House of Representatives Black and white image from newspaper

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Newspaper article/page group photograph of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Photo typed tag at the bottom of the photo: "The fourth Legislative Assembly of Oklahoma posed for this group photo in 1897 when Guthrie was the Territorial Capital of the newly opened lands. This photo was rescued from the Oklahoma City trash can by the Rev. J. Martin Edwards who donated the original to the Oklahoma Territorial Museum in the old Carnegie Library buildings. Number 26 on the front row, extreme right, is Territorial Governor C.M. Barnes." Handwriting on the photo are the names of the people in the photo ... continued below

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: T. B. Ferguson Home 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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Newspaper article/page group photograph of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Photo typed tag at the bottom of the photo: "The fourth Legislative Assembly of Oklahoma posed for this group photo in 1897 when Guthrie was the Territorial Capital of the newly opened lands. This photo was rescued from the Oklahoma City trash can by the Rev. J. Martin Edwards who donated the original to the Oklahoma Territorial Museum in the old Carnegie Library buildings. Number 26 on the front row, extreme right, is Territorial Governor C.M. Barnes." Handwriting on the photo are the names of the people in the photo along with "Photo by Swearingen Guthrie."

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House of Representatives Black and white image from newspaper, photograph, Date Unknown; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc962367/: accessed November 20, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.