G.M. Brooks photograph collection, 1909-1949

Brooks, G. M. (George Melvin), 1875-1973


20 items.
Photographs, chiefly views of Lawton's birthday parade (1939-1949) but also including parade photos from the 1913 and 1914 parades and one postcard of Fifth Ward School (1914) -- Persons represented include Brooks and his wife, and members of the Brooks and Thomas families.
Resident of Lawton and Pumpkin Center (outside of Letitia, Okla.); worked for the Lawton post office; b. in Missouri; moved to Comanche County, Okla., 1904 and lived on a farm in Pumpkin Center; won prize for the agricultural float in Lawton's 1914 birthday parade; m. Emma Clay in 1902.
Collection is open for research.
Negatives for entire collection are available.
Materials in English.
Finding aid in the repository.

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