An 1896 Cheyenne encampment in El Reno, Oklahoma Territory.
Photo by: Christopher Stotz (Courtesy of Oklahoma Historical Society)
The Interurban streetcar makes its rounds through El Reno in 1915. Photo courtesy of Oklahoma Historical Society.
Hopeful settlers line up at the start of the Cherokee Outlet Land Run on September 16, 1893.
Photo by: Oklahoma Historical Society
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