Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
This small collection of nine photographs depicts cowboy life on the Miller Brothers’ 101 Ranch during the 1890s.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Gene Lamb Rodeo Photographs is comprised of 251 rodeo photographs that include action shots and portraits of participants.
The collection features five photographs of cowboys leading cattle and horse drives across the range.
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.
This collection is comprised of three photographs taken by Milton E. Porter of women from the Isleta Pueblo.
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.
This small collection contains 47 photographs of an assortment of people involved with the 101 Ranch in Bliss, Oklahoma.
The Jane Cunningham Hoot Collection relates and contributes to the Robert E. Cunningham Oklahoma History Collection.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
This collection of papers and photographs primarily documents cattle ranching and the Crawford family of Oklahoma Territory and Texas.
This collection contains one framed photograph of Major David McKee, the founder of the Anti-Horse Thief Association.
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.
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.