Museum of the Great Plains
Subjects of interview include first auto in Hobart (1903) and early roads; first election (1910); early Hobart businesses; Ku Klux Klan (Clay's father was cyclops of Hobart clan; Indian dances at beginning of World War I and relations between Indians and the townspeople; high school graduation in Hobart (1924) and Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha (1928); activities as a school teacher in Verden, Okla.; World War I and II; home remedies; games; participation in the compiling of a Kiowa County history; life philosophy; and town characters Jack Boxley (a gambler) and Frank Nash (outlaw)
Museum of the Great Plains
One hundred ninety-seven copy negatives and contacts depicting farming and rural life in Kiowa County, Okla., and images of Armistice Day parade in Lawton, Okla., and swimming in Medicine Park, Okla
Museum of the Great Plains
Ninety-seven images copied from a 1913 plat book of Kiowa County, Okla -- Includes views of residences, businesses, maps, and portraits of its leading citizens
Museum of the Great Plains
Three boxes containing historic structure survey papers performed for the Association of South Central Oklahoma Governments (ASCOG), on historic buildings in Oklahoma -- Includes historic structure surveys of Lawton, Okla.; "Three-County Historical Site Survey" for Comanche, Cotton, and Tillman counties in Oklahoma; and "Six-County Historical Site Survey" for Beckham, Greer, Harmon, Jackson, Kiowa, and Washita counties in Oklahoma, including historical sites inventory lists and Oklahoma landmarks inventory nomination forms
Museum of the Great Plains
Subjects of interview include family history and move from Kansas to Indian Territory, settling in Lamont and then Roosevelt; family farm and partnership in furniture store business; grade school days in Fairview and Roosevelt; fair in Cooperton, Okla.; farm life and crops: wheat, oats, and cotton; home remedies; toys and games; early town of Wildman, Okla.; marriage to rancher and farmer and the family's wheat combine route; early neighbors; World War I and World War II; and philosophy of life of a rural woman
Museum of the Great Plains
Thirty-five photographs showing family and country life of Kiowa County, Okla. Persons represented include Robert Brandley Stinson and Edward S. Wilcox
Museum of the Great Plains
Subjects of interview include move of family from Kansas to Oklahoma including description of belongings and livestock being moved in railroad "emigrant cars" (box cars) accompanied by Davis's father and brother with the remainder of the family following in a passenger train; arrival in Roosevelt and trip by wagon to homestead about 2 miles west of Cooperton; building their house and feeding the workers; the making of cottage cheese and other farm related activities; and teaching for 49 years, chiefly in Kiowa County. Other subjects include World War I and II, the Depression, and home remedies
Museum of the Great Plains
Three hundred fifty-two images collected from various families of Kiowa County, Okla., including scenes of Hobart, Okla
Museum of the Great Plains
Subjects of interview include: activities of father as Kiowa County commissioner and president of Home State Bank in Hobart; Stella's attendance at Emerson School in Hobart; girlhood chores; home remedies; difficult times for banks during the depression and bank closings; folding bandages and other work during World War II; volunteer work; Babbs Switch, Okla., fire; and holidays
Museum of the Great Plains
Three interviews (recorded in Mar. 1981) -- Subjects include information on North and South Cold Springs rivalry and the moving of North Springs depot in the middle of the night in 1911; leveling of Cold Springs area when government bought land for Tom Steed Reservoir (1971) and the controversy proceeding the building of the reservoir; town orchestra; doctors; E.S. Nordstrom's Granite Co., Roosevelt, Okla., and information pertaining to its owner Eric Sven Nordstrom and his contributions to the town; businesses and grocery owner Arthur Hendrson; first rural telephone exchange in Southwest Oklahoma; dust bowl and depression years; seine fishing by groups of neighbors; baseball; cotton gin at Mondamin, Okla.; town of Wildman; the unsuccessful creation of Swanson County (S. Kiowa County) gold mining; mesquite trees; cherry tree orchards; bootleg whiskey during prohibition; Fruit Jar Center; cockfighting; the unsuccessful creation of Swanson County (in S. Kiowa County); early school days ... Read More

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