Author and Designer
The Meads: A Pioneer Saga was written by Martha Mead Giles. You may e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Web site was designed by Marty Jane Beth Giles. You may e-mail her at email@example.com
Photo and Illustration Credits
Photo Collage in top banner: Photos courtesy of Mead Family. Collage created by Marty Jane Beth Giles. The photos are, from left to right:
Owen and Cuthbird Mead (as children); Creighton Mead; Maude Ragsdale and Owen Mead at the time of their wedding; Bill Mead and Martha Jane (Mattie) Gower--top row; Mary Ann Dozier and Elijah Port Gower--bottom row; Robert David Mead, Mary Ann Price
Divider and Pointing Hands for Chapter Links: Inspirations of the Past
Train Illustration for The New Arrival: From Classic Clip Art, Glorya Hale Books, 1996.
Photo for The Run: History of the Oklahoma City Fire Department
Wagon Illustration for Final Days in Texas: From Art Explosion 750,000.
Wagon on Ferry Illustration for Indian Territory: From B & C Art Gallery .
Map of Indian Territory: Compiled under the direction of the Hon. John H. Oberly, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, by C.A. Maxwell, 1889. Courtesy of American Memory Project, Library of Congress. Map Collections, 1500-2004
Map of Ardmore, Indian Territory: Morrisville, Pa., T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer,1891. Courtesy of American Memory Project, Library of Congress. Map Collections, 1500-2004
Illustration of Snow-covered Trees for The Snowstorm: from Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyll by John Greenleaf Whittier
Illustration of Cotton for The New House: www.clipart.com
Illustration of a Tornado for The Storm: Trombes or whirlwinds ... "scattering terror and desolation in their paths..." In: The Atmosphere translated by James Glaisher, 1873. From the work of Camille Flammarion Figure 63, p. 347. Courtesy of NOAA Historic Weather Service Archive.
Illustration of Grieving Woman for Tragedy: www.clipart.com
Illustration of Weeping Woman for The Return: www.clipart.com
Illustration of Teacher and School Children for Paucanla, Indian Territory: www.clipart.com
Illustration of Man Hunting on Horseback for The Wilds of Indian Territory: Art Explosion 750,000
Illustration of Panther in a Tree for Owen's Adventures: www.clipart.com
Photo of President Theodore Roosevelt: www.clipart.com
Illustration of a Bronco Buster for The Hundred and One Ranch: Art Explosion 750,000
Illustration of a Cattle Drive for Colorado: Frederick Remington
Illustration of a Preacher for Home Again: www.clipart.com