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Oklahoma becomes a state...

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November 17, 1907

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, Nov. 17, 1907 

* Oklahoma becomes a state
* Joins the Union - statehood
* Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

A front page column is headed: "NEW STATE IS GIVEN BIRTH" "Stroke Of Pen Does Work" "President's Act is Attended with Little Ceremony" "Land Clerk Gets Souvenir" "Only A Few Persons Witness the Signature" and more.
The article begins: "A new star was added to the American flag today by the admission formally to the Union of the state of Oklahoma...".
Complete in 56 pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century