Wapanucka Institute - Chickasaw Rock Academy

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Photograph of the Wapanucka Female Manual Labour School, which was later called the Wapanucka Institute. The building, built one level at a time in 1852, was also known as the Chickasaw Rock Academy, and was located south of Bromide, Oklahoma.

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1 photograph : b&w

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Creator: Unknown. 1852.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Sturms Magazine 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 2004 times, with 14 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of the Wapanucka Female Manual Labour School, which was later called the Wapanucka Institute. The building, built one level at a time in 1852, was also known as the Chickasaw Rock Academy, and was located south of Bromide, Oklahoma.

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1 photograph : b&w

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Photographs dating from 1890 to 1919.

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  • 1852

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  • Nov. 12, 2013, 8:12 a.m.

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  • July 1, 2020, 12:23 p.m.

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  • 34.401185, -96.468279

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Wapanucka Institute - Chickasaw Rock Academy, photograph, 1852; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc228604/: accessed August 12, 2022), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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