Man and the Oklahoma Panhandle

  • 278 Pages
  • 0.10 MB
  • English
Mennonite Press , North Newton, Kan
Indians of North America -- Oklahoma -- Cimarron County -- History., Indians of North America -- Oklahoma -- Texas County -- History., Indians of North America -- Oklahoma -- Beaver County -- History., Cimarron County (Okla.) -- History., Texas County (Okla.) -- History., Beaver County (Okla.) -- His


Cimarron County (Okla.), Texas County (Okla.), Beaver County (Okla.), Oklahoma, Cimarron County, Texas County, Beaver C

StatementBerenice Jackson, Jewel Carlisle, Iris Colwell.
ContributionsCarlisle, Jewel., Colwell, Iris.
LC ClassificationsF702.C5 J33 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination278 p., [9] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3509400M
LC Control Number82061167

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Buy Man and the Oklahoma Panhandle by Berenice Jackson, Jewel Carlisle, Iris Colwell online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. Out in No Man’s Land, where the thin Oklahoma panhandle nestles up against Kansas, Colorado, Texas, and New Mexico, Beaman began to assemble commitments from his neighbors.

Beaman, who often wore a cream-colored cowboy hat and oversized belt buckle won in a cutting horse riding competition, called the company CimTexCo, for Cimarron and Texas Released on: J Cite this Record.

Man and the Oklahoma Panhandle. Bernice Jackson, Others. Kansas: Mennonite Press. (tDAR id: )Cited by: 1. Here is a small page book on the development of the eventual three counties in the Oklahoma panhandle in the 20th century.

Richard Lowitt wrote an easy Man and the Oklahoma Panhandle book read book that is chock filled with interesting facts about the growth of the 3 counties and showing the hard times during the depression and dust bowl by: 4. Bibliography. Elmer E. Brown, "No Man's Land," The Chronicles of Oklahoma 4 (March ).

Harry F. Chrisman, Lost Trails of the Cimarron (2d ed.; Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, ). Donald E. Green, Panhandle Pioneer: Henry C. Hitch, His Ranch, and His Family (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, ).

Robert Haywood, Trails South: The Wagon-Road Economy in the Dodge. Oklahoma’s panhandle has changed hands many times over the years. Fromthe Panhandle was officially called the Public Land Strip but was better known as No Man’s Land. It was also called Cimarron Territory and the Neutral Strip, populated by anarchy and munching cattle.

Several Oklahoma Panhandle ranchers and the assistant secretary of the Oklahoma Commissioners of the Land Office testified during the trial as government attorneys tried to support allegations that Parker had engaged in elaborate schemes to hide certain assets and evade paying more than $ million in taxes, penalties and interest.

The Panhandle is Oklahoma's best-kept secret and possesses a unique landscape, the highest point in Oklahoma. It bears a fascinating history and tenacious residents, from Folsom Man to contemporary cowboys. The Panhandle even once tried to become its own US territory.

With photographs of the "Land That Time Forgot," readers will discover tales of outlaws, college students, settlers, ranchers 3/5(1). 13 Reasons Why Oklahoma’s Panhandle Is One Of The Most Beautiful Places In The State. Named after its resemblance to the handle on a cooking pan, Oklahoma’s Panhandle occupies the extreme northwestern portion of Oklahoma.

The area is a mile-long and mile-wide strip of land stretching west towards New Mexico. The Panhandle is Oklahoma’s best-kept secret and possesses a unique landscape, the highest point in Oklahoma. It bears a fascinating history and tenacious residents, from Folsom Man to contemporary cowboys.

The Panhandle even once tried to become its own US territory. With photographs of. Situated on the Dry Cimarron Scenic Byway in the Oklahoma Panhandle is the very small town of Kenton, dating back to the late 19th Century.

Long before there were any towns in this area, the region was utilized by nomadic Indian tribes for hunting. Later, it became the property of Spain, then Mexico, and later the United States, but, was not part of Oklahoma or what was then Indian Territory.

The Oklahoma Panhandle is one hundred miles of lawlessness and danger: a no man’s land designed to separate Texas from pro-Union Kansas. Through this desolate strip rides legendary gunslinger Falcon MacCallister, a young Native American boy by his side. Behind him lies a scene of horror left by outlaws who’d ambushed a small wagon train.

The Santa Fe Trail passed through part of it, winding down out of Kansas, bound southwest for old Santa Fe. After statehood inthe region began to be called the Oklahoma Panhandle.

Today, it comprises the three busy agricultural counties of Cimarron, Beaver and Texas, but during the s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, it had no government.

The Panhandle is Oklahoma's best-kept secret and possesses a unique landscape, the highest point in Oklahoma. It bears a fascinating history and tenacious residents, from Folsom Man to contemporary cowboys.

The Panhandle even once tried to become its own US territory. Oklahoma comes very close to being a boxy nonentity on the national map. Thank goodness for the state's "panhandle," a mile-long strip of land extending west toward New Mexico, which gives the.

- The Oklahoma Panhandle has never been for the faint of heart. Before becoming a part of Oklahoma Territory, this strip known as No Man's Land was a haven for outlaws and land squatters. Norman, Oklahoma (AP) Oklahoma evolved like a patchwork quilt.

In the language of quilters, it is a crazy quilt that developed without much design. One example is the story of the Oklahoma Panhandle. The history of the Oklahoma Panhandle has its roots to the Compromise of and in when Texas became a state.

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At 34 miles wide and miles long it became known to generations of Oklahomans as the "Panhandle." Hit the hardest by the Dust Bowl this area is predominantly farm and ranch land with the extreme edge of the Panhandle filled with the desert scenery of the American South West.

Historical Marker for No Man's Land. Typical Oklahoma Oil and Cows. Take a thirty-nine-year-old woman, born and raised on the beach, and plop her down on the Panhandle of Oklahoma in the midst of her lover’s huge family reunion.

Add in a cow chip throwing contest, a horse round up, Native American legends, a crazed fundamentalist sister-in-law, a family secret, an unforgettable romance, and Decky Bradshaw is /5(19). Print book: Biography: English: Second editionView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Oklahoma Panhandle (Okla.) -- History -- Anecdotes. Oklahoma Panhandle (Okla.) -- History -- Miscellanea. Oklahoma -- Oklahoma Panhandle.

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More. 'Panhandle' is the second Cogburn book I've read, the first being 'Destiny,Texas.' Panhandle is another well-thought-out story. It starts out with two young, eager cowboys in the 's, and follows a deep but unusual friendship.

It's a gritty book 4/5(16). Petroglyphs of Southeast Colorado and the Oklahoma Panhandle – Bill McGlone, Ted Barker & Phil Leonard “The territory’s past is rich, complex, and relatively unstudies. There is a lot or rock art and this book is the first comprehensive survey of what until now has been piedra incognita.” “this book fills a large void in the rock.

The Oklahoma Panhandle is the extreme western region of the state of Oklahoma, comprising Cimarron County, Texas County, and Beaver County. Its name comes from the similarity of shape to the handle of a cooking pan.

"No Man's Land" When Texas sought to enter the Union in as a slave state, federal law in the United States, based on the.

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The Oklahoma Panhandle, If you've been following our coverage of Out of the Dust to this point, you've probably picked up that this book is the ultimate Based on a True Story Novel.

While Karen Hesse could have written a decent novel about a girl who faces poverty and the loss of her mother in the early s, the choice of the Dust Bowl during the s as the book's setting is.

‎Guymon, the Queen City of the Oklahoma Panhandle, has long been the linchpin of Panhandle commerce, education, and entertainment. As a community of o residents, it has seen growth especially in the past two decades mainly because of a rise in its.

The Anchor D Ranch in Guymon, Oklahoma was one of the largest cattle ranches in the No Man's Land section of the Oklahoma/Texas Panhandle area. It was created around by Ezra Dudley, an investor from Newton, Massachusetts and his son, John.

Bibliography. David Baird, "Agriculture in the Oklahoma Panhandle, –," The Chronicles of Oklahoma 72 (Summer ). William E. Baker, "A History of Cimarron County," The Chronicles of Oklahoma 31 (Autumn ). Berenice Jackson, Jewel Carlisle, and Iris Colwell, Man and the Oklahoma Panhandle (North Newton, Kans.: Mennonite Press, ).

Formerly known as La Kemp, Oklahoma Lipscomb & Ochiltree County, Texas Panhandle 36° 27' 12" N, ° 32' 15" W (, ) State highways 15 and 23 3 mile S of the Oklahoma State Line NW of Lipscomb the county seat 16 Miles E of Perryton.

Must see in the Oklahoma Panhandle!!! Review of Cimarron Heritage Center. Reviewed J What a gem!!! This museum while small, is amazing. Many, many interesting items to view inside plus the little school house and depot outdoors. They also have a nice gift shop. A must see if traveling through the panhandle of Oklahoma TripAdvisor reviews.Hunts BOOK YOUR HUNT Explore all hunts Welcome to Tule Creek Outfitters – experience pheasant, quail, dove, duck and goose hunting from seasoned professional upland and waterfowl guides.

Enjoy some of the finest bird hunting around on this family-owned farm Read More.California; the boundaries of New Mexico, Colorado, and No Man’s Land and the panhandle of Oklahoma; the Pecos River; the tri -state corner of Oklahoma, New Mexico and Colorado; Charles Goodnight’s trail; and several other locales in the American West, along with a history (n.d.) of th e American Garden Service.

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