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Choctaw Indians

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 102 Collections and/or Records:

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

John W. Perry (half-Choctaw) and white wife.  He was the Sheriff of Gaines Country.  Studio portrait, Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 14
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

Johnson Jacob, Choctaw Indian, handcuffed. Executed in the late 1880’s by court order , 1880s

 Item — Box Photo J-3, Item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of Armstrong Academy for Choctaws and of the Choctaw criminal, Johnson Jacob. Dovie Jones Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1880s

Jonas Durant and Mary Holsey, Choctaws.  Durant is seated and Holsey is standing.  Studio portrait, negative is scratched, and Mary Holsey is unclear., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 3
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

LeAnne Howe papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2885
Scope and Contents Author. Papers (1978-2019) of Choctaw author and poet, LeAnne Howe. The papers document her lengthy and varied writing career as a poet, playwright, novelist, filmmaker, journalist, and professor. The collection contains her professional and personal correspondence (1981-2012), and a group of chronological files (1983-2019) which are comprised of her residency and grant applications, speaking engagements, creative collaborations, and contracts. A journalist files series (1978-1987) contains interview notes, photographs, and print copies of her work as an editor and contributor to primarily Texas-based news publications. Her literary manuscripts (1985-2018) include drafts of minor and major works such as Shell Shaker, Miko Kings, and others. The collection also contains subject files of research materials (1980-2012), audiovisual materials (1994-2010) with VHS tapes of selected works, and graphic materials (1979-2019) with event publicity posters and illustrations. The materials...
Dates: 1978 - 2019

Lee Welch, Choctaw.  Bust portrait.  Studio portrait., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 16
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

Little Brown Jug, Choctaw.  Studio portrait, tintype., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 21
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

Log cabin and pine tree on Choctaw Avenue, McAlester, OK.  Wilson N. Jones and Green McCurtain had their headquarters near this cabin., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 37
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

Logan Baker and family, Choctaw.  Six children and wife formally dressed., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 2
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

Mrs. Pitchlynn (Choctaw) with her daughter, who became Mrs. Preston Lester, wife of an Oklahoma State Senator.  Mrs. Lester was the mother of Dud Lester who was Chief of Police for the city of Norman, OK.  Studio portrait, see #26 for negative., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 27
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

Mushalatubbee Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1079
Scope and Contents

Indian chief. Typescript of speech (1835) by Mushalatubbee regarding peace between the Choctaws and neighboring tribes to the west.

Dates: 1835

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

Peter Conser, Choctaw, seated.  Studio portrait, unclear, Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 44
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

Phillips Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2602
Abstract

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

Sam Holson, a Choctaw lawyer, seated on a wooden chair.  Holson Switch near Wilburton was named for him.  Holson Creek in Leflore County was named for his brother, Judge Noel G. Holson.  Studio portrait., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 41
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

Sampson York, left, and Jesse York, right, Choctaw.  Studio portrait., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 18
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

Samuel Garland, Choctaw Chief. 1862-1864., 1862-1864

 Item — Box Photo P-22, Item: 1266
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: 1862-1864

Scarf-in-Technicolor, Choctaw.  Studio portrait, tintype., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 23
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

Senate of the Choctaw Nation, c. 1890’s, Circa 1890's

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 15
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: Circa 1890's

Silan Lewis, Choctaw, and Sally Holloway Lewis.  He was sentenced to death and executed for shooting Joe Huklotubby.  He is seated while she is standing.  Studio portrait., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 52
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

Simon Erwin and unidentified Choctaw baby sitting on a horse.  Erwin was a horseman and his father was a follower of Wilson N. Jones, who favored white settlement and statehood.  The face of the baby is unclear., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 32
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

Six Choctaw boys from Mississippi at the Native American Hospital., undated

 Item — Box Photo V-1, item: 88
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of the Choctaw-Chickasaw Indian Hospital at Talihina, Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of the Concho Indian School, Seneca Indian School, Wyandotte Indian School; the towns of Medicine Park, Stilwell, Shawnee, McAlester, McCloud and Spavinaw, Oklahoma; and scenes of a cotton gin and businesses.

Dates: undated

Sol Spring and wife, Ida Bond, seated with their two children, Choctaw.  Studio portrait., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 7
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

Studio portrait of Rev. Thomas Byngton. Choctaw Indian. July 1876., 1876 July

 Item — Box Photo P-48, item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Cloud Chief, Oklahoma Territory, and the towns of Ardmore, Foss, Gotebo, and Cordell, Oklahoma. Also included are photographs of businesses, railroads, farming, picnicking, schools, a Ku Klux Klan parade and tornado damage. James Franklin Parman Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1876 July

Superintendent and faculty of Tuskahoma Female Institute. All are identified. , undated

 Item — Box Photo T-9, Item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of students, faculty and the campus of Tuskahoma Female Institute, a Choctaw school for girls at Tuskahoma, Indian Territory.

Dates: undated

The Choctaw desk., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-22, Item: 1308
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

Thompson McKinney, Choctaw governor, seated in a vested suit with bow tie.  Studio portrait., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 43
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

Three Choctaw men sharing a drink.  Rufus Win Locke (right) was opposed to statehood.  On photo:  “Another election was coming up.  One big issue was whether to let the white men come in and eventually make a state.  Rufus Win Locke (on the right) was half Choctaw, but he opposed statehood as did nearly all of the full-bloods.”  Studio portrait., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 40
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

Two brothers, half Choctaw, identified as Dave, left, and Simon Wade.  Their father was Choctaw.  The mother of Dave was white and the mother of Simon was African American.  Both are standing.  Studio portrait., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-30, Item: 54
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