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Pass of Rattlesnake Mountains and Devil's Gate. Volume 2, 1849 August 5 - November
Joseph Goldsborough Bruff Diaries, Journals, and Notebooks Sixteen illustrated diaries describing an 1849 expedition by a draftsman in the Bureau of Topographical Engineers.
Andrew No Wife, Syllabary practice
Kilpatrick Collection of Cherokee Manuscripts Manuscripts documenting the Cherokee language, and history and culture of the Oklahoma Cherokee.
Lewis and Clark Expedition Maps, ca. 1803-1810 Manuscript maps detailing the route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Pacific Coast and back.
Mammoth Plate Photographs of the North American West Mammoth plate photographs, chiefly created by Carleton E. Watkins and William Henry Jackson, ca. 1874-1898.
Mexican Revolution, ca. 1910-1917 Postcards of locations and events related to US military involvement in the Mexican Revolution.
Richard Henry Pratt Papers Writings, photographs, and artwork from the papers of the American soldier and Indian educator.
Ruckus! American Entertainments at the Turn of the Twentieth Century and the Bonnie and Semoura Clark Black Vaudeville Collection Photographs recalling popular divertissements, including minstrel shows, vaudeville, and burlesque.
Solomon Sir Jones Films, 1924-1928 The Solomon Sir Jones films consist of 29 silent black and white films documenting African-American communities in Oklahoma from 1924 to 1928.
Walter McClintock Glass Lantern Slides Thousands of photographs of the Blackfoot and their homelands in northwestern Montana.
The Western Silent Films Lobby Card Collection Lobby cards and fliers promoting mostly silent westerns, 1910s-1920s. 
Zane Grey Home Movies The collection documents the life and work of the American writer Zane Grey and his wife Dolly Grey, and to some extent the lives of their children.



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