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[Photograph 2012.201.B0117.0190]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Canton Spokesman Gives Governor an Earful -- Before they shot big fireworks before the state planning and resources board, these four Canton leaders told Gov. Murray by phone that they object strenuously to Oklahoma City being given the top four feet out of their reservoir, a request expected to be given army engineer approval soon."
Date: March 8, 1954
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0018]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Over 2000 Cantonese and Russians were reported killed in Canton, China, Dec. 11 1927, during the suppression of the Communist uprisings by the military forces of China."
Date: January 12, 1928
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0117.0191]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "This is half the water left in Canton lake after raids onit by Oklahoma City, claims James F. Burnham, publisher of the Canton Record. He presented the jug Friday to Stanley Draper, Oklahoma City chamber of commerce managing director."
Date: January 27, 1955
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0123.0256]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Canton-"All of us around here are enthusiastic about living". Thus id Canton Mayor H.W. Vorderlandwehrboast of his constituents, and there is ample evidence that they truly deserve the tribute."
Date: October 11, 1970
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0117.0189]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "YOUNGEST SPEAKER Ever in the Oklahoma House of Representatives is Robert Wayne Lance, 3 months, shown with grandfather, Rep. James F. Burnham (D-Canton) on the house floor."
Date: April 24, 1963
Creator: Matheson, Mandell
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0123.0254]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Old Outpost, When this old Army outpost was established on the bank of the North Canadian River in 1879 near the present town of Canton, its purpose was to provide protection to settlers form Cheyenne Indian attacks. The structure, now restored, belongs to the Cheyenne-Arapaho tribes and overlooks Canton Lake."
Date: May 17, 1981
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0117.0187]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Expert judges at a Southwestern State college beauty contest were former graduates who married campus beauties of 1939, 1941, and 1949. They are left to right, Jim Burnham, Canton; Al Ackerman, Fort Cobb, and Paul Flick Jr., Clinton."
Date: November 21, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0117.0188]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "James F. Burnham, center, Canton newspaperman who is a veteran of a score of homecomings and president of the college former students association, and freshman Vicki Gregory, Hollis, and Jim Harrison."
Date: October 7, 1958
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0014]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A youngster performs in a theatrical production in a nursery for worker's children near Canton. China. The nursery is at the Shui Dong commune, attached to a silk factory near Canton."
Date: unknown
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0123.0255]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Canton-Some 6,000 persons in this area are looking for a doctor. Last year the citizens of Canton voted $35,000 in bonds and built a modern clinic with facilities to server two physicians, but it is still standing empty."
Date: October 18, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0123.0265]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Smoldering resentment in Canton and northwest Oklahoma against Oklahoma City over the draining of water from Canton Lake into the open Thursday."
Date: August 27, 1953
Creator: King, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0123.0264]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Canton, Aug. 5-Canton's Mayor Cliff Adams and an Oklahoma City chamber of commerce official drank from the same water bucket here Friday, and no-body got mad."
Date: August 6, 1955
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society