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The Beginning of Tulsa
(c) Karolyn Kay Garland (1997)
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Presbyterian Mission School Teachers (con't)
MISS JENNIE S. STRINGFIELD
After Mrs. Stonecipher resigned in 1887 Miss Jennie Stringfield was commissioned by the Presbyterian Home Mission Board of New York to come to Tulsa and take charge of the school. She came from Knobnoster, Mo. her home. Miss Stringfield had been teaching in the University at Sedalia, Mo. She took charge of the Mission school in Tulsa in the fall of 1887 with Mrs. Lilah Lindsay and Miss Bettie Stringfield, her sister, as her assistant. The Stringfields came from a Presbyterian family. The father was an elder in the Presbyterian church for many years. A brother was a Presbyterian minister for a number of years up to the time of his death, 1932.
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