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McAlester (Okla.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Naf

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

A band and crowd of men in front of the North McAlester Theater. McAlester, OK, 1910., 1910

 Item — Box Photo P-47, Item: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of McAlester, Oklahoma, including scenes of theaters, bands, and damage from a 1908 explosion at the Union railroad depot.

Dates: 1910

A shack where Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sittel lived after she came to Indian Territory – she baked bread for the railroad men and the sign says “Bakery”. The Elk House, the hotel and boarding house was built from this. Mrs. Edward Sittel (Lena Trannier Sittel) was the first white woman in McAlester. Edward Sittel and J.J. McAlester shared this shake before Lena came here in September 1871. , September 1871

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

Black and white original and copy prints and a tintype of the Elkhouse Hotel and Boarding House, at McAlester, Indian Territory. The collection also includes scenes of the Sittel family. Rogers-Neill Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: September 1871

Coal cars loaded with coal on track , undated

 Item — Box Photo W-8, Item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of coal mining activities at McAlester, Oklahoma. Thomas W. Wheatley Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: undated

Coal loaded in open M.K.T. coal cars, undated

 Item — Box Photo W-8, Item: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of coal mining activities at McAlester, Oklahoma. Thomas W. Wheatley Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: undated

Coal mining scene. Piles of coal outside building and signs with price of coal , undated

 Item — Box Photo W-8, Item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of coal mining activities at McAlester, Oklahoma. Thomas W. Wheatley Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: undated

Confiscation of whiskey by R.C. Lee and fellow officers in 3rd Ward. McAlester, Oklahoma. 1930., 1930

 Item — Box Photo L-3, Item: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of Deputy United States Marshal R. Crockett Lee, along with scenes of confiscated stills, and lawmen from the area around McAlester, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. Ottie Lee Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1930

Confiscation of whiskey in Ward 3 by Deputy Marshal Crockett Lee. McAlester, Oklahoma. 1930., 1930

 Item — Box Photo L-3, Item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of Deputy United States Marshal R. Crockett Lee, along with scenes of confiscated stills, and lawmen from the area around McAlester, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. Ottie Lee Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1930

Damage from explosion at McAlester, OK. Sept. 16, 1908. McAlester, OK, 1908 September 16

 Item — Box Photo P-47, Item: 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of McAlester, Oklahoma, including scenes of theaters, bands, and damage from a 1908 explosion at the Union railroad depot.

Dates: 1908 September 16

Damage to a house ½ mile from the explosion.  McAlester, OK. Sept. 16, 1908., 1908 September 16

 Item — Box Photo P-47, Item: 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of McAlester, Oklahoma, including scenes of theaters, bands, and damage from a 1908 explosion at the Union railroad depot.

Dates: 1908 September 16

Damage to a house ½ mile from the explosion. Young man killed at the house. McAlester, OK. Sept. 16, 1908., 1908 September 16

 Item — Box Photo P-47, Item: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of McAlester, Oklahoma, including scenes of theaters, bands, and damage from a 1908 explosion at the Union railroad depot.

Dates: 1908 September 16

E. B. Hamilton Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo H-27
Identifier: WHC-P-2217
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of E.B. Hamilton in his drugstore at Wilburton, Oklahoma, along with a photograph of the McClellan Wilson family.

Dates: 1898-1908

Edwin Chadick of New York who was partly instrumental in getting a railroad in the McAlester area. Chadick Park in McAlester is named for him , undated

 Item — Box Photo R-2, Item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints and a tintype of the Elkhouse Hotel and Boarding House, at McAlester, Indian Territory. The collection also includes scenes of the Sittel family. Rogers-Neill Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: undated

Elk House, McAlester’s first hotel and boarding house, owned by Ed Sittel. , undated

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

Black and white original and copy prints and a tintype of the Elkhouse Hotel and Boarding House, at McAlester, Indian Territory. The collection also includes scenes of the Sittel family. Rogers-Neill Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: undated

Four small pictures showing preparations and construction of building near other mining building, undated

 Item — Box Photo W-8, Item: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of coal mining activities at McAlester, Oklahoma. Thomas W. Wheatley Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: undated

Four small pictures showing preparations and construction of building near other mining building, undated

 Item — Box Photo W-8, Item: 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of coal mining activities at McAlester, Oklahoma. Thomas W. Wheatley Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: undated

Four small pictures showing preparations and construction of building near other mining building, undated

 Item — Box Photo W-8, Item: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of coal mining activities at McAlester, Oklahoma. Thomas W. Wheatley Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: undated

Four small pictures showing preparations and construction of building near other mining building, undated

 Item — Box Photo W-8, Item: 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of coal mining activities at McAlester, Oklahoma. Thomas W. Wheatley Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: undated

George McMurdo driving Pittsburg County Railway Company streetcar, ca. 1935. , 1935

 Item — Box Photo M-24, Item: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of Pittsburg County Railway Company street cars and McAlester, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1935

George McMurdo Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo M-24
Identifier: WHC-P-2205
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Pittsburg County Railway Company street cars and McAlester, Oklahoma.

Dates: ca. 1935

James Brazell, early U.S. Deputy Marshal, Indian Territory. Died 5-9-1948. McAlester, Oklahoma. 1887., 1887

 Item — Box Photo L-3, Item: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of Deputy United States Marshal R. Crockett Lee, along with scenes of confiscated stills, and lawmen from the area around McAlester, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. Ottie Lee Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1887

Masonic Temple on Mt. Moriah near McAlester, Oklahoma. Built in 1014 and razed 1943. Stone building , 1943

 Item — Box Photo C-7, Item: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of miners at Samples No. 2 Mine near McAlester, Oklahoma and the Masonic Temple on Mt. Moriah, also near McAlester, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1943

Mine disaster in McAlester, 1929., 1929

 Item — Box Photo P-32, Item: 2192
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: 1929

Miners and mules at Samples #2 mine near McAlester, Oklahoma in 1900: This is a copy. , 1900

 Item — Box Photo C-7, Item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of miners at Samples No. 2 Mine near McAlester, Oklahoma and the Masonic Temple on Mt. Moriah, also near McAlester, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1900

Office of Dr. T. S. Chapman, McAlester, Oklahoma, early 1900s. This is a different view and looks like a different office from the one pictured in #1. , bulk: 1900s

 Item — Box Photo C-7, Item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of Dr. T.S. Chapman, his family, and medical offices at McAlester, Oklahoma. T. Shelby Chapman Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900s

People gathered at the mouth of a mine following a cave in. Photo taken after the explosion at the Bolen Mine, Old Town Coal Company, McAlester, December 17, 1929. 61 men were killed, two men and one mule survived., 1929, Dec 17

 Item — Box Photo P-32, Item: 2191
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: 1929; Dec 17

Peter Perkins Pitchlynn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-495
Scope and Contents

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Choctaw Chief. Correspondence of Pitchlynn with prominent citizens and family members in the Choctaw Nation; personal journals (1815) and diary (1828-1832) of Pitchlynn; official reports (1825-1841) of the Choctaw Academy in Kentucky; and Pitchlynn family records (1806-1867). Also includes a signed copy of the articles of surrender and peace negotiated between the Choctaw Nation and the United States at the close of the Civil War, and extensive correspondence reflecting the state of the Choctaw Nation just prior to and during the Civil War years, with special regard to slavery. Peter Pitchlynn Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1815-1922

Pittsburg County Railway Company streetcar at McAlester, Oklahoma, ca. 1935., 1935

 Item — Box Photo M-24, Item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of Pittsburg County Railway Company street cars and McAlester, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1935

Pittsburg County Railway Company streetcar at McAlester, Oklahoma, ca. 1935., 1935

 Item — Box Photo M-24, Item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of Pittsburg County Railway Company street cars and McAlester, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1935