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Town of Guthrie, U.S. Route 77 & State Road 33, Guthrie, Logan County, OK



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Item Title
Town of Guthrie, U.S. Route 77 & State Road 33, Guthrie, Logan County, OK

Location
U.S. Route 77 & State Road 33, Guthrie, OK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS OK-10
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-7).
Building/structure dates: 1889 initial construction
National Register Number: 74001664
Significance: Guthrie is a town which sprang up literally overnight. On April 21, 1889, the site was occupied by numerous lot markets, several skulking "sooners" and two wooden buildings, the recently constructed Federal land office and the slightly older Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad depot. By the evening of the 22nd, it was booming tent city, its population between ten and fifteen thousand people, occupying four town sits instead of the original single sit laid out by the government surveyors. According to the terms of the opening of the territory the town could only occupy 320 acres. The provision was circumvented by the settlers of Guthrie by organizing four separate municipal governments which were consolidated only when the absurdity of the original law was finally realized and correct, in August 1890. Immediately, the new citizens began to make the settlement a permanent one, erecting wooden houses and a few wooden commercial structures.

Subjects
Commerce
Publishing Industry
Cities & Towns


Related Names
Howell, C. C.
Foucart, Joseph
Greer, Frank
Gryb, Barry, Field Team
Robbins, John, Field Team
Smith, Julian, Field Team
Takenaka, Howard, Field Team
Barrett, William E., Photographer
Smalling, Walter, Photographer
Hnedak, John, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. BONFILS BLOCK, 107 S. 2ND ST. FRONT ELEVATION
2. BONFILS BLOCK DETAIL OF CORNICE
3. DE STEIGNER BLOCK, 110-110 1/2-112 E. OKLAHOMA AVE. 4. (COMMERCIAL BUILDING) HARRISON AND W. HARRISON AVENUES FRONT AND SIDE ELEVATIONS 5. (COMMERCIAL BUILDING) HARRISON AND W. HARRISON AVENUES GENERAL VIEW FROM STATE CAPITAL CO. TOWER
6. KAYLOR & McDONALD BUILDING, 624 E. OKLAHOMA AVE.
7. PEELER OIL CO. GAS STATION 8. (COMMERCIAL BUILDING) 116 S. 2ND ST. 9. (COMMERCIAL BUILDING) 109-111 W. OKLAHOMA AVE. 10. (COMMERCIAL BUILDING) 111-113 W. HARRISON AVE.
11. STEPHEN C. STARR BUILDING, 328 W. OKLAHOMA AVE. 12. (COMMERCIAL BUILDING) 115 W. OKLAHOMA AVE. 13. (COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS) 214-212-210 W. OKLAHOMA AVE. FRONT ELEVATION 14. (COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS) 214-212-210 W. OKLAHOMA AVE. DETAIL OF CORNICE, 214 15. (COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS) 214-212-210 W. OKLAHOMA AVE. DETAIL OF CORNICE, 210 16. (COMMERCIAL BUILDING) 322 W. OKLAHOMA AVE.
17. MILLER HOUSE, 704 E. WARNER AVE.
18. ALFRED H. MEAL HOUSE, 716 E. NOBLE AVE.
19. WILLIS M. COOPER HOUSE, 2002 N. 19TH ST. 20. (HOUSE) 319 E. CLEVELAND AVE. 21. (HOUSE) 323 E. CLEVELAND AVE. 22. (HOUSE) 624 E. CLEVELAND AVE. 23. (HOUSES) 315-325 E. LINCOLN 24. (HOUSE) 316 E. LINCOLN 25. (HOUSES) 518-520 E. LINCOLN 26. (HOUSE) 701 E. NOBLE AVE. FRONT AND SIDE ELEVATION 27. (HOUSE) 701 E. NOBLE AVE. DETAIL OF CANOPY AND DOOR 28. (HOUSE) E. PERKINS AT S. MAPLE 29. (HOUSES) E. SPRINGER AND S. FIRST ST. 30. (HOUSES) 216-218-220 E. SPRINGER 31. (HOUSES) 618-704-710 E. SPRINGER 32. (HOUSE) 208 N. BROAD 33. (HOUSE) 411 N. BROAD 34. (HOUSE) 417 N. ELM 35. (HOUSE) 201 N. 13TH ST. 36. (HOUSE) 1402 W. CLEVELAND AVE. 37. (HOUSE) 1521 W. NOBLE AVE.
38. GENERAL VIEW, W. OKLAHOMA AVE.
39. GENERAL VIEW, S. FIRST ST.
40. PAVILION, S. DIVISION ST.
41. WOOD HOUSE TOWER, 100 BLOCK OF S, 2ND ST.
42. COAL CHUTE COVER, E. OKLAHOMA AVE.
43. SIDEWALK BRICK DETAIL, W. NOBLE ST.
44. OSAGE BLOCK, 111-113 W. HARRISON AVE. GENERAL VIEW
45. OSAGE BLOCK FRONT ELEVATION
46. KNEELAND BLOCK, 100-124 W. OKLAHOMA AVE.
47. 100 BLOCK E. OKLAHOMA AVE., VIEW TO EAST
48. 100 BLOCK W. HARRISON AVE., VIEW TO SOUTHEAST
49. 100 BLOCK W. OKLAHOMA AVE., VIEW TO SOUTHEAST
50. 100 BLOCK W. OKLAHOMA AVE., VIEW TO NORTHEAST
51. 200 BLOCK W. OKLAHOMA AVE., VIEW TO NORTH
52. 200 BLOCK W. OKLAHOMA AVE., VIEW TO NORTHWEST
53. 200 BLOCK W. HARRISON AVE., ENTRANCE DETAIL OF COMMERCIAL BUILDING
54. 322-328 W. OKLAHOMA AVE., VIEW TO NORTHEAST


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