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Choctaw Indians

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

A. J. Becker Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1137
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Quanah Parker and Comanche Indians, the Post Oak Cemetery, and a mission in Comanche County, Oklahoma. Also included are baptismal scenes and a meeting place of the Choctaw council.
Dates: 1900-1938

Charles B. Rhodes Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1422
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and original prints of Judge Isaac Parker and federal marshals who operated out of Fort Smith, Arkansas. Also included are photographs of some of the outlaws captured or killed by the marshals. Charles B. Rhodes Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1930

Choctaw ball game., undated

 Item — Box Photo M-18, item: 33
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of numerous Oklahoma towns, including scenes of businesses, health resorts, stone quarries, railroads and dust storms. The collection also contains prints of Cherokee, Creek, Chickasw, Choctaw, Seminole, and Sac and Fox Indians. John Wesley Morris Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

Choctaw ball team, 1902., 1902

 Item — Box Photo M-18, item: 32
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of numerous Oklahoma towns, including scenes of businesses, health resorts, stone quarries, railroads and dust storms. The collection also contains prints of Cherokee, Creek, Chickasw, Choctaw, Seminole, and Sac and Fox Indians. John Wesley Morris Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1902

Choctaw council tree near Eagle Town; giant cypress tree, a favorite council place of the Choctaws. (Largest tree in Oklahoma)., undated

 Item — Box Photo B-8, item: 35
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of Quanah Parker and Comanche Indians, the Post Oak Cemetery, and a mission in Comanche County, Oklahoma. Also included are baptismal scenes and a meeting place of the Choctaw council.
Dates: undated

Coleman Cole Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-117
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Choctaw Chief. Typescripts of correspondence relating to Choctaw participation in the Indian Union proposal developed in the Okmulgee Council; published speeches; Choctaw Tribal Council proceedings; accounts of Choctaw court cases; and other papers pertaining to intruders, tribal citizenship, and royalties from Choctaw coal lands, all during the period of Cole's tenure as Principal Chief, 1874-1878.
Dates: 1875-1879

Commission of the Chickasaw and Choctaw that sold the old Choctaw Capital at Tushkahoma – May 1928.  1. Wm. Ward 2. A.L. Irvine 3. J.E. Tidwell 4. J.D. Fulton 5. J.F. Tomlin 6. D. Budris  7. J.B. Queen 8. W.H. Angell 9. J.G. Farr.  (Oversized Photo), 1928

 Item — Box Photo L-19, Item: 44
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of Chickasaw, Cherokee and Choctaw Indians. Included are scenes of the Bloomfield Academy, the Chickasaw Nation capitol building, officials of the Chickasaw tribal government, and Chickasaw governor, Douglas H. Johnson. The collection also contains photographs of Mary Alice Hearrell Murray, Elmer Thomas, William Henry (Alfalfa Bill) Murray and Saladin Watie.
Dates: 1928

Doris Duke Indian Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1931
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Oral history collection. Typescripts of interviews conducted with hundreds of American Indians in Oklahoma regarding the histories and cultures of their respective tribes. Included are accounts of Indian ceremonies, customs, social conditions, philosophies, and standards of living. Members of every tribe resident in Oklahoma were interviewed.
Dates: 1967-1972

Ellis Freeny Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2586
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Collector. Biographical and genealogical materials (1897-1903) gathered by Ellis Freeny regarding Choctaw chief Peter Perkins Pitchlynn and the Pitchlynn family.
Dates: 1897-1903

First Choctaw tribal council at Tuskahoma, I.T. 1905. Personalities are identified: 1. Jacob Jones; 2. R.W. Thomas; 3. Willis Cooper; 4. Comer McKinney; 5. J.P. Thompson; 6. J.W. Consor; 7. C.W. Welsh; 8. Jon Sonescol; 9. Bill Blue; 10. Simon Pulsey; 11. Wm. McKinnty; 12. Peter Wilson; 13. E. Lester (Gov.’s Sec.); 14. C.W. Choate, (Pres. Sen.); 15. Green McCurtain (Prin. Chief); 16. Calvin Rowell; 17. Paul Stephens; 18. Wilson Shoney; 19. Tandy Anderson; 20. George Crowder; 21. Daniel Webster; 22. C.H. Jones; 23. Lee Allison; 24. Edgar H. Moore (Member 1st State Leg.); 25. E. Sanguin; 26. Morris Williams; 27. J.I. Christie; 28. P.W. Hudson; 29. J.I. Hickman; 30. Ellis Jefferson; 31. Simpson Wilson; 32. H.E. Hontubby (Lighthorse); 33. Simpson Colbert (Speaker of the House); 34. Simon Taylor; 35. Ellis Buhannon; 36. J.P. Tims; 37. J.L. Ward; 38. P.T. Everidge; 39. L.H. Perkins; 40. Peter Maytubby Jr.; 41 T.L. Griggs; 42. J.M. Harrison; 43. A.H. Clay; 44. Cut off; 45. S.M. Harkins; 46. Frank Fulsom; 47. Edward White; 48. Don Fulsom; 49. S.W. Maytubby; 50. Jess Fulton; 51. M.H. LeFlore. (Oversize), 1905

 Item — Box Photo H-27, Item: 24
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of Comanche, Kiowa, Wichita, Cheyenne, Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians. The collection includes scenes of the Choctaw tribal council house, Muskogee, Indian Territory, and the Goodland Indian School. Jay L. Hargett Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1905

Green McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8613
Identifier: WHC-M-391
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Indian Chief. Correspondence (1890-1916) to and from McCurtain and his personal secretary, George W. Scott, regarding the Choctaws' claims against the United States, and separate statehood for Indian Territory, including letters from Chiefs of other major Indian tribes in the Territory; maps of railroad rights-of-way and towns in the Choctaw Nation (1876-1908), published by its general council; publications (1896-1913) by various political parties and citizens groups in the Choctaw Nation; publications (1892-1916) of the U.S. government regarding mineral rights of the Choctaw Nation and Indian Territory; and personal journals of McCurtain. Green McCurtain Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1916

Hampton Tucker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-622
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Lawyer. Legal files, correspondence, coal mining reports (1899-1916), and related papers concerning Tucker's service as mining trustee for the Choctaw Nation (1912-1918), for the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations (1929-1949), and as national attorney for the Choctaw Nation (1924-1929).
Dates: 1895-1945

Home of Louis LeFlore of the Choctaw Tribe.  1930., 1930

 Item — Box Photo M-29, item: 33
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of scenes in McCurtain County, Oklahoma including logging, railroad construction, businesses, and agriculture. The collection contains prints of the towns of Haworth, Idabel, Wright City, Broken Bow, Smithville, Eagletown, and Garvin, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1930

Jail and whipping tree six miles east of Broken Bow.  Build in 1884 in Eagletown, county seat of Eagle Country, Choctaw Nation.  Served until end of tribal government in 1906.  Photo taken in Eagletown in the 1920s., 1920's

 Item — Box Photo M-29, item: 23
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of scenes in McCurtain County, Oklahoma including logging, railroad construction, businesses, and agriculture. The collection contains prints of the towns of Haworth, Idabel, Wright City, Broken Bow, Smithville, Eagletown, and Garvin, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1920's

Old Choctaw Courthouse and Whipping tree, undated

 Item — Box Photo P-35, Item: 37
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of Antlers and Pushmataha County, Oklahoma. Includes street scenes, schools, businesses, railroads, and the town band.
Dates: undated

Original Choctaw Agency, shown with people in front. Skullyville., undated

 Item — Box Photo M-20, item: 204
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of numerous Oklahoma towns, including scenes of businesses, health resorts, stone quarries, railroads and dust storms. The collection also contains prints of Cherokee, Creek, Chickasw, Choctaw, Seminole, and Sac and Fox Indians. John Wesley Morris Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

Phillips Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2602
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Pamphlets (1820-1978) containing information on U.S. government / Indian tribal relations, and U.S. government Indian policy. Materials include memorials from Indian delegations concerning allotment, land transfer, and per capita payments; tribal agreements with the Dawes Commission; annual messages of Indian nations; legal cases argued before the Oklahoma Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court; and annual reports of the Board of Indian Commissioners. Other pamphlets concern Oklahoma statehood, mining and oil and gas rights on Indian lands, railroads in Indian Territory; and claims of Old Settler Cherokees.
Dates: 1820-1978