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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Campbell Russell Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-538
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Correspondence (1905-1937) to and from Russell regarding the Oklahoma Corporation Commission of which he was a member; political posters (ca. 1920-1930) from Russell's election campaigns for the Corporation Commission and to Congress; speeches (ca. 1920-1930); by-laws and the certificate of incorporation (1933) for the Self-Help Exchange, a Depression-era unemployed persons league; and publications (1919-1936), including newspapers (1919-1925) printed by Russell for propaganda purposes, and transcripts (n.d.) of Oklahoma State Supreme Court proceedings.
Dates: 1904-1937

Chester Harold Westfall Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-656
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Oil man. A copy of "Sooners in the War" (ca. 1919), the official report of the Oklahoma State Council of Defense, of which Westfall was secretary, and seventy-five propaganda posters published by the U.S. government during World War I.
Dates: 1917-1919

David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
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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

Elijah King Stewart Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-592
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Politician. Correspondence (1950) from Victor Wickersham, Congressman from Oklahoma, and from Elijah King Stewart regarding their contest for Wickersham's Congressional seat in 1950; and a political poster from Stewart's campaign. The correspondence consists of allegations against Wickersham by Stewart, and Wickersham's response to the charges.
Dates: 1950

Frank S. Cleckler Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2016
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Philanthropist. Correspondence (1923-1974), financial records (1922-1978), travel logs (1964-1978) of trips to Australia, the Pacific and the Near and Far East, and posters (ca. 1940) by British Railways. Also included are publications (1941-1963), including travel booklets.
Dates: 1922-1978

James Randolph Tolbert Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-617
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Attorney. Correspondence (1909-1941) regarding Tolbert's elections and terms as an Oklahoma state legislator, and the Al Smith for President campaign in Oklahoma, which he headed; reports (1923) and accompanying documentation of the impeachment proceedings of Governor John C. Walton by a special legislative committee, of which Tolbert was vice-chair; and Norman Rockwell posters (1942) entitled "The Four Freedoms.".
Dates: 1909-1941

Johnston Murray Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-429
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence, reports, publications, sound recordings, filmstrips, posters and scrapbooks, reflecting Murray's gubernatorial administration, 1951-1955. Also included are materials from his gubernatorial election campaign in 1950. Johnston Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: ca. 1950-ca. 1955

Joseph Horace Benton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-35
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Professor. Correspondence (1815-1893) from Benton's family; correspondence (1892-1896) from Guiseppe Verdi and Francesco Tamagno; memorabilia (1913-1970) concerning Lynn Riggs; scores (1911-1926) of Haydn's "The Seasons" and Mendolssohn's "Elijah"; four Japanese music books, one autographed by Puccini; programs (1899-1968) from various musical productions; scrapbooks (1900-1967) of reviews and programs; clippings (1924-1939); and posters (1924-1934) advertising the performances of Benton, a University of Oklahoma Voice Professor who sang professionally under the name of Joseph Bentonelli. Joseph Benton Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1815-1970

LeAnne Howe papers

Identifier: WHC-M-2885
Scope and Contents Author. Papers (1978-2019) of Choctaw author and poet, LeAnne Howe. The papers document her lengthy and varied writing career as a poet, playwright, novelist, filmmaker, journalist, and professor. The collection contains her professional and personal correspondence (1981-2012), and a group of chronological files (1983-2019) which are comprised of her residency and grant applications, speaking engagements, creative collaborations, and contracts. A journalist files series (1978-1987) contains interview notes, photographs, and print copies of her work as an editor and contributor to primarily Texas-based news publications. Her literary manuscripts (1985-2018) include drafts of minor and major works such as Shell Shaker, Miko Kings, and others. The collection also contains subject files of research materials (1980-2012), audiovisual materials (1994-2010) with VHS tapes of selected works, and graphic materials (1979-2019) with event publicity posters and illustrations. The materials...
Dates: 1978 - 2019

Lola Clark Pearson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-479
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Editor and clubwoman. Correspondence (1888-1950) regarding personal affairs, the General Federation of Women's Clubs, the "Oklahoma Farmer-Stockman" magazine, and the state and national Republican Parties; speeches (n.d.); scrapbooks (1920-1947); certificates (1915-1948); newspaper clippings (1919-1945); Soviet propaganda posters (1929); programs (1918-1948) from women's clubs and other organizations; and minutes, constitutions and bylaws (1909-1937) of General Federation of Women's Clubs committees. Lola Clark Pearson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1888-1951

Noah Hamilton Rose Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1807
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Professional photographer. Biographies (ca. 1925) of numerous Texans and other Southwesterners; publications (1929-1933) by national councils and committees regarding cosmopolitanism, disarmament and the League of Nations, and the Sino-Japanese dispute; and posters and placards (1931) regarding disarmament. Noah Hamilton Rose Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1925-1952

Oklahoma State Federation of Labor Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1825
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Correspondence (1923-1958); transcripts (1923-1956) and published proceedings (1908-1952) of Oklahoma state labor conventions; transcripts (1907-1957) concerning administrative boards, hearings, and union meetings; publications (1915-1955) of the U.S. Department of Labor; and posters (1953-1955) encouraging the purchase of union-made products, all from the Oklahoma State Federation of Labor. Oklahoma State Federation of Labor Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1907-1958

Poster Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1235
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Posters, full color and black and white, published in the United States and Europe, regarding wild west shows, traveling medicine shows, vaudeville acts, theatrical events, political elections, and the U.S. military. Also included are government propaganda posters, published in the United States, France and Italy during the first and second World Wars, regarding materials conservation, patriotism, liberty loans, military recruitment and other prominent wartime themes.
Dates: 1884-1986

Poster of an auction sale to be held., undated

 Item — Box Photo F-23, Item: 40
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of scenes of the Depression and dust bowl in rural Oklahoma. Included are photographs of migrants, dust storms, and foreclosed farms.
Dates: undated

Roy E. Heffner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-269
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University of Oklahoma professor and photographer. Personal correspondence (1904-1940) of Heffner and his wife, much of it from missionaries; printed material (ca. 1920-1940) relating to missionary activities and to the University of Oklahoma; scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings and personal items; and posters publicizing church events. Roy E. Heffner Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1874-1947

Sally Rawlinson Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2062
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Collector. A 14" x 21" black on white poster (1926) advertising the first football game to be played at Owen Field, Norman, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1926

Thomas Pugh Martin, Jr., Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-379
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Banker. Programs (1913-1931) of Oklahoma City businessmen's clubs; currency issued by the Confederate States of America (1864) and federal and state governments of Mexico (1915-1916); and a manuscript (1933) by Martin regarding early telephone service in Marlow, Oklahoma. Also in this collection are posters (ca. 1925) advocating use of the new airmail service, showing the dirigible "Shanandoah" an early touring car, and an early airplane. Thomas Pugh Martin, Jr. Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1873-1952

Wilburn Nash Redwine Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-516
Abstract Attorney. Correspondence (1898-1943) regarding his legal practice; legal case files (1898-1943) in which Redwine was involved; published legal briefs (n.d.); client account ledgers (1904-1917); and political posters and leaflets (1910, 1924) published during Redwine's campaigns for election to the state supreme court and senate. The entries in the expense ledgers prior to November, 1907 concern legal services provided for a number of Choctaw Indian families experiencing difficulty in receiving or claiming allotments.
Dates: 1898-1943

William Alfred Tolleson Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1907
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Physician. Personal and professional correspondence (1896-1953), including correspondence (1897-1949) from Tolleson's work as a company physician for the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad; financial papers (1887-1949); medical school lecture notes (1894-1895); clippings (1925-1942) regarding medicine; and materials from Tolleson's Eufaula, Oklahoma medical practice, including equipment and supply catalogs (1928), registers of prescriptions (1929-1937) and patient account and appointment registers (1875-1942); posters (1895-1898) demonstrating 17th and 18th century medical practices; and certificates (1948-1949). William Alfred Tolleson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1893-1953