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Booth No. 9

Description: Photograph of a group of people and tents. Handwritten description: Booth No. 9, Sept 1893, Arkansas City, Kansas. Kansas towns like Arkansas City were the staging area prior to the 1893 Land Run into the Cherokee Strip. The reference to "booth" is likely related to the nine booths that were erected, five on the Kansas border and four on the border of Oklahoma, where people were to register and receive certificates. These certificates were to be shown before legal entry could be made to the … more
Date: 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Dawes Commission

Description: Photograph of the Dawes Commission. The Dawes Commission: (front row) M. H. Kidd, H. L. Dawes, A. S. McKennon,all three commissioners; (back row) A. L. Wright, secretary; Anna L. Dawes, assistant, and H. M. Jacoway, stenographer.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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