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Jane Cunningham Hoot Collection,
Location: 0146, 0162
Accession #: 2005.161

Introduction

The Jane Cunningham Hoot Collection relates and contributes to the Robert E. Cunningham Oklahoma History Collection.

Biography

Jane Cunningham Hoot is the daughter of Robert Cunningham, photograph collector and photographer from Stillwater, Oklahoma. He chronicled the development of Oklahoma through his historical acquisitions and personal photographs. Related to this collection, the Robert E. Cunningham Oklahoma History Collection records Oklahoma’s development from 1883 through the 21st century. The collection contains an extensive assemblage of negatives, photographs, documents and other archival materials.

Contains 5 postcards published by Stillwater Engraving Service in 1955 from the Postcards from the Cunningham Collection series. Two are titled “Early Days of Oklahoma,” two titled “Chief Iron Tail,” and one titled “Pistol Pete.” The one 8×10 black-and-white photograph circa 1893 (copy print, n.d.) features two men and one boy with two horses and a wagon loaded with farm produce. Also includes 8 11×14 black-and-white photographs circa 1889-1893 (copy prints, n.d.).

Personal Names:
Chief Iron Tail
Pistol Pete

Subject Headings:
Indians of North America
Photographs
Postcards

This collection was accessioned on July 5, 2005, when Jane Hoot donated the gift of postcards, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to her father, Robert E. Cunningham.

The collection is open for research. It is advisable for researchers to discuss their proposed research with staff prior to visiting the Center.

Jane Cunningham Hoot Collection, Box ##, Folder ##, Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Location 0146
Accession # Description
2005.161.02 Postcard, b&w; “Chief Iron Tail: The Indian on the Nickel”; portrait
2005.161.03 Postcard, b&w; “Chief iron Tail: The Indian on the Nickel”; standing with buffalo
2005.161.04 Postcard, color; “Early Day Oklahoma”; land run scene
2005.161.05 Postcard, color; “Pistol Pete”; full figure portrait
2005.161.06 Postcard, color; “Early Day Oklahoma”; covered wagons before land run
2005.161.07 Photograph, b&w, 8×10 in.; “Two men and a boy with farm produce wagon, circa 1893” (copy print, n.d.)
Location 0162
Accession # Description
2005.161.08 1 b&w Photograph, 11×14 in.; Pencil writing on reverse side: “Awaiting Okla. run. 1893. Moving into Southern Kansas. Gathering at Arkansas River. 1893.” (copy print, n.d.)
2005.161.09 1 b&w Photograph, 11×14 in.; “12. Oklahoma City April 18th.” Pencil writing on reverse side: “D.S. Mitchell. Okla. City April 18, 1889 before rush.” (copy print, n.d.)
2005.161.10 1 b&w Photograph, 11×14 in.; Pencil writing on reverse side: “Prettyman. Eagle Chief – a Pawnee leader who participated in the Sioux Wars.” (copy print, n.d.)
2005.161.11 1 b&w Photograph, 11×14 in.; Pencil writing on reverse side: “Prettyman. Iowa Indians – in Indian Territory – moving out for a visit with their Otie cousins.” (copy print, n.d.)
2005.161.12 1 b&w Photograph, 11×14 in.; Pencil writing on reverse side: “Prospective Okla settlers awaiting opening of Okla. run April 22, 1889. Okla. City 1893.” (copy print, n.d.)
2005.161.13 1 b&w Photograph, 11×14 in.; Pencil writing on reverse side: “Prettyman. Awaiting 1889 opening of Okla.” (copy print, n.d.)
2005.161.14 1 b&w Photograph, 11×14 in.; Pencil writing on reverse side: “Prettyman. 1893 Okla. Rush” (copy print, n.d.)
2005.161.15 1 b&w Photograph, 11×14 in.; “No. 7.” Pencil writing on reverse side: “1889 Okla Rush, Okla. City.” (copy print, n.d.)
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