A research project is being initiated to gather names, anecdotal information, etc. about who some of the early pioneers of storytelling in Oklahoma.

Who were the early oral storytellers in Public libraries? From the early Carnegie library dates to 1990 - who were the people who introduced their communities to oral storytelling?

Who were the early oral storytellers in Public Schools? From the earliest days who were the first (or most memorable) teachers who charmed and instructed via storytelling?

Who were the most influential oral storytellers of 20th century in Oklahoma?

Do you have a fond memory of a visit from a storyteller to your school, library, or town?

Send information to:
Marilyn A. Hudson
5658 NW Pioneer Circle
Norman, Oklahoma 73072

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