Oklahoma Historical Society Photograph Collection - 29 Matching Results

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Cherokee Strip Land Run, September 16, 1893

Description: Photograph of the Land Run of the Cherokee Strip that opened settlement to the Cherokee Outlet on September 16, 1893. This photograph is titled "The Race," and was taken from atop scaffolding by an associate of photographer William S. Prettyman who was based in Arkansas City, Kansas.
Date: September 16, 1893
Creator: Prettyman, William S.
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Chickasaw Dan Collins and Family

Description: A family portrait of Chickasaw Dan Collins, Sr. and his family. In the back row from left to right are Dan H. Collins, Jr; Mattie C. Kiersey; Louise C. Murray; and Ben C. Collins. In the front row from left to right are Mande Collins; Dan Collins; Charley Collins; Sallie Potts Collins; and Georgia C. Beeler. The photograph was taken in Colbert, Oklahoma.
Date: [1896 .. 1897]
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Choctaw Solomon Hotema

Description: Photograph of Solomon Hotema, an educated Choctaw preacher who killed seven people he claimed were witches. He was also responsible for the death of his children. Three men were also implicated in the murders.
Date: 1899~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society