Rudolph Fischer (1852 - 1941) was a White captive of the Comanche tribe for decades. Abducted at age 13 by a Comanche war party near Fredericksburg,Texas he was adopted into the Comanche tribe. Like some others caught in this situation, Rudolph accepted the Indian lifestyle so completely that he refused to leave it when given the chance. He took two Comanche wives and went with the tribe to its new slice of Oklahoma, where "he was fruitful and multiplied."
Roller Coaster Highway, Tulsa, Oklahoma. (The technical name of this road is “County Road NS 366.” It’s one mile west of “Old Highway 56, and about 1.5 miles west of State Highway 56, just north of Wewoka, Oklahoma.)
John Jarrette Member of William Clarke Quantrill’s Guerrillas He Rode with Quantrill during the raid on Lawrence, Kansas in 1863, and with Bloody Bill Anderson during the massacre at Centralia, Missouri 1864. After the war, Jarrette joined the Jesse James gang, and was a suspect in the robbery of the bank in Kentucky in 1868. In the photo he wears a captured Union waistbelt plate in the photo. via http://thecivilwarparlor.tumblr.com
Quanah Parker, the last major chief of the Comanche. He was born in 1845, near Wichita Falls, Texas and died Feb. 23, 1911, near Fort Sill, Okla. He was an aggressive Comanche leader who mounted an unsuccessful war against white invaders in southeast Texas. He later became the main spokesman and peacetime leader of the Indians. Sought help in trying to locate his mother, Cynthia Ann Parker whom he hadn't seen in 16 years. Unfortunately she had died and he was never able to see his mother…