Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 92, Number 1, Spring 2014 Page: 100
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THE CHRONICLES OF OKLAHOMA
The Oklahoma Historians
H all of Fame
Kenny L. Brown and
Loretta Y. Jackson
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, eighty-eight 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 Conference in April each year. In April 2014 Kenny L. Brown,
Loretta Y. Jackson, Linda Williams Reese, and Mary Jane Warde were
inducted into the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame. The inductees
are featured in this issue and the next issue of The Chronicles.
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