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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 strip on opening day, and they must also must be shown when filing claims.
Date: 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Caddo Hardware Store and Peter Hamer Hardware

Description: Photograph of the Caddo Hardware Store and Peter Hamer Hardware, Caddo, Indian Territory. L to R: Jno. Oxford, Peter Hohn, Charles Seldon (on roof), Peter Bloom, Andrew Bloom, A. T. Phillips, Peter Hamer, Ashley Faudree, Arch Russell, Sr., and the rest are UNIDENTIFIED, c. 1893.
Date: 1893~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Erie Merchant

Description: Photograph of Erie Merchant, later Mrs. Will Tuttle, wearing an Indian war bonnet, which was sent to the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago, IL. The bonnet was not returned from the Fair.
Date: 1893~
Creator: Scribner, C. L.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Guthrie, OK

Description: Photograph of the Bank of Indian Territory in the Gray Bros. Bldg. in Guthrie, OK. Photo taken by CP Rich, Guthrie, OK, c.1893.
Date: 1893~
Creator: Rich, C. P.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

House of Representatives

Description: Photograph of the 2nd House of Representatives Guthrie, Organized Territory(OK). Photo by Harmon Theodore Swearingen, Guthrie, Organized Territory(OK), c. 1893.
Date: 1893~
Creator: Swearingen, Harmon Theodore
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Isaac McCoy

Description: Photograph of Isaac McCoy, first on the left, with three UNIDENTIFIED Sac & Fox Indians. Photo by Shore and Isaacson, c. 1893-1895.
Date: 1893~/1895~
Creator: Shore and Isaacson
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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