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Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 77, Number 2, Summer 1999

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 77, Number 2, Summer 1999. It includes a document honoring Rella Watts Looney, who was inducted into the annual Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 1999. It also describes the journey of the Kilgen Theater Organ being moved from WKY Radio to the Civic Center Auditorium, and eventually to the State Museum of History.
Date: Summer 1999
Creator: Blackburn, Bob L. & Harris, Rodger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Comanche Killer or Commentator? Captain Marcy the Ethnographer

Description: Article examines the life and military career of Captain Randolph B. Marcy of the Fifth Infantry, who served as both a soldier and ethnographer in his observance of the Comanche people. Cliff Trafzer explores insights about the Comanches from the man himself, as well as societal attitudes surrounding Native American tribes and Anglo-American settlers in the 1850s.
Date: Spring 1980
Creator: Trafzer, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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