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Miller, Captain John

Description: Information transcribed from an article in The St. Louis Daily Globe, May 24, 1888. Stories of some of his many gunfights in the area of Leon and Jimtown, brief biography and war record are included with a letter from Harrell McCullough, Oklahoma City. Originally sent to Willis Choate, Marietta, July 11, 1974. 10 pages, photocopied
Date: 1888
Creator: McCullough, Harrell
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Ardmore Daily Chieftain, Feb. 29, 1892

Description: Information taken from this edition, vol. 1, no. 1, giving information about Ardmore at the time. Listing of numbers of businesses, schools, churches and other facilities can be found in this information. Population was stated at 3,000 with the population of the Chickasaw Nation at 50,000.
Date: 1892
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Evening Ardmoreite, Nov. 1, 1893

Description: Reproduction of this edition of the newspaper run by Charles Kesseler and D. P. Cloyd. Some articles include: Story of sale of the Chieftan newspaper to the Evening Ardmoreite, court proceedings, general interest stories.
Date: 1893
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Bill Dalton

Description: Transcription of articles from Daily Ardmoreite, June 9, 1894. Story of the posse that surrounded Dalton's hideout and killed him. Report also includes account by Mrs. Dalton (Jennie Beleven), viewing of the body by townspeople and names of men involved in the posse. 3 pages, typed, photocopied-2 copies. gift-Harrell McCullough 10/22/70
Date: 1894
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Ardmore Wind Bag

Description: Photocopy of this edition, April 21, 1895. Stories and accounts of the fire that had almost destroyed the downtown section of Ardmore on April 19, 1895. Report on Daily Ardmoreite included.
Date: 1895
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Battle of Lee Ran Recalled

Description: Story of death of Jim and Andy Roff and Billy Kirksley during attempt to arrest Jim Lee, Pink Lee and Frank Peirce for cattle rustling. Posse was led by Jim Guy, U.S. Marshal with Bob Scivally, J.W. "Windy" Johnson and Emerson Folsom. Letter included is from Mrs. Wayne Hill, daughter of J.W. Johnson. 1 page, newspaper article, 1 page, handwritten. (Photocopy) from: Mrs. Wayne Hill July 21, 1970
Date: 1895
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

State Herald

Description: Photocopies of edition, April 19, 1895, headed "Fire Extra". This was released after the fire in downtown Ardmore containing lists of losses and description of events. Report of planned recovery of the Daily Ardmoreite is in small article in the paper.
Date: 1895
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Chickasaw Indian Nation

Description: Book published in 1899 by the Ardmoreite. Pictures & reports on people and businesses in Ardmore and the surrounding area. Schools and organizations are also included in the book.
Date: 1899
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Daily Ardmoreite, Feb. 16, 1903

Description: Information from article in this edition of the newspaper, reprinted in True West magazine, July-August 1971, by Louise Riotte. Story of handkerchief belonging to Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt being auctioned at a political reception in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1903
Creator: Riotte, Louise
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Washington, W. E. "Billy"

Description: Letter to Rick Feiler concerning search for information on Washington Ranch. Researcher reports the only documented data he had located was in the Gazateer of Indian Territory by Henry Gannett, published by the U. S. Geological Survey, 1904, mentioning a village called "Washinton Ranch" in the Chickasaw Nation near Gainsville.
Date: 1904
Creator: Gannett, Henry
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Berwyn Light

Description: Oct. 2, 1905, vol. 1, no. 1. Published in Berwyn, Indian Territory. Newspaper from town of Berwyn that sold for 50? a year by subscription. Short history of the town, begun in 1887, is given on the front page. Many advertisements are seen along with local news on the pages. 8 pages, photocopied; gift-Mrs. Allene Haney, July 28, 1966
Date: 1905
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Indian Territory

Description: Travelers' Protective Assoc. Magazine, vol. 2, no. 1, May 1906. Information on the resources and development of the Chickasaw Nation and the city of Ardmore as of 1906. Some advertisement of local businesses can be seen with the story. 21 pages, photocopied, published material
Date: 1906
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Collins Institute

Description: History, copied by Gladys M. Channell, from 1907 issue of the quarterly, "Collinian". History of the school, begun in 1887, with the support of Rev. H. Colbert, Judson Coll ins and W. L. Byrd. T. W. Kennedy is listed as superintendent. Courses of study, teachers, departments and a list of students enrolled for the 1906-7 term are given. Advertisements from local merchants are also transcribed.
Date: 1907
Creator: Channell, Gladys M.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Cruce, Lee

Description: "A Business Man for Governor" article in the Sturm's Oklahoma Magazine, vol. A, no. 1 & 2, April 1907. O. P. Sturm, editor. Photograph of Mr. Cruce is seen. Photocopied at Oklahoma Historical Society. 2 pages, photocopied , 2 copies
Date: 1907
Creator: Sturm, O. P.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Sturm's Oklahoma Magazine

Description: O. P. Sturm, Ed., vol. 4, no. 3, May 1907. Published monthly by the Sturm Pub. Co., Oklahoma City, Ok. Article on Ardmore included in "Oklahoma's Live Young Cities" on page 12 of this volume. Improving conditions in this young town and outlook for future growth is described. Photocopied at Oklahoma Historical Society. 3 pages, photocopied
Date: 1907
Creator: Sturm, O. P.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Noa, Prof. Frederic M.

Description: "Personal Remimiscences of Ardmore, The Home of Governor Lee Cruce". Article from the Daily Ardmoreite newspaper, Feb. 12, 1911. newspaper article
Date: 1911
Creator: Prof. Frederic M. Noa
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Daily Ardmoreite, July 7, 1913

Description: Reproduction of front page of this edition of the newspaper. Picture of V.C. Suggs, son of Sidney Suggs, is seen with story of his new position of business manager of the Weekly and Daily Ardmoreite. Reports of local baseball games and other stories can be seen.
Date: 1913
Partner: Ardmore Public Library
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