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Bever, M. J.

Description: "Pauls Valley's Post Office Oldest Still Used in County", Pauls Valley Daily Democrat, Nov. 14, 1979. Story about the establishment on Aug. 21, 1871 and the continued usage. newspaper article
Date: 1979
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

Cities of Oklahoma

Description: Book discussing the history Oklahoma's cities and metropolitan areas, including pictures and maps of the areas; some chapters deal with oil towns and others deal with multi-purpose cities. Index begins on page 161.
Date: 1979
Creator: Morris, John W., 1907-1982
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cummins, Alma

Description: Daily Ardmoreite, June 17, 1979. "Teacher Leaves Life of Reading, Writing, Arithmetic" by Sally Gray. Story of early life in Cornish, Ok., in Jefferson County. Miss Cummins began teaching school in 1920 at Union Hill, south of Cornish. Information on the founders of Cornish -- Billy and John Cornish is in the story. newspaper article
Date: 1979
Creator: Gray, Sally
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Dougherty Post Office

Description: "Woman's Title -Dougherty Postmaster" by Sally Gray, Daily Ardmoreite, Jan 21, 1979. Oda Richardson, postmaster since 1940, tells story of early life in Dougherty. Post office was established on Aug. 10, 1887. newspaper article
Date: 1979
Creator: Gray, Sally
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Johnston, Cutchie

Description: "Milo Woman is Old Timer", Healdton Herald, May 3, 1979, by Helen Hedgepath. Early days in Indian Territory are recalled in this article about Mrs. Johnston and her family. She attended in Ardmore and stayed at the Catholic Convent. Her older sisters were students at Bloomfield Academy near Colbert. Her father founded, and named, the town of Milo. newspaper article
Date: 1979
Creator: Hedgepath, Helen
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Just Who Was Frank Dalton?

Description: The Highlander, Marble Falls, Texas, March 1, 1979, by Betty MacNabb. Story on the life of a man who claimed to be Frank Dalton and/or Jesse James. Accounts of his stories given at various times are reported in this article. He died, August 1951, in Granbury, Tex. newspaper article
Date: 1979
Creator: MacNabb, Betty
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

National Register Status to Aid City

Description: Pauls Valley Democrat, Nov. 15, 1979. Article concerning the designation of the downtown district of Pauls Valley as a member of the National Historic Sites. List of 24 historic buildings and their backgrounds are included. Among them are the First Natl. Bank, 1893, the first bank in the Chickasaw Nation, and the Leeland Hotel, 1895. newspaper article- 2 pages
Date: 1979
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Orr, Annie B.

Description: "Chickasaw Daughter is Mother of Independence", Daily Ardmoreite, April 29, 1979, by Sally Gray. Life of Annie Orr, descendant of Edmund Pickens, first chief of the Chickasaws in I. T., is told in this article. She lived in McMillan, formerly called Holder, attended school at Burney Institute, and was interpreter for local Chickasaws. newspaper article
Date: 1979
Creator: Gray, Sally
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Thompson, Joseph B., 1871-1919

Description: "Home Stands as reminder of Thompson's Outstanding Career", Pauls Valley Democrat, Nov. 16, 1979, by Alpha Ellis. Story of early Pauls Valley politician. He was elected to the U. S. Congress, in an at large position, from the 5th District, and was instrumental in the adoption of an amendment concerning the "food control" law. newspaper article
Date: 1979
Creator: Ellis, Alpha
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Wood, Eugene

Description: Post card to Mac McGalliard, Dec. 10, 1979, concerning photograph in Daily Ardmoreite showing telegraph operator. Offered to pass on information on "The Morse Telegraph Club" to anyone interested.
Date: 1979
Partner: Ardmore Public Library