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Barney P. Enright, Photographer

Barney and Sylvia EnrightPerry, Oklahoma, has had many photographers, but none who have left such as legacy as Barney P. Enright. His life-long love of the camera has preserved a rich photographic history of our community and beyond.

Barney and his lovely wife, Sylvia, are pictured at the left. Sylvia worked along side Barney at the studio and maintained it for six years after his death.

This online exhibit pays tribute to him for helping us remember and visualize three decades of life in Perry and early Oklahoma.

Special thanks to Cheryl DeJager for her research and compilation of this pictorial biography. Not all of the historical information and photographs contained in this exhibit are available at the Cherokee Strip Museum. Photographs may have been edited for presentation on the web site. Material presented is the opinion of the respective author and not that of the Cherokee Strip Museum, the web host, or any other entity.