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Frankie Colbert Murray Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1695

Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of the William H. (Alfalfa Bill) Murray family. Includes scenes of Alfalfa Bill as governor, the 1907 Oklahoma Constitutional Convention, the inauguration of Johnston Murray as Governor of Oklahoma, the Cherokee Nation Senate, the Murray farm in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, and Murray State College in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. Also contains scenes of the Oklahoma National Guard, petroleum industry operations in Oklahoma, colonists of the Murray family in Bolivia, and scenes of the Murray Colony in Bolivia.


  • 1880-1967


Restrictions on Access

Open for public research.


242 items (242 items)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Frankie Murray.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photoprints: Source of acquisition--Murray, Frankie. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1987.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States