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Cherokee Strip Landrun, 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.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0351.0480]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Contestants in the 6.89 mile Great Land Run Race through downtown Oklahoma City find various uses for the water race officials hand them as they jog along."
Date: June 11, 1978
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society