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Places and Faces of the Red River Valley

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Polly Colbert, who was interviewed by the WPA for its Slave Narratives project in the late 1930s, is buried at Colbert Cemetery, Chickasaw Nation.

Whether it be a place or a person, the following are random bits of information I've collected over the years that can help explain the Red River Valley's cultural and historical impact. People like Polly Colbert, Marie Therese Coin Coin, and Sophia Suttenfield provide the human context, where as photographs of bricks and abandoned buildings can provide a what humans did to their environment.

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