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Oklahoma's First Inaugural Ceremony

Oklahoma's First Inaugural Ceremony

Submitted by: Bob Chada

© Guthrie Register-News, Sunday, April 17, 1955

Oklahoma's first inaugural ceremony, when Charles Haskell took the oath of office at Guthrie, was celebrated by a feast of barbecued beef and a mock marriage of Miss Indian Territory to Mr. Oklahoma, in which the bride, as customary, took her husbands name.

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