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The Green Corn Rebellion: Anti-War Repression In Oklahoma During World War I


in three counties along Oklahoma’s South Canadian River in August 1917. While antiwar sentiments fueled the Green Corn Rebellion, it actually grew from long-standing grievances many tenants held against local landowners, businessmen, and state and local authorities.”

Nigel Anthony Sellars, Treasonous Tenant Farmers and Seditious Sharecroppers: The 1917 Green Corn Rebellion Trials.

James H. Fowler, II, “Tar and Feather Patriotism: The Suppression of Dissent in Oklahoma During World War I,” The Chronicles of Oklahoma 56 (Winter 1978–79) pages 409 – 430.

Linda D. Wilson, “Oklahoma Council of Defense,” The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, www.okhistory.org (accessed March 16, 2018).

Jim Bissett, “World War I ,The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, www.okhistory.org (accessed March 16, 2018).

Jim Bissett, Agrarian Socialism in America: Marx, Jefferson, and Jesus in the Oklahoma Countryside, 1904–1920. 

Garin Burbank, When Farmers Voted Red: The Gospel of Socialism in the Oklahoma Countryside, 1910-1924.

William Cunningham  (Author), Nigel Anthony Sellars (Introduction), The Green Corn Rebellion.

Richard Grant, WHEN THE SOCIALIST REVOLUTION CAME TO OKLAHOMA—AND WAS CRUSHED

Davis D. Joyce, An Oklahoma I Had Never Seen Before: Alternative Views of Oklahoma History. (See especially, Marvin E. Kroeker, “In Death You Shall Not Wear It Either”: The Persecution of Mennonite Pacifists in Oklahoma)

Jeanette Keith, Rich Man’s War, Poor Man’s Fight: Race, Class, and Power in the Rural South during the First World War

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