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Prison administration -- Oklahoma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Jerome Dowd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-979
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Sociologist. Personal correspondence and manuscripts of books and articles written by Dowd while a professor of sociology at the University of Oklahoma from 1907 to 1947. The manuscripts include two copies of Dowd's book"The Negro in American Life" (1926); three unpublished manuscripts entitled "Seeing the World by Tramping and Ford Car" (1939)"The New World as Viewed by the Prophets and Interpreted by Jerome Dowd" (1943), and "Social Aspects of Art" (n.d.), and two article-length manuscripts dealing with Oklahoma prison reform and juvenile delinquency. Jerome Dowd Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1891-1943

Stephen Jones Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1254
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Lawyer. Correspondence and publications of the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma; court records; testimony; transcripts; prisoners' petitions; and prison records, all relating to Jones' service as General Counsel to the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma and his successful representation of Bobby Battle in the case, Battle vs. Park Anderson. Materials relating to Jones' campaign for Oklahoma State Attorney General, and U.S. Congress. Investigative materials pertaining to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, and the Penn Square Bank. Court dockets and related materials concerning Roger Dale Stafford and the Lorenz and Sirloin Stockade murders.
Dates: 1964-1998

U.S. District Court Collection: Western District of Oklahoma

Identifier: WHC-M-1321
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Stenographers' notebooks (1893-1910); books (1873-1912) of statutes, cases, and rules of procedure; U.S. Marshal's records (1890-1912), and Court Clerk's records (1892-1921) concerning witness, juror, prisoner, and court staff expenses; ledgers (1898-1935); and correspondence (1894-1926) of the Court Clerk and the Marshal with the Attorney General, the United States Attorney and others. U.S. District Court Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1935