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Banks history

Description: "Ardmore Banking..." reprint from 1968 Shrine Rodeo program. Brief histories of early day Ardmore banks that either became part of the First National Bank , or Exchange National Bank of Ardmore, or simply failed, Lincoln Band & Trust opening in 1964 is also in the article. 1 page, original
Date: unknown
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Letter to Christopher C. Callehan, May 22, 1932

Description: In the letter Christian "Chris" Madsen recalls events he witnessed while serving in the 5th U. S. Cavalry, under command of General Merritt. Reports made by Gen. Merritt regarding marches within the Black Hills area, visit to the Little Big Horn battlefield (after the battle), Sage Creek, Powder River, and "Christian Madsen" inscribed on Little Big Horn monument are included. 3 pages, typed photocopied gift-Carl Ridley Oct 1973
Date: unknown
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Indians of Oklahoma

Description: Booklet published by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1966. This was the first in a series to be published on Indians of various regions. 16 pages, published material
Date: 1966
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Ardmore, I. T.

Description: Photographs of Main Street, Ardmore, the day before and after the disasterous fire in 1895. The fire, April 19, 1895, destroyed the business district. Copies of originals owned by Sam H. Robertson, Marietta, Ok., from Daily Oklahoman, April 23, 1950. 2 pages, newspaper article and photocopy
Date: 1950
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Sheriff, Carter County

Description: Political statement issued by Enoch C. Watterson during his race for office in 1956. 4 pages, with carbon copies; gift-Elmer LeRoy Baker
Date: unknown
Creator: Watterson, Enoch C.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Ardmore Air Force Base

Description: "Carrier Wings", Feb. 2, 1959, vol 6, no. 1. Newspaper issued at the air base north of Ardmore. Article in this issue retells the first open house at the opening of the base on Oct. 6, 1953. This was the last issue of the newspaper, as the base was to be deactivated. newspaper, 4 pages, original
Date: 1959
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

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

Marietta Monitor

Description: June 6, 1975. Pages from this edition celebrating Love County Frontier Days. Schedule of events for the two days is listed. Graduates from Marietta High School, 1904-1921, are named along with old photographs of people and places in Love County. newspaper article - 2 pages
Date: 1975
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Ardmore Democrat

Description: History written by Midge Wasson, Jan. 12, 1959. Story includes background of early Ardmore and the other newspapers in the town. The Ardmore Democrat, first issued in 1931 by Herbert J. Pate, is documented.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wasson, Midge
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Sheltered Workshop, Ardmore

Description: Daily Ardmoreite, March 31, 1970. Story of the opening of the workshop for training and employment of the handicapped. Included is a photograph of Sam Noble presenting a check for $20,000 to members of the Workshop board.
Date: 1970
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Society Marks Anniversary With Events

Description: Story of events around celebration of the first anniversary of the Chickasaw Historical Society. Officers elected, book sale and visit to an archeological site at Lake Murray are mentioned in the article. Newspaper article, with photo, 2 copies
Date: 1966
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Rodeo's Producer, Stars Named

Description: Story reporting that Rex Allen, Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez and Jan Levy would star in this years rodeo. The Harry Knight Co. is to be the new producer of the rodeo. Photo of Bill Minick. Newspaper article, original, 2 copies
Date: 2013
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Vamvoras, Clyde

Description: Information released by the Rodeo Information Foundation concerning this champion cowboy. Winner of the 1968 Bareback Championship. 3 pages, typed, photocopied
Date: unknown
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Shrine Rodeo, 1967

Description: Program insert for the night of March 30, 1976. Entrants, events, and entertainment acts are listed. Times recored for events have been written in on the program. 1 page, original
Date: unknown
Partner: Ardmore Public Library