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Photographs

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Bill Price Collection

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC 5-4)
Identifier: 1993-012
Abstract

These thirty-six photographs feature steer roping and rodeo cowboys, and most photos are dated around 1970. Many of the photographs have unidentified photographers, but the collection does include some photos by Ferrell Butler, DeVere Helfrich, and John Addison Stryker.

Dates: 1970s

Bob Askin Collection

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC OS1)
Identifier: R-264
Abstract

This small collection of rodeo photographs and postcards prominently features Bob Askin, a well-known and respected saddle bronc rider of the 1920s, who was inducted into the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s Rodeo Hall of Fame in 1978.

Dates: circa 1920s

C. G. Wilson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1972-02
Abstract C.G. “Buckshot” Wilson created a scrapbook named “Western Memories,” for which he wrote requests to such persons as G.W. Lillie, Frank Eaton, Lucille Mulhall, and Robert Lindneux for letters and photographs to be included in the book. He elaborately designed each page, paginated the poems, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera into a cohesive book documenting the personalities he treasured. There are also several poems about western culture, persons, the Dust Bowl, and...
Dates: circa 1920-circa 1950

Cattle Drive Photographs Collection

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC 3-2)
Identifier: 1971-001
Abstract

This small collection of nine photographs depicts cowboy life on the Miller Brothers’ 101 Ranch during the 1890s.

Dates: circa 1890s

Channing Peake Letters to Joe De Yong

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RC2022-017
Abstract

The Channing Peake Letters to Joe De Yong contains letters from artist Channing Peake, sent primarily during his travels through Mexico from 1934 to 1935. Additionally, the collection contains photographs, sketches, and other materials that most likely accompanied the letters.

Dates: 1932 - 1935

Claudio Janni Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-209
Abstract

The Claudio Janni Collection features the Sam Lucchese boot pattern book which is an exceptional work of art with pages of designs for boot covers and patterns. Accompanying the book are several photographs, advertising cards, two catalogs, and 35mm slides of boot designs.

Dates: circa 1920-circa 1990

Cuba Crutchfield Collection

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC 2-12)
Identifier: R-262-01
Abstract

This small collection contains photographs of Cuba Crutchfield performing trick roping skills, programs from his early stage performances, and two certificates of land allotments for property near Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1910 - 1965

Donald Nesbitt Collection

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC OS1-3)
Identifier: R-219
Abstract

This small collection features several portrait proofs of Donald Nesbitt by Distinctive Portraiture of Denver, Colorado. Nesbitt was a well-known rodeo contestant in five of the major rodeo events and was one of the first rodeo honorees to be inducted in the Rodeo Hall of Fame, in 1955.

Dates: circa 1930s

Fred Alvord II Collection

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC OS1)
Identifier: 1989-27
Abstract

Fred Alvord was once rodeo secretary, director, and champion cowboy. This collection from his son includes several photographs and postcards featuring well-known rodeo personalities.

Dates: circa 1920s

Gene Lamb Rodeo Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-016
Abstract

The Gene Lamb Rodeo Photographs is comprised of 251 rodeo photographs that include action shots and portraits of participants.

Dates: 1936-1951 and not dated

George A. Noble Collection

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC OS1-7)
Identifier: 1969-001
Abstract

The collection features five photographs of cowboys leading cattle and horse drives across the range.

Dates: circa 1890

George Redman Tucker Photograph

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC 4-5)
Identifier: 1989-011

Hughie Long Rodeo Photographs

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC 3-21)
Identifier: 1983-053
Scope and Contents

This small collection contains 22 photographs, some of which have copy negatives available, and 6 photocopies of photographs. The majority of the photographs represent Hughie Long participating in various rodeo events. Jiggs Bailey is present in two of the photographs and several of the photographs are from the Chicago World’s Fair Rodeo.

Dates: 1930 - 1950

Ira L. Reeves Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H-067
Content Description The Ira L. Reeves Papers is the papers and photographs of Ira, both personal and related to his military career. The collection includes photographs, newspaper clippings, a few letters, currency from countries Ira visited, booklets, military papers, and personal documents such as business cards and financial documents. Of interest are family photographs portraying clothing styles of the late 19th and early 20th century and military orders. There are also booklets and photographs pertaining...
Dates: circa 1880-circa 1925

Isleta Pueblo Women Photographs

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC 11-5)
Identifier: RC2010-039
Abstract

This collection is comprised of three photographs taken by Milton E. Porter of women from the Isleta Pueblo.

Dates: circa 1905

J.A. Blankenburg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H-153
Abstract

Featured in this collection are two photographs of the Harrington family at their homestead in Oklahoma during the early 1900s, in addition to a Kingfisher, Oklahoma land office certificate signed by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903, granting a specified plot of land to Andrew J. Harrington and his family.

Dates: 1903 and n.d.

James A. Carson Collection

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC 2-6)
Identifier: H-154
Abstract

This small collection contains 47 photographs of an assortment of people involved with the 101 Ranch in Bliss, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1905 - 1910

Jane Cunningham Hoot Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-161
Abstract

The Jane Cunningham Hoot Collection relates and contributes to the Robert E. Cunningham Oklahoma History Collection.

Dates: not dated

Jay B. Massey Collection

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC 4-6)
Identifier: 1989-028
Abstract

This small collection includes several photographs and photographic postcards taken on the Miller Brothers’ 101 Ranch, some of which are personally autographed photos from John A. Guthrie.

Dates: circa 1890-circa 1930

Jessamine and Elsa Spear Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: RC2022-021
Abstract

This collection contains a photograph album created by Jessamine and Elsa Spear. There are over 200 photographs pasted to both the back and the front of the pages, along with loose materials related to the Spear Ranche and the Spear O Wigwam Lodge. Subjects of the photographs include cattle branding, ranching, sheep, buffalo, landscapes, fishing, chuckwagons and more.

Dates: 1887-circa 1940

Jessie Newby Ray Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H-111
Abstract

This small collection highlights the biblical selections made by Mary Newby Miller when she quilted her Bible Quilt and gave lectures on the specific verses used to illustrate the life of Christ. Her family played a major role in the establishment of the Disciples of Christ in Oklahoma and surrounding states.

Dates: not dated

Jimalee Burton Photograph and Explanation of Green Corn Dance

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC 3-20)
Identifier: 1985-048
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one copy photograph of the 89er meeting in Oklahoma City around 1900. Some of the names represented are Governor William Henry Davis, “Alfalfa Bill” Murray, C.A. Compton, and J.A. Chitwood (Jimalee Burton’s father).

Dates: not dated

Letter from Jessamine Spear Johnson to Don Ornduff and Photographs

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC 11-19)
Identifier: RC2014-024
Abstract

This small collection contains a letter from Jessamine Spear Johnson to Don Ornduff describing how she takes and sells photographs of Herefords. The letter is accompanied by ten photographs with captions written on the back.

Dates: October 1, 1934

Lewis E. Crawford Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2004-012
Abstract

This collection of papers and photographs primarily documents cattle ranching and the Crawford family of Oklahoma Territory and Texas.

Dates: 1877-circa 1960

Lt. Colonel John M. Hamilton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-027-08
Abstract Papers and photographs of Lt. Colonel John M. Hamilton, a soldier whose career spanned almost 40 years, from the Civil War through the Indian Wars, until finally ending with his death on San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War. The collection includes biographical material such as newspaper and first-person accounts of Hamilton’s military career. There is substantial correspondence, mostly arising out of Hamilton’s death and the attempts of his widow, Isabel B. Hamilton, to obtain a...
Dates: 1863 - 1925

Major David McKee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RC2010-009
Abstract

This collection contains one framed photograph of Major David McKee, the founder of the Anti-Horse Thief Association.

Dates: not dated

Mark Allen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-023
Abstract

The Mark Allen Collection contains photographs, film stills, and ephemera which document the film career of each cowboy (Hoot Gibson, William S. Hart, Buck Jones, Ken Maynard, Tim McCoy, and Tom Mix) from the first movie to the last of their careers. There are some photos of other popular western actors and actresses, plus postcards, prints, and arcade cards. An estimated 1,293 images are included.

Dates: circa 1920-circa 1960

Mexican Joe and Pawnee Bill Photographs

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC 3-1)
Identifier: 1970-018
Abstract

This is a small collection of photographs portraying Jose Barrera ("Mexican Joe") and Pawnee Bill, one of which is hand-tinted and two of which are attached to a holiday card.

Dates: circa 1930