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    Chronicles of Oklahoma

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    Article describes the history of settlement in Oklahoma by German-Americans, one of the most successful German-language newspapers in Oklahoma, and the hostility they faced in the 1910s as a result of wartime hysteria

    Westview: Vol. 4, Iss. 4 (Summer 1985)

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    Chronicles of Oklahoma

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    Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 43, Number 2, Summer 1965. It includes documents about the annual tour of the Oklahoma Historical Society, historical notes about Old Fort Washita, description of the Quapaw Pow Wow, a report on the history of the first Boy Scout troops in Oklahoma, and a report about the beginnings of the OHS

    Distribution and vertebrate associates of the black-tailed prairie dog in Oklahoma /

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    Sooner State Civil Defense: Oklahoma Community and College Campus Cold War Preparedness, 1960-68

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    As the Cold War moved into the nuclear age and tensions with the Soviet Union heightened, all Americans, including Oklahomans, learned to live with the threat of nuclear war. To increase the likelihood of survival if nuclear war came, national, state, and local civil defense organizations took steps to protect the public. As “preparedness” became the nation’s watchword, the state’s communities and college campuses prepared for the worst during the Cold War’s most frightening years

    Chronicles of Oklahoma

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    Article describes the atmosphere of wartime Oklahoma in the early 1900s, the way those who resisted the draft were treated, and the abuse German-Americans suffered during this time in the name of patriotism

    Between the Frontier and the Big City: Sixty Years of Small-Town Murder Prosecution

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    This article examines small-town murder in Johnson County, Kansas, from 1880 to 1939. While providing lurid details of the murders committed over a sixty-year period in the county\u27s small towns and villages, this article concludes that smalltown murder was slightly different from murder elsewhere. The overwhelming impression one gets from reviewing these rural murder cases is that small-town murder - though criminal and violent - was more a matter of inept dispute resolution than a matter of violent crime. True, the frontier and the big cities saw their share of petty disputes resolved through murder. But the small-town murders, at least those in Johnson County, were almost exclusively of this type; by and large, stranger murders, serial killers, random homicide, and felony murder were not part of the small-town landscape

    Chronicles of Oklahoma

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    Article introduces and includes a reprint of an extensive report written in 1905 by William P. Campbell about the founding and development of the Oklahoma Historical Society, lists of donors and gifts, newspaper publications, and collection items
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