Photo Gallery: Oklahoma Statehood 2/7

PRESTATEHOOD / STATEHOOD / GUTHRIE :  Inauguration of Capt. Frank Frantz, the last territorial governor.  The picture was made in Guthrie when Frantz became governor in January, 1906.  Thousands of these postcards were printed and sold.  Frantz was the Republican nominee against Gov. C. N. Haskell, first governor after statehood.  Frantz cam to Enid when the Cherokee strip opened in 1893."