OTTAWA COUNTY HISTORY

      The pages in this section are mostly early newspaper clippings.

  County Fairs  
    old newspapers are at the bottom of the page    
  Streets/roads/
Railroads

 
Miami Roller Mills Unit block of N. Main Street names as of 1902 Unit block of S. Main Water & Light co.
Miami Roller Mill Mail Delivery House numbers Mail Delivery ? Fire Insurance map-1896
Road proposal Forgotten 66 Route 66 R.O.W. 1927 Route 66 Rt. 66 Detour
  East Central     Highway 69
Main Street, 1902 Main Street Street Scene 1909 Paving Main Street  
1925 Post Card  Postcards Early Main, Post Building Boom
  Inter-Urban-1 Inter-Urban-2 Inter-Urban-3 Inter-Urban-4
Inter-2-18-Main No Tracks 2-25 Main St. tracks Inter-urban Sched. NEO RR Map
  Inter-Urban '28 Picher Train? New Fire Truck  
MO&G RR   Aerial view   Traber
    Bridges    
Toll Bridge 1 Toll Bridge terms Toll Bridge Stepp's Ford  
No Bridge?   Old Bridge Twin Bridges Spring River
    Steel Bridges New Bridges  
    Parks    
First Park Park Bond Riverside Park   July 4th 1906
  River View Park Dam in the park River View  
    Misc    
The Drawing Neosho River Turkey Ford Wild West Snake oil
Nehi Douthat Relics Hilburn  
Intelligencer-1827 Intelligencer-1855 Douthat Independent Quapaw Press Steam Car
    County Seat    
Miami Vs. Afton Miami Vs Afton 2 Campaign Miami VS Afton 3 County Seat
Quapaw County Two States Two States- Courtroom "Court House"
    The Miami Way Courthouse-1945  
Courthouse bond Court House location Courthouse-1 Courthouse-2 Campaigning
    Indians    
    Leaford    
Shameful Government lands? Land Grab Indian Lands? Civilized?
Indian's land Period of Trust Whites Tribes-1913 Quapaw News
Feast Haircuts Modocs-1910 Quapaw Indians Mission Land
Kiowa-Apache Restrictions "Auction" Inherited lands Inheritance
    Schools    
         
  Old MHS MHS Class of 63    
County's Schools Schools-1908 Ottawa County Teachers County teachers-1914 Baseball Names
1916 Prom 1916 Grads Auditorium 1930 Wardogs Miami Indians
Saint Mary's St. Mary's-1 1913 School info N. E. O. Quapaw, 1917
BIG classes Miami School Indian Schools SIS Spartan
MHS 1962 Miami High-1917 Afton Girl's Gym MSM Football
    Miami Mines See also:
Mining South Mines-West Miami Mining Mining? Hattonville
Miami District Mining Map McConnell-Barnes Denver-Miami  
Tar Sand! 1904 Typical Miami OIL!  
         
    Banks    
Bank of Miami First National First National 2 First National 3 Trust Bank
O.C. Bank Lincolnville Bank FNB State Bank  
         
    Retail    
  Dryer's Bill Hicks Turners Station  
Ernie Pyle's Mullen's Station Commerce Lumber Lee Lumber Worley's DX
Newman Boats Blue Star Boats Blue Star Jeep Farm Store Commerce Sales
Stansell Bvg. Moonwink Record-Herald Afton Buildings Ruth's Shop
Windham's Home Annex Burtrum Mtrs Nehring Baker Boy
Wagon-$140 Sept 1910 ads Cherokee Motel.. Lugs Millner-Fribley
Coke Plant Fourth Street N. S. Sweeney Crane Mfg Co. Businesses
Wilson Building Tidwell Building Halsell Bldg. Wills-Son Wade-Kenoyer
1st Mining Exchange Bldg Mining Exchange Building Miami Tire Service  Clark - Richardville Hancock Building
  Business Fronts McCue's Neosho Motors Frisco Depot '30s
The Moore Hotel New Moore Hotel Tidwell/Savoy Savoy Hotel Tidwell-Savoy(N)
Hotel Miami Hotel Miami Lobby Bed Springs? Bed Springs Corbus Spring Service
Nelson Furn. Saft Furn. Hay Time $75.00 Wagons Pierce Terminal
  Hotel Main Kenoyer Hotel   Hattenville store
BFG BFG-1 BFG-2 Cigar Factory Cigar Factory
W. O. Cardin Cardin Building   Millner-Fribley ad Miami Tailoring
1950 ads Buggies 1905 ads Pearce Clothing Catalina-Hub
1915 Buick Trade day ads Ford Dealer Nash Metropolitan Miami Newspapers
Victrolas Blue Law Christmas Special Newspapers White Lead
Coleman-Harvey Fig Syrup New Folder Priceless Miami Nursery
Miami Stone Aeroplane Areoplanes Premium Day Staton Brothers
    Health    
MBH+ Medical Arts Spencer Drug Hadley's-1 Hadley's
Dr. Von Cannon Dentist Pay the Dr. MBH Spencer Drug Store
Chandler's Drugs Walker Drug Spencer Drug-   Dental prices
    Food    
A. W. Karbe Karbe's Supermarket Karbe 7-11 Grocery Prices 1906
Wheat rationing Tucker's Lunch Ben Stanley Reid's Donuts Safeway
  Dee's Drive-In Gene's Steak Wheel In Dave's Bakery
Roy's Drive In Ray's Drive-in Dairy Delite E-C Cafe  
Gene's Doc's Mutts Inside Mutt's Hoffman Groc.
    Theaters    
    Ottawa Theater    
Glory B-1 Glory B-2 Glory B Miami Theater McWilliams
Opera House Opera House(N) Early Theaters  Coleman Ad Pleasure Park
McWilliams Opera House Theaters-1950 Pastime Grand Theater Coleman-1929
    Misc    
Wilson Dance Artesian Miami Water Ice plant Chevy rules!
Pierce Terminal Pierce Term. photo Spartan School Spartan Winart
Botts DST 1919 KKK BFG Safety Log Rolling
Buffalo Murderer Hanging Hung Scenic Cruise
First sign Gateway Arch Gateway II Gateway Jimtown
Calvary Baptist First Christian Presbyterian Hitch Racks Troughs
Afton Electric Afton Electric 2 Day Current New Lights Strike!
Max Mirage View The Barn Kitty Bartlett's 1-16-14
Pool Lightening Strike Hyphenated Register to vote Unbelievable
Picnic Telephones Dobson Home NRA Air pollution
Artesian Addn. Tuxedo Park Tydings add'n Belmont Add'n Fairland phone
Handsome Homes Assy of God Assy of God-2 Elks-1917 Mail 1917
         
Area history   Old Papers    
  May 9, 1908   May 19, 1911  
Nov 26, 1915 Dec 3, 1915 Dec 10, 1915 Dec 17, 1915 Dec 24, 1915
Dec 31, 1915 Jan 7, 1916 Jan 14, 1916 Jan 21, 1916 Jan 28, 1916
Feb 4, 1916 Feb 11, 1916 Feb 18, 1916 Feb 25, 1916 March 3, 1916
March 10, 1916 March 17, 1916 March 24, 1916 March 31, 1916 April 7, 1916
April 14, 1916 April 21, 1916 April 28, 1916 May 5, 1916 May 12, 1916
May 19, 1916 May 26, 1916 June 2, 1916 June 9, 1916 June 16, 1916
June 23, 1916 June 30, 1916 July 7, 1916 July 14, 1916 July 21, 1916
July 28, 1916 Aug. 4, 1916 Aug 11, 1916 Aug 18, 1916 Aug 25, 1916
Sept 1, 1916 Sept 8, 1916 Sept 15, 1916 Sept 22, 1916  Sept. 29, 1916
Oct. 6, 1916 Oct 13, 1916 Oct 20, 1916 Oct. 27, 1916 Nov. 3, 1916
Nov. 10, 1916 Nov 17, 1916 Nov 24, 1916 Dec 1, 1916 Dec 8, 1916
Dec 15, 1916 Dec 22, 1916 Dec 29, 1916 Jan 5, 1917 Jan 12, 1917
Jan 19, 1917 Jan 26, 1917 Feb 1, 1917 Feb 9, 1917 Feb 16, 1917
Feb 23, 1917 March 2, 1917 March 9, 1917 March 16, 1917 March 23, 1917
March 30, 1917 April 6, 1917 April 13, 1917 April 20, 1917 April 27, 1917
May 4, 1917 May 11, 1917 May 18,, 1917 May 25, 1917 Fair results

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