Cherokee Strip Land Run, September 16, 1893

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Photograph of the Land Run of the Cherokee Strip that opened settlement to the Cherokee Outlet on September 16, 1893. This photograph is titled "The Race," and was taken from atop scaffolding by an associate of photographer William S. Prettyman who was based in Arkansas City, Kansas.

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Prettyman, William S. September 16, 1893.

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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 205 times , with 24 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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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Photograph of the Land Run of the Cherokee Strip that opened settlement to the Cherokee Outlet on September 16, 1893. This photograph is titled "The Race," and was taken from atop scaffolding by an associate of photographer William S. Prettyman who was based in Arkansas City, Kansas.

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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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  • September 16, 1893

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  • Nov. 12, 2013, 8:12 a.m.

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  • May 23, 2018, 9:45 a.m.

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Prettyman, William S. Cherokee Strip Land Run, September 16, 1893, photograph, September 16, 1893; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc230659/: accessed May 27, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.