Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 90, Number 1, Spring 2012 Page: 104
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THE CHRONICLES OF OKLAHOMA
The Oklahoma Historians
H all of Fame
David Dary and Kenny A. Franks
By Paul F. Lambert and Elizabeth M. B. Bass
Since 1993 the Oklahoma Historical Society has an-
nually honored up to four individuals, both professional and amateur,
in its Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame. Recipients are selected on
the basis of their contributions to the preservation, collection, inter-
pretation, and dissemination of Oklahoma history. These criteria were
first published in The Chronicles of Oklahoma 72 (Summer 1994). To
date, seventy-nine individuals have been inducted.
Early honorees included Grant Foreman, Joseph B. Thoburn, Muriel
H. Wright, Edward Everett Dale, and Angie Debo. In addition to
historians, the award has been bestowed on artist Charles Banks Wilson,
Cherokee genealogist Emmet Starr, author John Joseph Mathews, and
Apache educator Mildred Imach Cleghorn. The inductees are honored
at the awards banquet held during the Oklahoma Historical Society's
Annual Meeting in April each year. In April 2012 David Dary, Kenny
A. Franks, Richard Lowitt, and Rennard Strickland were inducted into
the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame. The inductees are featured in
this issue and the next issue of The Chronicles.
David Dary of Norman, Oklahoma, is a native of Kansas and was
born in Manhattan. He earned a bachelor's degree from Kansas State
University and a graduate degree in journalism from the University
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