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[Photograph 2012.201.B0226.0181]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Established in 1883 by Lt. Matthias W. Day from the Pawnee agency. Two companies of "Buffalo" soldiers were quartered at Camp Russell. Here Oscar Halsell threatened Lt. Day's life if a steer butchered by the camp was not paid for. On December 24, 1884 a forty man detachment was sent from here to oust W. L. Couch and his "Boomers" from the Stillwater area. The "Boomers", 225 strong, refused to be arrested and Lt. Day returned to camp and called for reinforcements."
Date: April 18, 1971
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.b1402.0426]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Ft. Sill parachutist, Sgt. James Wendt, of Oak Harbor, Ohio, waits for a break in the clouds which put a damper on the air show."
Date: April 18, 1971
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society