The Branding Iron. (Atoka, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1, Saturday, February 23, 1884

One of 3 issues in the title: The Branding Iron available on this site.

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Weekly newspaper from Atoka, Indian Territory that was the "Official Paper of the Choctaw Nation." Coverage includes local, territory, and United States news, along with livestock brand listings and advertising.

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eight pages : ill. ; page 44 x 30 in. Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Roberts, R. M. February 23, 1884.

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  • Main Title: The Branding Iron. (Atoka, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1, Saturday, February 23, 1884
  • Serial Title: The Branding Iron

Description

Weekly newspaper from Atoka, Indian Territory that was the "Official Paper of the Choctaw Nation." Coverage includes local, territory, and United States news, along with livestock brand listings and advertising.

Physical Description

eight pages : ill. ; page 44 x 30 in.
Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Masthead reads, "Devoted to Indian and Stock News." Title is missing from the masthead of issue No. 1.

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Oklahoma Digital Newspaper Program

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Branding Iron (Atoka, Okla.)

This weekly was the official organ of the Choctaw Nation. Because a title plate failed to arrive before publication, the Branding Iron debuted nameless on February 23, 1884 in Atoka.

Native American Newspapers

These Oklahoma newspapers were published by and for Native American communities. The collection includes different titles serving various tribes within Oklahoma's Indian territories.

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  • February 23, 1884

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  • Jan. 13, 2012, 5:16 p.m.

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  • July 18, 2012, 3:56 p.m.

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Roberts, R. M. The Branding Iron. (Atoka, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1, Saturday, February 23, 1884, newspaper, February 23, 1884; Atoka, I. T.. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc70387/: accessed August 23, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.