We have just added this new book by Mabel Washbourne Anderson to our online store......also available at the Talbot Library and Museum.
This book is a revised edition paperback originally published in 1931.
Find out more here.
The Talbot Library & Museum will be a book vendor at the April 14 genealogy seminar hosted by the Cherokee Family Research Center! The Talbot Library and Museum specializes in Cherokee history and genealogy, including Northeast Oklahoma & Northwest Arkansas. It will be a very good seminar for persons interested in Cherokee genealogy. The seminar will be held at the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art at 2021 E. 71st in Tulsa, OK from 8:30AM to 3PM.
More information on books we offer and about the genealogy seminar here!
We've just added three great new books to our online store. These books are also available at the Talbot Library and Museum in Colcord, OK.
The three books are:
Ned Christie: The Creation Of An Outlaw and Cherokee Hero - By Devon A. Mihesuah)
Murder In The County: 50 True Stories of The Old West (Washington County, AR) - By Denele Campbell
Hildebrand's Mills: Two Civil War Industries On Flint Creek, Cherokee Nation - Presented by Talbot Library & Museum, and Goingsnake District Heritage Association
For more information and links to order, go here!
We just added D. Bruce Howell's latest book to our online book store! The book is also available at the Talbot Library and Museum in Colcord, OK.
Dr. Howell's latest book is Cherokee Echoes: Tales of Northeastern Oklahoma. Published in December 2017, this book contains 109 chapters of fascinating history of various people and places of Northeastern Oklahoma.
Click here for more info and to order!
Sue Parham passed away on August 2, 2017 at the age of 86 years old. Sue was a great friend to the Talbot Library & Museum. She donated numerous items and shared her genealogy research with us. She was a descendant of several prominent Cherokee families, including the Duncan and Carselowey families. She will be greatly missed.
Click here to read her obituary.
We are forever grateful for so many people who donate so many items to the Talbot Library and Museum. In the last few months, we've received another couple of great donated items.
Mr. Clayton Turner of Colcord, OK donated a very nice wooden sign that says "Taylor School - District 5". We have it displayed in the Adair Building with the Taylor School Bell! Many thanks to Mr. Turner.
We also recently received a nice wooden sign for our parking lot. It was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Harley Puffinbarger. We want to say thank you for the great sign!!
More info here!
The latest "T.L. & M. Genealogy Magazine" came off the presses in December and has been mailed out!!
In the latest T.L. & M. Genealogy Magazine you will find an update of activities that have take place at the Talbot Library and Museum recently. In addition, there are many interesting stories and articles such as the one about Premier Rodeo Historian, Imogene Veach Beals and an old article on the 1882 tornado in Cherokee City...and so much more!
If you are a subscriber, you should have received one!
And remember, you may also purchase this issue (and past issues) at the Talbot Library and Museum in Colcord, Oklahoma!
Click here to view all of our current and past News and Updates by month!
Join us for Old Settlers Day on June 2, 2018 beginning at 9AM! See the details here!
Don't forget to get your tickets for a chance to win a quilt, casino package, or restaurant gift card package. Drawing will be June 2 during Old Settlers Day festivities at the Talbot Library and Museum.
Tickets are $1.00 each or six for $5.00! You can get tickets at the Talbot Library and Museum, from a Talbot Staff or Board Member or by mail at:
Talbot Library & Museum
P.O. Box 549
Colcord, OK 74338
(Included name, payment and contact info)
Make plans to join us! It is always a fun day!
In November, the Talbot Library and Museum received a new show/display case as a donation from Lark and Jerry Hallum. The Hallums are from Colcord, OK.
This nice display will be used to house our temporary displays that can rotate so that we can showcase various items throughout the year.
A HUGE THANK YOU to the Hallums for their generous donation!
We love it and appreciate it!
Congratulations are in order for Talbot Library and Museum's (TL&M) very own Grace Puffinbarger! Grace announced last week that she has received the Hometown Hero Award from the Modern Woodmen of America Association. Grace was given a beautiful plaque and $100 to donate to a non-profit entity of her choice. Grace decided to donate hers to the Talbot Library and Museum! Thank you Grace!
Grace's two young friends, James and Tyler Turney, were also honored with a $50 award, which they also donated to TL&M. Read more and see more photos here!
The Talbot Library and Museum recently received this Cherokee Numeral Clock as a donation from Mrs. Ann Cherry. Ann is a current employee of Gates Corporation (formerly Gates Rubber Company) and has worked at the company for many years.
Former Cherokee Chief Chad Smith donated the clock to Gates Rubber Company........
Click here for the rest of the story
From "Visit Cherokee Nation": Tucked away in the small town of Colcord is the Talbot Library & Museum. This unique indoor and outdoor museum specializes in the history and genealogy of northeast Oklahoma, northwest Arkansas and Cherokee Nation. Catch a glimpse of what you might see here.
Five Tribes Ancestry Conference