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Jim Argo

When I moved to Oklahoma some 40 plus years ago, I knew little about the Sooner State. I often joke that my knowledge of Oklahoma was from the musical “Oklahoma!,” and when they sing about the wind sweeping down the plain, I laugh since I grew up in windy west Texas.
Oklahoman Published: October 3, 2008
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When I moved to Oklahoma some 40 plus years ago, I knew little about the Sooner State. I often joke that my knowledge of Oklahoma was from the musical “Oklahoma!,” and when they sing about the wind sweeping down the plain, I laugh since I grew up in windy west Texas.

It didn’t take long to absorb the history and culture of my adopted state as I traveled around Oklahoma. Working as a photographer for The Oklahoman, I began to photograph the people and the landscape.

It didn’t take long to absorb the history and culture of my adopted state as I traveled around Oklahoma. Working as a photographer for The Oklahoman, I began to photograph the people and the landscape.

I soon realized that covering the news was covering tomorrow’s history and I began to look at photographs as a record of history. Many of my photographs began to illustrate a documentation of history. I soon realized that covering the news was covering tomorrow’s history and I began to look at photographs as a record of history. Many of my photographs began to illustrate a documentation of history.

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