Bounty of Nature: Fur Traders in Oklahoma
Lewis Stiles and Bob Burke
The abundance of fur-bearing animals in the wilderness that would become Oklahoma lured explorers and traders in the seventeenth century. This book tells of the earliest exchanges of furs for Great Lakes copper utensils and jewelry, European trinkets, guns, food, and clothing. Provides a unique glimpse into Oklahoma's bold and exciting past. 95 pages. Paperback.