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[Photograph 2012.201.B1361.0362]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Dick West, alias Little Dick, was killed April 7, 1898, by Marshals Tilghman, Rhinehart and Fossett. Last of the Doolin gang to die, after Doolin's death he organized with Frank and Al Jennings and Pat O'Malley (tape covering name, ? Morris) what was later known as the Jennings gang. Note pine board slab, and his long slender fingers. He was one of few men in the Southwest who could shoot accurately with either hand. (Surrounded in a farm while currying a horse, he was called upon to surrender.. . he stood them off for sometime but was finally killed.)"
Date: April 7, 1898
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Drury College

Description: Photograph of Indian boys and girls of Drury College, Springfield, MO. Photo by Ferguson, Springfield, MO, Feb. 4, 1895.
Date: February 4, 1895
Creator: Ferguson
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

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

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

First house in Edmond

Description: Photo of unknown men, women and child in front of a house. Hand written inscription reads, "First house built in Edmond." Also, "Compliments of E.B. Townsend, Dec 22nd 1890." E.B. Townsend was one of the first settlers of Edmond. He arrived in the spring of 1889.
Date: 1890
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.
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Caddo tribal dance group.

Description: Caddo tribal dance group. Identification follows the handwritten numbers on the photograph. 1. JACK TAYLOR, 2. FRANK SARGENT, 3. TAY-WIN-NIN, 4. LOUIS BEDOKA, 5. THOMAS WISTLER, 6. ISAAC SHE-MA-MY, 7. JAMES INKANISH, 8. SAM PARTON, 9. CHOCTAW, 10. CADDO GEORGE, 11. LITTLE DUTCHMAN, 12. PONJO GUY, 13. DAHTON, 14. KICKAPOO, 15. THOMAS REYNOLDS, 16. DIAMOND WILLIAMS, 17. JOHN INKANISH, 18. LAWRIE DUNLAP, 19. WILD HORSE, 20. KICKAPOO. 21. CHEPONY, 22. WHITE EYES, 23. ALICE INKANISH COUSINS, 24. MARY INKANISH, 25. MILLIE EDGE, 26. WHITEBREAD'S DAUGHTER, 27. SALLIE STURM.
Date: 1892
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

G.A.R. Encampment, Enid, O.T.

Description: Black and white original photo (mounted on thick cardstock) of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R) encampment in Enid, OK. Back of photo is notated in ink, "Bird's Eye View from the corner of "E" and 2nd Street, Enid, O.T., looking southwest on the morning of May 14, 1896 during the G.A.R. emcampment." The photo features a large, informal group of military men posing for the camera and a view of the Hotel Rex and other Enid structures in the background. The front has notation in ink on right side of cardstock , "Truitt, 508 N. Independence, Enid."
Date: 1896
Partner: Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

Train Wreck, Enid, O.T. 1894

Description: Original, black and white photograph mounted on a cardstock-type mat picturing the famous Rock Island train wreck/sabotage where the trestle had been sawed to force the Rock Island to stop in South Enid. Handwriting in ink on back of mat, "Rock Island train wrecked at South Enid on the night of July 12, 1894. All trains now stop at Enid.'"
Date: 1894
Partner: Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

[Photograph 2012.201.B0399.0391]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "This is Admiral Marc A. Mitscher's class picture of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade playmates. The admiral is fifth from the left in the fourth row."
Date: September 1, 1895
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0196]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "At the time this picture was taken (1890) they could shoot deer almost anywhere east of town," writes George Tipton, Guthrie banker, who owns the above photo. The hunters hung their game before his father's meat market, L. P. Tipton, his father , is in the white apron to the right."
Date: 1890
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society