Posts Tagged ‘McAlester’

Great Scrapbook & Pressbook Support

There’s just something about news clippings! Charleen Samuels, 2009 Oklahoma Division Convention Chair put together a clippings packet – several papers as well as pre and post PR – of the Convention and offered it to all for postage. A big thanks to the hosts for thinking about this. They can never be replaced, the feel, the smell – using real clippings are just as much a part of our Southern Heritage as many other things. If using as part of a record of history, don’t forget to neutralize any acid content and use archival products.

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Oklahoma Confederate Tidbit – J. J. McAlester

J. J. McAlester, for whom the town of McAlester, Oklahoma (founded after the War Between the States) was named, was a Confederate officer. His big “White House” was once a famous place for travelers to stop.

2009 Oklahoma Division Convention

Speaking of Oklahoma Division 2009 Convention, Oklahoma daughters gathered June 11-13, 2009, in McAlester, and enjoyed the schedule and fellowship provided by our two host chapters: Dixie #2543 and Jefferson Davis #2255.