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                             Volume 19, Issue 7 -- 2017-10-13                     

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Alva, Oklahoma - At 11:55am, 16 September 1893, Saturday, the Cherokee Strip was without inhabitants; at 12:05pm, 75 thousand people were pushing forward with utmost speed. Friends became separated, everyone was left to look out for themselves. Men cursed, shouted; women, children screamed.

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1893 Boomers & Cherokee Strip

Oklahoma - For a year the boomers had been gathering on the borders of the Cherokee Strip waiting for the opening of the land to settlement. Many were persons who failed to secure lands in Oklahoma.

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History of U. S. Territories

USA - Did you realize that Puerto Rico is one of five inhabited U. S. Territories, along with American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U. S. Virgin islands?

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Cherokee Indians & Cherokee Strip 1893 Settlement

Oklahoma - Before the 1893 settlement of the Cherokee Strip, the Cherokee Indian had resisted the march of civilization westward for nearly two centuries.

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1893 - The Strip From Kiowa

Oklahoma - Back in September, 1893, The Medicine Lodge Cresset, out of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, dated 22 September 22, 1893, Friday, on page 2, had some interesting tidbits of information and history concerning the Cherokee Strip and the Land Run of 1893. This part concerns the Strip from Kiowa, Kansas in to the Cherokee Strip near Alva and other little communities that sprang up near the border of Oklahoma and Kansas. The honest citizen seemed to play the part of a sucker while the leading star parts were acted by the "sooner," the rascal and the bully.

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This is so sad. I remember that building being built when I was a young kid. My wife stayed in it when she went to college one year.
 ~Larry M. Whitely regarding Okie's story from Vol. 8 Iss. 6 titled UNTITLED

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1893 - Cherokee Strip Thickly Populated Territory At Long Last

Oklahoma - At 12 o'clock, September 16, 1893, Saturday Kansas and Oklahoma tipped up simultaneously and spilled a large per cent of their population on to the Cherokee Strip.

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1893 - Cherokee Strip Decidedly Lacked Registration Booths

Oklahoma - Back in 1893, it was no wonder that the mutterings against the whole scheme of registration which began the Monday before September 16th, 1893, were growing louder and uglier.

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