Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 58, Number 2, Summer 1980 Page: 176
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Article relates the history of the Good Roads Movement in territorial Oklahoma, discussing details such as the officials and associations involved in the construction of the new highways, obstacles that arose during the process, and the environmental factors that spurred the movement forward.
Article describes the history of the Big Salt Plain of the Cimarron River, from explorer tales publicized by Thomas Jefferson to the fascination it currently holds for visitors of the area.
The Restoration of Old Fort Gibson (Article)
Article details the history of Old Fort Gibson Military Reservation, as well as the restoration process that occurred about a decade later to reconstruct the old fort as Fort Gibson Military Park. Q. B. Boydstun delivers information from firsthand experience as chairman of the reconstruction commission.
Article describes the gradual process of desegregation of the Oklahoma City school system, including details from major related cases and their legal and social impact.
For the Record section from Volume 58, Number 2, Summer 1980. It includes the minutes of the regular quarterly board meeting of the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Historical Society that was held on January 24, 1980. It also includes descriptions of the newly elected president of the OHS, Jack T. Conn, as well as new board member Ralph McCalmont. It also includes a list of OHS donors, and lists of the new annual and life members of the OHS.
Notes and Documents [Summer 1980] (Article)
Notes and Documents column for Summer 1980, including a notice about the Edna May Armold Archives Room at the El Reno Carnegie Library, as well as a record of the mining disaster that occurred at Krebs Mine No. 11 in the form of a poem and a list of names of those killed.
Article investigates the boomer settlements and trails created by Oklahoma boomer David L. Payne in the 1880s through the accounts of his guides, Harry Hill and H. E. Kirk.
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Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 58, Number 2, Summer 1980, periodical, Summer 1980; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1752290/m1/50/?q=WPA: accessed September 29, 2023), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.