Government Land Office at Kingfisher

One of 3 photographs in the series: John W. Nyce Collection available on this site.

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Photograph of several tents, including the Government Land Office at the far left, in Kingfisher during the afternoon of the Land Opening on April 22, 1889.

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1 photograph : b&w

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. April 22, 1889.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Historical Society Photography Collection and was provided by Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 44 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Oklahoma Historical Society

In 1893, members of the Oklahoma Territory Press Association formed the Oklahoma Historical Society to keep a detailed record of Oklahoma history and preserve it for future generations. The Oklahoma History Center opened in 2005, and operates in Oklahoma City.

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Description

Photograph of several tents, including the Government Land Office at the far left, in Kingfisher during the afternoon of the Land Opening on April 22, 1889.

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1 photograph : b&w

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Oklahoma Historical Society Photography Collection

These photographs document individual portraits, street scenes, and pictures of landmarks and buildings taken between 1890 and 1920 across the state of Oklahoma.

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Creation Date

  • April 22, 1889

Added to The The Gateway to Oklahoma History

  • Nov. 12, 2013, 8:12 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Aug. 29, 2018, 6:35 a.m.

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Total Uses: 44

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  • N:35.888042, E:-97.83323, S: 35.810122, W:-98.019997

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Government Land Office at Kingfisher, photograph, April 22, 1889; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc229014/: accessed October 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.