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March 1, 2014

Norman native in Hall of Fame

NORMAN — Patti Loughlin, chair of 2014 Oklahoma History Conference Committee, has announced the selection of four individuals to be the 2014 inductees into the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame.

The honorees are Kenny Brown, Edmond; Loretta Y. Jackson, Chickasha; Linda W. Reese, Norman; and Mary Jane Warde, Stillwater.

The induction ceremony will take place during the Oklahoma Historical Society’s Annual Awards Luncheon on April 25. The luncheon is one of the various programs and events that will take place during the three-day Crossroads of Commerce: The 2014 Oklahoma History Conference event in Stillwater at the Stillwater Community Center.

A native of Norman, Reese retired as an associate professor of history at East Central University, Ada, in 2010. She earned her PhD. in history from the University of Oklahoma in 1991.

She has authored “Women of Oklahoma, 1890-1920,” “Trail Sisters,” “Freedwomen in Indian Territory 1850-1890,” and co-edited “Main Street Oklahoma: Stories of Twentieth-Century America.” She also has written numerous articles for scholarly journals, as well as encyclopedia and website entries and book reviews.

For more information about Crossroads of Commerce: The 2014 Oklahoma History Conference or about the luncheon, email Paul Lambert, annual conference coordinator, at plambert@okhistory.org or call 522-5217.

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