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J. A. Webb: Early-Day Cotton Breeder from Union City, Oklahoma

Description: Article recounts the talented amateur agronomist J. A. Webb's diligent work to perfect a better variety of cotton, which he marketed as Webb's Purple cotton seed beginning in 1933.
Date: Winter 2006
Creator: Albers-Nelson, M. Rene & Verhalen, Laval M.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

A Reluctant Heir: Carl Albert, Watergate, and the American Presidency

Description: Article details Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Carl Bert Albert's decision to eschew the ultimate leadership role and recommend Rep. Gerald R. Ford as Vice President Spiro T. Agnew's successor after Agnew resigned in disgrace in 1973.
Date: Autumn 2007
Creator: Anderson, Heath
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

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 88, Number 2, Summer 2010

Description: Notes and Document section from Volume 88, Number 2, Summer 2010. It includes "Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame," an article honoring the individuals who were inducted into the annual Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 2010. The honorees included Currie Ballard, Bob Burke, General Thomas P. Stafford, and Dr. Lewis Stiles. It also includes "Alva, Oklahoma: What's in a Name?" an article examining the naming of the town of Alva, Oklahoma, to determine whether it was named for the railroad attorney Alva Adams. Finally, it includes "Oklahoma Newspaper Project," which details the Oklahoma Historical Society's partnership with the University of North Texas and the Oklahoma Press Association to digitize newspapers that reflect Oklahoma's history.
Date: Summer 2010
Creator: Baxter, Elizabeth M.; Reichenberger, Donovan & Jerome, Angela
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 78, Number 1, Spring 2000

Description: Notes and Document section from Volume 78, Number 1, Spring 2000. It includes an article honoring Donald J. Berthrong, who was inducted into the annual Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 1999. It also includes a short article describing the Oklahoma State Museum of History's acquisition of barrels of emergency supplies originally manufactured by the Civil Defense Agency of the Department of Defense due to fears of atomic attacks on America after WWII and during the Cold War.
Date: Spring 2000
Creator: Blackburn, Bob L. & Bell, Michael
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Anatomy of an Oklahoma Lynching: Bryan County, August 12-13, 1911

Description: Article provides details surrounding the lynching of John Lee, a black man who attacked and killed a woman alone with her children near Durant, Oklahoma in 1911. Lowell Blaisdell describes the history of racial violence in the area, including other lynching incidents, and the circulation of rumors and paranoia that went hand-in-hand with the attitudes of the era.
Date: Autumn 2001
Creator: Blaisdell, Lowell L.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 78, Number 4, Winter 2000-01

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 78, Number 4, Winter 2000-01. It includes a document honoring Mildred Imach Cleghorn, who was inducted into the annual Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 2000. It describes her upbringing, education, community involvement, and the cultural heritage project she began.
Date: Winter 2000
Creator: Blochowiak, Mary Ann
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 78, Number 3, Fall 2000

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 78, Number 3, Fall 2000. It includes a short biographical sketch of Wilbur S. Nye, who was inducted into the annual Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 2000. It also includes "Development and Land Use of the Oklahoma Landmarks Inventory," a short article which describes the project to computerize the entire Oklahoma Landmarks Inventory database, which held the State Historic Preservation Office's information on buildings, sites, districts, structures, and objects across the Oklahoma.
Date: Autumn 2000
Creator: Blochowiak, Mary Ann & Heisch, Melvena Thurman
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 79, Number 1, Spring 2001

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 79, Number 1, Spring 2001. It includes a document about the writer Glenn Shirley, who was inducted into the annual Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 2001, and a list of his books and articles. It also includes "Into the West: Oklahoma Remembered," an essay that situates Oklahoma in the author's view and experience of the American West and includes references to the titular book.
Date: Spring 2001
Creator: Blochowiak, Mary Ann & Nugent, Walter
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 78, Number 2, Summer 2000

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 78, Number 2, Summer 2000. It includes a document honoring Carl Coke Rister, who was inducted into the annual Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 2000. It also includes a short document describing the Civil War cavalry jacket of Louis McLane Hamilton, held by the State Museum of History.
Date: Summer 2000
Creator: Blochowiak, Mary Ann & Reed, Joseph M.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Fred Harris's New Populism and the Demise of Heartland Liberalism

Description: Article uses the failure of Oklahoma Democrat Fred Harris's New Populism to show twentieth century liberalism's accommodation of corporate power as well as the racial climate of the 1970s.
Date: Summer 2010
Creator: Bloodworth, Jeff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Creek Draft Rebellion of 198: Wartime Hysteria and Indian-Baiting in WWI Oklahoma

Description: Article depicts the events following the "Creek Draft Rebellion of 1918" and subsequent long and costly investigation into the leader of the demonstration, Ellen Perryman. Thomas A. Britten demonstrates the public hysteria perpetrated by the press and stereotypical negative image of Native Americans that was present in WWI Oklahoma.
Date: Summer 2001
Creator: Britten, Thomas A.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Milton Co-Operative Colony: From Utopia to Ghost Town, 1913-1916

Description: Drawing from the writings of a former resident and the colony's promotional material, this article traces the rise and fall of the Milton Co-Operative Company, a socialist colony located in Milton, Oklahoma from 1913 to 1916.
Date: Spring 2000
Creator: Bumgarner, Norma Jane
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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