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A Reading Room of Their Own: Library Services for African Americans in Oklahoma, 1907-1946

Description: Article discussing the struggles African American Oklahomans faced for access to public library services. The first forty years of statehood brought a few successes, and by mid-century only eleven communities provided a public library facility for the state's black citizens.
Date: Autumn 2006
Creator: Cassity, R. O. Joe, Jr.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

A Meeting of Conquerors: Art Goebel and Charles Lindbergh in Tulsa, 1927

Description: Article recounts the meeting of Art Gobel and Charles A. Lindbergh in Tulsa in September 1927. Both aviators, Goebel was known as "The Conqueror of the Pacific," while Lindbergh was "The Conqueror of the Atlantic." Their meeting and behavior toward Oklahomans revealed much about each man's character and personality and about the American practice of hero making.
Date: Spring 2007
Creator: Hedglen, Thomas
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Thrice Purchased: Acquisition and Allotment of the Citizen Potawatomi Reservation

Description: Article explores the arrival of the Potawatomi in central Oklahoma after being pushed out of their communally held Kansas reserve and into the Indian Territory, the acquisition of a new reservation, and the means used to force them to own land as individuals.
Date: Spring 2008
Creator: Kraft, Lisa
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Some Geographic Names of French Origin in Oklahoma

Description: Article explains the history behind the French names of Oklahoma's landmarks and counties. These names date back to the French occupation of the Oklahoma Territory in the 1700s.
Date: Summer 1929
Creator: Wright, Muriel H. (Muriel Hazel), 1889-1975
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Banking in Indian Territory During the 80's

Description: Article recounts the story of how John Lloyd met the famous outlaws Jesse James and Frank James when he was a young boy.
Date: Summer 1929
Creator: Phipps, B. L.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

First Exploration of the Head-Waters of Red River

Description: Article is a short narrative about the author's experiences as a child growing up within Greer County when the states of Texas and Oklahoma were fighting over its ownership.
Date: Summer 1929
Creator: Phipps, B. L.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Indian's New Resurrection Myth

Description: Article recounts the Iroquois story recounting how the world and humans were created showing the significance of life.
Date: Summer 1929
Creator: The Literary Digest
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Editorials: Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 7, Number 2, June 1929

Description: Article consists of editorials written by The Chronicles' staff. Included is an explanation for the magazine's cover photo, an acknowledgement of the people who helped create the new building for the historical society, and a report of the livestock present within Indigenous communities.
Date: Summer 1929
Creator: Bryce, J. Y.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes of Interest Concerning Peter P. Pitchlynn

Description: Article narrates the meeting between Charles Dickens and Peter P. Pitchlynn, a chief of the Choctaw tribe, as told from a small journal found by the author.
Date: Summer 1929
Creator: Foreman, Carolyn Thomas, 1872-1967
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Nathaniel Pryor

Description: Article details the life of Nathaniel Pryor after he accompanied Lewis and Clark on their expedition to map the Louisiana Purchase.
Date: Summer 1929
Creator: Foreman, Grant
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Alvin Woods' Retreat from Prairie Grove

Description: Article narrates Alvin Woods' actions as he retreated from the Battle of Prairie Grove during the Civil War. He was an interpreter for the 9th Kansas Calvary who served under the Union Army.
Date: Summer 1929
Creator: Phillips, Charles J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Colonel Forbis LeFlore, Pioneer and Statesman

Description: Article is a biographical sketch of Forbis LeFlore, a French pioneer, fur trader, and service man who was active within the Choctaw community.
Date: Spring 1928
Creator: Perry, Mrs. A. E.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Cimarron Territory

Description: Article details the establishment of the Cimarron Territory, a governmental body that oversaw legal and legislative disputes within the area known as No-Man's Land within Oklahoma for two years.
Date: Summer 1929
Creator: Beck, T. E.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

A Visit to Old Fort Washita

Description: Article details how Fort Washita served as a safe place for migrants going west and as a military outpost for the United States.
Date: Summer 1929
Creator: Morrison, W. B.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

A Record of Clifton Pioneer Society of Quapaw Valley

Description: Article describes the lives of the founding members of the Clifton Pioneer Society of Quapaw Valley, an organization dedicated to preserving the frontier lifestyle through storytelling and reenactments.
Date: Summer 1929
Creator: Thompson, S. Carrie
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Bits of Interesting History

Description: Article details the interesting facets of the Choctaw Nation present during Oklahoma's founding such as the voting laws, light horsemen, and punishments for outlaws.
Date: Summer 1929
Creator: Riggs, W. C.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Indian Against Indian

Description: Article details the skirmishes fought between various Indigenous tribes over resources during Oklahoma's pioneer days.
Date: Summer 1929
Creator: Culberson, James
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Editorial: Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 7, Number 1, March 1929

Description: Article consists of editorials written by The Chronicles' staff. Included is an announcement regarding delinquent payments made by members, an explanation for why some school will not receive copies of the magazine, and a resolution for the creation of a new building for the Historical Society.
Date: Spring 1929
Creator: Bryce, J. Y. & Knight, H. Tom
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Letter to Society

Description: Article is a letter from a furniture maker to the Oklahoma Historical Society reminiscing on the impact his creations made to school children when Oklahoma was divided into territories.
Date: Spring 1929
Creator: McKinlay, Lincoln
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

A Short Historical Sketch

Description: Article details the events that transpired which resulted in the killing of Ed Chambers, a cowboy and cattleman who lived during Oklahoma's pioneering days, as told by a witness.
Date: Spring 1929
Creator: Beck, T. E.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Captain Nathan Boone's Journal

Description: Article consists of journal entries written by Captain Nathan Boone as he marched with his Dragoon regiment throughout the Oklahoma and Indian Territories.
Date: Spring 1929
Creator: Fessler, W. Julian & Boone, Nathan
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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