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Sarah Beatty Wilson of Lukfahta, 1835

Description: Article provides historical context for the included letter by Sarah Beatty Wilson, a pioneer woman who traveled to Indian Territory with her family in 1835. Wilson describes her experiences on the journey and starting a new home on the frontier in the contents of the letter.
Date: Autumn 1950
Creator: Wright, Muriel H. (Muriel Hazel), 1889-1975
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Wheelock Mission

Description: Article discusses the history Wheelock Mission and its missionary founder, Reverend Alfred Wright. Lona Eaton Miller describes the work of the founder and his wife, Harriet Bunce Wright, in providing religious service and educational opportunities to the Choctaw people.
Date: Autumn 1951
Creator: Miller, Lona Eaton
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Choctaw Chief's House: Oral Tradition and Historical Inaccuracies

Description: Article introduces credible witness reports and documentary evidence, including construction specifications, to support the conclusion that Choctaw Chief Thomas LeFlore's house near Wheelock Mission was the structure built according to the 1830 Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, rather than the house located near Swink, Oklahoma.
Date: Winter 2003
Creator: Coleman, Louis
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Folsom Training School

Description: Article discusses the history of Folsom Training School, a school run by the Methodist Church in Smithville, Oklahoma. Hugh D. Corwin discusses its establishment, student body, curriculum, and rules and regulations.
Date: Spring 1964
Creator: Corwin, Hugh D.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Broken Thread: The Choctaw Spinning Association, 1937-1943

Description: This article details the process of reinstituting the art of spinning wool among the Choctaw as part of a project led by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board of the Bureau of Indian Affairs to increase the income of Choctaw women through traditional native craft and analyzes the program's unfortunate demise.
Date: Winter 2008
Creator: Petty, Christina
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Alice Lee Elliott Memorial Academy: A School for Choctaw Freedmen

Description: Article explores the history of Oak Hill Industrial Academy (also known as Alice Lee Elliott Memorial Academy) one of the only schools that provided education to Choctaw freedmen and other black citizens in the area of Valliant, Oklahoma. Joy McDougal Smith traces the history of the school, from its establishment to closing, and includes details about the people who taught and studied there.
Date: Autumn 1994
Creator: Smith, McDougal Joy
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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