Theme: Settlement and Migration Map 6 - Migration, Indian Removal, and the Oklahoma Land Rush, 1890
Core Map: T. J. J. Wiggins, "Map of the Extreme Southern Portion of Oklahoma showing all 'Claims' filed upon, & by Whom," (1890). Newberry Library call number: Graff 5426
This core "map" actually consists of four maps published on a large single sheet of paper, known as a broadside. Taken together, the four maps on the broadside tell a compelling story about European Americans' thirst for western lands and the displacement of American Indians that resulted.