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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

Kickapoo Indians

Description: Photograph of a Kickapoo home, May 1893.
Date: May 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Kickapoo Indians

Description: Photograph of Kickapoo Indian Grave Yard No. 1, March 1893.
Date: March 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Kickapoo Indians

Description: Photograph of Kickapoo Indian Grave Yard No. 1, March 1893.
Date: March 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

[Photograph 2012.201.B0171.0335]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Early Days Oklahoma, Poteau."
Date: 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Land Run Strippers

Description: Street scene in unknown town. Handwritten description: Strippers on Thursday before opening 1893 (Sept). Strippers refers to settlers who gathered on the Oklahoma-Kansas border prior to the land run into the Cherokee Strip. The town is likely in Kansas.
Date: 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Surveying Crew in the Cherokee Strip, July 1893

Description: Surveying crew. Photo taken in July 1893 near the current location of Cleveland, Pawnee County, Oklahoma. Left to right: Carl Craig, teamster; T. Alexander, assistant surveyor; J.W. Duncan, U.S. special agent; W.D. Wisdom, clerk; Tom Brewer, chain & axe man; Clyde Thompson, chain & axe man, and Watie Bell, chain & axe man.
Date: 1893-07~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Arkansas City Depot

Description: Handwritten description: Depot Sept 16, '93 at 9 o'clock a.m. Ark City, Kansas. It is likely "depot" refers to the railroad depot.
Date: 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Cherokee Strip Land Run, September 16, 1893

Description: Photograph of the Land Run of the Cherokee Strip that opened settlement to the Cherokee Outlet on September 16, 1893. This photograph is titled "The Race," and was taken from atop scaffolding by an associate of photographer William S. Prettyman who was based in Arkansas City, Kansas.
Date: September 16, 1893
Creator: Prettyman, William S.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Rachel Asquith

Description: Portrait of Rachel Asquith, sister of George Asquith, Perry, Oklahoma Territory.
Date: 1893~
Creator: Shanafelt, W.F.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Sarah Harland with Faye Kelly

Description: Studio photograph of Sarah Harland with her granddaughter Faye Kelly.
Date: 1893~
Creator: Willis, S.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

In Line at the U.S. Land Office in Perry

Description: Men in line to file land claims at the U.S. land office in Perry, Oklahoma on September 28th 1893 at 9 o'clock in the morning.
Date: September 28, 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Cavalry Drill at Pond Creek in Grant County

Description: Photograph of a cavalry drill at Pond Creek in Grant County around the time of the Land Opeining on September 19, 1893.
Date: September 19, 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Enid, O.T.

Description: Photograph of Enid, O.T. while still a tent city, Sept. 1893.
Date: September 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

U.S. Land Office Force

Description: Photograph of members of the U.S. Land Office Force at the opening of the Cherokee Strip, Perry, Oklahoma Territory. L to R: front row: UNIDENTIFIED, Melone, King, Hudson, Louis Davis.
Date: 1893~
Creator: W.A. Flowers Capitol City Gallery
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Lula Harley

Description: Photograph of Lula Harley and her brother on their steps of their home, taken with a Kodak camera, McAlester, Indian Territory.
Date: March 22, 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Arthur

Description: Photograph of Arthur. Photo by Robinson and Ror, Chicago, IL, c. 1893.
Date: 1893~
Creator: Robinson and Ror
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Harper's Weekly

Description: Photograph of a September 1893, edition of "Harper's Weekly."
Date: September 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Run No. 4

Description: Photograph of "Run No. 4" during "the Race." Photo by P.A. Miller, Arkansas City, KS, September 16, 1893, which is a detail print from the upper left-hand portion of the original negative field as shown on a more complete printing or the original plate by l. D. Hodge of Arkansas City, KS.
Date: September 16, 1893
Creator: Miller, P. A.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Nish-Ke-Kot

Description: Photograph of Nish-Ke-Kot, a Sac & Fox. Photo by J.F. Shore, Cushing, Oklahoma Territory, c. 1893-1895.
Date: 1893~/1895~
Creator: Shore, J. F.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Perry, Oklahoma Territory

Description: Photograph looking down and out to the Buckhorn from Hell's Half Acre in Perry, Oklahoma Territory, September 23, 1893.
Date: September 23, 1893
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Flint Camp Boomers

Description: Photograph of Flint Camp Boomers on the river, sixty strong. Photo by P.A. Miller, Arkansas City, KS, c.1893.
Date: 1893~
Creator: Miller, P. A.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Moses Keokuk

Description: Photograph of Moses Keokuk, a Sac & Fox Methodist Minister. Photo by J.F. Shore, Cushing, Oklahoma Territory, c. 1893-1895.
Date: 1893~/1895~
Creator: Shore, J. F.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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