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Mile marker, Bistrow, Oklahoma

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Mile marker, Bistrow, Oklahoma
Courtesy of Peter Koltnow, Photo by Peter Koltnow

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Mile marker in Bristow, Oklahoma
Not a part of the official Smithsonian Collection

During the summer of 1948, Pete Koltnow spent several weeks hitchhiking and riding buses across the country, taking photographs along the way. This mile marker in Bristow, Oklahoma was a meeting point for hitchhikers trying to catch a ride. It shows the distances to possible destinations.

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Date Made:
June 18, 1948
Locations:
Oklahoma
Note:
Bistrow, Oklahoma
Credit:
Courtesy of Peter Koltnow

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