Oklahoma -- History -- Land Rush, 1889
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Black and white original and copy prints of settlers in the land run of 1889 crossing the Canadian River at Purcell, Indian Territory, and a hanging in Ada, Oklahoma. Also included in the collection are scenes of a women's temperance march in Lexington, Oklahoma and a parade at Blanchard, Oklahoma.
Crowd at depot in Arkansas City, Kansas. View taken from the roof of freight depot before any of the trains moved, the morning of April 22, 1889, the day of the land opening. Arkansas City, Kansas. Photographer-P.A. Miller., unndated
Black and white copy prints of Norman and Cheyenne, Oklahoma Territory and state. Also photographs of Drumright and Broken Bow, Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma, cowboys, businesses, and Cheyenne-Arapaho Indians.
Crowds lined up for the lottery to open Oklahoma land. El Reno, Oklahoma. F.M. Steele, photographer., Undated
Black and white original prints of the Rough Riders Reunion and Rodeo at Oklahoma City in 1900. Also includes prints of El Reno during the land lottery, of Lucille Mulhall, and of the Medicine Lodge, Kansas bank robbers in 1894.
This map collection features maps related to land runs and promotional literature distributed to settlers seeking land in Oklahoma and Indian Territories. All maps are dated prior to Oklahoma statehood in 1907.