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Oklahoma -- Social life and customs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

A covered grave in an American Indian graveyard. O.T. July 1899., 1899, Jul

 Item — Box Photo P-10, Item: 513
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; Jul

Charles A. Burdine Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-782
Scope and Contents


Government employee. Letters from Burdine to his wife decribing everyday life in Indian Territory, particularly in Tishomingo, and his work as a member of the Dawes Commission.

Dates: 1903-1909

Jerry Whistler Snow Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-697
Scope and Contents


Correspondence (1893-1915) to and from various members of the Whistler family regarding life in Oklahoma Territory, describing a first ride in an automobile, sicknesses, diseases and quarantines, floods, Sac and Fox Indian dances and customs, the Sac and Fox Indian Agency and its Agent, Lee Patrick, the Chilicco Indian School, Wild West shows, and holiday celebrations. Correspondents include Maude Mayes Whistler, Pearl Mayes Whistler, and Gertrude Naden. Jerry Whistler Snow Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1893-1915

Mrs. W. C. Jarboe Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-317
Scope and Contents


An account written in 1913 by Mrs. Jarboe of her family's move from Texas to Indian Territory and their subsequent move to Greer County, Oklahoma. The manuscript contains anecdotes about their experiences with Choctaw and Kiowa Indians, as well as a general description of pioneer life.

Dates: 1913

Myrtle Evans Bowen Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-756
Scope and Contents


Biographical material by Bowen describing pioneer life in Oklahoma and Indian Territories.

Dates: 1898-1975

Richard Burkey Holbrook Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1284
Scope and Contents


Editor. Correspondence (1900-1915) between Holbrook, his wife (Mabel Jackson), and others regarding his editorship of the "Pawnee Dispatch" family matters and social life in Pawnee, Oklahoma. Richard Burkey Holbrook Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1900-1915

The Park, Dustin, Okla. Group of people around a pond with three in a canoe., undated

 File — Box Photo G-4, Item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Dustin, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, including scenes of businesses, railroads, farming, and cotton gins. The collection also contains a scene of Cromwell, Oklahoma and a photograph of Creek Indians.

Dates: undated