An Inventory of Photographs, 1887-1897, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library
On April 19, 1892, cowboys, soldiers and others ran from the Texas-Oklahoma state line to stake claims to lands near Cheyenne, Oklahoma and the Washita River.
The donor of the collection, Newton Goodwin, lives in Lubbock, Texas.
The Collection contains an image of a Cheyenne, Oklahoma, community picnic at Sgt. Major Creek west of town, circa 1892. Appearing in the photograph is Jessie Ann Goodwin, an aunt of Newton Goodwin who lives in Lubbock, Texas. The Collection also contains an image of Cheyenne, Oklahoma, on April 19, 1892, following the land rush to stake claims on and near the Washita River.
Open for research
Newton Goodwin Photograph Collection, 1887-1897, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas