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Pawnee in a Tipi

Description: Photograph of Pawnee men, women and a child gathered in a tipi. Baptiste Bayhylle, fifth from left, was a Pawnee interpreter and scout. Photograph taken by William S. Prettyman and Cornish in 1889.
Date: 1889
Creator: Prettyman and Cornish
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0182]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "the realism of Swearingen's photograph of the entertainers at the club Theatre takes much of the romantic glamour from Hollywood's version of western theatres but detracts nothing form the interest in this rare picture. The company included five men, three women and two child performers, a bull fiddle player, two violinists, a cornetist a trombonist and a drummer. Footlights were seven shielded kerosene lamps."
Date: 1889
Creator: Swearingen, Harmon Theodore
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0241]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Guthrie's first brick building was not long in taking shape and by May, when Swearingen returned to the town the National Bank Block had its first occupants: Grant Stanley, Lawyer, Whitley-Orput loans and investments and the McNeal Little Banking Company. Even in 1889 everyone liked to "mug the camera" even if it meant stopping work."
Date: 1889
Creator: Swearingen, Harmon Theodore
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0225]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "April 27, 1889 -- Guthrie promised to be the most important town in the new territory. Frame buildings started going up immediately. Masses of People moved in."
Date: April 27, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0231]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "With this crude equipment the Walker brothers ground out enough bricks to construct several major Guthrie stores. they learned the business by trial and error."
Date: May 25, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0244]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Swearingen's photograph long outlived this early banking institution whish was organized overnight as a self constituted firm that folded soon afterwards. Outdoor salesmen such as the operating near the bank appear in many of the young photographer's pictures."
Date: May 14, 1889
Creator: Swearingen, Harmon Theodore
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0194]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "these women posed in front of a voting booth in Guthrie after they had cast their ballots, 30 years before woman suffrage was accepted in the United States"
Date: June 6, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society