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Zinc Smelter Plant

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a Zinc Smelter Plant, Blackwell, OK. Photo by Morton Harvey, Ponca City, OK. Printed by Graycraft Card Co., Danville, VA.
Date: unknown
Creator: Harvey, Morton
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

A Social History of the Tri-State District

Description: Article discusses the history of the Tri-State District area, which includes the history of mining camps and their poor conditions, the intellectual environment and the schools that were established in the region, and the social and economic conditions prevalent.
Date: Summer 1959
Creator: Gibson, Arrell M.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Leasing of Quapaw Mineral Lands

Description: Article describes the history of the leasing of Quapaw mineral lands after the discovery of lead and zinc ore. A. M. Gibson discusses the measures put in place to protect the Quapaws from unfair agreements and the financial and legal issues that sprouted from these leases.
Date: Autumn 1957
Creator: Gibson, Arrell M.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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