24 Matching Results

Search Results

A Separate People: A History of the Oklahoma Amish

Description: Article describes how the resilient people of the Oklahoma Amish have maintained their lifestyle through 120 years of environmental and technological change.
Date: Winter 2012
Creator: Kroeker, Marvin E., 1928-
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Okie Folkies: The Singer, the Song, and the Coffeehouse

Description: Article describes the continuation of the folk music tradition of Oklahoma during the coffeehouse movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
Date: Autumn 2012
Creator: Harris, Rodger & Taylor, Baxter, III
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 90, Number 4, Winter 2012-13

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 90, Number 4, Winter 2012-13. It includes James G. McCullagh's "Mayme Jane Starr (1879-1901): A "Cherokee Rose Bud" and Her Family Remembered," a short article that remembers the life of Mayme Jane Starr, a Cherokee woman and educator at Cherokee National Female Seminary.
Date: Winter 2012
Creator: McCullagh, James G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Unforgotten Trailblazer: Nancy O. Randolph Davis

Description: Article presents a biography of equal education and civil rights activist, Nancy O. Randolph Davis. In her roles as a student, a teacher, and a NAACP Youth Council Sponsor, Nancy O. Randolph Davis fought for equality for African American young people and made possible the advancement of Oklahoma's civil rights movement.
Date: Winter 2012
Creator: Pollard, Gloria J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 90, Number 2, Summer 2012

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 90, Number 2, Summer 2012. It includes a document honoring Richard Lowitt and Rennard Strickland, who were inducted into the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 2012.
Date: Summer 2012
Creator: Lambert, Paul F. & Bass, Elizabeth M. B.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 90, Number 1, Spring 2012

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 90, Number 1, Spring 2012. It includes a document chronicling the digitization of the film and video archives of the Oklahoma Historical Society, as well as a document honoring two new inductees into the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 2012, David Dary and Kenny A. Franks.
Date: Spring 2012
Creator: Ayers, Corey; Bass, Elizabeth M. B. & Lambert, Paul F.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

For the Record, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 90, Number 1, Spring 2012

Description: For the Record section from Volume 90, Number 1, Spring 2012. It includes the minutes of the regular quarterly board meeting of the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Historical Society that was held on October 26, 2011.
Date: Spring 2012
Creator: Oklahoma Historical Society
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

For the Record, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 90, Number 2, Summer 2012

Description: For the Record section from Volume 90, Number 2, Summer 2012. It includes the minutes of the regular quarterly board meeting of the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Historical Society that was held on January 25, 2012.
Date: Summer 2012
Creator: Oklahoma Historical Society
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Boomers and Boomtowns: Oil Patch Songs from Oklahoma

Description: Article gives an overview of the oilfield songs written and performed by Oklahoma songwriters and singers from the 1920s to the present.
Date: Autumn 2012
Creator: Specht, Joe W.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Vilona P. Cutler: Humanitarian, Activist, and Educator

Description: Article describes the life and career of Vilona P. Cutler, general secretary of the Young Women's Christian Association and director of the School of Social Work at the University of Oklahoma, who worked tirelessly to improve race relations and provide equal opportunities to women and minority groups in the early and mid-1900s.
Date: Spring 2012
Creator: Pierson, Gregory N.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

For the Record, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 90, Number 3, Fall 2012

Description: For the Record section from Volume 90, Number 3, Fall 2012. It includes the Minutes of the Quarterly Board Meeting of the Oklahoma Historical Society that was held on April 18, 2012. It also includes minutes from the Meeting of the Membership and from the Special Board Meeting of the Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors that were held on April 19, 2012.
Date: Autumn 2012
Creator: Oklahoma Historical Society
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Quanah Parker's Star House: A Comanche Home Along the White Man's Road

Description: Article describes the history of Star House and the influential Comanche leader, Quanah Parker, who established it. Larry C. Floyd provides background details of the difficult times Quanah Parker faced as a youth and his rise to become the shrewd businessman and political intermediary who entertained politicians, generals and wealthy cattlemen within his home.
Date: Summer 2012
Creator: Floyd, Larry C.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Penn Square: The Shopping Center Bank that Shook the World, Part 1 - Boom

Description: Article describes the history of Penn Square Bank, including the planning and strategies of its organizers and its booming success gained from the thriving growth of the oil and gas industries during the 1960s-1980s. Michael J. Hightower focuses on the rise of the Oklahoma City bank in Part 1 of a two-part article.
Date: Spring 2012
Creator: Hightower, Michael J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Penn Square: The Shopping Center Bank that Shook the World, Part 2 - Bust

Description: Article continues the history of the Penn Square Bank from Part 1, introducing the problems and practices that led to the bank's financial downfall. Michael J. Hightower examines the impact the bank's "bust" had on the oil industry and the financial community.
Date: Summer 2012
Creator: Hightower, Michael J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Corrections, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 90, Number 2, Summer 2012

Description: Corrections section from Volume 90, Number 2, Summer 2012. It includes two corrections for Jeffrey Widener's article, "From Bard to Speculator: Alexander Lawrence Posey and the Muscogee Nation, 1902-08." from Volume 90, Number 1, Spring 2012.
Date: Summer 2012
Creator: Bass, Elizabeth M. B. & Widener, Jeffrey M.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Custer's Last Campaign of Sheridan's 1868-69 Winter Offensive

Description: Article explores the written accounts of the Sheridan Winter Offensive campaign of 1868-1869 and provides prospective answers to the nearly 150-year-old question of the route the regiment traveled.
Date: Winter 2012
Creator: Beemer, Rod
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Communists, Poetry, and Oklahoma History: The Life of Zoe Agnes Stratton Tilghman

Description: Article describes the life of writer and educator Zoe Agnes Stratton Tilghman. Mallory Newell examines the Oklahoma historian's legacy, from her contributions of books and articles and support of young writers to her work with the Federal Writers Project and the conflict she faced there.
Date: Summer 2012
Creator: Newell, Mallory
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 90, Number 3, Fall 2012

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 90, Number 3, Fall 2012. It includes Hugh C. Keen's "Oklahoma Confederate Pensions—Expanded Index," which presents an expanded index of the Oklahoma Confederate veterans pension applications to include information about the state, unit of service, and county in which the applicant resided.
Date: Autumn 2012
Creator: Keen, Hugh C.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
Back to Top of Screen