A report on Oklahoma

Map of Indian Territory (Oklahoma), 1889, Britannica 9th edition
Map of the Confederate States with allied tribes (in present-day Oklahoma)
The Dust Bowl sent thousands of farmers into poverty during the 1930s.
This map of the ‘State of Sequoyah’ was compiled from the USGS Map of Indian Territory (1902), revised to include the county divisions made under direction of Sequoyah Statehood Convention (1905), by D.W. Bolich, a civil engineer at Muskogee.
The bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was one of the deadliest acts of terrorism in American history.
The former reservations of the Five Civilized Tribes in dispute in McGirt v. Oklahoma
Köppen climate types of Oklahoma
Populations of American bison inhabit the state's prairie ecosystems.
Oklahoma's climate is prime for the generation of thunderstorms.
Winter at the Oklahoma Baptist University campus
Oklahoma population density map
Oklahoma Tribal Statistical Areas (teal)
Located in Tahlequah, this stop sign includes Cherokee lettering
The Boston Avenue Methodist Church in Tulsa is a National Historic Landmark.
The Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Oklahoma City
The BOK Tower of Tulsa, Oklahoma's second-tallest building, serves as the world headquarters for Williams Companies.
A major oil-producing state, Oklahoma is the fifth-largest producer of crude oil in the United States.
Oklahoma's system of public regional universities includes Northeastern State University in Tahlequah.
Writing in Cherokee
The Pioneer Woman statue in Ponca City, by Bryant Baker (1930)
Philbrook Museum of Art, one of the nation's top fifty
National Powwow dancer of the Cherokee of Oklahoma, 2007
The Oklahoma City Thunder moved there in 2008, becoming its first permanent major-league team in any sport.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southwestern Regional Medical Center, Tulsa
The second-largest newspaper in Oklahoma, the Tulsa World, has a circulation of 189,789.
Road network and waterways of Oklahoma from the 1970 edition of the National Atlas
The Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City
The five congressional districts of Oklahoma
Treemap of the popular vote by county, 2016 presidential election
Oklahoma City is the state's capital and largest city.
Tulsa is the state's second-largest city by population and by land area.
The American bison is Oklahoma's state mammal.
Turner Falls
thumb|State rock (rose rock) specimens from Cleveland County
alt=|thumb|Illinois River in northeastern Oklahoma
thumb|Elk Mountain, in the eastern Wichita Mountains, southwestern Oklahoma
Wichita Mountains Narrows
The Ouachita Mountains cover much of southeastern Oklahoma.
Grave Creek in McIntosh County
Mesas rise above one of Oklahoma's state parks
Party registration by county (January 2018)

State in the South Central region of the United States, bordered by Texas on the south and west, Kansas on the north, Missouri on the northeast, Arkansas on the east, New Mexico on the west, and Colorado on the northwest.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma

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The Meadow Gold sign has greeted Route 66 travelers in Tulsa for decades.
A map of Tulsa in 1920
Cain's Ballroom came to be known as the "Carnegie Hall of Western Swing" in the early 20th century.
Regional map
The Philtower, built in the late Gothic Revival style, is surrounded by contemporary office buildings.
Manhole cover from Tulsa
The Arkansas River marks the division between West Tulsa and other regions of the city.
Lightning over downtown Tulsa is common in the spring months.
Map of racial distribution in Tulsa, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Tulsa is sometimes considered the "buckle of the Bible Belt"; it is the home of Oral Roberts University and the university's Prayer Tower.
The Tulsa MSA's location (red) in the state of Oklahoma with the Tulsa-Bartlesville CSA (pink)
The BOK Tower serves as the world headquarters for Williams Companies.
Cyrus Dallin's Appeal to the Great Spirit in Woodward Park
The iconic Golden Driller, built in 1953 for the 1953 International Petroleum Exposition, now stands at the Tulsa County Fairgrounds.
The river parks trail system traverses the banks of the Arkansas River.
Tulsa's River Parks contain many monuments and attractions, such as these fountains.
The centerpiece of the Vision 2025 projects, the BOK Center, opened in August 2008.
The University of Tulsa football team competes at the NCAA Division 1 level.
The Tulsa City Hall serves as the base for most city government functions.
The McFarlin Library serves the University of Tulsa campus.
The Graduate Center houses Oral Roberts University's graduate college.
The Tulsa World operates primarily from its headquarters in downtown Tulsa.
The Tulsa Transit bus network, operating from its Denver Avenue Station transit center in downtown, helps meet city infrastructure needs.
An American Eagle aircraft in new livery at Tulsa International Airport
The Tulsa Port of Catoosa.
In 2010 Saint Francis completed a new Children's Hospital.
Coat of arms at sister city Celle, granite artwork below signpost

Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States.

Oklahoma City

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Map of Indian Territory (Oklahoma) 1889, showing Oklahoma as a train stop on a railroad line. Britannica 9th ed.
Lithograph of Oklahoma City from 1890
Oklahoma City National Memorial at Christmas
Mid-May 2006 photograph of Oklahoma City taken from the International Space Station (ISS)
Devon Energy Center, tallest building in the state
Automobile Alley in Oklahoma City
Looking up in the heart of Oklahoma City's Central Business District
Map of racial distribution in Oklahoma City, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people: White, Black, Asian , Hispanic or Other (yellow)
Old Interstate 40 Crosstown, Oklahoma City
The Murrah Federal Building after the attack
The Sonic Drive-In restaurant chain is headquartered in Oklahoma City.
Water taxis in Oklahoma City's downtown Bricktown neighborhood
The Survivor Tree on the grounds of the Oklahoma City National Memorial
Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, home of the Oklahoma City Dodgers and the Big 12 Baseball Tournament
Myriad Botanical Gardens, the centerpiece of downtown OKC
Oklahoma State Capitol, seen from the OK History Center
The Art Deco city hall building, a block from the Civic Center
Oklahoma City region population dot map and 2016 presidential election results by precinct (click to enlarge).
OU Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City
Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School
United Airlines Boeing 737 aircraft at the East Concourse of Will Rogers World Airport
Streetcar of the OKC Streetcar system passing the historic First United Methodist Church, in downtown
OU Physicians Center
INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center

Oklahoma City, officially the City of Oklahoma City, and often shortened to OKC, is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

Indian Territory

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Evolving land area set aside by the United States Government for the relocation of Native Americans who held aboriginal title to their land as a sovereign independent state.

Evolving land area set aside by the United States Government for the relocation of Native Americans who held aboriginal title to their land as a sovereign independent state.

Oklahoma and Indian Territories, 1890
Indian Country 1834 (in Red)
Indian Territory in 1844
United States Department of the Interior map of Indian Territory in 1879
Map of the gradual opening of Oklahoma Territory to white settlers and the Indian Territory, annexed by Oklahoma in 1907.
The Louisiana Purchase was one of several historical territorial additions to the United States.
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Map of Indian territory 1836
Kansas, Nebraska, Minnesota Territories 1855
Two Wichita women in summer dress, 1870
Artist's conception of Spiro Mounds, a Caddoan Mississippian site, as seen from the west
Caddo village near Anadarko, 1870s
The Mississippian culture was a mound-building Native American culture that flourished in North America before the arrival of Europeans.
Cherokee Nation Historic Courthouse in Tahlequah, built in 1849, is the oldest public building standing in Oklahoma.
The historic Choctaw Capitol in Tuskahoma.
Jennie Bobb, left, and her daughter, Nellie Longhat, both members of the Delaware Nation, Oklahoma, 1915
Peoria beaded moccasins, c. 1860, collection of the Oklahoma History Center
Tipis painted by George Catlin c. 1830
Plains Indians at time of European contact and current homelands.
Pre-contact distribution of the Western Siouan languages
Pre-contact distribution of Algonquian languages
Pre-contact distribution of Northern Uto-Aztecan languages

The 1907 Oklahoma Enabling Act created the single state of Oklahoma by combining Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory, ending the existence of an unorganized unincorporated independent Indian Territory as such.

Texas

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State in the South Central region of the United States.

State in the South Central region of the United States.

Early Native American tribal territories
Nicolas de La Fora's 1771 map of the northern frontier of New Spain clearly shows the Provincia de los Tejas.
Stephen F. Austin was the first American empresario given permission to operate a colony within Mexican Texas.
Mexico in 1824. Coahuila y Tejas is the northeasternmost state.
Surrender of Santa Anna. Painting by William Henry Huddle, 1886.
The Republic of Texas with present-day borders superimposed
Captain Charles A. May's squadron of the 2nd Dragoons slashes through the Mexican Army lines. Resaca de la Palma, Texas, May 1846
Spindletop, the first major oil gusher
Sam Rayburn Reservoir
Texas Hill Country
Steinhagen Reservoir
Palo Duro Canyon
Franklin Mountains State Park
Big Bend National Park
Köppen climate types in Texas
Colonia in the Rio Grande Valley near the Mexico–United States border
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A geomap depicting income by county as of 2014
Cotton modules after harvest in West Texas
An oil well
Brazos Wind Farm
Electronic Data Systems headquarters in Plano
Astronaut training at the Johnson Space Center in Houston
The Alamo is one of the most recognized symbols of Texas.
Big Tex presided over every Texas State Fair since 1952 until it was destroyed by a fire in 2012. Since then a new Big Tex was created.
The University of Texas at Austin
University of Houston
Texas A&M University
Rice University
The Texas Medical Center in Houston
The High Five Interchange in Dallas
"Welcome to Texas" sign
Terminal D at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Terminal E at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston
Port of Houston along the Houston Ship Channel
The Texas State Capitol at night
Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas, 36th president of the United States
George W. Bush of Texas, 43rd president of the United States
AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys
Playoff game between the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Lakers in 2007

Texas shares borders with the states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the south and southwest; and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

Arkansas

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Landlocked state in the South Central United States.

Landlocked state in the South Central United States.

Platform mounds were constructed frequently during the Woodland and Mississippian periods.
Map of the Arkansas Territory.
Lakeport Plantation, built c. 1859.
Cannons at Battle of Pea Ridge site.
A group of African American boys in Little Rock in 1938.
Map of the flood of 1927 in Arkansas.
View from the Ozark Highlands Scenic Byway in Boxley Valley.
The Ozarks rise behind a bend in the Buffalo River from an overlook on the Buffalo River Trail.
The flat terrain and rich soils of the Arkansas Delta near Arkansas City are in stark contrast to the northwestern part of the state.
Cedar Falls in Petit Jean State Park.
The Buffalo National River is one of many attractions that give the state its nickname, The Natural State.
The White River in eastern Arkansas.
Winter at Historic Washington State Park in Hempstead County.
Cleveland County Courthouse in Rison.
The Simmons Tower in Little Rock is the state's tallest building.
The Greenville Bridge crosses over the Mississippi River into Shives.
The Missouri and Northern Arkansas Railroad.
Confederate Women of Arkansas Monument. The Capitol is in the background.
The Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock.
UAMS Medical Center, Little Rock
Old Main, part of the Campus Historic District at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville
Van Buren Confederate Monument at the Crawford County Courthouse in Van Buren, Arkansas.
The flooded, forested bottomlands of east Arkansas attract wintering waterfowl.
Blanchard Springs Caverns in Stone County.

It is bordered by Missouri to the north, Tennessee and Mississippi to the east, Louisiana to the south, and Texas and Oklahoma to the west.

Kansas

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State in the Midwestern United States.

State in the Midwestern United States.

Samuel Seymour's 1819 illustration of a Kansa lodge and dance is the oldest drawing known to have been done in Kansas.
Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence
The Great Plains of Kansas
Kanopolis State Park
Spring River, Kansas
Köppen climate types of Kansas, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
Clouds in northeastern Kansas
Kansas summer wheat and storm panorama
A festival in Lindsborg, Kansas
A population density map of Kansas
Reverend Charles Sheldon, Topeka resident and coiner of the phrase "What would Jesus do?"
Downtown Lawrence in 2018
Kansas State Capitol in Topeka
Wichita, the largest city in Kansas
Pittsburg State University's Veteran's Memorial
Farmland and the Great Plains in central Kansas
Kansas's Monument Rocks at night
Cathedral of the Plains, a Roman Catholic Church Minor Basilica
Gove County Badlands
Charles Curtis (R) was born near Topeka and served as a State Legislator, Congressman and Senator, before becoming Vice President (1929-33). He is the only Native American elected to the Executive Branch (he was born into the Kaw Nation).
The Rio Theatre, Overland Park
The Plaza Cinema in Ottawa is the oldest operating movie theater in the world.
Fox Theater, Hutchinson
Children's Mercy Park, Kansas City
Allen Fieldhouse at University of Kansas in Lawrence
Tyler Field in Eck Stadium at Wichita State University in Wichita

Kansas is a landlocked state bordered by Nebraska to the north; Missouri to the east; Oklahoma to the south; and Colorado to the west.

New Mexico

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State in the Southwestern United States.

State in the Southwestern United States.

Wheeler Peak in the Sangre de Cristo Range
Puebloan ruins at Chaco Canyon
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
White Sands National Park
Rio Grande Gorge and Bridge
Shiprock
Köppen climate types of New Mexico, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
Greater roadrunner (the state bird of New Mexico)
Ancestral Pueblo territory shown in pink over New Mexico
Statue of Popé, leader of the Pueblo Revolt. The statue, entitled Po'pay, is among two statues depicting New Mexicans at the United States Capitol National Statuary Hall Collection, the other being Dennis Chávez.
Territory of Santa Fe de Nuevo México when it belonged to Mexico in 1824
"The indigenous people of northern New Mexico" by Balduin Möllhausen, 1861.
A Hispano boy in Chamisal, 1940.
A homesteader and his children at the New Mexico Fair in Pie Town, New Mexico, 1940
New Mexico population density map
San Miguel Chapel, built in 1610 in Santa Fe, is the oldest church structure in the continental U.S.
New Mexico state quarter, circulated in April 2008
An F-22 Raptor flown by the 49th Fighter Wing at Holloman AFB
Albuquerque Studios, built in 2007 for the rising demand of film production in the state
In this photo, the Mexico–United States border divides Sunland Park and the Mexican state of Chihuahua.
The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad
The railway station in Tucumcari
The New Mexico Rail Runner Express is a commuter operation that runs along the Central Rio Grande Valley.
Downtown Santa Fe train station
Spaceport America terminal, The Gateway.
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The New Mexico Public Education Department is in Santa Fe.
Map of public New Mexico colleges and universities. New Mexico Higher Education Department.
Symbols of the Southwest: a string of dried chile pepper pods (a ristra) and a bleached white cow's skull hang in a market near Santa Fe
Interior of the Crosby Theater at the Santa Fe Opera, viewed from the mezzanine
Luminarias in the old mission church, Jemez State Monument
The Santa Ana Star Center
Zimmerman Library at The University of New Mexico
Zuhl Library at New Mexico State University
Walkway outside Golden Library at Eastern New Mexico University
Donnelly Library at New Mexico Highlands University
Party registration by county (February 2021):

It is one of the Mountain States of the southern Rocky Mountains, sharing the Four Corners region of the western U.S. with Utah, Colorado, and Arizona, and bordering Texas to the east and southeast, Oklahoma to the northeast, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua and Sonora to the south.

Missouri

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State in the Midwestern region of the United States.

State in the Midwestern region of the United States.

The Gateway Arch in St. Louis
Fur Traders Descending the Missouri by Missouri painter George Caleb Bingham
The states and territories of the United States as a result of Missouri's admission as a state on August 10, 1821. The remainder of the former Missouri Territory became unorganized territory.
Price's Raid in the Trans-Mississippi Theater, 1864
Union Station in St. Louis was the world's largest and busiest train station when it opened in 1894.
Child shoe workers in Kirksville, Missouri, 1910
General John J. Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, was raised in Laclede, Missouri.
African American boy in a sharecropper shack, New Madrid County, 1938.
A physiographic map of Missouri
The Bell Mountain Wilderness of southern Missouri's Mark Twain National Forest
Köppen climate types of Missouri
The Lake of the Ozarks is one of several man-made lakes in Missouri, created by the damming of several rivers and tributaries. The lake has a surface area of 54,000 acres and 1,150 miles of shoreline and has become a popular tourist destination.
Missouri River near Rocheport, Missouri
Missouri population density map
The population center for the United States has been in Missouri since 1980. As of 2020, it is near Interstate 44 in Missouri as it approaches Springfield.
Missouri State quarter featuring the Lewis and Clark expedition
Meramec Caverns
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City services the western portion of Missouri, as well as all of Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, and northern New Mexico.
Amtrak station in Kirkwood
Kansas City Streetcar near Union Station
The Mississippi River at Hannibal
The Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City
The Governor's Mansion is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Treemap of the popular vote by county, 2016 presidential election
Jesse Hall on the University of Missouri campus
Brookings Hall at Washington University in St. Louis
The historic Gem Theatre, located in Kansas City's renowned 18th and Vine Jazz District
Mark Twain's boyhood home in Hannibal
Missouri has four major sports teams: the Royals and Cardinals of MLB, the Chiefs of the NFL, and the Blues of the NHL.
A mural honoring the Kansas City Chiefs on the wall of the Westport Alehouse in Kansas City, MO.
The St. Louis Cardinals playing at Busch Stadium

Ranking 21st in land area, it is bordered by eight states (tied for the most with Tennessee): Iowa to the north, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee to the east, Arkansas to the south and Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska to the west.

Colorado

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State in the Mountain West subregion of the Western United States.

State in the Mountain West subregion of the Western United States.

Ruins of Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde National Park. Photo by Gustaf Nordenskiöld, 1891
Great Kiva at Chimney Rock in the San Juan Mountains of Southwestern Colorado. It is said to have been built by the Ancient Pueblo peoples.
The Spanish discovering the Colorado River, namesake of the state, in 1540, by Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau. García López de Cárdenas can be seen overlooking the Grand Canyon.
Map of the Mexican Cession, with the white representing the territory the United States received from Mexico (plus land ceded to the Republic of Texas) after the Mexican–American War. Well over half of Colorado was received during this treaty.
The Anasazi Heritage Center in Dolores
The territories of New Mexico, Utah, Kansas, and Nebraska before the creation of the Territory of Colorado
Mount of the Holy Cross, photographed by William Henry Jackson in 1874
The Georgetown Loop of the Colorado Central Railroad as photographed by William Henry Jackson in 1899
Three 10th Mountain Division skitroopers above Camp Hale in February 1944.
The arid high plains in Southeastern Colorado
Front Range Peaks west of Denver
Tenmile Range and Dillon Reservoir near Breckenridge
Grays Peak at 4352 m is the highest point on the Continental Divide in North America
The high desert lands that make up the San Luis Valley in Southern Colorado
Maroon Bells, at 14163 ft, is part of White River National Forest and a tourist destination
The Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction is made up of high desert canyons and sandstone rock formations
Köppen climate types of Colorado, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
Breckenridge naturalist Edwin Carter with a mounted gray wolf killed in the Colorado Rockies, ca. 1890–1900.
An enlargeable map of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado
An enlargeable map of the 17 core-based statistical areas of Colorado
Colorado population density map
Denver Energy Center lies in the Denver financial district along 17th Street, known as the Wall Street of the West
Corn growing in Larimer County
An oil well in western Colorado
History Colorado Center in Denver
Street art in Denver
The Colorado Rockies baseball club at Coors Field
Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, home field of the Denver Broncos and the Denver Outlaws
Ball Arena, home of the Denver Nuggets, the Colorado Avalanche, and the Colorado Mammoth
Dick's Sporting Goods Park, home of the Colorado Rapids
A Colorado state welcome sign
The main terminal of Denver International Airport evokes the peaks of the Front Range.
The westbound and eastbound California Zephyrs meet in the Glenwood Canyon.
Colorado Christian University
Colorado College
Colorado Mesa University
Colorado School of Mines
Colorado State University
Regis University
The United States Air Force Academy
The University of Colorado Boulder
The University of Denver
Fort Carson
Peterson Space Force Base
United States Air Force Academy
The Southern Ute Tribal Administration Building
The Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Office Complex
Lowry Pueblo in Canyons of the Ancients National Monument
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
Spruce Tree House in Mesa Verde National Park

Colorado is bordered by Wyoming to the north, Nebraska to the northeast, Kansas to the east, Oklahoma to the southeast, New Mexico to the south, and Utah to the west, as well as touching Arizona to the southwest at the Four Corners.

The Great Plains near a farming community in central Kansas

Great Plains

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Broad expanse of flatland in North America.

Broad expanse of flatland in North America.

The Great Plains near a farming community in central Kansas
Farmland in Sioux and Lyon Counties, Iowa (2013)
Dust cloud moving across the Llano Estacado near Ransom Canyon, Texas
Herd of Plains Bison of various ages resting in Elk Island Park, Alberta
The Great Plains as seen in Minnesota's upland prairie at Glacial Lakes State Park
The High Plains of Kansas, in the Smoky Hills near Nicodemus
Short-grass prairie near the front range of the Rockies in Colorado
View of Lake Lawtonka and wind turbines from Mount Scott, Oklahoma
A tornado touching down in Park County, Colorado, July 23, 2018
American bison (Bison bison), Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma
Excavation of a fossil Daemonelix burrow at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument.
Scotts Bluff National Monument, Nebraska
Buffalo hunt under the wolf-skin mask, George Catlin, 1832–33.
This painting by Alfred Jacob Miller is a portrayal of Plains Indians chasing buffalo over a small cliff. The Walters Art Museum.
Great Plains in North Dakota c. undefined 2007, where communities began settling in the 1870s.
Fort William, the first Fort Laramie, as it looked prior to 1840. Painting from memory by Alfred Jacob Miller
Grange in session, 1873
Withdrawal rates from the Ogallala Aquifer
Wind farm in the plains of West Texas
Black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center, Colorado
Swift fox (Vulpes velox), Colorado
Lesser prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) on a lek in the Red Hills of Kansas
Great Plains ratsnake (Pantherophis emoryi), Missouri
Great Plains toad (Anaxyrus cognatus)
Homesteaders in central Nebraska in 1886
The Great Plains before the native grasses were plowed under, Haskell County, Kansas, 1897, showing a man near a buffalo wallow
Cattle herd and cowboy, c. 1902
Wheat field on Dutch flats near Mitchell, Nebraska, 1910

Parts of the U.S. states of Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming;