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Chapman, Thomas J.

Description: Letter from Mr. Chapman to C. W. Finney, Dec. 28, 1960. Recollections from years as a steam calliope player for several groups are told in the letter.
Date: unknown
Creator: Chapman, Thomas J.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Randolph, Mollie

Description: Story of Joe and Lucy Bailey and their life in early area near Pauls Valley. Mollie was one of fifteen children. Photocopy from "Prairie Lore" pub. by the Southwestern Oklahoma Historical Society, Oct. 1975. 2 pages, photocopied
Date: 1975
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

George, William

Description: Letter from Mary Jane George, May 15, 1971, asking for information concerning William and Malinda Pretsel George. She states he died in or near Ardmore in 1895 and that his wife died in 1892. They had a son named Richard William George, born in Ardmore in 1888. Letter in reply from Marie Garland suggests some locations Mrs. George might try for information. 2 pages, one handwritten-one typed
Date: unknown
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Ardmore Girl On Chautauqua State

Description: c. Jan 20, 1923 (?). Story of Miss Richardson, age 18, as one of the youngest performers on the Chautauqua Stage. She graduated from Ardmore High School in 1922 and attended Kidd-Key College at Sherman, Tx., at the time of the article. Newspaper article, photocopied, 2 copies
Date: 2013
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Yeates, Mrs. Jane

Description: Daily Ardmoreite, June 28, 1970, by Debbie Robertson. Story of retirement by Mrs. Yeates after 18 years work with the Carter County Extension Homemaker Council.
Date: 1970
Creator: Robertson, Debbie
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Woolsey, Geneva Elizabeth ( Mine, Thurlo, Plato)

Description: "Family History of Mrs. Geneva Mine Woolsey" from Ella Duncan and Fern Pemberton Harris. After arriving in Duncan, in 1892, she married Marshal Ed Thurlo, who was later killed by Dave Putty. Mentioned are W. I. Gilbert-lawyer, William Duncan and family, Doctors; Howell, Conger, Whisenant, Frost & Long, Marshal Is Chris Madsen & Tom Lilly, and events in early day Duncan. She also married A. A. Plato and N. B. Woolsey. Obituary included.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ella Duncan, Fern Pemberton Harris
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Brown, Wiley A. and Etta Stewart

Description: "Browns Here Before Oklahoma Was State", HeaIdton Herald, March 1, 1979, by Helen Hedgepath. Histories of their two families and early life in Indian Territory are recalled. Mrs. Brown attended Buckhorn School and Staunton School, both near Healdton. newspaper article
Date: 1979
Creator: Hedgepath, Helen
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Washington, W. E. "Billy"

Description: Article from The Cattleman, 1941 issue. Story about early rancher in the Chickasaw Nation, Billy Washington. Information on ranching in Gainsville area, at that time, is also included. 1 page, photocopied
Date: 1941
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

WiIson, Glenn

Description: "City .Administrator Earns Degree" by Ed Rush, Sun-Telegram, Feb. 6, 1972. Story on former Ardmoreite Glenn Wilson. newspaper article; gift-Foy Heron
Date: 1972
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Berryhill, Frank

Description: Letter written by Lester Lyles recalling the family of Frank Berryhill. Home was established in Ardmore in 1905, and Berryhill Sheet Metal works
Date: unknown
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Stewart, Roy P.

Description: "Born Grown: An Oklahoma City History", The Cowman, Feb. 1975. Information about the book, by Stewart and Pendelton Woods. 2 pages, original, published material
Date: 1975
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Frensley, R. B. & Frank

Description: "R. B. Frensley Family History" from Ella Duncan and Fern Pemberton Harris. Stories of the family's life in Berwyn, Ardmore and Duncan. (1895). Teachers G.A. , Maude and Maye Witt are mentioned, also the jail at Ardmore & Duncan, Mr. Speegele-merchant, Chief Ishiti, Dave Putty-killer of Marshal Thurlo, teachers and students at Colonel Maury military school, Dr. Long, neighbors & ministers in Duncan, DUNCAN NINE baseball team, and life in early Duncan. Frank Frensley was an Ardmore banker.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ella Duncan, Fern Pemberton Harris
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Good Book Owen Needed

Description: Biographical story of the first U. S. Senator from Oklahoma. Born Feb. 3, 1856, at lynchburg, Va., Owen was a teacher, lawyer and senator. His work for Indian claims and the Federal Reserve Act are part of the story. Newspaper article, with photo
Date: 2013
Creator: Stewart, Roy P.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Wheelchair Can't Keep 'Skinny' Down

Description: Stewart. Arthur "Skinny" Story of fromer Ardmore athelete. Stewarts career in football, his accident in 1956 which left him paralyzed, and his return as coach of the Wilson football team is covered in the article. Photo of Stewart included. Newspaper article, original
Date: 2013
Creator: Pitts, Robbie
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Baker,. William Franklin

Description: Letter to Chickasaw Historical Society from Mrs. Patricia M. Bowen, Springfield, Mass., May 11, 1966, Mrs. Bowen requests information on her great grandfather, Bowen, and his wife, Margarette R. Barber, who moved to Ardmore area c1880.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mrs. Patricia M. Bowen
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Johnson, Edwin J.

Description: Daily Ardmoreite, Aug. 1, 1971, "Dedication Held For Park Bridge". Article, with photographs, reporting ceremonies held the day before at Lake Murray State Park in honor of Edwin J. Johnson. State Senator Ernest D. Martin is seen presenting citation to Mrs. E. J. Johnson dedicating a stone bridge as a memorial to her husband.
Date: 1971
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Colbert, George, Levi & William

Description: Letters between Chickasaw Historical Society and Tennessee Valley Historical Society, Dec. 10-26, 1967, concerning pictures of the Colberts. Tennessee reports Colbert County, Alabama, was named after these Half-breed Chickasaw leaders.
Date: unknown
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Britton, John Sanders

Description: History of Britton family written by W. K. Britton, Sept. 1965 (Rt. 3, Springlake, Texas) Story of arrival from Tennessee in 1891, and life in area of Witt community, Harmon County. Later they moved to the Simon area, Love County, in 1985, where Britton and his cousin George Rich ran a blacksmith shop. In 1912 the family lived near Orr, Love County. Complete list of family members and dates are included in the history.
Date: unknown
Creator: Britton, W. K.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Kirkpatrick, Bainbridge

Description: Letter to Mac McGalliard, March 20, 1970, from Sadye Heartsill, Edmond, Ok. In the letter information is requested concerning Mr. Kirkpatrick. He was an early cattleman from the Healdton area and opperated a slaughterhouse in the area. Reply from McGalliard advising no information available and suggesting contact with Barney Ford or W. L. Sutherland. 2 pages, one handwritten one typed
Date: unknown
Creator: Heartsill, Sadye
Partner: Ardmore Public Library