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  • Vol 26  Issue 1,303   January 13, 2022

    Ardmore, Oklahoma Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us,What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” The Washita River The Washita River formed the entire north and east boundary of Pickens County and Chickasaw Nation days. This River rises in the panhandle of […]

  • Vol 26  Issue 1,302  January 6, 2022

    Ardmore, Oklahoma Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us,What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” A Glimpse Into The Past Crossthwaite Shoe Repair One of the early shoe repairman in Ardmore was Thomas Newton Crossthwaite. His store was located on Caddo and […]

  • Vol 23  Issue 1,191    November 14, 2019

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 Dr. J. L. and Mae (Morse) Cox James Lloyd “J. L.” Cox (1880-1966), one of the early Ardmore physicians, was born November 5, 1880 in Georgia. His father was Pete “Bud” Cox and he spent his last years in Ardmore. J. L. had two brothers: […]

  • Vol 26  Issue 1,302 January 6, 2022

    “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us,What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” A Glimpse Into The Past Crossthwaite Shoe Repair One of the early shoe repairman in Ardmore was Thomas Newton Crossthwaite. His store was located on Caddo and as noted in the picture, it […]

  • Vol 26 Issue 1,306 February 3, 2022

    I hope everyone is staying safe in all this ice and snow and cold. I have some good news to report. Since I announced my GoFundMe account two weeks ago there has been tremendous progress made that will assure my Oklahoma History website continues for years to come. To date I have received double the […]

  • Vol 26 Issue 1,307 February 10, 2022

    Since I announced my GoFundMe account three weeks ago the response has been fantastic. I set a goal of $1,000 and thanks to some great friends we have more then doubled that amount to over $2,400 which includes a deduction of $74 in GoFundMe service fees. Yesterday I paid for 10 years in advance for […]