Braman in Kay County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Braman / Braman Business Leaders 1898 1930
Groceries & Meat Markets: L.J. Bibbler, Quince Brown, Hugh Johnston, Moore's, Chappel's, W.L. Williams, Garrison & Carter, L.R. Willey, C.H. Lucas & Warnecke, George Miller, O.E. Lincoln, Herman Easterday, Reynolds & Symonds, Page & Thompson, Felibles, E.E. Steeves, Homer Trummel, D. Walcher & Son, Igert & Hines, Furber's.
Dry Goods & Clothing: Kalif & Waris, Max Gunther: Manning: Tepee Ladies Shop: Mrs. M.P.. Fair
Bankers: Citizens State Bank, W.J. Whistler, B.J. Templeton, W.A. Stough, J.M. Searles, L.W Hamton, D.L. Wetmore: A.O. Via R.E. Burks, Farmers State Bank, William Orr, A.D. Garrison, Ruby Jones, Hugh H. Hutton, H.C.Scott, L.B. Lenker, Aaron Bierbower.
Elevators & Mills: H.E. Horne, Lampert & Duncan Mill, Eben & Frank Decker's, Braman Mill, Geo B. Foltz, Mgr. Blackwell Mill and Elevator, Deer Creek Elevator, Dick Farrah, Oper., Braman Elevator, Levi Seaboch, Oper, Ed Johnston's Feed Store
Lumber Yards: Bert & Charles Duncan, Wommack & Hanna: Harry Cragin, C.N. Simmons Mgr: Rock Island, Gene Cox, E.R. Franks, Mgrs: Rounds & Porter, W.R. Pickering, Ben F. Browning, Mgr. Bill & Sam Orr Lumber.
Drug Stores: Yeager & Fulton: City; Haunschild's; Paul Hanson's; Smith's; L.B. Lenker's; Fred H. Bacher; Palace; Ogg & McCullough, Worthy Wiles.
Hotels: Buckle, T.K. Ricker, Sante Fe; J.W. Dinnewell, Broadway Hotel with dining room, Mr. & Mrs. Horace Kline owners, Getters, Braman Hotel, H.B. Jones, York & West Mgrs., Dick & Artie Farrah.
Restaurants & Cafes: John & Carrie Rider, American, Sunkist, U.C. Chadwell: Oil Man's Cafe; Chili Bill's Cafe.
Auto Agencies: Reo & Chalmers, V.C. Van Gieson; Fords, J.C. Moore & Bill Doenges; Chevrolets, E.B. Baum Jr.; New Era Cars, A.P. Talkington, Orville Harvel Fords & Cleveland Tractors, John Orr & Clarence Hood.
Service Stations: Miller's; Kelle's; Clarence Hood's; Will Orr's; Taylor and Sheets; A.L. Hampton; Ed Johnston's Broadway Tire Shop, Clarence Pickard Mgr.
Physicians: Dr. Cooper, Dr. Fisher, C.V. Downs, A.P. Gearhart, S.S. McCullough, W.M. Howsley, Dr. Matthews, John Hudson, Dr. Northrup, Dr. Patterson.
Saloons: Sam Jones, Robert, Roy & Earl Bebb; Sam Brogan
Bakeries: Durham's Confectionary, Showalter's, City, Purity (Home of Mother's Bread) Edith Johnston's Home Bakery.
Blacksmith's: George Oliager, Frank & Aul Holt, J.L.Wise, L.C. House
Shoe & Harness Shops: John Felible, John Colville, Goodyear
Livery Barns: Mr. Taylor. Byron Tate, Edward R. Kohler, Steve Rawlings.
Barbers: Mr. Brooks, Archie & Charlei Peel, H.B. Jones; K.C. Barber Shop, Noble & Evans Mgrs; G.W.Dutton, John Bloss.
Newspapermen: W.J. Krebs, The Braman Star, A.H. Knox, W.C. & H.B. Wallace, James A. Davis, F.M. Colville, E.L. Shadholtzer, H. L. DeVillers, The Braman Leader.
Postmasters: Jery Crowley, Mr. Lambden, Mr. King, Russell Dickerson
Rural Carriers: Ed Atheton, Ed Stevens, Dave & Marr & Mel Dickerson
Depot Agents: Mr. Griswell, H.G. Wells, Walter Matthews, & J.R. Hosey
Miscellany: Lee Rosenberry, Plumber & Produce House, Carl Rosenberry, Driller, Pump & Windmill Repair, Cement Work, Mr. Ray & E.D. Smith, Electricians, Fred Duncan, Telephone Lineman, Lee Vines Sewing Machine Repair, Jess Hudson's Tailor Shop, F.B. Lackey's Enterprise Cleaners, Hemstitching shop & News Stand, Thompson Jewelry, Lehman Ice Co. Francis Theatre later the Olympia Braman Theatre, Arcade Billiard Parlor, Eader Tent Show, Roses Beauty Shop, Bowling Alley, V.T. Browns Taxi Line & Crystal Water Co., G.T. Ray produce, Henry Wise, Bill & Homer Brown, Wesley Hall, Jeff Murray Draymen.
Erected 1985 by Cher-Ok-Kan Gateway Association, Founded 1970 Chester and Francine Hasslbring, Mrs. Glen Peel, Mrs. Hope Sober Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is January 9, 1889.
Location. 36° 55.389′ N, 97° 20.081′ W. Marker is in Braman, Oklahoma, in Kay County. Marker is on Broadway Avenue (U.S. 177) south of Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 Broadway Avenue, Braman OK 74632, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oklahoma War Chief (approx. 3.2 miles away); The "Real" Cherokee Strip / Hunnewell (approx. 6.7 miles away in Kansas).
Also see . . . Oklahoma History Society article on Braman. (Submitted on August 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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