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Oklahoma City: Land Run to Statehood 
Preserving landmark events in historical photographs and insightful narration by local historian Terry L. Griffith, this book breathes new life into Oklahoma City’s fascinating firsts. Featuring many photographs that have never been published before, vintage images culled from the author’s own vast personal collection, and archival images preserved by the Oklahoma Historical Society and other collections, this volume documents the stories of prosperity and development of the area’s first settlers.

Oklahoma City: Statehood to 1930
This compilation of more than 200 vintage images, combined with illuminating facts from city directories, newspapers, and first-hand accounts, chronicles Oklahoma City’s unique history from its beginnings in the early 20th century as Packingtown to the Depression. This pictorial retrospective features glimpses into the city’s everyday past, including a pleasant day at Belle Isle, an outing to the state fair, and a meeting with the “father of Oklahoma City,” Henry Samuel Overholser.

Oklahoma City: 1930 to the Millennium
This unique volume showcases more than 200 vintage images from Oklahoma City’s defining years, including photographic documentation of the construction of downtown Oklahoma City’s skyscrapers and modern highways. Take a virtual trip to the Cowboy Hall of Fame, the Kirkpatrick Planetarium, Bricktown, and Myriad Botanical Gardens. Avoid the Y2K bug, and be sure to party like it’s 1999 at Opening Night 2000.
ISBN: 9781589730427
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Oklahoma
Dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Oklahoma City: Land Run to Statehood by Terry L. Griffith
The insightful narration of local historian Terry L. Griffith breathes new life into Oklahoma City‚’s fascinating firsts, featuring many photographs that have never been published before. The area‚’s unique and vibrant past, as chronicled in this book, is sure to entertain and inform longtime residents and visitors alike.

Oklahoma City: Statehood to 1930 by Terry L. Griffith
Historian and author Terry L. Griffith continues to share his love for Oklahoma City‚’s history in this new pictorial retrospective. The second of three volumes, Oklahoma City: Statehood to 1930 will make an entertaining and informative addition to the libraries of residents as well as visitors to Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma City: 1930 to the Millennium by Terry L. Griffith, Introduction by Mayor Kirk Humphreys
Featuring an introduction by Mayor Kirk Humphreys, this book brings Oklahoma City‚’s history to life once again, this time focusing on the period from 1930 to 2000. Local historian Terry Griffith presents over two hundred images from various collections across the city, combined with educational and entertaining captions to illustrate the city‚’s history from the early days of the twentieth century to the welcoming of a new millennium.
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