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Union District 59 - in Kiowa Co

Description: Letter written by George W. Briggs recalling longhorn trail drives from Rio Grande to Doan's Store, "Forgotten Battle of Soldier Spring" by Wilbur S. Nye, and "History of Mangum, Greer County-Part 2". Newspaper article, original
Date: unknown
Creator: Briggs, George W.

Smoking Room

Description: Report of possible museum of eastern Oklahoma history to be housed in home of Robert S. Kerr near Poteau, in Le Flore County. Newspaper article, original
Date: 2013
Creator: M., R. G.

Facts About The Oil Industry

Description: Statistics concerning oil in Oklahoma as of the date of the article. Mentioned are the five non-producing counties, the number of people employed in petroleum industry, number of barrels produced in 1965, number of wells, depth of deepest well and date of first well. newspaper article, original
Date: 2013

Marlow Banker Writes Interesting Story Of Early History of Sulphur

Description: Story told by P. V. Rabb, formerly of Wynnewood, of events recalled in June 1890 on camping trip to Sulphur Spring. Mentioned are: road that began near Texoma Dam and ran past Pavillion Springs, old Froman ranch house, local resident named Fry, first built by Chidister & Swinford, hotel built, Col. Sneed, Indian Territory Bankers Assoc., bankers: J. B. Dabbs, Frank Craig, Clay Webster, R. O. Weems and E. E. White. newspaper article, original
Date: 2013

Rodeo Reference Book, 1971

Description: Compiled by the Rodeo Information Foundation, Denver, Colorado. Champion cowboys, from 1929-1970, along with current standings are in this volume. Biographical information is given on the top cowboys. 32 pages, paperbound volume.
Date: unknown

Here 'N' There

Description: Biographical information of Henry J. Kaiser, first postmaster of "Wynne Wood", from his grandson Clyde Kaiser of Ada, Ok. Also mentioned are the J.H. Walner Store in Cherokee Town (forerunner of Wynnewood), appointment of Henry Kaiser as Commissioner of that district by Judge Parker, and "Indian Police". newspaper article, original
Date: 2013

Parade To Launch shrine Rodeo

Description: Report of attractions planned for the parade to open the 10th Annual Shrine Rodeo. Photo of Patsy Neustadt and George Connely as they distribute free tickets fo children from Washington Elementary School. Newspaper article, original
Date: 2013

Will Rogers Memorial

Description: Brochure from the Saddle Room at the museum in Claremore, Oklahoma, dedicated Nov. 4, 1966. Descriptions of the individual scenes in the mural and biography of Ray Piercey, the artist, are included. 1 page, original
Date: unknown

Program, 1949

Description: Official program for the madison Square Garden championship rodeo at Fair Park in Ardmore. This rodeo, held Sept. 7-10, 1949, featured Gene Autry as guest star. Officers of the free fair, queen contestants, rodeo performers and local merchants are part of the programs listings. Separate sheet lists rodeo officials, entrants and events for Sept. 9th show. paperbound booklet, 24 pages, original (1 cover extra) 1 page, original program sheet gift-John Earl Robertson
Date: unknown

They Had A Dream

Description: Story of early cowhand on the Goodnight-Loving trail. Ikard was born a slave, joined the cattle drives after living in Weatherford, Ok., and returned to Weatherford to ranch until his death in 1929. Epitaph on his headstone is reported. Newspaper article, original from Nancy Critchlow Lawless, 1969
Date: 2013

Shrine Rodeo, 1967

Description: Notes made by Mac McGalliard regarding the 1967 edition of the Shrine Rodeo in Ardmore. Notes contain information later used in newspaper articles. 11 pages, handwritten, original
Date: unknown
Creator: McGalliard, William A.

Shrine Rodeo, 1972

Description: Biographical info on Donna Patterson, the current champion (1971) girls barrel racer. Patterson participated in the barrel racing event during the 1972 Shrine Rodeo in Ardmore. 1 page, typed, duplicated. FROM Girls Rodeo Association
Date: unknown

Program, 1936

Description: Official program from Ardmore's third annual rodeo held May 20-31, 1936. Rodeo officials, political candidates advertisements and local merchants advertisements are included. The rodeo was to benefit the free milk and ice fund by the Ardmore Council of Social Agencies. Separate sheets list the contestants for events on the 29th and 31st along with events. paperbound program, 44 pages, original 1 page, original, 2 issues
Date: unknown

Sites Need Restoration

Description: Story of Park Hill, south of Tahlequah, the Park Hill Mission-established by Rev. Samuel A. Worcester in 1836, the Park Hill Press-used the alphabet devised by Sequoyah, the Cherokee Female Seminary, the Male Seminary built closer to Tahlequah, home of George Murrell, the Ross and Worcester Mission cemeteries. newspaper article, original
Date: 2013
Creator: Ruth, Kent
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