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The Oklahoma Land Rush has begun...

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April 23, 1889

THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 23, 1889 

* Oklahoma land rush beginning
* Boomers and Sooners
* Town of Guthrie riot

The front page has a nice report on the Oklahoma Land Rush with the top of the page having column heads: "Oklahoma Opened" "Settlers Admitted to the New Territory at Noon Yesterday" "A Mad Rush for Land All Along the Line" "The City of Guthrie Settled & Organized With Incredible Rapidity" "Disappointed Boomers Form a Plan to Seize the Cherokee Strip" with the text taking over 3 1/2 columns.
Eight pages, bit of front page fold foxing, nice condition.

Category: The Old West