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Author Hill, Sharon, 1948- author

Title The amazing story of the 101 Ranch : the largest ranch in America / Sharon Hill
Published Lewiston, New York : The Edwin Mellen Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (v, 178 pages)
Contents Early beginning -- Ranch begins to grow -- Overall view of the ranch -- The 101 Ranch attracts tourists -- First a cattle ranch -- The ranch becomes diversified -- Overview of oil exploration -- Problems begin -- Beginning of the end -- Zach's difficult position -- Epilogue: Cursed or not
Summary A fascinating story of the 101 Ranch, from its early formation until it's termination in 1939. This study documents the dream to reality perseverance of ranch founder George Washington Miller and how he turned a worthless property into a small, self-sufficient city and in the process contributed to major innovations in farming and ranching that helped build the American farm industry today
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Miller family
Miller family.
Ranch life -- Oklahoma -- Ponca City Region -- History
Ranchers -- Oklahoma -- Ponca City Region -- Biography
Ranches -- Oklahoma -- Ponca City Region -- History
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
Manners and customs.
Ranch life.
Ranchers.
Ranches.
101 Ranch Historic District (Okla.) -- History
Ponca City Region (Okla.) -- Biography
Ponca City Region (Okla.) -- Social life and customs
Oklahoma -- 101 Ranch Historic District.
Oklahoma -- Ponca City Region.
Genre/Form Biographies.
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773445633
9780773445635