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Interview, with transcript, with Andrus and her brother, Seldon Eugene Andrus, in Lawton, Okla., chiefly relating to their father, general store owner in Frisco, Okla., who became postmaster and store owner in Wildman, Okla., 1909, and drew good farm land in the lottery, the family's move to Altus and then Roosevelt, Okla., ca. 1911 where father, an outspoken Socialist, was justice of the peace and founder of a school for African Americans -- Subjects include labor unions, KKK, the selling of their farm and move to Lawton, their Farmer's Union agency, and philosophy of life
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Copy negatives, photographs, and slides of early Lawton and Fort Sill, Okla -- Subjects include first train leaving Orlando for Perry, Okla. (1893 Sept. 16), tent city and squatters in Lawton before the lot sale, a cyclone, downtown Lawton, the courthouse, and Camp Doniphan. Photographers represented include W.A. Flower, of Guthrie, Okla
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Scrapbook, with genealogical materials, relating to Robertson and other family members including his sister, Anita Louis Robertson and wife, Lameda (Newton) Robertson
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Images of the family of Henry David Miller (1845-1925), including Henry David Miller, Albert Sanford Miller, Kirk Sichley Miller, and Helen May Miller
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317 photographs taken by Shelton of construction sites in Lawton, Okla., including school buildings, church buildings, businesses, and residences
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One hundred ten original photographs, chiefly from the mid-to late-1800s (some oversized) and 6 copy negatives -- Images include family portraits with some views of Wichita Mountains and places around Lawton, including Lincoln Elementary School and First National Bank. Persons represented include Julia Ellsworth Robertson, Anita Robertson, and other members of the Robertson, Ellsworth, Parmenter, McIlwain, and Myers families
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Photograph of Mattie Beal (1901), and Quanah Parker on horseback
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Photograph of a residential house in Lawton accompanied with a special warranty deed (2 Jan. 1936), which states, in part, that deed was granted "provided that no white person shall ever be permitted to reside upon or occupy said lots or ground; together with photocopies of Douglass High school (ca. 1902), Bethlehem Baptist Church (1907), and an African American military detachment at Fort Sill, Okla. (ca. 1940s)
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Papers from the estate of Hugh D. Corwin, local historian, businessman, and public official, of Lawton and Comanche County, Okla -- Includes yearbooks from Cameron State School of Agriculture, Cameron College, Lawton High School, and Grady County schools; books (1890-1954) concerning Comanche County war veterans, Comanche language hymns, First Baptist Church (Frederick, Okla.), and grammar and music books; photocopy of Medicine Lodge treaty, 1867; book reviews about Kiowas and Comanches; sketch of Robinson's Landing on Lake Lawtonka outside Lawton; highway plans; and maps, including U.S. Geological Survey maps
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Bible, miscellany including war ration books and records of Lawton City Council, plans for paving Sheridan Road and Lee Blvd. (1940), blueprint for an addition to a public school, development plan for the Holy City of the Wichitas, and other materials

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