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McCurtain County (Okla.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Naf

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

A cypress tree eight miles east of Broken Bow, Oklahoma on Mountain Fork Creek in McCurtain County. This tree measures 33’ 10” around at 7’ above the ground. July 22, 1916. Photo – J. Cullen., 1916 July 22

 Item — Box Photo W-26, item: 225
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of sawmills, quarries, lime kilns, lumber yards, glass factories, smelters, oil wells and storage tanks, and ranches in Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns; the University of Oklahoma; of railroads, automobiles, and airplanes; of Apache, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa, Sioux, and Wichita Indians; of limestone and gypsum deposits in Oklahoma; and of the Oklahoma salt plains. Quanah Parker, Wanda Parker, Hollow Horn Bear, Hunting Horse, Mad Wolf, Geronimo, Bear Claw, and Amy Toughfeathers are among the photographs of individuals in the collection.

Dates: 1916 July 22

A pine forest near Broken Bow, McCurtain County, Oklahoma., undated

 Item — Box Photo W-26, item: 224
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of sawmills, quarries, lime kilns, lumber yards, glass factories, smelters, oil wells and storage tanks, and ranches in Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns; the University of Oklahoma; of railroads, automobiles, and airplanes; of Apache, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa, Sioux, and Wichita Indians; of limestone and gypsum deposits in Oklahoma; and of the Oklahoma salt plains. Quanah Parker, Wanda Parker, Hollow Horn Bear, Hunting Horse, Mad Wolf, Geronimo, Bear Claw, and Amy Toughfeathers are among the photographs of individuals in the collection.

Dates: undated

Building mainline railroad to Clebit, Oklahoma.  F.H. Hendrix, Floyd Miller, and Harry Rhines.  Mule skinners drive two teams.  The regular team in hitched to the wheeler.  At the bottom of the wheeler is a scoop with a perpendicular handle.  The loader “, undated

 Item — Box Photo M-29, item: 15
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of scenes in McCurtain County, Oklahoma including logging, railroad construction, businesses, and agriculture. The collection contains prints of the towns of Haworth, Idabel, Wright City, Broken Bow, Smithville, Eagletown, and Garvin, Oklahoma.

Dates: undated

Coach interior used as a bunk car on the FtS and W line, McCurtain, Oklahoma, March 15, 1940., 1940 March 15

 Item — Box Photo W-34, item: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy and original prints of railroads in Oklahoma and Arkansas. The collection also contains scenes of Fort Smith and Western Railroad locomotives and rolling stock.

Dates: 1940 March 15

Cypress trees near Broken Bow, McCurtain County, Oklahoma., undated

 Item — Box Photo W-26, item: 222
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of sawmills, quarries, lime kilns, lumber yards, glass factories, smelters, oil wells and storage tanks, and ranches in Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns; the University of Oklahoma; of railroads, automobiles, and airplanes; of Apache, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa, Sioux, and Wichita Indians; of limestone and gypsum deposits in Oklahoma; and of the Oklahoma salt plains. Quanah Parker, Wanda Parker, Hollow Horn Bear, Hunting Horse, Mad Wolf, Geronimo, Bear Claw, and Amy Toughfeathers are among the photographs of individuals in the collection.

Dates: undated

Front view of Sealy Chapel in Smithville, Oklahoma.  1928., 1928

 Item — Box Photo M-29, item: 34
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of scenes in McCurtain County, Oklahoma including logging, railroad construction, businesses, and agriculture. The collection contains prints of the towns of Haworth, Idabel, Wright City, Broken Bow, Smithville, Eagletown, and Garvin, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1928

FtS and W’s #11 locomotive pulling loaded flatcars at San Bois Mine at McCurtain, Oklahoma., undated

 Item — Box Photo W-34, item: 31
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy and original prints of railroads in Oklahoma and Arkansas. The collection also contains scenes of Fort Smith and Western Railroad locomotives and rolling stock.

Dates: undated

FtS and W’s #11 locomotive, type 4-6-0, at San Bois Mine at McCurtain, Oklahoma., undated

 Item — Box Photo W-34, item: 30
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy and original prints of railroads in Oklahoma and Arkansas. The collection also contains scenes of Fort Smith and Western Railroad locomotives and rolling stock.

Dates: undated

Harris House – Pleasant Hill, at Harris, Oklahoma.  Built in 1867., undated

 Item — Box Photo M-29, item: 32
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of scenes in McCurtain County, Oklahoma including logging, railroad construction, businesses, and agriculture. The collection contains prints of the towns of Haworth, Idabel, Wright City, Broken Bow, Smithville, Eagletown, and Garvin, Oklahoma.

Dates: undated

Jail and whipping tree six miles east of Broken Bow.  Build in 1884 in Eagletown, county seat of Eagle Country, Choctaw Nation.  Served until end of tribal government in 1906.  Photo taken in Eagletown in the 1920s., 1920's

 Item — Box Photo M-29, item: 23
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of scenes in McCurtain County, Oklahoma including logging, railroad construction, businesses, and agriculture. The collection contains prints of the towns of Haworth, Idabel, Wright City, Broken Bow, Smithville, Eagletown, and Garvin, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1920's

Logs stacked beside sawmill.  Men, women, children, and dogs sitting and standing on the logs.  North McCurtain Country, Oklahoma., undated

 Item — Box Photo M-29, item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of scenes in McCurtain County, Oklahoma including logging, railroad construction, businesses, and agriculture. The collection contains prints of the towns of Haworth, Idabel, Wright City, Broken Bow, Smithville, Eagletown, and Garvin, Oklahoma.

Dates: undated

McCurtain County April 1937, Wattle-daub chimney., 1937, April

 Item — Box Photo M-16C, item: 804
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of Navajo, Kiowa, Seminole, Pueblo, Cherokee, and Apache Indians. Also included are photographs of baskets from the Aleut, Apache, Attu, Cahuilla, Chemehuevi, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Clallam, Eskimo, Delaware, Havasupai, Haida, Hupa, Klikitat, Kickapoo, Karok, Klamath, Lillooet, Maidu, Makah, Modoc, Mono, Navajo, Nez Perce, Nootka, Paiute, Papago, Penobscot, Pima, Pomo, Pueblo, Hopi, Quinault, Seneca, Shoshoni, Tlingit, Ntlakyapamuk, Umatilla, Wailaki, Wasco, Washo, Winnebago, and Yokut tribes. The collection also contains views of archaeological work in the southwest United States, including Oklahoma City, Fort Sill, Okeene, Anadarko, Idabel, and Ardmore, Oklahoma; San Ildefonso, Santa Fe and Chimayo, New Mexico; and San Antonio, Texas. Alice Marriott Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1937; April

Men, logs, teams, and logging wagons beside the old sawmill of Uncle Joe Harris in McCurtain County, Oklahoma., undated

 Item — Box Photo M-29, item: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of scenes in McCurtain County, Oklahoma including logging, railroad construction, businesses, and agriculture. The collection contains prints of the towns of Haworth, Idabel, Wright City, Broken Bow, Smithville, Eagletown, and Garvin, Oklahoma.

Dates: undated

Oklahoma Geological Survey Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-454
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Records of the Oklahoma Geological Survey, including correspondence (1908-1982), area geological reports (1915-1948), and field notes (1908-); reports of the governing board (1974-1979); and book manuscripts and galley proofs (n.d.) regarding Oklahoma geology. Also included is correspondence from the University of Oklahoma Department of Geology and Geography. Oklahoma Geological Survey Photograph Collection also in repository.The Oklahoma Geological Survey was established by Senate Bill No. 75 in 1908 with Charles N. Gould serving as its first Director. The Geological Survey exists for the purpose of seeking information on the geology, mineral and underground water resources of the state; for the purpose of determining chemical properties and possible commercial applications of the state’s minerals and rocks; to assist mineral producers...
Dates: 1908-1982

Old Rock Church at Garvin, Oklahoma.  Built in 1909., 1909

 Item — Box Photo M-29, item: 36
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of scenes in McCurtain County, Oklahoma including logging, railroad construction, businesses, and agriculture. The collection contains prints of the towns of Haworth, Idabel, Wright City, Broken Bow, Smithville, Eagletown, and Garvin, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1909

Peter Perkins Pitchlynn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-495
Scope and Contents

FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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

Pine forest near Broken Bow, McCurtain County, Oklahoma., undated

 Item — Box Photo W-26, item: 223
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of sawmills, quarries, lime kilns, lumber yards, glass factories, smelters, oil wells and storage tanks, and ranches in Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns; the University of Oklahoma; of railroads, automobiles, and airplanes; of Apache, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa, Sioux, and Wichita Indians; of limestone and gypsum deposits in Oklahoma; and of the Oklahoma salt plains. Quanah Parker, Wanda Parker, Hollow Horn Bear, Hunting Horse, Mad Wolf, Geronimo, Bear Claw, and Amy Toughfeathers are among the photographs of individuals in the collection.

Dates: undated

Sealy Chapel in Smithville, Oklahoma. 1928., 1928

 Item — Box Photo M-29, item: 35
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of scenes in McCurtain County, Oklahoma including logging, railroad construction, businesses, and agriculture. The collection contains prints of the towns of Haworth, Idabel, Wright City, Broken Bow, Smithville, Eagletown, and Garvin, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1928

Story Lumber Company wrecked log truck, north of old Hochatown, Oklahoma.  1940., 1940

 Item — Box Photo M-29, item: 10
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of scenes in McCurtain County, Oklahoma including logging, railroad construction, businesses, and agriculture. The collection contains prints of the towns of Haworth, Idabel, Wright City, Broken Bow, Smithville, Eagletown, and Garvin, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1940

Tiajuana King Cochnauer papers

 Collection — Box C-59
Identifier: WHC-M-2740
Scope and Contents

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A leather-bound University of Oklahoma Master of Education diploma (1948) for Joseph King, framed original artwork titled Wind Talkers (2007) by Choctaw artist Paul King, which honors the Choctaw code talkers of World War I, and materials related to Eagletown, Oklahoma (1932-2009).

Dates: 1932 - 2009

Wheelock Seminary Collection

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2523
Scope and Contents

FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Orphan school. An account of expenses incurred while transporting groceries from Clarksville, Texas to Wheelock Seminary in Garvin, Indian Territory. E.H. Wilson is listed as the superintendent of the seminary.

Dates: 1898