The Chronicles of Oklahoma Vol. 81-2 2003
Oklahoma Historical Society
Did They Really Sing Opera in the Opera Houses?: Public Entertainment in Oklahoma and Indian Territories, 1895-1907,' by Susan Booker, 132-153, ''The Lost Shepherds': Methodist Missionaries among the Ponca Indian Tribe of Oklahoma, 1888-1940,' by Mark van de Logt, 154-171, 'Capital Punishment and the United States Court for the Indian Territory,' by Von Russell Creel, 172-205, 'Building a New Life: The Polish Settlers of Harrah, Oklahoma,' by Agnieszka Kemerley, 206-227, 'The Killing of George Birdwell: A Reconsideration,' by William W. Savage, Jr., 231-237. The Chronicles of Oklahoma, first issued in 1921 as the official journal of the OHS, is mailed to members and subscribers four times a year. Each issue contains at least five scholarly articles; subjects range from Indians and earliest settlement to railroads and the twentieth century. Each issue is well illustrated with historic photographs offering a visual picture of the past. Also included are book reviews, notes, documents, and minutes of the quarterly meetings of the OHS Board of Directors.