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Albert Praises Tishomingo

Description: Overton James Village. Story of dedication of the Overton James Village in Tishomingo. This complex of houses was sponsored by the Chickasaw Nation and opened by Carl Albert. Newspaper article
Date: 1971
Creator: Rhodes, Linda
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Ardmore Action

Description: vo. 1, no. 2, Ardmore Chamber of Commerce, May 1971. Newsletter from the Chamber. Story on the Open House honoring past presidents in included along with listing of names of presidents 1920-1970. 4 pages, original, published material
Date: 1971
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Ardmoreite Started State Lodges

Description: Story of the efforts by Mr. Chapman, while he was state senator from Carter County, to institute self-liquidating bonds for development of state park and lodges. Newspaper article
Date: 1971
Creator: McGalliard, William A.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Autograph Party This Afternoon

Description: Daily Ardmoreite, March 14, 1971. Story of the autographing party featuring Fred Beaver, Jack Gregory and Rennard Strickland, at the Goddard Center in Ardmore. Party is in honor of release of the book "Creek-Seminole Spirit Tales", illustrated by Beaver. Photograph of the artist with the article. newspaper article - 2 copies
Date: 1971
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Brown, Judge Earl A.

Description: "Retirement Party Honors Judge Earl Brown", Daily Ardmoreite, July 25, 1971. Picture of presentation plaque being given to Brown by Judge James Oil lard, Wilbur Cartwright, Corporation Commissioner, and Judge Kenneth Shilling. Notes on life of Brown, by Mac McGalliard, also included.
Date: 1971
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Capital Will See Indian Art

Description: Sunday Oklahoman, Feb. 14, 1971. Story of exhibit of paintings by Oklahoma Indian artists at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C. Fred Beaver was among the exhibitors. newspaper article
Date: 1971
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Churchill, Ruth

Description: "Mrs. Churchill Leaving C. C.", Daily Ardmoreite, Dec. 30, 1971. Story of her resignation as office manager for the Chamber of Commerce for 11 years. newspaper article
Date: 1971
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Daily Ardmoreite, Feb. 21, 1971

Description: "Ryonis Club Celebrates 50th Anniversary - J. F. Easley Honored". Story of celebration held by the club, founded by John Franklin Easley. Photograph of past presidents and portrait of Mr. Easley, unveiled by Fran Miller, are included.
Date: 1971
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Dear Friends & Gentle Hearts

Description: Wells, W.E. family, Tishomingo. Mrs. Lokey reports on visit to the museum of the Chickasaw Council House by three Wells sisters. Louise Wells, Hazel Wells, Mildred Wells Seawell and friend, Mrs. Clyde Clack, brought several artifacts to donate to the museum in honor of their late sister Fannie Wells Brittain. The Wells family came to Tishomingo in 1901 and lived at the Capitol Hotel. newspaper article
Date: 1971
Creator: Lokey, Margaret
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

El Dorado-Boomtown

Description: El Dorado, Arkansas. Story of the oil boom days in El Dorado, Ark. One of the early oil men, Dr. Samuel T. Busey, is credited with beginning the boom. 5 pages, magazine article
Date: 1971
Creator: Beazley, Deanie
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Empty Acres of Old Corrals

Description: Story of the Forth Worth Stockyards bygone glory and present condition. Companies that operated at the stockyards are mentioned in the article from "Southwest Scene".
Date: 1971
Creator: Freund, Carl
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

First Baptist Church, Ardmore

Description: History of the organization of this church, which began in 1889, with Rev. J. R. Masters as pastor. The first building they used was on Broadway, east of the Y. W. C. A. building. Dr. Richard T. Hopper was pastor at the time of the article written by Lauie Nan Drake.
Date: 1971
Creator: Nan Drake, Lauie
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Fitts Hotel

Description: Story on the hotel, by Marie Garland, published in the Shrine Rodeo program, 1971. Built by James Watson at Burneyville, in 1876, the hotel had three other owners: Price Statler, John Robert Grimes and Wm. H. Fitts . Sarah Jane Shirley Fitts, widow of Wm. H. Fitts, ran the hotel for many years and died in 1942. 1 page from Shrine Rodeo program, 1971
Date: 1971
Creator: Garland, Marie
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Fort Washita

Description: "Fort Washita Basks in Winter Sunlight", Durant Daily Democrat, Feb. 21, 1971, by Doug Hicks. Interview with Vera Vanderpool, receptionist at the fort, containing general information and history. Restoration work at the fort and plans for the further rebuilding are reported. James Fricke and Jim Carroll are also mentioned, along with the Colbert family-former owners.
Date: 1971
Creator: Hicks, Doug
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Hamon: A Rags to Riches Story

Description: Article reporting on life of Jake L. Hamon, Jr. His success in the oil industry, following his fathers death in 1920, is reported. Mr Hamon was honored as the first recipient of the Russell B. Brown Memorial Award from the Independent Petroleum Association of America, 1971. magazine article-full page
Date: 1971
Partner: Ardmore Public Library