| Drumright II - A Thousand Memories
by D. Earl Newsom
A companion to Drumright, The Glory Days.
You’ll find the second volume just as interesting as the
first. It includes the stories of Pemet, Shamrock, Oilton, and Olive
also, illustrated with rare pictures.
Drumright II features rare pictures from collections throughout
the oil field. There is a special collection by Ben Russell,
the oil field’s first photographer and much more
information on the opening of the great oil field in 1912.
tells of a life with tents as homes, the struggle of the law and the
lawless, the history of schools and churches, the era of the
Klu Klux Klan, and many special memories.
is a story and a lasting reference for anyone who cares about Oklahoma
oil history or who ever lived in the exciting, happy–go–lucky
A collection of photographs of historic homes and
buildings in Drumright Memories of Second Ward, Third Ward,
Fourth Ward, Tiger and Pemeta schools in their very first
days. It tells of days when talking ended and shooting started on
Drumright streets. The day Officer Bice shot Jeff Curlee and
the day Willie Glimp was kidnapped. The day Babe Ruth played
for Drumright, and an interview with Eph Thomas, captain of
D.H.S.’s great 1924 football team.
II - A Thousand Memories
D. Earl Newsom