Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 86, Number 2, Summer 2008 Page: 233
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Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame
By Linda D. Wilson
Since 1993 the Oklahoma Historical Society has annually honored
up to four individuals, both professional and amateur, in its Okla-
homa Historians Hall of Fame. Recipients are selected on the basis
of their contributions to the preservation, collection, interpretation,
and dissemination of Oklahoma history. This criteria was first pub-
lished in The Chronicles of Oklahoma 72 (Summer 1994).
Earlier honorees have 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 leader and 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 2008 Danney Goble (posthumously), Odie
B. Faulk, Lawrence Hart, and Robert Klemme were inducted into
the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame. Hart and Klemme are fea-
tured in this issue of The Chronicles, and Goble and Faulk appeared
in the Spring 2008 issue.
Cheyenne Peace Chief Lawrence Hart is best known for his work
in preserving Cheyenne history through the Cheyenne Cultural Cen-
ter in Clinton, Oklahoma, and for his efforts in promoting the estab-
lishment of the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site, operated
by the National Park Service. Born on February 24, 1933, Lawrence
Hart was the son of Homer Hart and Jennie Howling Water. Hart's
early years were spent on the federally allotted land of his grandfa-
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