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Quotation by State of Oklahoma
Like other cities created overnight in the Outlet, Woodward acquired between noon and sunset of September 16, 1893, a population of five thousand; and that night a voluntary committee on law and order sent around the warning, "if you must shoot, shoot straight up!"
State of Oklahoma, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943). Oklahoma: A Guide to the Sooner State (The WPA Guide to Oklahoma), p. 378, University of Oklahoma Press (1941).
On a land-rush town in the "Cherokee Outlet."
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