Mr. John Williams and his Flooded Farm

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Photograph of Mr. John Williams, an African American, in front of his house. His farm is flooded because of a storm. The farm is located six miles northwest of Spiro, Oklahoma.

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Creator: Unknown. May 1943.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Edd Roberts Collection and was provided by Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. 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 of Mr. John Williams, an African American, in front of his house. His farm is flooded because of a storm. The farm is located six miles northwest of Spiro, Oklahoma.

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  • May 1943

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  • March 17, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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  • March 31, 2017, 6:17 p.m.

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Mr. John Williams and his Flooded Farm, photograph, May 1943; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc961644/: accessed February 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.