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The Guardian

by Enoch Kelly Haney

Bronze
Dimensions:
Commissioned by the State Capitol Preservation Commission
Dedicated on June 7, 2002
Capitol Dome (9ft edition located on the second floor)

The Guardian by Enoch Kelly Haney
Left: The Guardian atop the Oklahoma State Capitol. Right: A detail of the nine-foot edition of The Guardian on the second floor of the Oklahoma State Capitol.

Suggested Reading

Oklahoma Adventure, Centennial Edition 2006 by Oklahoma History Press
Oklahoma Stories: Early Settlers and the Run of 1889, pages 320-327
Oklahoma Stories: Darkness at Noon: The Dust Bowl, pages 358-364
Interesting Facts About Oklahoma, page 418
State Emblems, pages 419-420

Oklahoma: Land of Contrasts by Clairmont Press
Appendix I: Oklahoma?s Vital Statistics, page 502
Appendix II: Oklahoma?s Symbols, pages 503-504

The Story of Oklahoma, Second Edition by Baird and Goble
Appendix C: Oklahoma Geography, page 405
Appendix H: Oklahoma Symbols, pages 410-411