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Author Hill, Sharon, 1948- author.

Title The amazing story of the 101 Ranch : the largest ranch in America / Sharon Hill.

Publication Info. Lewiston, New York : The Edwin Mellen Press, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource (v, 178 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Early beginning -- Ranch begins to grow -- Overall view of the ranch -- The 101 Ranch attracts tourists -- First a cattle ranch -- The ranch becomes diversified -- Overview of oil exploration -- Problems begin -- Beginning of the end -- Zach's difficult position -- Epilogue: Cursed or not.
Summary A fascinating story of the 101 Ranch, from its early formation until it's termination in 1939. This study documents the dream to reality perseverance of ranch founder George Washington Miller and how he turned a worthless property into a small, self-sufficient city and in the process contributed to major innovations in farming and ranching that helped build the American farm industry today.
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Subject Miller family.
101 Ranch Historic District (Okla.) -- History.
Ranches -- Oklahoma -- Ponca City Region -- History.
Ranch life -- Oklahoma -- Ponca City Region -- History.
Ranchers -- Oklahoma -- Ponca City Region -- Biography.
Ponca City Region (Okla.) -- Social life and customs.
Ponca City Region (Okla.) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hill, Sharon, 1948- Amazing story of the 101 Ranch 9780773442559 (DLC) 2014015704 (OCoLC)878024127
ISBN 9780773445635 (electronic bk.)
0773445633 (electronic bk.)