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Where is Mainstreet? The Commercial Landscape of Four Oklahoma Small Towns

Description: Article examines the decline of services in small-town Oklahoma using results of a study of four commercial centers: Caddo, Wapanucka, Calera, and Bromide. Brian L. Schulz introduces some programs that may help revitalize these rural areas.
Date: Spring 1993
Creator: Schulz, Brian L.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Chickasaw Education and Murray State College

Description: Article describes the establishment and history of Murray State College in the Chickasaw Nation, including its historical context, physical layout of buildings, and student population.
Date: Autumn 1981
Creator: Lokey, Margaret H. & Wyatt, Beverly J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

On the Gallows' Edge: Capital Punishment, Appeals, and Presidential Clemency in Indian Territory, 1896-1907

Description: This article continues Von Creel's study of the administration of justice in Indian Territory courts and expands upon the application of capital punishment. Von Creel details the cases of nine individuals who were convicted of capital crimes but who escaped hanging. Their stories involve the complicated legal processes of appeal, application for presidential clemency, commutation of sentence, and post-verdict motions.
Date: Summer 2006
Creator: Creel, Von Russell
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Article Title 1926-v4-n2_a04

Description: Article details the history of the Harley Institute, formerly known as the Chickasaw Academy. The academy was a Methodist mission school that served the Chickasaw community.
Date: Summer 1926
Creator: Chisholm, Mrs. Johnnie Bishop
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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