Daughter of Dawn: A Fascinating Silent Film is Rediscovered

Welcome back. Over the years, I’ve traveled with many Native American Indians, Delaware, Cherokee, Osage, Comanche and Sioux just to name a few, and I have enjoyed listening to stories about their ancestors. At museums like Gilgrease in Tulsa and Woolaroc here in Bartlesville you can see photos and paintings…

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Spring Events Are Coming!

Welcome back. The prehistoric Spiro people, well if you’ve never heard of them they’re new to me too but these were a people who lived right here in Oklahoma back somewhere between 800 A.D. and 1450 A.D. How do we know about this you may wonder? They left the proof…

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Wichita, Kansas The Air Capitol of the World

Welcome back. From Wagner to Claremore to Grove to Tulsa to Wichita and then Topeka, I know Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell or was it Bob Wills someone must have written a song about a similar trip. This weekend I’m headed to Wichita and I’m excited. For our generation Wichita is…

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Grand Lake and the Pensacola Dam

One of my favorite places in Oklahoma……. Welcome back. Fiddler Jana Jae from the T.V. series Hee Haw, hot rod designer and builder Daryl Starbird and musician, comic and television personality Roy Clark are all from the Grove, Oklahoma area. Grove is my destination this Thursday night where I will…

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On the road to Wagoner, OK

Looking forward to showing Footprints in the Dew: The Last Ten Tapes at the Wagoner, OK Civic Center tonight (3/25/2017)…. Welcome back. Henry “Big Foot” Wagoner, you may not have heard of his name before and why would you, back in 1887 Big Foot was just a railroad dispatcher on…

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Travels to Springdale, AR and Springfield, MO

Welcome back. Returning this week from what Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee called the “poultry capitol of the world.” I found Springdale, Arkansas has quite a history. Founded in 1838, the town was originally called Shiloh but its name was changed in 1872 when the town leaders applied for a post…

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Katsy Mullendore Whittenburg

Welcome back. The year was 1893, the event was the Cherokee Strip land run and the location was Kay County, Oklahoma. That’s where the Mullendore family history in land, cattle, banking, oil and dozens of other business ventures really began. As time goes by we lose people who touched the…

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