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Moses or Aaron?: William Jennings Bryan and Oklahoma Politics

Description: Article explores the political influence William Jennings Bryan had on the creation of Oklahoma's state constitution, and questions whether Bryan took the leading role of the biblical Moses in influencing decisions surrounding it, or the translator's role of Aaron to give the Oklahoma legislature's own agenda substance.
Date: Spring 2004
Creator: Adkison, Danny M.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Ensign L. L. Culver: "You can call me salty now"

Description: Article recounts the life and rigorous training experience of undertaker-turned-ensign L.L. Culver in the United States navy in the early years of World War II. Brad Agnew reconstructs the officer's experiences from letters sent home, and concludes the article with the beginning of a journey that is continued in the Spring 2003 issue of The Chronicles of Oklahoma.
Date: Winter 2002
Creator: Agnew, Brad
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

L. L. Culver: A Naked Warrior in the Second World War

Description: Article follows the continuation of Ensign L. L. Culver's journey from its first part in the Winter 2002-03 issue of The Chronicles of Oklahoma. Brad Agnew describes Culver's service in the Scouts and Raiders, a joint army-navy unit that participated in World War II amphibious assaults, his military successes, and his return home with the conclusion of the war.
Date: Spring 2003
Creator: Agnew, Brad
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Sustaining the Cherokee's Lamp of Enlightenment: The Establishment of Northeastern State Normal School

Description: Article describes the political and social process of convincing the legislature to place one of the state's normal schools, or teachers' colleges, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. By this process local citizens of Tahlequah secured Northeastern State Normal School for their town.
Date: Winter 2008
Creator: Agnew, Brad
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Building 3001: Home of the "Gooney Bird"

Description: Article describes the history of Building 30001 at Tinker Air Force Base, where Oklahoman workers produced thousands of C-47 military aircraft during World War II. The building was nicknamed the "Gooney Bird" after the albatross, clumsy on the ground but beautiful in flight.
Date: Autumn 2013
Creator: Allin, Lawrence Carroll
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 84, Number 1, Spring 2006

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 84, Number 1, Spring 2006. It includes a short document describing the history and contents of the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce Collection that was donated to the Oklahoma Historical Society in 1994. It also includes a short description of the Henry and Cunningham Mercantile Company Collection manuscripts located in the Research Division of the Oklahoma Historical Society.
Date: Spring 2006
Creator: Anderson, Clayton; Everett, Dianna & O'Dell, Larry
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 79, Number 2, Summer 2001

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 79, Number 2, Summer 2001. It includes a document honoring Carolyn Thomas Foreman, who was inducted into the annual Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 2001. The document lists the projects she created, such as the Indian-Pioneer History Project, as well as the books and articles she published.
Date: Summer 2001
Creator: Armstrong, Connie G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 79, Number 4, Winter 2001-02

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 79, Number 4, Winter 2001-02. It includes a document honoring Daniel F. Littlefield, Jr., who was inducted into the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 2001. It also includes a document about a letter Woodie Guthrie wrote to his first niece, Mary Ann Guthrie, which was donated and included.
Date: Winter 2001
Creator: Armstrong, Connie G. & Blochowiak, Mary Ann
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 80, Number 2, Summer 2002

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 80, Number 2, Summer 2002. It includes a document honoring Annie Heloise Abel, who was inducted into the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 2002. It also includes an article about Thomas P. Stafford, an astronaut from Oklahoma who participated in the space race of the 1960s.
Date: Summer 2002
Creator: Armstrong, Connie G. & Moore, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 79, Number 3, Fall 2001

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 79, Number 3, Fall 2001. It includes a document honoring Louis H. Coleman, who was inducted into the annual Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 2001. It also includes a document about the Garrison quilt, a quilt donated by the great-grandson of Stephen A. Lewis, the Union soldier who created it, and a document that provides a descriptive bibliography of secondary sources related to the Green Corn Rebellion.
Date: Autumn 2001
Creator: Armstrong, Connie G.; Winchester, Jean A. & Hanne, Daniel
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

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

Description: Notes and Documents section form 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

Forgotten Founder: Charles G. "Gristmill" Jones and the Growth of Oklahoma City, 1889-1911

Description: Article discusses the life and pursuits of Oklahoma City founder Charles Jones. As a businessman and an important political figure, his development of canals, railroads, and state fairs in Oklahoma City and his dedication to its growth made lasting impact in the early years of its creation.
Date: Spring 2002
Creator: Bachhofer, Aaron, II
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

"Forget the Cowboys, We'll Take the Indians": The Red Earth Festival Movement, 1985-1987

Description: Article detailing the Red Earth Festival Movement (1985-1987) that led to the festival's inception. The festival owes its genesis to the dedication of a small cadre of local civic, arts, and political leaders who envisioned a multi-tribal exposition of American Indian dance, arts, and crafts. Since its inception in 1987 the Red Earth Festival has become a staple of Oklahoma City's tourism scene.
Date: Autumn 2009
Creator: Barker Harrison, Felicia
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 89, Number 1, Spring 2011

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 89, Number 1, Spring 2011. It features Jim Argo, Sandie Olson, Juanita Keel Tate, and Alvin O. Turner, the inductees into the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 2011, and provides a chronological list of the past inductees into the hall of fame. The section also includes "The Ragland Collection" which presents a selection of maps from the efforts of Reverend Hobart Ragland to document historic sites within Oklahoma.
Date: Spring 2011
Creator: Bass, Elizabeth M. B. & Welge, William D.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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