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Dust storms -- Oklahoma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Bureau of Land Management Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1553
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the towns of Lawton, El Reno, Perry and White Rock, Oklahoma Territory. The collection includes scenes of settlement, businesses, railroads, the opening of the Cherokee Strip, the land drawing at El Reno, and a wagon train of settlers during the Land Run of 1889.
Dates: 1893-1901

Corn Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-838
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Arapaho, Clinton, Corn and Thomas, Oklahoma. Also included are scenes of agriculture, dust storms, funerals, houses, churches, and schools. The majority of the collection deals with the Mennonites in Washita County, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1890-1977

Dr. A. H. Hathaway Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1065
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Physician. Patient account ledgers and journals from Hathaway's medical practice, along with Hathaway's notes regarding daily weather conditions, particularly the dust storms of the 1930's. A.H. Hathaway Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1892-1954

Farm Security Administration Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1585
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of scenes of the Depression and dust bowl in rural Oklahoma. Included are photographs of migrants, dust storms, and foreclosed farms.
Dates: 1935 - 1940

Fred V. Tucker Collection

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1393
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Rancher. A photocopy of an unpublished manuscript by Tucker, untitled, regarding the life and times in territorial Kenton, Oklahoma and the surrounding region. Tucker was an early resident. Fred V. Tucker Photograph Collection also in repository. A collection of “unrelated incidents of the Old West” collected by Tucker: "Grey Wolves" "Stampedes" "Indian Loyalty" "Indian Dinner" "Men Only Show" "Indian Code of Honor" "The Camp Meeting" "The Hungry Tramp" "Black Jack Ketchum" (Thomas Edward Ketchum) "Man and Horse" "Ambush" "Joe the Rustler" "Dan Brogan" "Traveler in...
Dates: ca. 1940

Grace Ernestine Ray Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1661
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the University of Oklahoma, the Naval Air Station at Norman, Oklahoma, defense work at Tinker Field, including women workers, the British Air School at Miami, Oklahoma, during World War II, dust storms, Ponca and Cherokee Indians and scenes of the 101 Ranch. Grace Ernestine Ray Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1906-1949

Herbert K. Lininger Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1599
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the towns of Oklahoma City, Duncan, Fort Reno, Perry and El Reno, Oklahoma Territory, along with Marlow and Ardmore, Indian Territory. The photographs include street scenes, businesses and a dust storm at Boise City, Oklahoma. Herbert K. Lininger Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1893-1935

John Wesley Morris Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1647
Scope and Contents 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: 1880-1975

Mary B. Maupin Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1629
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the Allen, Baggett, Barefoot, Bursell, Curren, Loving, Weatherford, Welch, and Wilkerson families. The collection also includes scenes of farming and a dust storm approaching Guymon, Oklahoma. Mary B. Maupin Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1860-1945

Oklahoma Geological Survey Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1554
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints, negatives, and panoramas of numerous Oklahoma towns, mines, oil wells, oil fields, industries, rivers, health resorts, farms, sod houses, railroads and the University of Oklahoma. The collection also includes scenes of Oklahoma mountains, rock formations, different soils and meteorite crators, along with Indian schools and graveyards. Oklahoma Geological Survey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1940

Walter S. Ferguson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1170
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Oklahoma outlaws, lawmen, agriculture, wild west shows, land openings, businesses, towns and cities, schools, settlers, members of the state government and of the U.S. Army. Also included are images of Cherokee, Osage, Delaware, Seminole, Comanche, Creek, and Apache Indians. Walter S. Ferguson Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1870-1920