Cushing In Oklahoma Territory
by Laura Lou
Hardback, 221 pages 6"x9"
Cushing boomed out of the Sac
and Fox lands nearly overnight with the development of the oil fields
in that area. Mrs. Wells accurately documented the exciting boom times
in Cushing, and its founding in 1891.
The development of its profitable oil field during the 1910ís resulted
in the establishment of 710 wells producing 72,000,000 barrels of oil
annually by 1915. Cushing mushroomed in population and services to keep
Young Cushing In Oklahoma
By Laura Lou Wells