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James Dwight Lankford

Description: Article chronicles the life of James Dwight Lankford, a business man who worked in the pharmaceutical, banking, lumber, coal, and ice sectors. He was elected the first mayor of Atoka, Oklahoma and is remembered within the historical society.
Date: Spring 1925
Creator: Oklahoma Historical Society
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

A Leaf from a Sketchbook

Description: Article details how the author of "Sketch Book" describes a town within Indian Territory called Atoka and other scenic towns located within the territory.
Date: Spring 1926
Creator: Taylor, Baxter
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

48 Hours in Atoka

Description: Article describes the 48 Hours in Atoka concert that took place in 1975 and the impact this concert had on the local Atoka community.
Date: Spring 2013
Creator: Donovan-Wallis, Cindy
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

A Brief Excursion into Journalism

Description: Article contains translations of The Choctaw and Chickasaw Observer, a newspaper handwritten and published in the Choctaw Nation during the Civil War.
Date: Winter 1973
Creator: Blaine, Martha Royce
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Marking the Butterfield: Retracing the Indian Territory Segment of the 1858-61 Butterfield Overland Mail Stagecoach Road

Description: In 2018 the National Park Service recommended that the Butterfield Overland Mail Stagecoach Road be designated a National Historic Trail. Sixty years earlier, OHS staff marked this important trade and transit route with historical markers. This article retraces the road, describing the landmarks as they appeared on the 1958 trek as well as their present conditions.
Date: Spring 2019
Creator: Dragoo, Susan Penn
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Old Boggy Depot

Description: Article details the history surrounding Old Boggy Depot, a depot that has operated since the Antebellum period. Through this depot passed millions in gold worth of trade.
Date: Spring 1927
Creator: Wright, Muriel H. (Muriel Hazel), 1889-1975
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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