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[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0188]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "GALA OCCASION -- Guthrie was less than three months old when this picture was taken at the first celebration, but it was then a city of more than 10,000 inhabitants as settlers lined a main street for this July 4 horse race."
Date: July 4, 1889
Creator: Allred, G. R.
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.B0232.0177]

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

[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0174]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Except for a few hurriedly constructed frame buildings, Guthrie was for a considerable time, a city of tents. Signs on tents indicated law and land offices, lunch rooms and hotels, blacksmith shops and grocery stores. The tent city extended for some distance on both sides of the railroad tracks."
Date: April 27, 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.B0232.0194]

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

[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.B0232.0240]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "There was very little that the young photographer missed as he lugged his heavy camera and plates around Guthrie to make his photographic record. This is the U. S. Land Office and a detail of troops from the company sent to marshal the run."
Date: May 27, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0178]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "June 4, 1889 -- These citizens of a new land were interested in their governments. On election day there was no lack of attention, and every one turned out to vote. a large percentage of the city population is represented here."
Date: June 4, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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