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Douglas Elementary School in the 1920’s. It was the 2nd black school in Muskogee, opening in 1907. Ida Twine (2nd from left), Lena Banks (3rd from right), Elester Eliot (teacher)., 1920's

 Item — Box: Photo T-29, item: 30

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Black-and-white copy prints of the William H. Twine family; Red Bird, Indian Territory; Muskogee, Indian Territory and Oklahoma; and African-American businesses and schools. Unpublished finding aid available.


  • Creation: 1920's


Conditions Governing Access

On June 26, 2023, the Western History Collections began a preservation project that has made many of its collections unavailable for a period of time. This collection is among the materials temporarily unavailable. Please contact Western History Collections if you wish to be added to a contact list to be notified when this collection becomes available.

Open for public research.


From the Collection: 78 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Monnet Hall, 3rd Floor
630 Parrington Oval
Norman Oklahoma 73019