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Selected Books - The Land and The Military

The Land

Blevins, Winifred. 1993. Dictionary of the American West. New York: Facts on File.

Brown, Dee. 1994. The American West. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Corey, Linda. 1984. Cattle Towns. Kansas Historical Society. [A Kansas History
Resource Packet for Elementary and Secondary Schools.]

Dobie, J. Frank. 1997.The Longhorns. Univ. of Texas Press.

Dykstra, Robert R. 1983 (orig. 1968). The Cattle Towns. Univ. of Nebraska Press.

Fleharty, Eugene D. 1995. Wild Animals and Settlers on the Great Plains. Univ. of
Oklahoma Press.

Hendrickson, Robert. 1994. Happy Trails: a dictionary of Western Expressions.
New York: Facts on File.

Johnson, Cathy. 1994. Living History: Drawing on the Past: a Re-enactor's Sketchbook of Artifacts and Sights. Excelsior Springs, MO: Graphics/Fine Arts Press.

Lillibridge, John. 1990. The Red Fork Ranch and Its People. Greene's Print.

Mead, James R.1986. Hunting and Trading on the Great Plains 1859-1875. Univ. of
Oklahoma Press.

The Old West. 1990. Time-Life Books, New York: Prentice Hall Press.

Russell, Charles M. 1996 (orig.1927). Trails Plowed Under: stories of the Old West.
Univ. of Nebraska Press.

War, Geoffrey C. 1996. The West: an Illustrated History. New York: Little, Brown and


Fugate, Francis L. and Roberta B. 1991. Roadside History of Oklahoma. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press.

Hunt, David C. 1981. Guide to Oklahoma Museums. Univ. of Oklahoma Press.

Lassek, PJ. 2008. Oklahoma Curiosities-Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities &
Other Offbeat Stuff. Guilford, CT: Insiders' Guide, 2008.

Morris, John W., Charles R. Goins, and Edwin C. McReynolds. 1986. Historical Atlas of Oklahoma. Univ. of Oklahoma Press.

Ruth, Kent. 1977. Oklahoma Travel Handbook. Univ. of Oklahoma Press.

Shirk, George H. 1965. Oklahoma Place Names. Univ. of Oklahoma Press.

Skaggs, Jimmy M., ed. 1978. Ranch and Range in Oklahoma. Oklahoma Historical

Smallwood, James M. and Joseph A. Stout, Jr. 1978. Five Frontiers in Oklahoma.
Tulsa, OK:Utica Natl. Bank and Trust Co., 1978.

Wright, Muriel H., George H. Shirk and Kenny A. Franks. 1976. Mark of Heritage, Vol. 2. Oklahoma Historical Society. [descriptions of historical markers across the state]

The Military

Faulk, Odie B., Kenny A. Franks and Paul F. Lambert, eds. 1978. Early Military Forts & Posts in Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma Historical Society.

Hoig, Stan. Fort Reno and the Indian Territory Frontier. 2000. Univ. of Arkansas Press.

Lackey, Vinson. 1971 (orig. 1963).The Forts of Oklahoma. Tulsa, OK: Oil Capital
Printing Co.