Group picture taken in 1906 near Snake Creek which flows into the Arkansas River near the old settlement of Wealaka (running water), where Thomas Gilcrease's father operated a trading post. In the photo, Thomas Gilcrease is #2, his teacher is #1, his brother is #3, and Naomi Rodgers is #7. The remaining members of the group are not identified.
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Preservation and archiving of this significant Tulsa treasure of photographs and artifacts was made possible through the Tulsa City-County Library and the Tulsa Historical Society, and the generosity of Tulsa World/Lorton Family, Chester Cadieux, the Rotary Club of Tulsa, and many other community-minded corporations, institutions, and individuals.