Category: Oklahoma


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1880 Cherokee Nation Census, Indian Territory (Oklahoma)

By: Barbara L. Benge

Price: $78.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc,

This book is a transcription of the 1880 Cherokee Nation census, complete with census card numbers, which were added in 1900. The Dawes Commission used these census cards for tribal enrollment, and each tribe had their own census cards. Some persons may appear on multiple cards if they were adopted by an associated tribe, as in the case of the Shawnee and Delaware who often appear on Cherokee census cards. There are also separate cards for the Freedmen of the tribe.Entri... View more info

Texas and Oklahoma Births, Deaths and Marriages from the Fort Worth Record: November, 1903 to November 1904

By: Bruce Bumbalough

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc,

The Forth Worth Record started as a morning paper in 1903 in Fort Worth, Texas. The paper reported news from across Texas, Indian Territory, Oklahoma Territory, the nation, and the world. It provided coverage of the Russo-Japanese war, the presidential election of 1904, and the 1904 World's Fair, as well as extensive coverage of the railroads and their business activities, and much more. However, it is the vital statistics reported in the paper that are of particular int... View more info

CD: Guide to Manuscript Collections, Western History Collections, University of Oklahoma

By: Donald L. Dewitt

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Heritage Books,

Dating from the early 19th century, these materials include census records of the Five Civilized Tribes; records of attorneys specializing in Indian citizenship claims; and a variety of records from the Cherokee Nation. Other manuscript holdings include the Indian-Pioneer Papers; records of railroads, banks, businesses, and physicians; diaries of frontier and pioneer life, the Civil War, travel in western states, and life in Indian Territory; and collections relating to ... View more info

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Oklahoma Place Names

By: George H. Shirk. foreword by Muriel H. Wright.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, 1987 [1974]

Reviews"Place names and their known or legendary meanings reflect much of a region’s past life....The main body of the text is alphabetical by names. Each entry locates the place, gives dates when there was a post office, and gives the source of the name. There is a list of contributors, who responded to newspaper appeal for information, and a useful bibliography. There are five outline maps which show the history of the formation of the state fr... View more info

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The Czechs in Oklahoma

By: Karel D. Bicha

Price: $12.95

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980

This book is one of a series entitled "Newcomers to a New Land," which analyzes the role of the major ethnic groups that have contributed to the history of Oklahoma. Though not large in number as compared to some other states, immigrants from various European nations left a marked impact on Oklahoma's history. As in the larger United States, they worked in many economic and social roles that enriched the state's life. Indians have played a crucial part in Oklahom... View more info