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The City Born In A Day

Sam Anderson | New York | 17th August 2018

The founding of Oklahoma City in 1889 was “the most disorderly episode of urban settlement this country has ever witnessed.” Land was allocated freely to whoever got there first on April 22nd. Chaos ensued. “The town had an almost instant population of 10,000 with no organization whatsoever…

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