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George W. Noble

Description: Portrait photograph of George W. Noble who was an Oklahoma state fish and game warden.
Date: [1890..1916]
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

Choctaw Judge Noel Holson and Family

Description: Studio photograph of Choctaw Noel Holson with his wife and family. Noel Holson was a Choctaw judge of the First District.
Date: 1898~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Chief Green McCurtain Addressing Choctaw Officials

Description: Photograph of Chief Green McCurtain "addressing prominent Choctaw officials." Several men are gathered around two tables near a wooden building.
Date: [1898..1904]
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Choctaw Solomon Hotema

Description: Photograph of Solomon Hotema, an educated Choctaw preacher who killed seven people he claimed were witches. He was also responsible for the death of his children. Three men were also implicated in the murders.
Date: 1899~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

J. E. Brants

Description: Photograph of special federal prohibition enforcement officer J.E. Brandts.
Date: [1890..1916]
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Cherokee William Penn Adair

Description: Studio photograph of Cherokee William Penn Adair.
Date: [1890..1916]
Creator: Brady & Company
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Dr. Dixie Bolton Tucker, M.D.

Description: Photograph of Dr. Dixie Bolton Tucker, M.D., who was in charge of Rural Hygiene and Sanitation in Oklahoma in the Agricultural Extension Division of the State Agricultural and Mechanical College at Stillwater.
Date: [1890..1916]
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Choctaw Chief Pushmataha

Description: Portrait photograph of the Choctaw Chief Pushmataha.
Date: [1890..1895]
Creator: W. W. Clinkseals Studio
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

W. L. Turner

Description: Photograph of W. L. Turner, President of the American National Bank.
Date: [1890..1916]
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

Sleep, an Arapaho

Description: Portrait photograph of an Arapaho man named Sleep.
Date: [1890..1916]
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Creek Charles Gibson

Description: Studio photograph of Creek Charles Gibson of Eufaula, Indian Territory.
Date: [1890..1916]
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Choctaw Execution of Silan Lewis

Description: Photograph of the execution of Choctaw Silan Lewis in Wilburton, which was at the time in Gaines County in the Choctaw Nation (now Latimer County). The execution took place on November 5, 1894.
Date: November 5, 1894
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

H. J. Behning

Description: Photograph of H. J. Behning, an Osage County civil engineer and surveyor.
Date: [1890..1916]
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

Pawhuska, Oklahoma

Description: Photograph of birds eye view of early day Pawhuska, Osage Indian village and agency.
Date: [1890..1906]
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Choctaw Woman

Description: Photograph of a "fullblood Choctaw woman."
Date: [1890..1916]
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Nuyaka Mission Boarding School

Description: Boys, girls and teachers at the Nuyaka Mission Boarding School for Creek Indian boys and girls. Photo is dated Oct, 1891. The mission was located in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, approximately 15 miles west of the town of Okmulgee. The mission was established by Alice Mary Robertson at the request of the Creek Indian Council, and initially operated by the Presbyterian Church.
Date: 1891
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Kingfisher's Pumpkin Pie Day

Description: Photograph of Kingfisher's Pumpkin Pie Day, where crowds of people with horses are standing on a dirt road in front of a bank building.
Date: [1890..1916]
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

A Choctaw Woman

Description: Photograph of a young Choctaw woman taken outdoors.
Date: [1890..1916]
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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