Oklahoma Historical Society Photograph Collection - 66 Matching Results

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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

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