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Land Openings, 1889

Description: Photograph of from L to R: "Kid" Ernest C Hamill, photographer, Harry Bacon, a Sooner, and an unidentified Cheyenne woman at a stage barn before April 22, 1889, April 1889.
Date: April 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Land Openings

Description: Photograph of Round Capitol Grove Site, Council Grove, IT at the time of the 1889 Land Opening. Photo by EC Hamill, c. 1889.
Date: 1889~
Creator: Hamill, Ernest C.
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.B0232.0177]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "June 28, 1889 -- This picture ought to start some discussions among the old-timers. It's the Noble street bridge across Cottonwood creek, which divided east and west Guthrie. A concrete viaduct four blocks long is now located where this bridge stood. The viaduct passes over the creek and the Santa Fe."
Date: June 28, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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