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Cowboys -- Oklahoma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Alexander Forbes Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1658
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints and glass plate negatives, taken by Andrew Alexander Forbes. Includes scenes of the range cattle industry in western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory, sodhouses, railroad construction, the United States Army, buffalo, andalso of Sac and Fox and Cheyenne Indians.
Dates: 1880-1900

Buffalo (Oklahoma) Museum Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-831
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Buffalo, Charleston, Selman, Augusta, Fargo, Dacoma, Wakita, Brule and Doby Springs, Oklahoma. Includes scenes of businesses, families, farming, ranching, sod houses, schools and school children in and around these Oklahoma communities.
Dates: 1870-1925

Cunningham-Dillion Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1667
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Vince Dillion photographs of the Miller Brothes 101 Wild West Show and Ranch. Included are scenes of cowboys, cowgirls, and Indian performers, along with photographs of Pawnee Bill's Old Town, Ponca City, and Fairfax Oklahoma.
Dates: 1910-1930

Cunningham-Prettyman Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1150
Scope and Contents Black and white original glass plate negatives with copy prints of Cheyenne, Nez Perce, Kiowa, Sac and Fox, Pawnee, Ponca, Apache, Iowa, Kickapoo, Shawnee, Cherokee, Creek, Sioux, Kaw, Osage, and Oto Indians. Also includes scenes of farming, ranching, wild west shows, railroads, oil wells and Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1880-1910

Doris Duke Indian Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1931
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Oral history collection. Typescripts of interviews conducted with hundreds of American Indians in Oklahoma regarding the histories and cultures of their respective tribes. Included are accounts of Indian ceremonies, customs, social conditions, philosophies, and standards of living. Members of every tribe resident in Oklahoma were interviewed.
Dates: 1967-1972

Earl A. Garrettson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1596
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the Land Run of 1889, and scenes of Kingfisher, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1886-1889

Edward Everett Dale Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-146
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Historian. Correspondence, student term papers, theses and dissertations, and personal research materials regarding the history of Oklahoma and Indian Territories, the state of Oklahoma, Indians of North America and the American Southwest; teaching materials used by Dale at Harvard and the University of Oklahoma; administrative and other files of the Works Progress Administration's Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma; U.S. Government documents issued by various cabinet-level departments and agencies, including Agriculture and Interior; and a portion of the University of Oklahoma Persidential papers of James Shannon Buchanan and Stratton D. Brooks. Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1865-1948

Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1582
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and original prints of the towns of Enid, Oklahoma City, Norman, El Reno, Tahlequah, and Guthrie, Oklahoma; Duncan and Navajoe, Oklahoma Territory; and Spiro and Okmulgee, Indian Territory. The collection also contains photographs of Havasupai, Pima, Papago, Navajo, Hopi, Ute, Kiowa, Apache, Eskimo, and Creek Indians, along with scenes of the University of Oklahoma and its students and faculty. Edward Everett Dale Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1940

Edythe Pearl Brewster Collection

 Collection — Box B-60
Identifier: WHC-M-2588
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Two biographical typescripts (n.d.) recounting the life of Anna Amelia Doubleday Staton and her family history. One of the typescripts contains a number of cowboy-related stories. Also includes a journal by Oliver Nelson describing his experiences and the experiences of others as cowboys on the Texas range, circa 1882-1945.
Dates: 1860-1950

Frank Dale Healy Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1191
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the Healy Brothers' ranching activities in the Oklahoma Panhandle. The collection also includes scenes of Beaver City and Woodward, Oklahoma Territory. Frank Dale Healy Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1886

Frank Phillips Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1133
Scope and Contents 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: 1870-1930

Franklin Campbell Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1748
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Minister. A typescript of the Rev. Smith's autobiography (1946) which includes accounts of his experiences in Oklahoma Territory and the origins of Oklahoma place names, as well as stories concerning religion, settlers, cowboys, marshals, the weather, and public opinion regarding the Spanish-American War and the Crazy Snake Rebellion in Indian Territory. The collection also includes a typescript of Smith's biography of James Patrick Major, C.S.A., who held important commands in the Southwest during the Civil War.
Dates: 1946

Fred L. Wenner Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1157
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Black and white original and copy prints of the towns of Guthrie, Edmond, El Reno, Oklahoma City, Perry, Kingfisher and Anadarko, Oklahoma. Scenes of farming, railroads, mining, outlaws, the U.S. Army, Boomers, the University of Oklahoma and businesses are included, along with those of Cheyenne, Shawnee, Wichita, Apache, Potawatomi, Kickapoo, Comanche, Kiowa, Pawnee, Osage, Wyandotte, Ponca, Iroquois, Seminole and Iowa Indians.
Dates: 1889-1920

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

George W. Boyd Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1521
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of ranching in Greer County, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1896-1907

Gordon William Lillie Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1516
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Gordon W. Lillie (Pawnee Bill), his family, firends, and Wild West Shows. Included are photographs of Tom Mix, William S. Hart, Will Rogers, Buffalo Bill Cody, along with a panorama of Gordon W. Lillie and Pawnee Indians travelling to President Herbert Hoover's inauguration. Gordon William Lillie Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1846-1935

Irene Mitchell Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1680
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Red Rock, and Guthrie, Oklahoma, with scenes of cattle ranching near Red Rock. Also included are hunting scenes, and studio portraits of Ella M. Reed, Walter M. Snyder, Ed Snyder, and members of the Eldridge family.
Dates: 1896-1912

Jerry Whistler Snow Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1163
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the Whistler family, Sac and Fox Indians and Sac and Fox Agency, Indian Territory. Also includes scenes of ranching, cotton gins, Sacred Heart Mission, Shawneetown, schools, and Pawnee, Iowa, Shawnee and Potawatomi Indians. Jerry Whistler Snow Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1940

L. E. Crawford Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-947
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Author. Manuscripts of articles dealing with cattle branding, cowboy life and work, and lists of cattle brands used in Western Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle and Western Kansas. L.E. Crawford Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1885-ca.1949

Leon H. Tittle Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1609
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Mangum, Oklahoma Territory and state, and Greer County, Texas and Oklahoma Territory. Also included are scenes of the range cattle industry, businesses, schools, and farming. Leon H. Tittle Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1882-1930

Lewis Spencer Salter Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1454
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints and glass negatives of cowboy and ranching scenes. The collection also includes a photograph of members of the Oklahoma Territorial Regiment of Volunteer Infantry. Lewis Spencer Salter Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1892-1906

Martha T. Swearingen Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1625
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Ramona, Indian Territory and Oklahoma state, including scenes of businesses, ranching, and oil storage construction. Martha T. Swearingen Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1904-1930

Mary Graham Giles Paine Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1628
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Pauls Valley, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, including scenes of businesses, school children, cotton marketing, and churches. The collection also includes photographs of the towns of Wynnewood, Indian Territory, and Sulphur, Oklahoma. Mary Graham Giles Paine Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1885-1950

McAlester Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1639
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Italian Americans in Pittsburg County, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. Included in the collection are photographs of their organizations, businesses, coal mining, sports, and cemeteries, along with photographs of the towns of McAlester, Indian Territory and Oklahoma state, Krebs, Indian Territory, and Hartshorne and Crowder, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1895-1935

Miller Brothers 101 Ranch and Wild West Show Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1603
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show and the 101 Ranch. Included in the collection are photographs of cowboy and cowgirl performers, the Miller brothers, and a production scene from a western film. Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1935

Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-407
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General correspondence (1917-1935), and financial records (1923-1932) from the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch in Marland, Oklahoma; and general correspondence (1908-1932), legal papers and contracts (1908-1932), daily expense reports (1926), programs (1908-1932), route schedules (1910-1929), and scrapbooks (1908-1926), from the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show. Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1908-1932

Mrs. J. R. White Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1467
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Idabel, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. Included are views of the main street, businesses, the railroad depot, and hunting scenes. Mrs. J.R. White Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1902-1912

Okemah Payne Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1859
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Collector. Correspondence (1908-1923) and business papers (1902-1917) of Tom Payne, a cowboy and businessman, reflecting his real estate and business interests in the Indian Territory and early-day Oklahoma.
Dates: 1902-1923

Paul Frame Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-3135
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Ardmore, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. Included are scenes of main streets, businesses, firefighters, a cotton market, parades, and a fire in 1895 which destroyed a large section of Main Street.
Dates: 1890-1934

R. A. Younger Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1668
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints and panoramas of the Grand River Dam, mining and smelting in the Picher, Oklahoma area, the town of Miami, Oklahoma and businesses. Also included are photographs of Will Rogers and of Quapaw and Seneca Indians.
Dates: 1918-1939