Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 87, Number 1, Spring 2009 Page: 94
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For the Record section from Volume 87, Number 1, Spring 2009. It includes the Minutes of the Quarterly Board Meeting of the Oklahoma Historical Society that was held on October 22, 2008.
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Notes and Documents Section from Volume 87, Number 1, Spring 2009. It includes "Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame" which honors two of the 2009 inductees of the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame, Donald E. Green and Marvin E. Kroeker. It also includes "Lincoln's Legacy in Oklahoma" which provides a list of publications to celebrate the legacy of Abraham Lincoln in relation to Oklahoma as part of the Oklahoma Historical Society's celebration of the bicentennial of his birth.
Article relates the ways in which the Oklahoma Bankers Association and each community's banks responded to the 1907 Bankers' Panic. They calmed public fears of bank insolvency and developed ingenious was to make currency flow in the economy. As a result, Oklahoma created the nation's first bank deposit guaranty law.
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