Nuyaka Mission Boarding School

Description

Boys, girls and teachers at the Nuyaka Mission Boarding School for Creek Indian boys and girls. Photo is dated Oct, 1891. The mission was located in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, approximately 15 miles west of the town of Okmulgee. The mission was established by Alice Mary Robertson at the request of the Creek Indian Council, and initially operated by the Presbyterian Church.

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1 photograph : b&w

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1891.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Historical Society Photograph 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 217 times, with 21 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • J.F. Standiford, Muskogee, Oklahoma

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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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Boys, girls and teachers at the Nuyaka Mission Boarding School for Creek Indian boys and girls. Photo is dated Oct, 1891. The mission was located in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, approximately 15 miles west of the town of Okmulgee. The mission was established by Alice Mary Robertson at the request of the Creek Indian Council, and initially operated by the Presbyterian Church.

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1 photograph : b&w

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Oklahoma Historical Society Photograph 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

  • 1891

Added to The Gateway to Oklahoma History

  • Nov. 12, 2013, 8:12 a.m.

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  • April 29, 2020, 1:16 p.m.

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  • 35.649019, -96.163812

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Nuyaka Mission Boarding School, photograph, 1891; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc231430/: accessed September 20, 2020), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.