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Oklahoma History Academic Standards

OKH.5.6 Analyze William H. "Alfalfa Bill" Murray's response to the conditions created by the Great Depression.

Oklahoma History Center Education Resources

History Alive! Living History
Dust Bowl Housewife

Traveling Trunk
Dust Bowl and Great Depression

The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture

Keith L. Bryant Jr., "Murray, William Henry David"
William H. Mullins, "Great Depression"
Keith L. Bryant Jr., "New Deal"Donald A. Wilhite, "Dust Bowl"

Research Center Resources

LeRoy Henry Fischer, Oklahoma's Governors, 1929–1955: Depression to Prosperity (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1983)


"Alfalfa Bill Murray," The WKY KTVY Archives (F2013.134.2.0028, OHS)

Additional Resources

"William H. Murray," Oklahoma Hall of Fame
"Oklahoma Passage Telecourse #115 Great Depression - Unit 3, Lesson 5," 1991-09-04, OETA, American Archive of Public Broadcasting
Keith L. Bryant, Alfalfa Bill Murray (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016)

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