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African Americans -- Oklahoma -- Segregation

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
Scope and Contents


University of Oklahoma president. Correspondence (1899-1943) of Dr. Boyd regarding the establishment of the University of Oklahoma, and Boyd's tenure as its first president; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Boyd; newspaper clippings (-1957) regarding Boyd and the University; employment contracts (1892) between Boyd and the University's Board of Regents; certificates (1903-1924); obituaries and memorials (1936-1937); genealogies of the Boyd and Ross families; programs (1900-1909); songs, music and posters (1902-1907) from the University. Also included is a manuscript by Mary Alice Boyd, daughter of Dr. Boyd, describing the Boyds' years in Arkansas City, Kansas, and in Norman, Oklahoma. David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection is also in repository.

Dates: 1892-1957

Hershel Barrett Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2519
Scope and Contents


Pioneer. An account of Hershel Barrett's experiences on the frontier, entitled "Frontier Experiences of Hershel Barrett.".

Dates: 1850-1890

Opherita E. Daniels Collection

 Collection — Box D-20
Identifier: WHC-M-951
Scope and Contents


Autobiographical manuscript of Daniels, the first black to enter the University of Oklahoma School of Social Work, along with news articles regarding her attendence at the University of Oklahoma. Opherita Eugenia Daniels Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1920-1979