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Edward P. McCabe and the Langston Experiment

Description: Article chronicles the activism done by Edward P. McCabe, the first African-American person elected to a public office outside of the South, as he encouraged more African-American people to settle within Oklahoma Territory. The article tells his story through newspaper articles published at the time.
Date: Autumn 1973
Creator: Roberson, Jere W.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Freedman in Indian Territory During Reconstruction

Description: Article chronicles how the Five Civilized Tribes and other tribes within Indian Territory went about adopting and freeing enslaved people during the era of Reconstruction. The article mentions treaties and negations made with the federal government that dealt with this issue.
Date: Summer 1971
Creator: Willson, Walt
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Sexual Color Line in Red and Black: Antimiscegenation and the Sooner State

Description: Article provides an overview of antimiscegenation laws dating from the time of slavery into the statehood period in Oklahoma and examines eleven cases that reached the highest state or federal courts, most of them civil cases involving African Americans and Native Americans.
Date: Winter 2004
Creator: Robinson, Charles F., II
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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