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Boomers

Description: Photograph of a Boomers waiting at the State Line for the Land Opening, April 18, 1889.
Date: April 18, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Land Opening

Description: Photograph of a Boomer's home in Oklahoma after the Land Opening, c. 1889.
Date: 1889~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Land Opening

Description: Photograph of the Train Station in Arkansas City, KS, before the start of the Land Opening, taken from the roof of the Freight Depot, April 22, 1889.
Date: April 22, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Boomer Camp

Description: Photograph of a Boomer Camp on the Walnut River east of Arkansas City, KS, c. 1889.
Date: 1889~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory

Description: Photograph of Front Street looking north at the Santa Fe Depot in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory, two weeks after the Land Run the town already has 7,000 people. Photo by William S Prettyman, Arkansas City, KS, May 6, 1889.
Date: May 6, 1889
Creator: Prettyman, William S.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory

Description: Photograph of people staking off lots in Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory, the first day of the Land Opening, April 22, 1889.
Date: April 22, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Boomers

Description: Photograph of a train of Boomer Wagons, 3.5 miles long, crossing the Salt Fork River on a Railroad Bridge, April 1889.
Date: 1889-04-uu
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory

Description: Photograph Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory, "A city of Tents" ten days after the Land Opening, May 2, 1889.
Date: May 2, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society