Drumright’s Unique History

Drumright’s Unique History

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  • 1-58107-149-3: 1-58107-096-9
  • Item #: OKPR007
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Author: Eileene Huff
   
Description:

This series of articles published in the Drumright Gusher in 1995 was awarded first place in the "Distinguished Service Award For Preservation of State and Local History" by the Oklahoma Heritage Association.

Contents:
  • Introduction v
  • Dedication vi
  • Acknowedgment vii
  • Tiger Hill 1
  • The Hump 3
  • Tom Slick and the Wheeler #1 5
  • Newcomers Arrive 9
  • Boom Town Homes 13
  • Drumright Needed a Library 16
  • Old Crow Bridge 18
  • Methodist Build Their Church 21
  • Vida Way 25
  • First High School 28
  • Drumright gets a Bank 31
  • Historic Roberts Hotel and Tower Theater 34
  • Lodges Provided Social Life 38
  • A Saturday Night Town 41
  • The Railroad Station 44
  • Aaron Drumright House 48
  • Way Park Amphitheater 51
  • Catholic Church and Mosaic Madonna 54
  • Family Living 58
  • Talent and Culture 61
  • Jeanette, the Talking Parrot 65
  • Cable Tool Rig 68
  • Historic Boom Town Tour (and Locations) 71
  • Sources and Bibliography 74
 
About the Author:

The author, Eileene Russell Coffield-Huff, was born in a brown box house in Drumright. She was editor of the Drumright Journal before she was 20 and has had a career in free-lance writing

 
Details:

2004 [ISBN: 1-58107-096-9; 76 pages soft cover; 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 inch]