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  • Vol 23  Issue 1,166    May 30, 2019

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected], Phone: 580-490-6823 Fraley Planing Mill Henry T. Hunt purchased the Fraley Planing Mill in 1908 in Ardmore from his brother-in-law Charles Fraley. An newspaper article (date unknown) there appeared a rather complete story regarding this mill, H.T. Hunt is listed as the proprietor and manager. It is described […]

  • Vol 23  Issue 1,165 May 23, 2019

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected], Phone: 580-490-6823 W.O. Duston Dry Goods House – Ardmore Mr. W. O. Duston one of Ardmore is leading merchants, has been through all of the ups and downs experienced by the young city. His was the first dry goods house established in Ardmore. Twice he has been seen […]

  • Vol 23  Issue 1,164 May 16, 2019

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected], Phone: 580-490-6823 Dubiel Arms Company To seek the freedom of a new land, founded upon the basis of human rights and liberty, was the goal of two Polish young people, John Joseph and Josephine Dubiel, as they entered the United States. Although they were born in Poland, they […]

  • Vol 23  Issue 1,163 May 9, 2019

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected], Phone: 580-490-6823 Dixon Boot Company Henry Jefferson Dixon who was a barber, meat cutter, and bootmaker in San Angelo and Brownwood Texas, opened the Dixon Boot Company in Ardmore in 1898. The company was located at various times on North Washington, #25; just north of the Tivoli Theater; […]

  • Vol 23  Issue 1,162  May 2, 2019

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected], Phone: 580-490-6823 Davis Meat Market and Floral Shop One of the early pioneer markets in Ardmore, Indian Territory, was the familiar storefront of James W. Davis. James was a butcher, trained by a German teacher in the trade, and did expert work. He maintained the highest quality, and […]

  • Vol 23  Issue 1,161 April 25, 2019

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected], Phone: 580-490-6823 For several years I been trying to remember/find in my archives the mention of Ardmore’s main street address numbers being changed years ago. I have searched and searched to no avail. And I know I did not just dream the building addresses were changed. Well, when […]

  • Vol 23  Issue 1,160  April 18, 2019

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected], Phone: 580-490-6823 City Drug Store In 1888 W.B. Frame came to Ardmore from Dexter, Texas and promptly established a store called Frame, Green, and Company. His partner was William Green, and the location was on the north side of Main Street in the present 100 block. After 10 […]

  • Vol 23  Issue 1,159 April 11, 2019

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected], Phone: 580-490-6823 Chickasaw Compress Company, Ardmore, Oklahoma Cotton is still King in the South and scattered over the broad Southland are compresses through which the staple is hauled for a final reduction in bulk before it is ready for the spinners of the United States and Europe. Most […]

  • Vol 23  Issue 1,158  April 4, 2019

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected], Phone: 580-490-6823 Ardmore Milling Company – Comet Feed Mill In 1898 two men, Thomas and Plummer, operated a small flour mill in Ardmore. It was located at 1st Southeast and Mill streets. That year they sold the mill to J.C. Whaley and Associates from Gainesville, and the Ardmore […]

  • Vol 23  Issue 1,157   March 28, 2019

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected], Phone: 580-490-6823 Early Electrical Contractor George Virgil Hunter When the Carter County Courthouse was dedicated in April 1911 George Virgil Hunter (1885-1951) was there. He had installed the thermostats and the clock in the courthouse dome for the Johnson Service Company of Kansas City. The Johnson company manufactured and installed […]