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Ann Dawson Collection

Identifier: 1971-05

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 24 photographs and one copy negative. The subjects include Native Americans performing ceremonies and Frank Eaton as “Pistol Pete.” The tribes represented include Osage and Kiowa. The photographs of Frank Eaton include several of the Cherokee Strip Cowpunchers Association. Most of the photographs are attributed to Dean Burch of Tulsa, Oklahoma.


  • 1846 - 1952


Conditions Governing Access

The Ann Dawson Collection has no restrictions and is available for research. If you are interested in researching the materials, please contact the Dickinson Research Center to make an appointment.

Conditions Governing Use

The Ann Dawson Collection is the property of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Materials, even if owned by the NCWHM, may be protected under third party copyright. It is the patron’s responsibility to research and secure any such additional copyright and pay any required fees or royalties. It is not the intention of the NCWHM to impede upon any third party rights, and the NCWHM cannot be held responsible if the patron is involved in legal action due to violation of third party copyright claims.


0.16 Linear Feet (1 folder (small collection))

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This collection contains 24 images, almost all of which are attributed to the photographer Dean Burch. Subjects include Native Americans of the Osage and Kiowa tribes dressed in traditional regalia and the Cherokee Strip Cowpunchers Association. Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton is in several photographs.

Processing Information

The Ann Dawson Collection is a small collection and was donated to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in 1971 by Ann Dawson.

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Repository Details

Part of the NCWHM Special Collections at Dickinson Research Center Repository

1700 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73111 United States