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Fake Hanging

Description: Fake hanging of a claim jumper. Handwritten identification says, "Claim Jumpers Beware". Dated May, 1889 in Guthrie.
Date: 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

George Miller

Description: Photograph of George Miller. Outlaw and deputy sheriff?
Date: 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Pawnee in a Tipi

Description: Photograph of Pawnee men, women and a child gathered in a tipi. Baptiste Bayhylle, fifth from left, was a Pawnee interpreter and scout. Photograph taken by William S. Prettyman and Cornish in 1889.
Date: 1889
Creator: Prettyman and Cornish
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

G.W. Carrico.

Description: Photograph of G.W. Carrico.
Date: 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

David William Gibbs. 1889.

Description: David W. Gibbs. He served on a board that organized the first election of city officers for Oklahoma City, 1890. He owned a popular ice cream parlor in Oklahoma City.
Date: April 22, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Home of William H. Ropp in Cimarron City

Description: Photograph of a log cabin with a team of bulls and people standing outside. The photograph is captioned "Home of William H. Ropp. 1889. Cimarron City, Payne County." Three people in the photograph are identified as "a neighbor's girl," Julia, and Lue Parks.
Date: 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Zachary T. Walrond

Description: Portrait photograph of Zachary T. Walrond, Grand Patron between 1891 and 1892.
Date: [1889..1893]
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

John Dean

Description: John Dean in a police uniform.
Date: 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Government Land Office at Kingfisher

Description: Photograph of several tents, including the Government Land Office at the far left, in Kingfisher during the afternoon of the Land Opening on April 22, 1889.
Date: April 22, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Guy McClure

Description: Photograph of Guy McClure
Date: 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Hell's Half Acre in Guthrie

Description: Photograph of a street "scene on Hell's Half Acre" in Guthrie, Indian Territory. Photograph taken by Mitchell and Degroff on May 26, 1889.
Date: May 26, 1889
Creator: Mitchell and DeGroff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Jake Barnes

Description: Photograph of Jake Barnes.
Date: 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0171.0277]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company.
Date: April 22, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0156.0290]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company.
Date: October 27, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0224]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "1st Territorial Convention at Guthrie, Ok., July 20th '89."
Date: July 20, 1889
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.B0232.0177]

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.B0232.0241]

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.B0232.0183]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Election day June 4, 1889. Guthrie, Okla."
Date: June 4, 1889
Creator: Bryan Studio
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0247]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A Crowded Street in Guthrie. April 25, 1889."
Date: April 25, 1889
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0251]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Guthrie, Oklahoma - May 13, 1889."
Date: May 13, 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.B0232.0174]

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
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