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Paving The Way

Scanned materials and oral history videos from the Paving The Way family history event held at Northeastern State University in September of 2019

On September 27 and 28 of 2019, Paving the Way: Green Country's Cultural & Historical Initiative 2019 was held in the John Vaughan Library Archives on the Northeastern State University campus in Tahlequah, OK. At the event, Archives specialists worked with individuals from around the region to scan family photos and documents. Here is a sampling of a few items they shared.

1939 Northeastern State College Registrar Card

1939 Northeastern State College Registrar Card of Mrs. W.A. Biggers. Owner Tiffany Biggers

Northeastern State College English 114 Assignment Folder

W.A. Biggers Northeastern State College English 114 Assignment Folder Sold by The Redmen Shoppe. Owner Tiffany Biggers

Photo of Pilot in Plane, “Duane CA1940”

Photo of Pilot in Plane, “Duane CA1940”. Owner Lara Love

Photo of Pilots in Front of Hanger

Photo of Pilots in Front of Hanger. Owner Lara Love

Photo of Pilots in Front of Plane

Photo of Pilots in Front of Plane. Owner Lara Love

Harrold D. Stratton, Pilot Certificate U.S. Army

Harrold D. Stratton, Pilot Certificate U.S. Army. Owner Lara Love

Photo of Family in Front of Home

Photo of Family in Front of Home. Owner Lara Love

Photo of Men and Boys Fishing

Photo of Men and Boys Fishing “The End of a Perfect Day on the Illinois River at Cookson, Okla.” Owner Lara Love

Photo of Family in Front of Home

Photo of Family in Front of Home. Owner Lara Love

Photo of Samuel & Walter Simpkins 1921

Photo of Samuel & Walter Simpkins 1921 in front of Cabin Built in 1891 by Their Father. Owner Diana Kindell

Photo of Highway School Beckham Co., Ok.

Photo of Highway School Beckham Co., Ok. Circa 1926-27. Owner Diana Kindell

Photo of Sarah Ella Simpkins and others

Photo of Sarah Ella Simpkins Holding Ozella, Emery Standing, With 2 Chickasaw Girls, Johnston Co., OK. Circa 1918. Owner Diana Kindell

Photo of Stowers Family

Photo of Dr. F.M. & Martha E. Burton Stowers Family Circa 1918. Owner Diana Kindell

Marriage License of Louis & Lavina Gourd

Marriage License of Louis & Lavina Gourd, Owner David Gourd.

Photo of Edith Maxine Clark Reed

Photo of Edith Maxine Clark Reed. Owner Katie Reed

Photo of Amos Nelson Reed & Edith Maxine Clark

Photo of Amos Nelson Reed & Edith Maxine Clark. Owner Katie Reed

Photo of Mother, Elizabeth N.J. Briscoe, Father

Photo of Mother, Elizabeth N.J. Briscoe, Father. Owner Katie Reed