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 …

Buck Burgess

By Earl Goldsmith When I was growing up, Buck Burgess, the widely known Indian Snake Dancer, lived in Henryetta.  His real name was Edward Nolan Burgess, but everyone knew him as Buck.   He was born in 1913, and his paternal grandfather Read More …