Emperor Haile Selassie in Stillwater: The First Visit to Oklahoma by a Reigning Foreign Head of State
Description: Article discusses Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia's visit to Oklahoma A&M College in 1954. This event followed the collaborative efforts between the country's leadership and Oklahoma A&M to found the Jimma Agricultural Technical School and the Imperial Ethiopian College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts in Ethiopia. Theodore M. Vestal describes the visit, the life of the Ethiopian emperor, and the history of Ethiopia in the following years.
Date: Summer 2001
Creator: Vestal, Theodore M.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society