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Grant Harris, Wagoner, Oklahoma

Description: Original, black and white studio portrait with handwriting on back saying "Grant Harris, Wagoner, Oklahoma" and another notation in handwriting stating "The First Photographer in the Cherokee Strip." Harris came to Indian Territory in 1884 with David Payne. Harris was the publisher of the Wagoner Tribune at the time of his death in July, 1939. Earlier he published newspapers in Enid, Wakita and Hennessey.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center