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Hanging

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

B. H. Rackley Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1487
Scope and Contents 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: 1889-1915

Frank Ford, about to be hanged for the murder of his wife. Sheriff Frank Carter, at right; Deputy Sheriff Ed May, seated behind Ford; also on platform are Bill Hamilton, a Black minister; George Hansley, veteran Altus peace officer; and Bob Carlilie, Tipton Deputy Sheriff. On the ground, bareheaded, is John Wagoner. Ford was first kept at the Manitou jail, still standing today. He was the first to die on this hanging rope, which was used as every hangman’s knot until the electric chair was used. The 30-foot rope is now on display at the Historical Society Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Undated

 Item — Box Photo M-31, Item: 14
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of the towns of Moore and Snyder, Oklahoma Territory; Norman, Cement, Welch, Frederick, Stroud, Davidson, Vinita, Tipton, Peek, Ioland, Damon, and Elmore City, Oklahoma; and Coweta, Indian Territory. Included are scenes of businesses, the oil industry, railroads, parades, the University of Oklahoma, football, cotton marketing, and fire fighters.
Dates: Undated

Kay Peters Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1642
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Garber, Oklahoma Territory, including scenes of farming, businesses, oil wells, bands and schools.
Dates: 1893-1920

Moore Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1614
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the towns of Moore and Snyder, Oklahoma Territory; Norman, Cement, Welch, Frederick, Stroud, Davidson, Vinita, Tipton, Peek, Ioland, Damon, and Elmore City, Oklahoma; and Coweta, Indian Territory. Included are scenes of businesses, the oil industry, railroads, parades, the University of Oklahoma, football, cotton marketing, and fire fighters.
Dates: 1900-1925

Noah Hamilton Rose Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1109
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints from the original nitrate negatives of early Texas history, Texas Rangers, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, and wild west shows. Also included are photographs of ranchers, cattlemen and cowboys of the Southwest, the U.S. Army during the Apache campaigns, the Little Big Horn battlefield and the Indian Wars of 1876 and 1890-1891, along with churches, cathedrals, and missions of Texas, California and Arizona. The collection also contains images of Comanche, Sioux, Shoshoni, Pueblo, Creek, Chippewa, Maricopa, Arapaho, Papago, Kickapoo, Yuma, Modoc, Cheyenne, Pawnee, Kiowa, Navajo, Apache, and Crow Indians. Prominent western personalities include Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, Geronimo, Quanah Parker, Sitting Bull, Frank and Jesse James, Heck Thomas, Bill Tilghman, Chris Madsen, Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, the Daltons and Youngers, Judge Roy Bean, George A. Custer, California Joe, the Sundance Kid, Butch Cassidy, and the Earp brothers.
Dates: 1836-1940