Steamer on the Arkansas River

One of 57 photographs in the series: Oklahoma Historical Society Photograph Collection available on this site.

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Photograph taken during daylight of the "City of Muskogee" steamer on the Arkansas River. A banner on the boat reads "Bound for Oklahoma: The Biggest and Oil and Gas Field in the World." Men stand on the shoreline in foreground.

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1 photograph : b&w

Creation Information

Robertson Studios 1908.

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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 41 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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Photograph taken during daylight of the "City of Muskogee" steamer on the Arkansas River. A banner on the boat reads "Bound for Oklahoma: The Biggest and Oil and Gas Field in the World." Men stand on the shoreline in foreground.

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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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  • 1908

Added to The The Gateway to Oklahoma History

  • Nov. 12, 2013, 8:12 a.m.

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  • Jan. 8, 2015, 6:20 p.m.

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Robertson Studios. Steamer on the Arkansas River, photograph, 1908; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc231851/: accessed January 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.