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R. Truman Tucker Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1687

Scope and Contents

Black-and-white original prints of the Truman Tucker family that lived near Kenton, Oklahoma. Included are photographs of Truman and Fred Tucker as children celebrating Christmas in the early 1900s; street and business scenes of Kenton, Oklahoma; ranching and farming activities; and hunting scenes. The collection also contains photographs of Black Mesa in the Oklahoma panhandle.


  • Creation: 1887-1974

Restrictions on Access

On June 26, 2023, the Western History Collections began a preservation project that has made many of its collections unavailable for a period of time. This collection is among the materials temporarily unavailable. Please contact Western History Collections if you wish to be added to a contact list to be notified when this collection becomes available.

Open for public research.


450 items (450 items)

Language of Materials

English Lang

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Truman R. Tucker.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photoprints: Source of acquisition--Tucker, Truman R. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1983.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Monnet Hall, 3rd Floor
630 Parrington Oval
Norman Oklahoma 73019