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Identified as Pete Dowty by Raymond Kelley.
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No names submitted.
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Identified as George Stokes and Sue Ella Stokes by Gary Reynolds, Larry Perkins, and George Draeger.
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Identified by Peggy Schnakenberg. First Christian Church - Miami. Bride - Lola Marie Furnish. Groom - Carl Don Penrod.
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Identified by Mary Pollock and Tom Ross. R to L (counter clockwise)
Mutt Mantle, Mickey Mantle, Ray Mantle, Barbara Mantle, Roy Mantle, and Cliff Mapes.
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Identified by Pam Tillman
Bottom Row (Second from Left): ? Sanders
Back Row (Second from Left): Johnny Highland
Back Row (Third from Left): Patrick Hargrove
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Identified by Jean Craig Osborn, Larry Roberts, Nancy Gee, Charlene Lingo, and Virginia Felts.

Taken at the home of Jack and Wanda (Bryan) Brown at 1104 McKinley around 1955

Front Row: (Left to Right) Randy Hiler Carol Brown MIke Felts Sandra Sparks T. Logan Brown

Middle Row: (Left to Right) Tommie Hiler Sandy Sparks Joe C. Bryan Gladys Bryan Maude Estes Chida Bryan Sherry Bryan

Back Row: (Left to Right) Hugh Hiler Bill Sparks Wanda Jo Brown Jack Brown Bill Felts Virginia Felts Joe E. Bryan
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No name submitted.
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identified by Jane Osborn and Amy Osborn.
Washington School Brownies
Leaders were: Judy McGinis Pittman and Jane Osborn
Front Row: Amy Osborn, Tena Nelson, Kristi Landers
Second Row: Billie Lohr, Tammy Teel, Amy McGinis, and Leslie Millard
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Identified by Jean Craig Osborn as Verdie Henson and Frances Henson.
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Back Row: L to R: 1) Leroy Simpson 2) Cletus Green 3) Russell Martin, Pastor First Christian Church 4) Betty Sue Donica, Bride 5) Vernon Cray, Groom 6) Bill Grubb 7) Claude Donica, Jr., Brother of Bride
Middle Row: L to R: 1) Unknown 2) Unknown 3) Unknown 4) Mamie Donica, Mother of Bride 5) Nancy Donica, Sister of Bride 6) Claude Donica, Sr., Father of Bride 7) Mary Ann Davis 8) Margaret Nichols
Front Row: Lady standing in front unknown.
Identified by Jean Craig Osborn and Jim Ellis.
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Left to Right: Eddie Simpson, Irene Jones, Fayrene Morgan, Earl Gonce. Identified by Betty Alsbury and Bronwyn Morgan.
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Fairland Band receives funds for new band uniforms from Fairland Lions Club, March 1960.
Left to Right: Judy Jean Fronterhause, Roy Gainer, Al Hampton, Voris Taylor, Roy Rousey. Identifed by Charles Babst, Tom Bond, and Carol Ann Goodwin.
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Commerce H.S. Class of 1948 Reunion

1st Row on Left: 1) Nadine Jones Rowden 2) Joanne Gailey 3) Faye Nell Plummer 4) Virginia Moore Underhill 5) Ramona Barker Allgood 6) Betty Pogue Cook

Back Row (knew the names but unsure of who is who) Leroy Neal, Leroy Bennett, Jerry Cole, Paulie Cantrell, Bob Long, Bud Witten, Earl Hemphill, 2 Unknowns

Identified by Nadine Jones Rowden and Kathryn Stoops Frazee.
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Nelle Nesbitt, identified by Sue Edwards
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Back Row: Tom Mustain Carl Mustain Ray Mustain Janice Mustain
Front Row: Eileen Mustain Ethyl Mustain (Mrs. Carl)
Identified by Gerald Grimes.
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No names submitted.
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1952-1953 Afton FFA Chapter taken in front of the current library building that was a shop building back in the 1950s. The instructor was Sam Victor who is standing on far left. Identified by Rosemary Cheek, Arthur and Fayrene Morgan, Jim Riley, Candy Fuser, Harriett Klaus, Grant Victor, Ronnie and Frieda George, and Gerald Grimes.
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The man on the left shaking hands in foreground is Wayne Pack. Shell Goodwin and Hank Boswell are also in photograph. The others are unknown. Wayne Pack owned the Nash Rambler dealership on Main Street for several years where Kemper's is located today. Identified by Larry Kemper and Jim Ellis.
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Miami Jaycee Jayne's from the 1960s identified by Jane Osborn and Nancy Gee.
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1961-1962 Will Rogers Middle School National Junior Honor Society Reception. L to R:
Linda Snyder, Susan Chesnut, Bill Watkins, Harry McCoy, Steve Owens, Kathryn Paige, teacher and NJHS Sponsor, James Akers, Principal, Herschel Beauchamp, local attorney. Identified by Charlene Lingo, Virginia Swanson, and Ethel Murray, & Susan Chestnut.
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Left to Right: Marion Rucker, Bobby Joe Rucker, Bob Rucker, Easter Ethel Rucker, Ruby (Rucker) King, Louise (Rucker) Bridgett identified by Ernie Hopper.
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No names submitted.
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Robert and Jancie (Brumback) Mathis after their wedding in 1964 with Robert pushing Janice in the wheelbarrow at 1st Christian Church in Commerce.
In the Back of photo:
7th from left: Richard Brumback
8th from left: Delores Brumback
9th from left: Patricia Brumback
12th from left: Bob Mathis holding camera.
All others unknown. identified by Janice (Brumback) Mathis.
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Marquiese Lasley and Margueritte Lasley, twin sisters, in a Millner-Berkey Fashion Show at Coleman Theatre. Identified by Frances Webb and Margueritte (Lasley) Walker.
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Front Row: (L to R) 1) Jim Couch 2) George Curtis 3) Unknown 4) Unknown
Middle Row: (L to R) 1) Unknown 2) Unknown 3) Unknown 4) Wayne Douthit
Back Row: (L to R) 1) Jackie Robinson 2) Unknown 3) Joe Weatherford 4) Homer Kemper
Identified by Wayne Douthit and Patsy Colleen Lee.
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Second Row Far Left is Charlie Ellis, Back Row Second From Left is Charlie Hirsch identified by Jim Ellis, Larry Roberts, and Charlene Lingo. Juanita Davis identified her mother-in-law in the photo, Evaline Davis, back row third from left.
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Mr. R.C. Nichols, longtime Superintendent of Miami Public Schools (in the middle) identified by Jean (Nichols) Craig Osborn. On the left Mytle Smith and on the right Lavaga Watkins, identified Lynda Roten.
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50th Wedding Anniversary of J.F. and Sallie (Munds) Mustain taken on July 19, 1951 at the residence of Hubert Mustain's at 703 H Street NW during the Flood of 1951

Seated in front J.F. and Sallie (Munds) Mustain
Back Row: Their children from left to right: Juanita (Mustain) Johnson, Lillian (Mustain) Fisher, Hubert Leroy Mustain, Bertha (Mustain) Haworth, Carl Thomas Mustain, Lucille (Mustain) Weiche, Paul Albert Mustain, and Claire (Mustain) Burris.

Identified by Jennine (Johnson) Stone.
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Front Row: (L to R) John Burford, Sherry Walker, Carol Cowles, Kartina White, Doug Burtram Back Row: (L to R) Robert Blizzard, Darell Wilson, John Carter, and Phillip Ulmer. Identified by George Botts, Gary Reynolds, Sheri and Dave Hiebert, and Betty Wills.
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Left to Right: Melba Lawson, Jan Sherman,Elizabeth Johnson. Identified by Billy Mack Harrison, Barbara Fisher, and Carol Blevins.
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Left to Right: Bill Dunbar, Gerrie (Longenbaugh) Dunbar, unknown, Mildred (Evans) Longenbaugh, and Charles Longenbaugh. They ran a donut shop on Goodrich Blvd. Identified by Jim Ellis, Gary Reynolds, and Charlene Lingo.
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Identified as bottom row 1st person Frank Krable and 4th person over from left on front row as Madge Powell.
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Left to Right: Floyd Pitts, Robert "Doc" Swanson, Bill Ellis? or Mr. Hudspeth?
Identified by Robyn Carnett, Tom Pendergraft, and Gary Reynolds.
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Lee Alsbury, Sheila Faye Alsbury, and Marlin Alsbury identified by Gladys Nichols.
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Commerce Alexander Elementary School Class Class of 1975 (1st Grade)(Left to Right)

Front Row: 1. Geoff Gilstrap 2. Aaron Garretson 3. Diana Brashears 4. Harvey Anderson 5. David Conrad 6. Chuck Smith 7. Sandy Van Moss 8. Jimmy Johnson

Second Row: 1. Brenda Allen 2. Mark Weaver 3. unknown 4. Guy Norris 5. Pam Owens 6. Marla Mullin 7. Connie P

Back Row: 1. unknown 2. unknown 3. unknown 4. Mrs. Lucille Williams, teacher 5. Billy Kelly 6. Donna Hartman 7. Lorri Turner 8. Debbie Wood
Identified by Karen Crow & Larry Roberts.
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Identified by Susan Cuthbertson as Frank "Gummy" and Frances Baker, her grandparents. Susan was in a photo two weeks ago with her parents and siblings, the Larry and Susie (Baker) Cuthbertson family. Susan was wearing the same necklace as her grandmother in this identified photo.
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Larry and Susie (Baker) Cuthbertson and their children Ricky, Susan "Binkie", and an unknown daughter identified by Red Mathia, Carolyn Barger, and Mrs. Phillip Thompson.
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George and Mazie Winters identified by Susie Barnes and Charlene Lingo.
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James Loren Wagner was 2nd from right identified by Jim Wagner, his father.
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Lee and Nora Davis "Dad and Granny Lee" in their 60th Wedding Anniversary Party identified by Mr. and Mrs. Larry E. Davis and Carolyn Elliott.
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The group was the Village Mother's Club Washington School PTA (late 1950s) with :
Front Row (Left to Right): Lorraine Vance, Mary Pollock, Nola Dean
2nd Row (Left to Right): Peggy Abel, Susie Edwards, Rosamond Shull, Jeanie Woods, Delite Hopper, Jeanette Jones, Glenna Fairman
3rd Row (Left to Right): Pat Webber, Rose Baker, Beth McVay, Mae Wills, Jean Kerley, Geraldine Caywood identified by Mary Pollock and Susie Barnes.
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Left to Right: Joyce Green, Patricia Smith, Janice Ross, Sally McFerron, Barbara Choate, Jo Ann Scruggs, Sammy Sells identified by Charlene Lingo.
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Back row: Mrs. Tom Parker, unknown, Mrs. Pat Hollis Parker, unknown, Mrs. Mary Parker, John Parker, George (Skip) Parker, Tom Parker, unknown, Mr. Livingston
Front Row George I. Parker, unknown, George C. Parker, unknown, Bertha Parker, Deloris (Parker) Livingston, unknown. Identified by Don Parker.
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The grandchildren of Bert and Macy (White) Boyd identified by by Jack and Kathy Hayes and Frances Simmons.
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Identified by Jack and Kathy Hayes as Jim Hayes in front.
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Left to Right: Virginia Vanpool, Judy Vangundy, Gerald Rendel John Rendel, John Vanpool, Charles Kempel teacher unknown, Carol Ann Brown, Wallace Rendel, Charlotte Kempel, Darrell Vanpool, ? Brown (not for sure on first name), Ray Kempel identified by Darrell Vanpool and Linda Kempel.
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Emma Schubert holding Paula Keener Rosa Trolinger, George Trolinger, and Deanna Keener identified by Virgie Curtis, Sherry Smith, Raymond Kelly, and Lorene Sanders.
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Identified as Council House Friends Church taken around 1930, by Carolyn Leach.
Lady with small purse in front row: Mamie Long
Seated from left man unknown, three Schmidt Brothers Forest, Cleatus, and Norman E. "Jack"
Their mother Opal Schmidt behind with white scarf on dress.
Their father Andrew Schmidt third row in front of dark young fellow against building.
Pastor Harvey Wallace in dark suit with white shirt and tie and his wife Elizabeth near right front row with dqark garment and white trim.
Minnie Thompson believed to be fourth person from right on front row holding child.
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Mary Nichols Mann and her two children Barbara and Jack, Jr. identified by Jean Nichols Craig Osborn.
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Miami News Record Employees with Charles and Jane Trussler on center of front row, Jess Heck on third row on left, Velton Gray on back row left center identified by Kitty Moseley and BG Hampton.
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Geral Carlin, Picher Postmaster identified by Patricia McMillan, Mickey Johnson, and Bill Brumley
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Left to Right: Barbara (Cole) Teel, Etta Cole, Virginia (Cole) Blevins, identified by Virginia Blevins
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Identified by Beverly Housman Haynes and Gary Reynolds.

Back row Left to Right: Jehu Housman, Jerry Housman, Beverly Housman, Everett Henderson Front row Left to Right: Lena Housman, Johnathan Henderson, Ethel Henderson, Ray Henderson, Suzanne Henderson, Nancy Henderson
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Identified as Ernestine, Nancy, Earl Dean, and Danny Wilcox.
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Identified as North Miami elementary school students with Ben Garvin, principal.
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Identified as the 1915 Miami High School graduating senior class.
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Former Welch students Dean Griffith, Deanna Huxtable, Linda Wagner and Steve Neill identified by Marilyn Horner.
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Mr. and Mrs. Gib Wright and their seven children identified by daughter Joann Panter.
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Female golfers at the Miami Golf and Country Club.
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The 50th wedding anniversary of Gary Linderman's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ona Patton and their nine children, identified by Gary Linderman.
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Identified as students at Hockerville School.
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Gathering at the Hotel Miami in preparation of the Oklahoma Semi-Centennial celebration.
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Identified as 1956 MHS seniors and juniors at the “prom” held at Gene’s Tarry-A-While.
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Identified by Carolyn Ritchey as teachers Mrs. Adda Hall and Miss Mae Lohman and Miami High School students Colleen Cook, Calvin Kidwell, Yvonne Kidwell and Richard Hall.
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Donna, Donnie and Dana Durburow identified by Jamie Johnston.
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Roma Dahl and Lois Cowles identified by Sue Barnes.
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Identified as the City of Miami utility maintenance plant and featured Charles C. Chesnut and city employees.
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1960 Commerce High School junior class officers that includes Ron Patterson, DeWayne Hollon, Joy Stanley, Lana Corbus, and Delbert Garrett identified by Ron Patterson.
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Patty Osborne and Margaret Price identified by Kathy Bowling.
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Identified by Norma Garwood as her children Terri and Rob Garwood taken on Christmas of 1964.
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Bill Froman and Shirley Mashburn's wedding identified by Yvonne Ketcher.
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Bessie Belle Wagner, Margie Matlock, Betty Dembinski and Lucille Meredith identified by Peggy Schnakenburg.
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Bill Y. James, long-time merchant and owner of James and James identified by Barbara Becker & Jane Osborn.
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1956 third grade class at Commerce Central Elementary identified by Tom Ross.
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Seneca Indian School employees Sara Poe, Barbara Kyser-Collier, Arliss Secondine, Laura Downum and Dorma Hollis identified by Sheryl Laue, Barbara Kyser-Collier and Luann Buffalo.
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Norma Sue Davis, 1956 Oklahoma State Dairy Princess and her horse Fellas identified by Larry and Judy Davis.
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Rev. and Mrs. Lewis Maples and children Bob, Margaret, Barbara and Sarah identified by Yvonne Ketcher.
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Gilstrap Grocery and USPS in North Miami, where Jack & Louise Gilstrap served as postmaster. Identified by B. G. Hampton, Jane Grant Watts, & David Sharp.
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Bill and Fountie Michael of Cardin at the home of Burl Lane, their nephew, who had Lane Oil Company at the stateline in Picher. Identified by their great-grandson, Claude Best
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Children’s art show including Bill Letcher, Harriet Wyatt, Sally Lucky, Nova Theising and G. W. Manning
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Students of the Virginia Lee and Tom Wilson dance studio identified by Judde Snodderly
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Former B. F. Goodrich workers Betty Lou Walker, (center) and Arthur Whiteley (right) with awards for the department having the least amount of waste products
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The 1961 Commerce 8th grade boys basketball team with Coach Reisinger identified by Kathryn Frazee and Vicki Turner
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The 1962 Will Rogers 8th Grade Basketball Team indentified by David Price
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Bruce Swango and Claude Vetrech identified by Kenneth Sooter
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An early 1960’s Mutt Hut dance held in the Miami Civic Center identified by June Taylor
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Local Native American leaders with Congressman Ed Edmondson
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The Miami All Saints Episcopal Church Choir
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Carol Cowles and Nancy Donica identified by Virginia Swanson and June Taylor
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Bill and Daniel Barnett
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Dorothy Draeger, MHS Class of 1952 identified by George Draeger
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Left to Right: Jerilyn Holt, Charlotte Hoffman, and Linda Kay at the Quapaw Pow-Wow around 1967-68, identified by Mary Seward
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Male Picher residents taken in 1957 during Oklahoma’s Semi-centennial celebration identified by Ron Sparkman
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Eagle-Picher baseball team identified by Alex England
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Coyne Lumber, an early Miami business located on East Central. Men in the cars: Ern Shriver, Pete McCollagh, Elmer Bigham, Walt Williams, Ben Standifer, Ed Milner.
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Classroom at North Miami Elementary School with teacher Mrs. Lorene Treece- identified by Lynda Roten
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Former Congressman Ed Edmondson and local tribal leaders
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Georgia Pratt, Mrs. Clinton Pees, Ruth Groeneman, June Rendel, Clinton Pees and Armin Groeneman at the Elm Creek Sunday School
-Identified by Fern Vanpool
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Identified by Danny Garner: Former Picher residents new mothers and sisters Patricia Johnson LaFalier and Merlyn Johnson Mantle
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Early 1950’s Miami High School speech team.

Front row left to right: Gerri Longenbaugh Dunbar, Sally Williams, Shirley Skinner, Roberta Holman, Martha Woodall, and Tommy Spencer
 
Back row left to right: John Dean, George Walbert, Robert Champlain, Don Hinson, Bob Ramsey, Earl Hollis, Dick Lowery, Don Paul Willis

Identified by Carol Housman & Marcia McManigal
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Two former Seneca Indian School students with a flock of turkeys
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Albert Brewer, Ralph Chambers, Lucille Jennings, Lena Chambers, and Barbara Spencer at the First State Bank, Picher.
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Commerce Junior High School student class officers
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Members of the Picher Lions Club
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Miami High School Cheerleaders, Year Unknown
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Rotary Club gathering including: Willie and Jane Osborn, Red and Gladys Robertson, Joe and Hildred Ables
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Members of the Miami Lions Club
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First legal purchase of liquor in Ottawa County on September 1, 1959 by Ilus Spicer at Avie’s Package Beverage from Ava Nell Williams, proprietor and clerk Mary Gaines. Peering thru the window was Fred “Butch” Cata.
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Miami Rotarians Woodrow Painter, George Cunningham, G. W. Sapp, and Fred Kelton.
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Employees of the Crane Company assembly line in Miami, 1961.
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Patricia Dowell at Windham’s Rollerina. The boy was not identified.
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Former Ottawa County Clerk John Lemaster and staff members Carol Randall, Lana Waybright, Carol Eddings, Brosia Bullard, and Billie Potts.
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Left to Right: Jack Robinson, Ethlene Robinson, Glenn Robinson, Bob Robinson,
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Mary Redeagle and a group of girls taken on Easter 1966.
The three girls in the picture (Left to Right): Treva Connor, Melissa Connor, Delilah Connor
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1949 Ottawa County Fair Board
(Left to Right) 1- ? 2- ? 3- ? 4- Mrs. Lloyd Schubert 5- ? 6- ? 7- Mildred Adams 8- Lloyd Schubert
9- Edith McNaughton 10- ?