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[Photograph 2012.201.B1140.0652]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Russell Jr., of the Grant County community of Hawley, north of Nash. They are an "unworried" minority, as they are the only black residents of the county, but have "good neighbors" that they grew up with, and no one seems to make any issues of race for the country farmer and his wife."
Date: October 27, 1961
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1140.0654]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Grant County's entire black population is one farm couple who till wheat fields near the Salt Fork River, not far from the little town of Hawley. Walter B. and Isabell Russell Jr. have lived on the same farm for the 31 years of their married life, and they have always found life tranquil and comfortable, free of racial discrimination. They are members at Grayson Baptist Church in Enid, 30 miles to the southeast, where they help with the music in the church."
Date: December 4, 1967
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society