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Ira Louis Reeves

A new research rabbit hole.  I’ve gone back to trying to pull together information of Henry Kendall College in Muskogee (1894-1907); and in particular the faculty.  I was looking for this picture (which I still can’t track down) because one … Continue reading

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Spanish American War correspondence of Eugene Gilmore

The Spanish American War correspondence of Eugene Gilmore can be found in the Papers of the Robertson and Worcester families, 1815-1932 (1931-001) at the Department of Special Collections, McFarlin Library, The University of Tulsa. First some preliminary information. Maurice “Eugene” … Continue reading

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Revisiting Alice Welford

So for those of you who actually read this, two years ago I did some work on the Alice Welford Photograph Album.  You can read more about that research at the following links: Here, Here, and Here. At work we … Continue reading

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More Oklahoma History than I learned in High School

CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF OKLAHOMA (Mostly extracted from the History of Tulsa, by Clarence Douglas (1921), and he cites the Oklahoma Red Book.) The first known inhabitants of Oklahoma were the Osage, Quapaw, Caddo, Wichita, Waco, Tawakony, Kiowa, Comanche, the Apache … Continue reading

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Academy of Armory TOC, Part 2

Please note that the material in this section section were never actually published by Holme, although apparently some manuscript pages may exist at the British Library. The Second Part of the Third Book Treateth of Houshold Goods, Instruments of Recreation, … Continue reading

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Chronology of Lovecraft Stories and Call of Cthulhu Scenarios

1918 No Man’s Land 1920 The Haunting (Rulebook) Late summer – The Spawn (The Great Old Ones) Winter – Still Waters (The Great Old Ones) December – Under the Boardwalk (Farewell my Sanity) 1921 February- March – Tell Me, Have … Continue reading

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John Bagford Manuscripts

As we wander afield it can be interesting, at least to me to examine some of the minutia that can bog down research – especially in obscure fields, like the history of shoemaking. John Bagford (1650/1-1716) was an antiquarian, author, … Continue reading

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Measurement in the Middle Ages

Originally, the Imperial system of Measurement was based on that used in the Roman Empire, and during that time, all were standardized. After the collapse of the Empire, the definitions of the measurements began to wander a bit until by … Continue reading

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Annoying tempting similarities

You know you are spending too much time on a topic when you start seeing things. This young man kindly took his time out from shooting, looting and burning to have his picture taken in front of the ruins of … Continue reading

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Tales of the Gold Monkey

One of the things I like to research is internal continuity of series (television, literary, what have you).  Recently I ran across a set of Tales of the Gold Monkey episodes.  If you are unfamiliar with this series, it was … Continue reading

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