The Indian-Pioneer Papers oral history collection spans from 1861 to 1936. It includes typescripts of interviews conducted during the 1930s by governmentMessage 1 of 1 , Jun 30, 2007View Source
The Indian-Pioneer Papers oral history collection spans from 1861 to 1936. It includes typescripts of interviews conducted during the 1930s by government workers with thousands of Oklahomans regarding the settlement of Oklahoma and Indian territories, as well as the condition and conduct of life there. Consisting of approximately 80,000 entries, the index to this collection may be accessed via personal name, place name, or subject at: http://digital.libraries.ou.edu/whc/pioneer/ Interviews online in .pdf file sized under 100kb to 2MG+
Oklahoma GenWeb http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgenweb/pioneer/ has an Index and permission to transcribe Pioneer interviews. The transcriptions can not be stored on another site, but can be linked from other sites. http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgenweb/pioneer/xcopyright.htm There have been only two complete sets in the state.
Western History Collections at the University of Oklahoma and Archives and Manuscripts Division, Oklahoma Historical Society. Other facilities have copies. http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgenweb/pioneer/facilities.htm
OKGenWeb's process for submitting an Interview transcription as a text file.
The index http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgenweb/pioneer/pioneer.htm
This is a resource and project waiting to get together.
I am county coordinator for 3 live counties, an ancient county and 2 projects, Marriages and Land Openings.