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Augusta, Oklahoma Pioneers

Description: Hand written title, "Augusta Okla. Pioneers". This cabinet card has Cyphers & Nelson, Traveling Photographers, Augusta, O.T. printed on the card.Augusta, Oklahoma was a town located in Woods County when the Cherokee Strip was opened to settlement. In 1907, Alfalfa County was created and included the town of Augusta.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Boggy Creek in Enid, Oklahoma

Description: Photograph of Boggy Creek channel in Enid, Oklahoma filled in and slopes rip-rapped. In the background, laborers remove east railing of the old bridge. Billboards advertising Chrysler, M.J.B. Coffee, and Coca-Cola line the road, and houses and cars are in the background.
Date: 1933~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Booth No. 9

Description: Photograph of a group of people and tents. Handwritten description: Booth No. 9, Sept 1893, Arkansas City, Kansas. Kansas towns like Arkansas City were the staging area prior to the 1893 Land Run into the Cherokee Strip. The reference to "booth" is likely related to the nine booths that were erected, five on the Kansas border and four on the border of Oklahoma, where people were to register and receive certificates. These certificates were to be shown before legal entry could be made to the strip on opening day, and they must also must be shown when filing claims.
Date: 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Caddo tribal dance group.

Description: Caddo tribal dance group. Identification follows the handwritten numbers on the photograph. 1. JACK TAYLOR, 2. FRANK SARGENT, 3. TAY-WIN-NIN, 4. LOUIS BEDOKA, 5. THOMAS WISTLER, 6. ISAAC SHE-MA-MY, 7. JAMES INKANISH, 8. SAM PARTON, 9. CHOCTAW, 10. CADDO GEORGE, 11. LITTLE DUTCHMAN, 12. PONJO GUY, 13. DAHTON, 14. KICKAPOO, 15. THOMAS REYNOLDS, 16. DIAMOND WILLIAMS, 17. JOHN INKANISH, 18. LAWRIE DUNLAP, 19. WILD HORSE, 20. KICKAPOO. 21. CHEPONY, 22. WHITE EYES, 23. ALICE INKANISH COUSINS, 24. MARY INKANISH, 25. MILLIE EDGE, 26. WHITEBREAD'S DAUGHTER, 27. SALLIE STURM.
Date: 1892
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society