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The Archivist: A true Oklahoman memorialized by monument in Guthrie

Mary Phillips uncovers stories from The Oklahoman’s archives.

BY MARY PHILLIPS Published: October 15, 2012

In Guthrie’s Summit View Cemetery, a stark, black monument has marked the resting place of an Oklahoma pioneer for 83 years.

On June 7, 1929, as the Oklahoma Press Association was meeting in Guthrie, The Oklahoman reported:

“Friday the editors...
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