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Crockett, Norman

 Collection — Box: Photo C-62
Identifier: WHC-P-2339

Scope and Contents

Black-and-white and color original and copy prints of banks, churches, businesses, buildings, and prominent citizens of the African-American communities of Mound Bayou, Mississippi; Boley, Oklahoma; Clearview, Oklahoma; Langston, Oklahoma, including Langston University; and Nicodemus, Kansas. Photographs depict the towns at the time of their founding and also during the 1970s. Individuals pictured include Booker T. Washington, early Boley promoters Thomas M. Haynes and David J. Turner, and Langston leaders Edward P. McCabe, S. Douglas Russell, and Inman E. Page. Unpublished finding aid available.


  • Creation: ca. 1875-1977


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.


70 items

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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