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Choctaw Indians

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 101 Collections and/or Records:

Ellis Freeny Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2586
Scope and Contents

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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

Enrollment of citizens of the Choctaw Nation in 1899., 1899

 Item — Box Photo P-34, Item: 3070
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: 1899

Execution of Silan Lewis, November 5, 1894, Choctaw.  Lewis was executed for the shooting of Joe Huklotubby.  On back of photo:  “When time arrived – after two stays of execution – Lewis presented himself to be shot.  Took off his shoes and prayed.  Two deputies held him as he knelt on a blanket.  Lyman Pulsey stood ten steps away and shot out a white spot of damp flour on Silan’s breast.  Wife threw herself upon the dying man.  Lewis was a member of the Insurgents who opposed statehood.”  Photograph is very poor., 1894 November 5

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 51
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1894 November 5

Family and close relatives of one of the Woods brothers, Ben (seated in center) who gathered together for a feast and farewell reunion for him, Choctaw.  He was afflicted with incurable cancer.  Standing behind the host is Gilbert Dukes, Choctaw.  Picture is poor., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 10
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

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 — Oversize box Photo Room 9a, 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

George Hudson, Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation, 1860-1862., 1860-1862

 Item — Box Photo P-22, Item: 1265
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: 1860-1862

George Nelson, interpreter in Indian service in McAlester. Choctaw. 2 copies, undated

 Item — Box Photo N-2, Item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of George Nelson, a Choctaw Indians who was an interpreter for the United States Indian Service at McAlester, Oklahoma. George Nelson Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: undated

Gilbert Dukes, Choctaw Governor, sitting in a rocking chair on a porch.  See #24 for negative., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 25
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

Governor Cyrus Harris of the Choctaw., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-34d, Item: 3475
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: undated

Governor Gilbert Dukes of the Choctaw Nation, left, and Ben Willis, right, Choctaw.  Studio portrait, scratched and unclear., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

Governor Green McCurtain. Choctaw. Studio portrait. Photographer - ________, Fort Smith, Arkansas. Original, 4x6. Photographer’s board., undated

 Item — Box Photo R-10, item: 37
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Arikara, Apache, Arapaho, Assiniboin, Blackfoot, Cayuse, Comanche, Crow, Cherokee, Cayuga, Chinook, Caddo, Choctaw, Chippewa, Cheyenne, Delaware, Hidatsa, Hopi, Iowa, Kaw, Kickapoo, Kichai, Kiowa, Klamath, Laguna, Moki, Modoc, Makah, Mandan, Makah, Mandan, Miami, Missouri, Nez Perce, Onadaga, Omaha, Oto, Osage, Paiute, Puyallup, Pawnee, Peoria, Papago, Potawatomi, Pueblo, Ponca, Quapaw, Quinault, Sac and Fox, Salish, Seminole, Seneca, Shawnee, Sioux, Shoshoni, Tuscarora, Umatilla, Ute, Walla Walla, Winnebago, Wyandotte, Yakima, Yuma, Yuchi, and Zuni Indians. George Rainey Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: undated

Governor Thompson McKinney of the Choctaw Nation.  He was buried in a pasture near Wilburton, OK.  Studio portrait., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

Granny Pulsey, Choctaw, with her two adopted sons on the porch of their home.  Granny was a small girl when she came from Mississippi to Oklahoma in the 1820’s.  “She was proud of her home near Gerty, Hughes County, and took the orphan lads shown in this picture to raise as her own sons.  When Granny was nearly a hundred, one of the boys shot at a bird but missed and shot Granny in the side.  She died almost at once, but she gave forgiveness to the heartbroken lad before she breathed her last.”, Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 46
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

Green McCurtain, Chief of the Choctaw., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-22, Item: 1277
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: undated

Green McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8613
Identifier: WHC-M-391
Scope and Contents

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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

Green McCurtain making a speech on a porch with audience in the background.  McCurtain was an advisor to Wilson N. Jones., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 38
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

Group of Choctaw men of which only two of the group is identified.  Culbertson Thompson (fourth from left) and Ben Huklotubby (far right).  Thompson was part of an armed band that plotted to kill off the opposing side oat night.  Joe Huklotubby was killed September 10, 1892, and was the father of Ben Huklotubby.  Studio portrait., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 50
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

Group of Indians by brick building. George Nelson is in white suit and black hat. Negative , undated

 Item — Box Photo N-2, Item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of George Nelson, a Choctaw Indians who was an interpreter for the United States Indian Service at McAlester, Oklahoma. George Nelson Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: undated

Group of men with Green McCurtain, Choctaw, second from left.  He was advisor to Wilson N. Jones, who was running for the office of Principal Chief of the Choctaws., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

Group photograph of Mosholatubby District Court which found Silan Lewis and eight other Insurgents guilty of murder.  Judge Noel J. Holson is in the top row, sixth from the left.  He stands in the door with a bow tie., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 53
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

Gum Creek Church, Latimer County, Congregation is standing on side of church.  Tall man with the bow tie is identified as George Duke, Governor of the Choctaws., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 45
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

Hampton Tucker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-622
Scope and Contents

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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 Chief Allen Wright of the Choctaw Nation. Missing., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-27, Item: 1714
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: undated

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

Home of the Choctaw Governor Wilson N. Jones located near Cade in Bryan County.  The home has two stories with a porch and balcony covering two sides of the home.  At the time of photo, the mansion was deteriorating.  It was once considered to be the finest home between the Mississippi and the Rocky Mountains., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 48
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

Houston D. Anderson, Choctaw, in a vested suit with bow tie.  Studio portrait, badly scratched on the right side., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 34
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

Jackson F. McCurtain, Choctaw, in a vested suit.  Studio portrait., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 39
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

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

Jesse Coley, Choctaw, in a vested suit.  Studio portrait, scratched.  See #34 for negative., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 33
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

John W. Perry, Choctaw with an unidentified Choctaw woman.  He was Sheriff of Gaines County.  Both are seated.  Studio portrait., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 42
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Choctaw Indians, including studio protraits, the Choctaw Lighthorse, schools, and tribal government officials. The collection also includes photographs of participants in the Choctaw conflict known as the Locke-Jones War or the Antlers War, along with scenes of the towns of McAlester, Antlers, and Ti, Indian Territory. Hobert Otho Boggs Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated