[Photograph 2012.201.B0226.0181]

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Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Established in 1883 by Lt. Matthias W. Day from the Pawnee agency. Two companies of "Buffalo" soldiers were quartered at Camp Russell. Here Oscar Halsell threatened Lt. Day's life if a steer butchered by the camp was not paid for. On December 24, 1884 a forty man detachment was sent from here to oust W. L. Couch and his "Boomers" from the Stillwater area. The "Boomers", 225 strong, refused to be arrested and Lt. Day returned to camp and called for reinforcements."

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Tapscott, George April 18, 1971.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by the Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 13 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0226.0181]
  • Added Title: Cimarron Valley Historical Society

Description

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Established in 1883 by Lt. Matthias W. Day from the Pawnee agency. Two companies of "Buffalo" soldiers were quartered at Camp Russell. Here Oscar Halsell threatened Lt. Day's life if a steer butchered by the camp was not paid for. On December 24, 1884 a forty man detachment was sent from here to oust W. L. Couch and his "Boomers" from the Stillwater area. The "Boomers", 225 strong, refused to be arrested and Lt. Day returned to camp and called for reinforcements."

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PublishDate: 1971-04-19T00:00:00Z

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company, the parent company of many prominent Oklahoma newspapers, amassed a significant collection of photographs that span more than a century. The wide variety of photographs accompanied stories in the newspapers.

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  • April 18, 1971

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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  • Dec. 3, 2013, 10:17 p.m.

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Tapscott, George. [Photograph 2012.201.B0226.0181], photograph, April 18, 1971; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc189584/: accessed October 21, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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