"That boy of mine": 1936. Depression refugee family from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Arrived in California June 1936. Mother and three half-grown children; no father. Says the mother: Anybody wants to work can get by. But if a person loses their faith in the soil like so many of them back there in Oklahoma, then there aint no hope for them. Were making it all right here, all but for the schooling, cause that boy of mine, he wants to go to the University. by Dorothea Lange
Sherian Grace Cadoria (b.1943) was the first African American female general in the United States Army and the highest ranking female at the time of her retirement in 1990 with the rank of Brigadier General. She is a graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and holds a Master of Arts degree in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. Initially in the Women's Army Corps, she transferred to the Military Police Corps in the 1970s.
Dr. Daniel Baird, DDS was born in Provo and is a graduate of Brigham Young University. He served a mission for the LDS church in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and speaks Portuguese. Dr. Baird fulfilled his dream by attending dental school at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry graduating with distinction. One of his favorite pass times is spending time with his wife Julie and their 4 children: Nathan- 14, Andrew- 11, Samuel- 9 and Eliza- 3.
University of Oklahoma. OU Boomer Sooner, The University of Oklahoma is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it had existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma.