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WiIson area

Description: Letter to Mac McGalliard, March 19, 1968, in which Mr. Britton relates stories of early days in Hewitt, Reck, Peg City, and Wilson areas c1910. Reports town was New Wilson, and developed due to oil discoveries in the area. Mr. Britton also lived in "Old Simon" area in Love County.
Date: unknown
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

The History of Carter County

Description: Thesis by Mary Evelyn Frost, 1942. Topics covered in this thesis include: Chickasaw Indians: Pickens County Education in Carter County. Carter County, 1887-1915 Industrial and Social Development in Carter County
Date: unknown
Creator: Evelyn Frost, Mary
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Dundee

Description: Letter to Mac McGalliard, April 30, 1971, from Mrs. Lois Kimberlin Freeman, Healdton. Information includes: First school named Bowen, town named by Mr. McFarland, of McMann Oil Co., after hometown in Scotland, post office, named after McMann Oil Co., began c1914. 1 page, typed
Date: unknown
Creator: Lois Kimberlin Freeman, Mrs.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Cheek

Description: Notes taken by Mac McGalliard concerning search for Information on town of Cheek, Carter County. Post office established 1889, postmaster named Sparks. Named for Rufus Cheek, town had two doctors: Monroe Kearney and Etter. Cemetery nearby called the Slone or Sloan Graveyard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Brock

Description: "Citizens of Brock Refuse to Become Excited..." Daily Oklahoman, April 23, 1922. Story concerning the advancement of oil in the area of Brock and how the citizens continued the growth of the community. Wood Hammer and Whit Carroll are mentioned. Faint photographs are with the article. newspaper article, photocopy
Date: 1922
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Hoxbar, or Ox-Bar

Description: History of this community as recalled by Mrs. Nora Hoffman of Ardmore, Sept. 3, 1968. Originally named after a cattle brand, Ox-Bar, this community nine miles southeast of Ardmore was a large one. Mrs. Hoffman relates-how her father and the Frensley brothers would drive cattle to market, Jasper Underwood, first postmaster in 1895, two general stores (and other businesses), three doctors, Mannering, Lindley and Duck, and a list of names she remembers from the area. 6 pages, handwritten
Date: unknown
Creator: Nora Hoffman, Mrs.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Provence Reunion Slated June 15

Description: Plans for reunion at Whittington Park for early settlers and descendents from the Provence area are reported. The town was named for George Provence, owner of a general store for many years. Newspaper article, original
Date: 2013
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Wood, Wiley Randolph

Description: Letter to Mac McGalliard, Feb 1, 1968, from Maggie Lake Sullivan. Information on the Wood family; Wiley R. Silas and Dick, all originally from Mena, Arkansas, that lived in Sulphur Springs area near Woodford c1890. She believed the town of Woodford was named for one of the three Wood brothers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lake Sullivan, Maggie
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Steel, James

Description: Letter to Mac McGalliard, Feb. 12, 1966, in which Mr. Steel reports several pieces of information concerning Carter County history. Explosion of the cotton gin at Graham, the consolidation of the Wheeler school (with mention of Mary Niblack, County Supt.), and construction work on Highway 70, west and east of Ardmore, are included in the letter. 6 pages, handwritten
Date: unknown
Creator: Steel, James
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Oklahoma History-South of the Canadian

Description: vol. 1, John Gildan & Mark Salt, editors, c1925. Photocopied section from this book concerning Carter County. Information: the county as of 1925 (statistical), education, banking, newspapers, industries, civic organizations, agriculture and businessmen. 16 pages, photocopied at Oklahoma Historical Soc.
Date: unknown
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Carter County

Description: Daily Oklahoman, Feb. 1, 1959, by Francis Thetford. History of Ardmore is given along with economic status at the time of the article. Many businesses, people and facilities are mentioned. Wilson, Healdton and a few other small towns are also written about in the article. Some photographs are included. 3 pages, original
Date: 1959
Creator: Thetford, Francis
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Monument to George A.

Description: Monument to George A. Ramsey. It reads: To George A. Ramsey, the man of vision, who saw the beauties of this mountain highway and initiated its construction. Erected by the citizens of Ardmore, 1930.
Date: unknown
Creator: McGalliard, William A.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library