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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

Elizabeth Fulton Hester

Description: Article chronicles the life of Elizabeth Fulton Hester, the oldest resident of Muskogee, Oklahoma when this article was created. Mrs. Hester was a teacher within Indian Territory and a nurse during the Civil War.
Date: Winter 1928
Creator: Bostic, E. McCurdy
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Military Discipline in Early Oklahoma

Description: Article details the punishments soldiers received for "drunkenness" and "disorderly conduct" while stationed at military forts during the early 19th century.
Date: Summer 1928
Creator: Foreman, Carolyn Thomas, 1872-1967
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Centennial of Fort Gibson

Description: Article details the historical conflicts surrounding Fort Gibson including its establishment and centennial celebration.
Date: Summer 1924
Creator: Foreman, Grant
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Why Educate the Indians?

Description: Article is a speech from the Secretary of War regarding why Indigenous Americans should receive an education. This speech was given at the Commencement Exercises of Bacone College.
Date: Autumn 1931
Creator: Hurley, Patrick J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Events Among the Muskogees During Sixty Years

Description: Article narrates the events of the author's life his life during the sixty years he spent living within Indian Territory as they coincide with historical events.
Date: Spring 1932
Creator: Turner, C. W.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Gen. James M. Shackelford

Description: Article chronicles the military career of Judge James M. Shackleford who established the first United States Court within Indian Territory.
Date: Spring 1934
Creator: Foreman, Carolyn Thomas, 1872-1967
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Annual Meeting at Muskogee

Description: Article announces the location of the next annual meeting of the Oklahoma Historical Society and the tour of historical sites that will commence during the meeting.
Date: Spring 1934
Creator: Oklahoma Historical Society
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Annual Meeting of the Oklahoma Historical Society

Description: Article details the events that transpired at the annual meeting of the Oklahoma Historical Society that was held on April 18 and 19, 1934.
Date: Summer 1934
Creator: Estill-Harbour, Emma
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Alexander Lawrence Posey

Description: Article details the life and lineage of renowned Creek poet Alexander Lawrence Posey as he became a political and educational leader.
Date: Winter 1933
Creator: Challacombe, Doris
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Editorials and Notes: Historic Fort Gibson

Description: Article is a resolution made my the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Historical Society to dismantle Fort Gibson while establishing efforts to preserve the site's artifacts and records.
Date: Autumn 1933
Creator: Foreman, Grant
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Black, White, and Read: The Muskogee Daily Phoenix's Coverage of the Sequoyah Statehood Convention of 1905

Description: Article provides a portrayal of the Sequoyah Statehood Convention, a gathering of the leaders of the "Five Civilized Tribes" in Oklahoma to propose the creation of a state separate from Oklahoma Territory, Sequoyah. Richard Mize's account relies on the newspaper coverage by the Muskogee Daily Phoenix, and highlights the voice and opinions of the paper's editor, Clarence B. Douglas.
Date: Summer 2004
Creator: Mize, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Jack C. Montgomery: A Little Big Man

Description: Article documents the life of Jack Montgomery and recalls his service with the Forty-fifth Infantry Division in World War II, where he received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the war.
Date: Winter 2004
Creator: Bean, Christopher B.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

"Among the Indians: The Peace at Muscogee."

Description: Transcription of an article regarding a meeting about territorial government for Native Americans and citizenship. The article also discusses each of the commissioners present at the meeting, speeches, and various events.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Antisuffragist. Antifeminist! Pro-women? The Anomalous Alice Mary Robertson

Description: Article examining Oklahoma's first woman representative in the United States Congress, Alice Mary Robertson. In this article Robertson's attitudes toward suffrage, feminism, and women at home and in politics, are explored.
Date: Spring 2010
Creator: Caldwell, Deah
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

From Termination to Self-Determination: Indian Health in Oklahoma, 1954-1980, Part 2

Description: The second part of this two-part article continues the evaluation of the problems in Indian healthcare and the campaign led by Senators Fred Harris and Dewey Bartlett to correct a record of neglect. The healthcare problem after 1970 was linked to a new federal policy of tribal self-determination.
Date: Spring 2008
Creator: Lowitt, Richard, 1922-2018
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Simon Ralph "S.R." Walkingstick: A Cherokee Leader

Description: Article traces the life and genealogy of S. R. Walkingstick to show the ways in which one Cherokee family contributed to the tribal and state community.
Date: Summer 2018
Creator: McCullagh, James G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Dr. Grant Foreman, A Eulogy

Description: Article transcribes the eulogy delivered by General William S. Key, President of the Oklahoma Historical Society, at First Presbyterian Church on behalf of Dr. Grant Foreman. Key recognizes Foreman's efforts to record the history of American Indian tribes and of Oklahoma, and pays tribute to the man.
Date: Autumn 1953
Creator: Key, William S.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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