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By Josh Rouse
Lawton Constitution 

Oklahoma museum shows Old West through journalists' eyes

 


HOBART, Okla. (AP) — The newest traveling exhibit at the General Tommy Franks Leadership Institute and Museum chronicles the Native Americans of the Old West through the eyes of newspaper correspondents.

"When the West was opened up and a lot of people were heading out that way, there wasn't a real way to get information back about all these neat things they were seeing," said Scott Cumm, museum manager. "So these newspaper men wrote about what they saw and drew pictures as best as they could to send back to be published in the papers."

"Imprinting the West" features 38 lithographs of the...



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