Copy photographs, originals made 1893, primarily by W.A. Flower of Guthrie, Oklahoma, of the opening of the Cherokee Strip in Oklahoma, and of the activity around the land offices at Orlando and Perry, Oklahoma Territory, between September 8 and November 16, 1893. Included are group portraits of settlers outside stores and camp views. The photographs were originally contained in an album labeled "Hon. S.W. Lamoureux”; a few individual photographs were marked "D.P. Lamoureux, Compliments of Globe Democrat." Silas Wright Lamoreux (Lamoureux) a former member of the Wisconsin Assembly, was appointed Land Commissioner by President Grover Cleveland. D.P. Lamoreux was Silas Lamoreux’ son. Copy negatives are filed as (X3) 6291-6300, 7466-7479, and (X31) 6215-6299. See inventory with case file.
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