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Accession # 1994-P007
Collection Ranches of Oklahoma
Object Name Negative, Film
Description (28) negatives and contacts acquired during ranching research in Jefferson Co. completed by MGP archaeologists Joe Anderson and Susan Bearden. Additional background information can be found in MGP Project Report #93-10. There were 3 oral history tapes (cassettes?) with the project report, involving Fern Major. Photo collection divided into 5 groups:
Group A (#1-16) - photo courtesy of Fern Major of Ryan, Okla.
Group B (#17) - photo courtesy of Calvin H. Sugg, Jr of San Angelo, Texas
Group C (#18) - photo courtesy of Eula Brezina of Waurika, Okla.
Group D (#19-27) - photo courtesy of Helen Crocket of Comanche, Okla.
Group E (#28) - photo courtesy of June Brandon of Addington, Okla.

Ranch family histories:
Group A - Fern's husband Glen was the grandson of Cassie Sugg Brown whole uncles E.C. (Cal) and J.D. (Ike) Sugg were prominent ranchers beginning in the 1870s in the western portion of the Chickasaw Nation, I.T. (present day Jefferson Co.) and the eastern portion of the KCA lands, O.T.
Group B -
Group C - Eula Brezina was the daughter of Charles Allen Bearvers, Sr., a prominent historic Jefferson Co. rancher.
Group D - Helen Crochet was married (?) to Tim Wilson, who is the grandson of Will and Bettie Cobb Edwards, a prominent ranching family in Stephens and Jefferson counties in the early 1900s (1897-1933, core period; still ranching today).
Group E -
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1960
People Major, Fern
Sugg, Calvin H., Jr.
Brown, Cassie Sugg
Brown, Kellie
Brown, Belle
Major, Kellie Brown
Major, Walter
Major, Glen
Major, Glee
Major, Ollen
Major, Mary
Major, Mallie
Goodlow, Zoe
Dukemeinyer, Teddy
Sugg, J.D.
Sugg, John W.
Sugg, Narcissus
Sugg, Tillman S.
Sugg, Thomas
Brezina, Eula
Beavers, Calvin Seldon
Beavers, Orlando Franklin
Beavers, Robert Freddie
Beavers, Charles Allen
Crochet, Helen
Stallings, Buck
Edwards, Will
Wilson, Alvis
Edwards, Bettie Cobb
Jacobs, George
Cobb, Mattie
Cobb, John
Stallings, Willie C. Edwards
Wilson, Beth Edwards
Jacobs, Iris Edwards
Fulton, Bill
Edwards, Thomas
Edwards, Howard
Search Terms ranching
family life
buildings, residential
animals