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One Succeeded, One Did Not: Bacone College and the Oklahoma Presbyterian College, 1910-80

Description: Article explores the success and failure of two American Indian institutions of higher education; Bacone College and Oklahoma Presbyterian College. While Bacone still serves students in the twenty-first century, Oklahoma Presbyterian closed in the 1960s. This article identifies the reasons why Bacone survived, and Oklahoma Presbyterian College did not.
Date: Spring 2013
Creator: Crum, Steven J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Power for the People: Developing the Grand River Dam Authority, Part 2, 1945-1964

Description: This article is the second part of a two-part article on the Grand River Dam Authority. In this part, the author analyzes the state agency's history after World War II. Only one-third complete in 1945, the GRDA operated only Pensacola Dam. Over the next three decades Senators Elmer Thomas and Robert S. Kerr guided the federal legislation that would allow the Authority to complete its flood control dams and power generation/distribution facilities in the watershed of the Grand River.
Date: Autumn 2009
Creator: Lowitt, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

From Termination to Self-Determination: Indian Health in Oklahoma, 1954-1980, Part 2

Description: The second part of this two-part article continues the evaluation of the problems in Indian healthcare and the campaign led by Senators Fred Harris and Dewey Bartlett to correct a record of neglect. The healthcare problem after 1970 was linked to a new federal policy of tribal self-determination.
Date: Spring 2008
Creator: Lowitt, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

A Reading Room of Their Own: Library Services for African Americans in Oklahoma, 1907-1946

Description: Article discussing the struggles African American Oklahomans faced for access to public library services. The first forty years of statehood brought a few successes, and by mid-century only eleven communities provided a public library facility for the state's black citizens.
Date: Autumn 2006
Creator: Cassity, R. O. Joe, Jr.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Station 4 (Early 1900's)

Description: Photograph of Muskogee, OK fire station #4. MFD members in white shirts standing in front. Team and wagon parked in front of the station. Post mark on back shows 'Oct. 3 3-PM'. This is a two-story, two-bay, brick fire station.
Date: 190X
Partner: Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum
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