The tales aspect of the readings covers individual experiences of racism and how the victims now view their oppressions in order to cope with these traumas.
The recent recognition of new nation-states that were once under the control of Britain was a growing phenomenon and one that continues to play a large role in today’s global politics.
The Standiford images in the collections are not from a single collection, but are gathered from other collections, notable the TU archives and the Papers of the Robertson and Worcester families.
The staff recently began moving in the Jack C. Rea Library of Science Fiction, approximately 81 linear feet of hard cover first editions and first bound editions of the works of Science Fiction authors from the 1930s to the 1990s. When they are cataloged they will be searchable under the subject heading, Jack Rea Library.
A cabinet card showing an unidentified bearded man in a hat exhibiting a yearling colt. A short picket fence is behind them. Photographer J. F. Standiford.
While in Paris, Riggs began work on his most famous play, Green Grow the Lilacs, which took him five months to finish. He continued moving around the United States, teaching and writing. Green Grow the Lilacs was transformed into the musical Oklahoma! in 1943, which provided Riggs with a steady income. The play ran from 1943 to 1948 for an astounding 2,212 performances. His works also include Big Lake, A Lantern to See By, Rancor, Roadside, and The Cherokee Night.
After working in Chicago and New York as a young man, Riggs returned to Oklahoma in 1919 and began writing for the Oil and Gas Journal. He published his first poem soon thereafter. After a stint at the University of Oklahoma and in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Riggs returned to New York, hoping for a Broadway career. His first major play was produced in 1925. He gained popularity as a writer and teacher, and eventually travelled to Europe as a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow.
Just as a carving artist seeks to release its piece from rock, a literary artist desires his art form to be carved from an obscure idea into clear apprehension.
This course of categorization produced profound effects that echoed in the future history of the country; for during the Rwandan genocide 78 years following, these identification cards told Hutu extremists ultimately who to kill and who...
Standiford was also an inventor. In 1892 he applied for a patent on an electric retouching apparatus used for etching. He also invented a revolving printing room. In 1900 he received a patent for a multiplying camera and making multiple exposures on a single plate.
A great part of literature’s beauty is the ability of the artist to present his purpose in indiscrete ways, in some degree or another, sliding his message in the literature’s elements during its construction....
By 1888 he had returned to Muskogee. Standiford traveled over most of Indian Territory by wagon and shooting portraits in a tent studiovisiting such places as Eufaula, McAlester, Tahlequah, Vinita and Wagoner.
Art books challenge our notion of what constitutes a book, and Kermaire’s piece is no different. It consists of a black garment bag, meant to represent a body bag, and includes 8 laminated sheets of instructions on how to survive as a refugee traveling by boat. The bag itself includes fabric flowers stitched along the top.
These types of colonialism were: 1-The Portuguese occupation (during 1511-1641) 2-The Dutch occupation (during 1641-1786) 3-The British occupation (during 1786-1941 & 1941-1957) 4-The Japanese occupation (during 1941-1945).