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The Guardian

by Enoch Kelly Haney

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