Norman, Oklahoma, USA - Main Street - Norman, Okla.
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Norman, Oklahoma, USA
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Where is Norman, Oklahoma, USA? 

Norman is a U.S. city in Oklahoma 20 miles (30 km) south of downtown Oklahoma City in its metropolitan area. The city serves as the county seat of Cleveland County.

Norman was settled during the Land Run of 1889, which opened the former Indian Territory and Unassigned Lands to American pioneer settlement. The city was named in honor of its first land surveyor, Abner Norman, and was formally incorporated on May 13, 1891.Wikipedia


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News  1893 - SIXTY-TWO ARE KILLED. FRIGHTFUL RESULT OF THE CYCLONE IN OKLAHOMA. PROPERTY DAMAGE INESTIMABLE.
ONE CYCLONE JOINS ANOTHER, AND WITH THEIR COMBINED STRENGTH THEY SWEEP DOWN UPON DEFENSELESS TOWNS AND LEAVE DEATH AND DESTRUCTION BEHIND.

Oklahoma City, April 27. - The half has not been told concerning the awful storm which swept this country. Two distinct cyclones, a terrific hail storm, and...Read MORE...



1906
Norman, a banking post-town, capital of Cleveland co., Okla., near the Canadian River and on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe R., 18 miles S. by E. of Oklahoma city, t is the seat of the University of Oklahoma and has a territorial hospital for the insane, cotton-gins, grain-elevators, and...Read MORE...


News  1918 - THIRTY-SIX AFFLICTED BOYS DIE IN FLAMES AT NORMAN. WOODEN BUILDINGS AT STATE INSTITUTION PROVE DEATH TRAP.
(By the Associated Press.)
Norman, Okla., April 13. - Between thirty and thirty-seven boys, aged from ten to fifteen years, were burned to death in the state hospital for the insane here this morning. All of the boys were inmates of the institution and were helpless as the flames wrapped around...Read MORE...



News  1934 - SEVEN KILLED IN DYNAMITE BLAST NEAR NORMAN, OK.
Norman, Ok., June 5 - (AP) - The mangled bodies of seven men lay in funeral homes here today, victims of an accidental explosion of dynamite intended for use in seismograph explorations for petroleum deposits.

As relatives sped toward Norman to assure themselves of the identification of their...Read MORE...




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Gilmore
America/USA  Rosa Lee Gilmore (19 November 1890, Norman, Oklahoma, USA - , )
 


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