Angie Debo was a child when her parents moved to Marshall, Oklahoma Territory. She arrived in Marshall ten years after the Run of 1889. During her lifetime she was a teacher, curator, pastor, librarian, historian, and author. Debo wrote about the history of Oklahoma, her hometown of Marshall, and American Indians. She used journals to write down her notes. She researched to be certain her work was factual. She was a leading scholar of American Indian history. She finished writing her last book, Geronimo, at the age of 85. She wrote nine books in all and was the subject of the television documentary Indians, Outlaws, and Angie Debo. Angie Debo received Oklahoma’s highest honor, induction into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, in 1950.