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Oklahoma!!!

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Oklahoma!!!

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Tracy Duke's picture comparing Oklahoma City in 1890 and 2013!

i've never been to heaven, but i've been to oklahoma

Yup in Oklahoma. One day you're burning up, next day you're shoveling snow.

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Cenikor President's Letter

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Oklahoma print by penmeetpaper on Etsy, $16.00

Oklahoma's largest lake, Lake Eufaula in eastern Oklahoma, also has some of the largest sunrises and sunsets.

Did you know that #Oklahoma is home to the largest natural gypsum cave in the world that's open to the public? See it for yourself at Alabaster Caverns State Park in Freedom.

Alabaster Caverns State Park

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The first girl scout cookies ever were sold in Muskogee in 1917. They were personally baked by the Mistletoe Troop, and the profits were used to send gifts to doughboys fighting World War I.

Statue of First Girl Scout Cookie Sale, Muskogee, Oklahoma

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100 Oklahoma Outlaws, Gangsters & Lawmen $12.37

Rose Dunn was guilty only of liking the company of outlaws. She was real (some have doubted she existed), and she became known as Rose of Cimarron when she was but 15 years old. There is controversy regarding the role she played in the big battle between lawmen and outlaws in Ingalls, Oklahoma Territory, in 1895. The photo is definitely from the 1890s.

Visions of the Wild West bring Tombstone, Arizona, or Deadwood to mind, but definitely not Ada, Oklahoma. But, by the turn of the 20th century, Ada had become the last vestige of the Old West’s wild and lawless desperadoes. Until, that is, on a spring night in 1909, when several dozen churchgoing businessmen broke into the jail, took four men accused in the murder of a former local sheriff—their Masonic lodge brother, no less—and committed the last mass outlaw lynching in U.S. history.

Belle Starr, "Queen of the Oklahoma Outlaws," circa early 1880s.

Will Sampson Jr ~ ( 1933-1987 ) Sampson, a Native American Muscogee (Creek), was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Sampson's most notable roles were as "Chief Bromden" in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and as "Taylor the Medicine Man" in the horror film Poltergeist II. He had a recurring role on the TV series Vega$, as Harlon Two-leaf and starred in the movies Fish Hawk, The Outlaw Josey Wales, and Orca.

Will Sampson - Sampson, a Native American Muscogee (Creek), was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Sampson's most notable roles were as "Chief Bromden" in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and as "Taylor the Medicine Man" in the horror film Poltergeist II. He had a recurring role on the TV series Vega$, as Harlon Twoleaf and starred in the movies Fish Hawk, The Outlaw Josey Wales (Ten Bears) and Orca.

Outlaw Tales of Oklahoma: True Stories of the Sooner State's Most Infamous Crooks, Culprits, and Cutthroats

Belle Starr (aka Myra Belle Shirley) Feb. 5,1848-Feb. 3 1889. From her association with outlaws such as Jesse James and the Younger brothers, the notoriously unlawful life of Belle Starr came to a violent end on Feb. 3, 1889, two days short of her forty-first birthday. While riding from the general store to her ranch near Eufaula, Okla., Belle was killed by a shotgun blast to the back.

Belle Starr, the Bandit Queen, hooked up with the Younger Brothers and Jesse James. She became a horse thief, outlaw and prostitute. She was the first woman to be tried for a serious crime by Judge Isaac Parker. She was shot in the back and killed by an unknown assailant. Belle was buried at her cabin southwest of Porum, Oklahoma near the Eufuala Dam in Muskogee County.

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Ram's Head Art Deco at the Tulsa Fairgrounds

Oklahoma. It's more than a state -- it's a way of life.

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Oklahoma.

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