HENRYETTA’S 1939 CHRISTMAS PARADE

Presented by The Henryetta Historical Society

Earl Goldsmith In the 1930s, Henryetta had an annual Christmas parade with the high school band, floats, scouts and other organizations, men on horseback, decorated cars with local personalities and merchants, and at the end, SANTA CLAUSE.   I’ve always remembered the Read More …

HENRYETTA MOVIE THEATERS – CHAPTER I

Earl Goldsmith The 2008 demolition of Henryetta’s Blaine Theater brought back memories of the 30s and 40s.   The Morgan closed many years earlier and was already a memory.  For those who wonder, the Blaine and Morgan were both named for Read More …

The Cubs and Barney Jameson

The Cubs and Barney Jameson Earl Goldsmith Henryetta’s first Cub Scout pack was formed in the summer of 1940 by Barney Jameson, a projectionist at the Blaine and Morgan theaters.  Its first three members were James Goodman, Carl Steckelberg, and Read More …