Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 68, Number 1, Spring 1990 Page: 72
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Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 68, Number 1, Spring 1990, periodical, Spring 1990; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1746796/m1/74/?q=wpa: accessed September 28, 2023), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.