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Subjects of interview include: the drawing, by her father, farm property in the Lawton, Okla., lottery, chiefly because of poor schools in Indian Territory; travel by the family for 100 miles in a covered wagon to reach their new property near Snyder; in 1902 the donation by her father of land for the Star Valley School and the building of the schoolhouse and outbuildings; early towns of Mondamon and North and South Cold Springs (Mondamon later flooded for the construction of Tom Steed Reservoir); Swanson County (later became part of Kiowa County); early home remedies; conditions during World War I, World War II, and the Depression; and membership in the Harmony Club, a women's social club in Snyder
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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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Negative, contact, and copy print of portrait painting of Louise McMahon
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Copy negatives of Lawton, Okla., mayors Frank A. Parkinson (1921-1922), R.A. Jones (1905-1909), Walter Fuller (1933-1935), and J.A. Johnson (1922-1923)
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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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Copy negatives -- Includes three images of the church in the 1920s-1930s and one image of Joshua Givens, son of Satank (Kiowa chief), who was an ordained minister of the Episcopal Church
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Milk company founded in 1941 by Herbert Allen Johnson
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Includes photographs, negatives, CD-ROMS, texts, and captions taken from exhibition titled "Struggle for equality: a community view," exhibited at Museum of the Great Plains from 23 Feb. 2003 to 28 Mar. 2004. Persons represented include Adam Matthews, John Sadberry, and Hartwell Menefee, of Lawton, Okla
Museum of the Great Plains
Forty-eight negatives, 42 slides, and 41 color transparencies from the Mid-America Arts Alliance, through Exhibits USA, chiefly images from the Humphrey art exhibit which came to the Museum of the Great Plains, Lawton, Okla., as a traveling exhibition entitled "Indians of the American West" (Jan. 5-19, 1979), produced by Don Humphrey and Humphrey Galleries in Santa Fe, N.M. -- Includes work of artists Karl Bodmer, George Catlin, Charles Bird King, James Otto Lewis, Frederic Remington, H.F. Farney, Alfred R. Waud, John J. Audubon, Felix Darley, Albert Bierstadt, Paul Frenzeny, Jules Tavernier, John Mix Stanley, Seth Eastman, Rufus Fairchild Zogbaum, and Peter Rindisbacher
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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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