It Happened in Oklahoma, 2nd: Remarkable Events That Shaped History

It Happened in Oklahoma, 2nd: Remarkable Events That Shaped History

by Robert L. Dorman

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Overview

This book offers an inside look at over 30 interesting and unusual episodes that shaped the history of the Sooner State. Read all about the Trail of Tears in Tahlequah. Find out why George W. McLaurin was denied admission to the University of Oklahoma in 1950. Try to solve the mystery of Karen Silkwood's suspicious death in 1974.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762764419
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/06/2011
Series: It Happened In Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,196,707
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Robert L. Dorman was born and raised in Oklahoma. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in history, Dorman continued his education elsewhere. However, being absent from Oklahoma only fueled his love and interest of the state's unique history. It Happened in Oklahoma is his third book on regional American history.

Table of Contents

Old Paint, Harper County—8000 BC Rune or Ruse?, Heavener—AD 1012 That Fatal Country, Fort Gibson—1834 After the Tears, Tahlequah—1846 A Second Trail of Tears, Chustenahlah—1861 The Trail That Built a Kingdom, Chisholm Trail—1867 Custer’s Dress Rehearsal, Washita River—1868 Indomitable, Bitter Creek—1873 Long Live the Bandit Queen, Eufaula—1889 Boomer Sooner, Oklahoma City—1890 Dead or Alive, Preferably Dead, Rabbit Trap—1892 Taking Bill Doolin, Twice, Guthrie—1896 Gala Day, 101 Ranch—1905 Buffalo Comeback, Wichita Mountains—1907 Hold Your Nose and Sign, Guthrie—1907 Land of the Reds, Seminole County—1917 Burning Greenwood, Tulsa—1921 Wild Mary and No. 1 Stout, Oklahoma City—1930 King Tut’s Tomb, Oklahoma-Style, Spiro—1933 Take Me Back to Tulsa, Tulsa—1934 Black Sunday, Cimarron County—1935 Meet the Okies, Route 66—1939 Kate and Angie, Muskogee—1941 Freaks of the Storm, Tinker Air Force Base—1948 Visible At Last, Norman—1950 Black Saturday, Norman—1957 Way Down Yonder, Anadarko Basin—1972 The Karen Silkwood Mystery, Crescent—1974 900-Foot Jesus, Tulsa—1980 Terror in the Heartland, Oklahoma City—1995 Go to the Cross, Moore—1999 Bridge to Nowhere, Webbers Falls—2002 Oklahoma Facts and Trivia Bibliography Index About the Author

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