OTTAWA COUNTY HISTORY

      The pages in this section are mostly early newspaper clippings.

Ottawa County
Census 1920

County Fairs  
  Streets/roads/
Railroads

 
Northeast Map Unit block of N. Main Street names as of 1902 Unit block of S. Main .Fire Insurance map-1896
  Main & Central Miami 1917 Trolley Route Trolley turnaround
Miami Roller Mill Miami Roller Mills House numbers Mail Delivery ? Mail Delivery
Road proposal Forgotten 66 Route 66 R.O.W. 1927 Route 66 Rt. 66 Detour
  East Central Miami-Afton Glass House Highway 69
Main Street, 1902 Main Street Street Scene 1909 Paving Main Street Water & Light co
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
MMBRR bridge Inter-Urban '28 Picher Train? Turnpike Interurban plus
MO&G RR New Fire Truck Aerial view White Steamer Traber
    Highways, 1916    
    Bridges    
Toll Bridge 1 Toll Bridge terms Toll Bridge Stepp's Ford  
No Bridge? Roads&Bridges Old Bridge Twin Bridges Spring River
    Steel Bridges New Bridges  
    Parks    
First Park Park Bond Riverside Park   July 4th 1906
Historical Meeting River View Park Dam in the park River View  
    Misc    
The Drawing Neosho River Turkey Ford Wild West Snake oil
Nehi Douthat Relics Hilburn History
Intelligencer-1827 Intelligencer-1855 Douthat Independent Bluejacket, 1925 Steam Car
Quapaws Allotment Map      
    County Seat    
Miami Vs. Afton Miami Vs Afton 2 Campaign Miami VS Afton 3 County Seat
Quapaw County Two States Two States- Two States 05 "Court House"
Courtroom   The Miami Way Courthouse-1945  
Courthouse bond Court House location Courthouse-1 Courthouse-2 Campaigning
    Courthouse, '51    
    Indians    
Staton Land Cheap land Leaford Ottawa move  
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    
NEO 6-26-1914 School of Mines-1 N. E. O.    
NEO 1-5-1920 NEO 2-6-1920 NEO 3-13-1920 NEO 5-28-1920 School of Mines
    Night School 62    
County's Schools Schools-1908 Ottawa County Teachers County teachers-1914 School book prices 1909
1916 Prom 1916 Grads Auditorium 1930 Wardogs Miami Indians
Saint Mary's St. Mary's-1 1913 School info   Quapaw, 1917
BIG classes Miami School Indian Schools SIS Spartan
MHS 1962 Miami High-1917 Afton Girl's Gym MSM Football
Class of 1920 MHS Class of 63 Seniors 63 Baseball Names Old MHS
    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!  
  Boyd Shaft South of Town South of City Booth-Hollis
    More Mining South    
         
    Banks    
Bank of Miami First National First National 2 First National 3 Miami Trust Bank
O.C. Bank Lincolnville Bank FNB State Bank Am. Exc. Bank
         
    Retail    
  Miami Tire 2 Merchants 1914 Central & A NE  
Zimmerman Hadley Music Lahoma Hotel B&K Shirt Factory
Colonna's Austin's Cigars Chandler Motors Wooden Spokes Dodge Bros
Chicago Bazaar National Hotel Hotel Miami-I J. C. Penny Roller Mills
Steam Power DeChenne Air Tire Plant Miami 1918 Premier auto
Botts Building Velie 6 Dort Bohart Hdw. Early Nash
Chevrolet OTASCO Packard Desoto Desoto Price
Gambel's Buick Oldsmobile Indian Village Run Flat
Nash Dryer's Bill Hicks Turners Station Jeep
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. Fordson Tractors 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
Gintner Meats 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
Palace Store Hotel Main Kenoyer Hotel Sanders-Ridgway Hattenville store
BFG BFG-1 BFG-2 Cigar Factory Cigar Factory
W. O. Cardin Cardin Building Williams Lbr. 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    
Parrish & Caldwell       Spencer Drug
MBH-1 MBH-2 MBH Hadley's-1 Hadley's
Dr. Von Cannon Dentist Pay the Dr. Medical Arts Spencer Drug Store
Chandler's Drugs Walker Drug Spencer Drug- Miami Drugs Dental prices
    Food    
Moonwink Whirla-Whip Grant's Mkt. Meadow Gold Trudgeon Groc.
A. W. Karbe Karbe's Supermarket Karbe 7-11 Grocery Prices 1906
Wheat rationing Tucker's Lunch Ben Stanley Reid's Donuts Safeway
Booster Cafe 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 EC's
Gene's Doc's Mutts Inside Mutt's Hoffman Groc.
  Broasted Chicken Pizza      
    Theaters    
    Ottawa Theater    
Entertainment 1950   Movie ad    
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    
Decoration Day Optimism Election, 1902 Tent Show Sad Burial
Miami P&L Power & Light      
Ice 1918   Miami 1940 Map Rockdale addn Annex Welch?
Flood-
July 12
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July 13
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July 15
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July 16
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July 17
Crap Game Bowling Alleys Playland Lanes Methodists  
Mini Golf Trampolines Interurban Heights Old Safeway Hyphenated
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 * 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
         
Old Papers
Area history   Best Front Page    
March 14, 1902 March 17, 1905 March 13, 1906 March 15, 1907  
      King Jack I Quapaw Press
Commerce King Jack Douthat Independent Ottawa County Beacon Fairland News Boy Oklahoma Republican.
Commerce News Fairland News     Quapaw World
  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 June 1, 1917
June 8, 1917 June 15, 1917 June 22, 1917 June 29, 1917 July 6 1917
July 13, 1917 July 20, 1917 July 27, 1917 August 3, 1917 Aug 10, 1917
Aug 17, 1917 Aug 24, 1917 Aug 31, 1917 Sept 7, 1917 Sept 14, 1917
Sept 21, 1917 Sept 28, 1917 Oct. 5, 1917 Oct 12, 1917 Oct 19, 1917
Oct 26, 1917 Nov. 2, 1917 Nov 9, 1917 Nov 17, 1917 Nov 23, 1917
Nov 30, 1917 Dec. 7, 1917 Dec 14, 1917 Dec 21, 1917 Dec 28, 1917
Jan 4, 1918 Jan 11, 1918 Jan 18, 1918 Jan 25, 1918 Feb. 1, 1918
Feb 8, 1918 Feb 15, 1918 Feb 22, 1918 March 1, 1918 March 8, 1918
March 15, 1918 March 22, 1918 March 29, 1918 April 5, 1918 April 12, 1918
April 19, 1918 April 26, 1918 May 3, 1918 May 10, 1918 May 17, 1918
May 24, 1918 May 31, 1918 June-July 1918 July 12, 1918 July 19, 1918
July 26, 1918 July 31, 1908 August 7, 1908 August 14, 1908 August 21, 1908
August 28, 1908 Sept 4, 1908 Sept 11, 1908 Sept 13, 1918 Sept 18, 1908

Sept 20, 1918

Sept 25, 1908 Sept 27, 1918 Oct 2, 1908 Oct 4, 1918
Oct 9, 1908 Oct 11, 1918 Oct 16, 1918 Oct 18. 1918 Oct 23, 1918
Oct 25, 1918 Oct 30, 1918 Nov 1, 1918 Nov 6, 1908 Nov 8, 1918
Nov 13, 1908 Nov 15, 1918 Nov 20, 1908 Nov 22, 1918 Nov 27, 1908
Nov 29, 1918        

Miami Flood-07         

 

County Map

Confederate Home

1908

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