herald [LCCN sn 95076233]. It was published on a weekly basis, and measured 15 by 22 inches. It was published by W.J. Rendall, and was independent in politics.

The Daily Ardmoreite

The Daily Ardmoreite

The Daily Ardmoreite first appeared on October 28, 1893, in Ardmore, Carter County. Established by several local businessmen, the Ardmoreite was the first daily newspaper published in Indian Territory. It was just another small community newspaper in the Chickasaw Nation until Sidney Suggs purchased it in June of 1897, for $2,400. Under his direction, the Ardmoreite became the leading news provider in Indian Territory.

Daily Democrat (Anadarko, Okla.)

Daily Democrat (Anadarko, Okla.)

The Anadarko Daily Democrat debuted in Anadarko, Oklahoma Territory on September 30, 1901, with Preston P. Shaw and Russell Monroe listed as publishers. The newspaper was issued daily except Sundays. It was 15 by 22 inches with eight pages of six columns. Always called, “The Official Paper of Anadarko.”, the Democrat changed names and publishers several times in its 14-year life span.

Daily Oklahoma State Capital

Daily Oklahoma State Capital

The Daily Oklahoma State Capital was established in April of 1889, by Frank H. Greer out of Winfield, Kansas. Before leaving Kansas for Oklahoma, Greer pre-printed several issues of his newspaper to distribute once he arrived in the Oklahoma Territory.

Durant Weekly News

Durant Weekly News

The Durant Weekly News appeared circa 1901, in Durant, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory. It was an eight-page Democratic paper, issued on Fridays and a consolidation of the Durant Times and the Durant Eagle.

Edmond Enterprise

Edmond Enterprise

The Edmond Enterprise was a 10-page newspaper serving Oklahoma County, particularly the community of Edmond. Titles in this collection include the Edmond Enterprise and the Edmond Enterprise and Oklahoma County News.

The Edmond Sun-Democrat

The Edmond Sun-Democrat

The Edmond Sun was founded by Milton W. Reynolds in 1889. Titles in this collection include The Edmond Sun, The Edmond Democrat, The Edmond Oklahoma Sun, and The Edmond Sun-Democrat.

The El Reno Democrat

The El Reno Democrat

The El Reno Democrat, first known as the Oklahoma Democrat, was started in 1891 by Extus Leroy Gay and William A. Clute. The El Reno Daily Democrat was published by the Democrat Publishing Company in El Reno, Oklahoma and claimed to be the official city and county newspaper.

Enid Eagle

Enid Eagle

The Enid Daily Eagle was published from 1901 until 1989 in Enid, Garfield County, Oklahoma. It began in September of 1901 and was published on a daily basis with the exception of Saturdays and Sundays by Eagle Printing and Publishing Company. Weekly editions are the Enid Eagle (1901-1905) and Enid Weekly Eagle (1905-~1908). Daily editions are The Enid Daily Eagle and the Enid Eagle.

The Enid Echo

The Enid Echo

The Enid Echo was established in 1899-1900 in Enid, Oklahoma.

Enid Weekly Wave

Enid Weekly Wave

The Enid Weekly Wave was started by J. L. Isenburg, the editor and publisher, in 1893. The Wave was the first substantial paper in Enid.

Fairland News-Herald

Fairland News-Herald

The first edition of the Fairland News was issued in May of 1892 by manager and editor, W. A. Keel. The Fairland Herald was established in 1913, and although short lived, the paper merged with the Fairland News a year later and was known as The Fairland News-Herald. It ceased publication in 1917.

Farmers' Champion

Farmers' Champion

The Farmers’ Champion appeared November 14, 1912, in Elgin, Comanche County, Oklahoma, with the motto, “Free—Fearless—Progressive.”

Foss Enterprise

Foss Enterprise

The Foss Enterprise was published on a weekly basis (every Friday) starting in 1901 by George W. Fenley. H.M. Diamond edited and published the paper on a weekly basis. It measured 20 by 26 inches and was a four-page paper.

Granite Enterprise

Granite Enterprise

The Granite Enterprise was published by James Scarborough in 1900 on a weekly basis. It was a four-page, five-column newspaper measuring at 13 by 20 inches. It was published every Friday with J.W. Ryder as managing editor of the newspaper. The subscription cost one dollar per year in advance and the paper did not support any political parties when it was first founded.

The Guthrie Daily Leader

The Guthrie Daily Leader

In 1892, cowboy turned teacher, Roy Hoffman, established the Daily Leader in Guthrie, Logan County, Oklahoma Territory. One year later, Hoffman added the town’s name to the title. The Guthrie Daily Leader quickly became the leading newspaper in the territory.

Guymon Herald

Guymon Herald

The Guymon Herald was published from 1891 until 1925 on a weekly basis (every Thursday). It was also referred to as the Herald. A subscription could be purchased for one dollar for a year or fifty cents for six months.

Hennessey Clipper

Hennessey Clipper

The Hennessey Clipper was established in 1890, measured 18 by 24 inches and featured eight pages. The Clipper was still in production in 1995 and was the only survivor of seven newspapers that were published during the early years of Hennessey.

The Hennessey Eagle

The Hennessey Eagle

The Hennessey Eagle was owned by the Hennessey Publishing Company and was edited by J. E. Hutchinson. The paper was issued every Thursday and claimed to be independent in politics.

The Hennessey Kicker

The Hennessey Kicker

The Hennessey Kicker was started in 1893 and was issued on Saturdays by the Bert Campbell Printing Company.

The Herald-Sentinel (Cordell and Cloud...

The Herald-Sentinel (Cordell and Cloud Chief, Okla.)

The Herald-Sentinel was published in Cloud Chief, Oklahoma Territory, from April 1893 until September 28th, 1900, and published in Cordell, Oklahoma from January 13, 1905 until February 17th, 1919, every Friday.

Hobart Democrat Chief

Hobart Democrat Chief

The Hobart Daily Democrat was owned and published by N.B. Crumpacker beginning in 1906. It started on October 8, 1906 and was published daily, with the exception of Sundays. It was preceded by The Hobart Daily News-Republican [LCCN sn 96093219.] Hobart Weekly Chief was published from 1902 until 1909 in Hobart, Kiowa County, Oklahoma. Its banner claimed it was the official paper of Kiowa county, as well as the official paper of the city of Hobart, Oklahoma.

The Hobart News-Republican

The Hobart News-Republican

The Hobart Republican was published from 1901-1902. It began on August 6, 1901. Its geographic coverage included Hobart, Kiowa County, Oklahoma. It was published on a weekly basis by Edmund W. Kimber. Preceding titles include Kiowa County Herald [LCCN sn 35966048 ] and the Mt. View Republican [LCCN sn 35966499] and succeeding titles include The Hobart News Republican [LCCN sn 35966109].

Hollis Post Herald

Hollis Post Herald

The Hollis Post-Herald was published weekly by J.B. Randle from 1906 until 1922. It was preceded by the Post-Herald [LCCN sn 93066259], and succeeded by the Harmon County Tribune [LCCN sn 86064087] and the Hollis Post-Herald and Harmon County Tribune [LCCN sn 93066263]. It was an eight-page paper that was published by the Post-Herald Publishing Company every Thursday.

The Hooker Advance

The Hooker Advance

Hooker Advance began February 19, 1904. It was a predominately Republican newspaper, edited and published by Jesse S. Moffitt. It was a four page paper, measuring 17 by 24 inches that utilized patent sheets. J. Henry Shields served as editor when Moffitt was absent. The building and press for the _Hooker Advance were both destroyed by a fire in June of 1908 that destroyed over half of the business district of the town of Hooker.

The Indian Advocate (Sacred Heart, Okla.)

The Indian Advocate (Sacred Heart, Okla.)

The Indian Advocate was published by the Benedictine order at the Sacred Heart Abbey in Indian Territory, near present day Shawnee. Father D. Ignatius, the second and last of the Prefect Apostolics in Oklahoma, established the Indian Advocate in 1888. The prospectus stated “The object of this quarterly review is the progress of civilization in the Indian Territory, by promoting the spiritual as well as the temporal welfare of the Indian race… It will appear in January, April, July and October, to plead the cause of the last remnants of the Indian tribes, and of the Benedictine Missionaries, who have consecrated their life to the evangelization of these Children of the Wilderness.”

Indian Chieftain (Vinita, Oklahoma)

Indian Chieftain (Vinita, Oklahoma)

The Indian Chieftain, one of the largest and most influential newspapers in the Cherokee Nation, was established on September 22, 1882, at Vinita, in Craig County, Indian Territory. The 8-column, 4-page weekly was committed to the interests of all Five Civilized Tribes. Its motto read, “Devoted to the Interests of the Cherokees, Choctaws, Chickasaws, Seminoles, Creeks, and Other Indians of the Indian Territory.”

Indianola Enterprise

Indianola Enterprise

Indianola Enterprise was published in Indianola, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma every Friday and began in 1904. It was an eight-page, six-column paper measuring 15 by 22 inches. A subscription could be purchased for one dollar for a year. It was published and edited by B.W. Williams.

The Kiowa Breeze

The Kiowa Breeze

The Kiowa Breeze was published for the first time on March 29, 1901. The paper was a four page, three column paper published every Friday.

The Konawa Chief-Leader

The Konawa Chief-Leader

The Konawa Chief was started in November, 1904 by G. E. Nichols and the Chief Publishing Company.

Lawton Constitution

Lawton Constitution

The Lawton Constitution, the pioneer paper of Comanche County, was established in 1903 as a successor to the newspaper, the Elgin Eagle. The paper had both daily and a weekly edition and was affiliated with the Democratic Party.

Lexington and Cleveland County Leader

Lexington and Cleveland County Leader

The Lexington Leader was founded June 4, 1891 as a Democratic newspaper. In 1892 the owner, W. D. Covington moved the newspaper from Lexington to Noble, Oklahoma and changed the name from the Lexington Leader to the Cleveland County Leader.

The Logan County News

The Logan County News

The Logan County News was published by J.H. Maher in 1903. It was an eight-page, six-column weekly newspaper published every Thursday with H.C. Jent credited as editor and proprietor.

Luther Register

Luther Register

Founded in Luther, Oklahoma, Oklahoma County, in 1899, the Register was published and edited by G. W. Baer.

The Langston City Herald (Langston City,...

The Langston City Herald (Langston City, O.T.)

The Langston City Herald debuted on May 2, 1891, as the first weekly African American newspaper in Oklahoma Territory. The Herald was a paramount promoter of African American homesteading in the territory. It circulated throughout the South, including parts of Arkansas, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Texas. Because of its widespread readership, the Herald was vital to the settlement of blacks in Oklahoma.

Marmec News

Marmec News

The Maramec News began in 1912 in the town of Maramec, Pawnee County, Oklahoma. It was published by George M. Caldwell on a weekly basis. Its banner stated it was “The Progressive Republican Paper of Pawnee County, Oklahoma.”

The Medford Patriot

The Medford Patriot

The Medford Patriot began in 1901 and was published in Medford, Grant County, Oklahoma until 1913. Alternative titles to the paper include Deer Creek Anchor and Patriot. Its geographic coverage included Medford, Grant County, Oklahoma, and it was published on a weekly basis by Palmer & Son.

The Medford Star

The Medford Star

The Medford Star was published in Medford, Grant County, Oklahoma from the 1890s until 1913. Its geographic coverage included Gibbon, Grant County, Oklahoma as well as Medford, Grant County, Oklahoma. It was published by F. Bowser, and alternative titles included Gibbon Flyer and Medford Star and Tri-County Index.

The Muskogee Cimeter (Muskgoee, I.T.)

The Muskogee Cimeter (Muskgoee, I.T.)

The Muskogee Cimeter was founded in Muskogee, Indian Territory, in 1901. As a weekly publication devoted to “the interest of the negro” the Cimeter harbored a decidedly Republican point of view, with a focus on educating its readership in politics benefitting African Americans.

Muskogee Phoenix

Muskogee Phoenix

Alternative titles to Muskogee Daily Phoenix were the Muskogee Phoenix as well as Sunday Muskogee Phoenix and Times-Democrat. It was published in Muskogee, Indian Territory, Oklahoma by Phoenix Print Company from 1901 until 1971.

The New Era

The New Era

The New Era was started by J. M. Kimball. who acted as the publisher. The paper was published every Thursday in Davenport, Oklahoma. In 1916 the title changed to The Davenport New Era.

The New State

The New State

This Haileyville newspaper, The New State was given its title because it was started in 1905 and its creators anticipated Oklahoma’s shift from Indian Territory into statehood.

Norman Daily Transcript

Norman Daily Transcript

The Norman Transcript was first published in July, 1889. Editor, publisher, and owner Ed P. Ingle put a claimed a business lot on present day West Main and Santa Fe. In his salutary editorial in the first issue, Ingle explained the newspaper's mission as being dedicated to the progression of Norman as well as the prosperity of the residents.

Norman Democrat-Topic

Norman Democrat-Topic

The Democrat Topic was the compilation of the Territorial Topic and the State Democrat. Titles in this collection include Norman Democrat--Topic and Democrat-Topic.

Norman Transcript (Weekly)

Norman Transcript (Weekly)

The Norman Transcript was first published in July, 1889. In his salutary editorial in the first issue, editor, publisher, and owner, Ed P. Ingle, explained the newspaper's mission as being dedicated to the progression of Norman as well as the prosperity of the residents.

Oklahoma City Pointer

Oklahoma City Pointer

Newspapers published in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma by the Tucker Publishing Company. Titles in this collection include: Oklahoma City Daily Pointer, Oklahoma City Pointer, Free Pointer, and the Oklahoma Free Daily Pointer.

The Oklahoma City Times

The Oklahoma City Times

The Oklahoma City Times first appeared December 29, 1888. Hamlin Whitmore Sawyer was editor-publisher and B. R. Harrington worked as reporter. The first issues had to be printed in a neighboring state, because it was illegal for non-Indians to establish a business within the Oklahoma Territory. The Oklahoma City Times continued until 1984. It was then incorporated into the Daily Oklahoman and ceased publication.

Oklahoma Digital Newspaper Program

Oklahoma Digital Newspaper Program

The Oklahoma Digital Newspaper Program is operated by the Oklahoma Historical Society which has a goal of digitizing and making freely available as many Oklahoma related newspaper titles as possible.

Oklahoma Farmer

Oklahoma Farmer

The weekly Oklahoma Farmer, the "One Down-to-Date Farm Paper of Oklahoma and Ind. Terr.," was established at Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory, in 1890. Edited by Frank H. Greer, president and manager of the Farmer Publishing Company, the newspaper was "Devoted to Agriculture, Horticulture, and Livestock."

Oklahoma Farmer and Laborer (Guthrie, Okla.)

Oklahoma Farmer and Laborer (Guthrie, Okla.)

The Oklahoma Farmer and Laborer, of Guthrie and Sapulpa, Oklahoma, was published by the Oklahoma Farmer and Laborer Company beginning in 1909.

The Oklahoma Guide

The Oklahoma Guide

The Oklahoma Guide was the first African-American newspaper founded in Oklahoma. The paper kept a close watch and reported on injustices in both the Oklahoma and Indian Territories.

Oklahoma Historical Society Photography...

Oklahoma Historical Society Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Historical Society presents a collection of photographs featuring individual portraits, street scenes, and pictures of landmarks and buildings taken between 1890 and 1920.

Oklahoma Leader (Guthrie, Oklahoma)

Oklahoma Leader (Guthrie, Oklahoma)

The Oklahoma Weekly Leader was established in 1893 in Guthrie, Oklahoma and was the weekly edition of the Guthrie Daily Leader.

Oklahoma Leader (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)

Oklahoma Leader (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)

The Oklahoma Leader was a weekly socialist newspaper published in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma from 1918 until 1928.

Oklahoma Miner (Krebs, Okla.)

Oklahoma Miner (Krebs, Okla.)

The Oklahoma Miner was established on February 28, 1912, in Krebs, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma. The Democratic weekly was published by Ed Boyle and managed by Bert Marcum. The paper consisted of five columns and eight pages of local and national news. On September 18, 1913, Marcum took over the publication. Four years later, J. J. Heathcock took over proprietorship. The Miner was the only newspaper at the time serving the almost 3,000 residents of the mining town.

Oklahoma Neuigkeiten

Oklahoma Neuigkeiten

The Oklahoma Neuigkeiten, translated as “Oklahoma News,” was a German weekly started in 1902 in Perry, Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma Post

The Oklahoma Post

The Oklahoma Post consisted of both a daily and weekly paper. Both were published by the Post Publishing Company and edited by J. E. Jenkins.

Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography...

Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection features over 70,000 photographs spanning a period of over 100 years. The company is the parent company of the Oklahoman newspaper (formerly the Daily Oklahoman) as well as the Oklahoma Times and the Oklahoma Farmer-Stockman. The collection features a wide variety of photographs taken for stories in the newspapers.

The Oklahoma Representative

The Oklahoma Representative

The Oklahoma Representative, established in 1894, was sponsored by the People’s Party out of Guthrie, Oklahoma.

Oklahoma State Register

Oklahoma State Register

The Oklahoma State Register was established in 1891 in Guthrie, Oklahoma. The paper was connected to the People's Party and was used to promote their policies.

Oklahoma Times-Journal

Oklahoma Times-Journal

In 1889, J. J. Burke and Elmer E. Brown leased the Oklahoma City Journal from A. C. and W. W. Scott and later bought the operation. Hamlin W. Sawyer bought the Oklahoma City Times and the papers were consolidated into the Oklahoma City Times-Journal.

Weekly Oklahoma State Capital

Weekly Oklahoma State Capital

The Weekly Oklahoma State Capital was a newspaper published in Guthrie, Logan County, Oklahoma and claimed to be “The First Paper Published in Oklahoma.” It was published by the State Capital Printing Company, and was dubbed the official paper of Oklahoma by enactment of the legislature.

Pauls Valley Democrat

Pauls Valley Democrat

The Pauls Valley Democrat, a continuation of the Pauls Valley Sentinel was founded in 1898 by Miles Lasater.

People’s Voice (Norman, Oklahoma)

People’s Voice (Norman, Oklahoma)

The People’s Voice was founded in Norman, Oklahoma in August, 1892. A. T. Ross and M. L. Bixler were the publishers. The paper ceased publication in 1910 after being sold to J. O. Fox, S. W. Hutchin, and Roland Hughes. The trio continued the publication as the Cleveland County Enterprise.

Perry Enterprise-Times

Perry Enterprise-Times

The Enterprise-Times was established in 1895 in Perry, Oklahoma. Both a weekly and daily issue were printed.

Pittsburg County Guardian

Pittsburg County Guardian

The Pittsburg County Guardian was published in McAlester, Oklahoma from 1905 until 1924. It was published on a weekly basis and geographic coverage included McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

Prague Record

Prague Record

The Prague Record was established in April of 1917 as a weekly newspaper in Prague, Oklahoma. Frank S. Nipper bought the paper from the owners of the Prague News.

The Press-Democrat

The Press-Democrat

The Press-Democrat was established in 1893 by J. E. Hutchinson in Hennessey, Oklahoma Territory. In 1895, W. P. Campbell, owner of the Hennessey Press purchased the subscription books of the Hennessey Democrat. The two papers were consolidated and the price for a year was one dollar.

Quinlan Mirror

Quinlan Mirror

Quinlan Mirror was a weekly Republican paper that began in 1903. In 1907 it had around five-hundred subscribers. It began as a four-page paper, but eventually expanded to eight pages with six columns. It was the official paper of Quinlan.

Ralston Independent

Ralston Independent

Ralston Independent, also known as the Independent, began on December 1, 1910 in Ralston, Pawnee County, Oklahoma. It was the successor to the New Era [LCCN sn 94058758] and was published every Thursday until April 5, 1912, when it changed to every Friday (Vol. 7, no. 50). It was a four to eight page, five to six-column paper that could be purchased for one dollar for a year.

The Red Rock Opinion

The Red Rock Opinion

On July 31, 1903, A. E. Wood started the Red Rock Opinion out of Red Rock, Oklahoma.

The Searchlight

The Searchlight

The Searchlight was published by James Kirkwood twice a week—on Tuesdays and Fridays. It was the “official organ of the Oklahoma Anti-Horse Thief Ass’n.” A subscription could be purchased for eighty cents for a year of the newspaper. It was also the official paper of the Oklahoma-Indian Territory State Association, as well as the official paper of the Sheriff’s Association of Oklahoma.

Sentinel Newsboy and Sentinel Leader

Sentinel Newsboy and Sentinel Leader

The Sentinel News-Boy was published from 1904 until 1910 in Sentinel, Washita County, Oklahoma. Will W. Hornbeck served as publisher. He also co-owned the Sentinel Town Site & Realty Company which bought and sold real estate, loaned money and provided insurance to the people of Sentinel, Oklahoma. The Sentinel Leader, the successor to Sentinel News-Boy, was published from 1910 to present on a weekly basis. In 1910, it was a twelve-page, five-column newspaper put out by Sentinel Printing Company.

Shawnee Daily News-Herald

Shawnee Daily News-Herald

The daily edition of the Shawnee Herald was started in 1902 by Charles Barrett. In 1911 the paper merged with The Shawnee News to become The Shawnee News-Herald, and, later, The Shawnee Daily News-Herald.

The Southwest World

The Southwest World

The Southwest World was issued from 1900-1903 in Guthrie, Oklahoma.

The State Journal (Mulhall, Oklahoma)

The State Journal (Mulhall, Oklahoma)

The State Journal was started in 1902 by Tom B. Woosley in Mulhall, Oklahoma as a succeeding title to The Orlando Herald.

State Sentinel

State Sentinel

The State Sentinel was established in 1904 in Henryetta, Oklahoma and was moved to Stigler fifteen months later. The paper was issued on Fridays and measured 15 by 22 inches with eight pages.

Stroud Democrat

Stroud Democrat

The Stroud Democrat, established in 1910, was the successor to the Lincoln County Journal.

The Terlton Enterprise

The Terlton Enterprise

Terlton Enterprise was published by Miss L.M. King in Terlton, Pawnee County, Oklahoma from 1912 until 1916. It was published on a weekly basis and in 1912 its banner read “A Progressive Paper for a Progressive People.” It was a four page, four-column newspaper, published every Thursday.

Texhoma Argus

Texhoma Argus

The Texhoma Argus was published from 1908 until 19?? By Joe L. Buckley in Texhoma, Texas County, Oklahoma. Its geographic coverage included Texhoma, Oklahoma. Texhoma had two newspapers, The Texhoma Argus and the Texhoma Times. A subscription to the Texhoma Argus was one dollar for an entire years’ worth of the newspaper, fifty cents for six months, and twenty-five cents for three months. It was published every Thursday.

The Texhoma Times

The Texhoma Times

The Texhoma Times was published on a weekly basis from 1904 to 1983. The Texhoma Times was established by J.E. Kerr in September of 2004. Its motto, printed on the front page of some issues, read “All the News That’s Fit to Print.”

Tulsa Daily World

Tulsa Daily World

The Tulsa Daily World appeared on September 14, 1905, in Tulsa, Indian Territory. The Tulsa World continues to be the second largest newspaper in Oklahoma.

Tulsa Democrat

Tulsa Democrat

The Tulsa Daily Democrat was published by William Stryker from 1904 until 1914. It was published every day except Saturday.

Tulsa Star

Tulsa Star

The Tulsa Star came into being in 1912 as the Muskogee Star. The Star was a staunchly Democratic African-American paper in an era when Republican ideals reigned over black communities. It began life as a weekly transitioning to a daily at some point after editor and publisher Andrew Jackson Smitherman moved the paper to Tulsa in 1913. Also known as the Tulsa Daily Star, the paper championed African-American causes, promoting progress and stability within Tulsa's black community until its dramatic and untimely demise following the race riot of May 31, 1921.

The Tyrone Observer

The Tyrone Observer

Tyrone Observer began May 5, 1904 in Tyrone, Oklahoma. It was published every Friday, and a subscription could be purchased for one dollar for a year of the newspaper. In 1904, its banner read “Uphold the Principles of the Republican Party and Thereby Foster and Develop the Wonderful Resources of Tyrone and Beaver County.” (Vol. 1 No. 26).

Valley News

Valley News

The Valley News was published in Pauls Valley, Garvin county, Oklahoma by Hamm Print Company. It began in 1893 and publication ceased in February of 1904. It was published on a weekly basis. Succeeding titles include Chickasaw Enterprise [LCCN sn 97070203] and Chickasaw Enterprise and Valley News [LCCN sn 97070205].

Yukon Sun

Yukon Sun

The Yukon Sun was established in 1899 and was made up of consolidated newspapers such as the Frisco Courier, the Yukon Republican, the Mustang Mail, the Yukon Weekly, and the Piedmont Post. The papers’ motto was “If you didn’t see it in the Sun it didn’t happen.”