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Oklahoma -- History -- Land Rush, 1889

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

1889 run for claims. Negative enclosed, 1889

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

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.

Dates: 1889

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

 Item — Box Photo N-7, Item: 34
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Dates: unndated

Crowds lined up for the lottery to open Oklahoma land. El Reno, Oklahoma. F.M. Steele, photographer., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-14, Item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Dates: Undated

Map Collection #13: Boomer Maps, 1891-1906

 Series
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1891-1906