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Chickasha, Indian Territory

Description: Photograph of street scene in Chickasha, Indian Territory. Handwriting on the photograph says, "South side of Chicksha Avenue Looking east from 3rd Street." Second floor offices in the bank include D.F. Warren, Dentist and Surgeon; and M.J Brownson, druggist. Horse-drawn vehicles and groups of men are on the dirt street in front of the brick buildings.
Date: 1907
Creator: Norvelle, George W.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0346]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "These are a few of the automobiles that lined up at the Tulsa gate of the new Will Rogers Turnpike for motorcade to Vinita, the route's halfway point where the 57 million dollar toll road was officially opened at noon."
Date: June 28, 1953
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0352]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The Turner Turnpike is getting rough. As the above picture show, the 6 1/2-year-old toll road is cracked over long stretches, and it has rough patches on some localities."
Date: December 22, 1959
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0335]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Gov. Raymond Gary, right, and Turnpike Authority Chairman, Mead Norton, center, wield the business end of a giant scissors to cut the ceremonial ribbon officially opening the new 88 1/2 mile, $58 million Will Rogers Turnpike from Tulsa to Joplin."
Date: June 29, 1957
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0351]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A marvel when it was dreamed up and built, and now an important link in the nation's interstate highway system, the Turner Turnpike turned 35 years old Monday."
Date: May 16, 1988
Creator: Hellstern, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society