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Electric railroads -- Oklahoma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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

Evelyn Hughes Shumard Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1672
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Sapulpa, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, along with images of Oklahoma City, Fort Reno and Tulsa, Oklahoma, Fort Smith, Arkansas, businesses, schools, oil wells, railroads, and cotton ginning. The collection also includes scenes of Creek, Comanche, Apache, and Yuchi Indians and the Euchee Mission near Sapulpa, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1895-1940

Frank and Patty Grass Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1665
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of L.E. Patterson's feather business in Texas, and his street car lines in Oklahoma City, Norman, and Sulphur, Oklahoma. The collection also contains business scenes from the towns of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Pecos and Austin, Texas.
Dates: 1890-1930

Guy Bradford Treat Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1395
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Railroad official. Correspondence (1925-1947); reports (1906-1955); minutes (1954); financial records (1918-1946); maps (1904-1955); and publications (1909-1955) regarding the operations, financial status and policies of railway companies in central and southeastern Oklahoma. The companies include the Oklahoma Railway, the Oklahoma City Railway, the Metropolitan Railway, the El Reno Interurban and the Norman Interurban. The collection also contains correspondence (1947) regarding the liquidation of the Oklahoma City streetcar system, and the development of the Diamond Dishwasher Company (1925). Guy Bradford Treat Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903-1955

Irvin Munn Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2492
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of the towns of Chickasha and Minco, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, and Tuttle, Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of street scenes, businesses, agriculture, railroads, schools, ferries, fire fighters, airplanes, and electric railroads.
Dates: 1890-1940

John Berlin Fink Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1669
Scope and Contents Photographer and collector. Black and white original prints of railroads in Oklahoma, including scenes of depots, locomotives, rolling stock, bridges and track. The collection also contains photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns, industries, agriculture, businesses and mining activities.
Dates: 1925-1955

Mary Louise Ligon Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1640
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Isaac C. Renfro's vineyard and grape crop, the mineral water health resorts and fountains at Sulphur, Oklahoma, along with scenes of the towns of Sulphur, Indian Territory, Clinton, Oklahoma, and Weatherford, Oklahoma, including street scenes, businesses, and parades. Mary Louise Ligon Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1920

Norman Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1617
Scope and Contents 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: 1893-1919

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