The Chronicles of Oklahoma Vol. 81-4 2003
Oklahoma Historical Society
Vol. 81-4 includes ''Tea Kettle on a Raft: A History of Navigation on the Upper Red River,'' by Keith Tolman, 388-435, ''And The Skies Are Not Cloudy All Day': Drought and the Cherokee Outlet Land Run,'' by Kevin Z. Sweeney, 436-457, '''United With Use to Rescue the Kiowas': The Five Civilized Tribes and Warfare on the Southern Plains,'' by Andrew Denson, 458-479, 'Mehan Memories: A Croquet Diamond was the Social Center,' by D. Earl Newsom, 480-491, ''The Choctaw Chief's House: Oral Tradition and Historical Inaccuracies,'' by Louis Coleman, 492-501.
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.