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  1. Lincoln, 1880–1951, U.S. polar explorer.
  2. Oliver, 1745–1807, U.S. jurist and statesman: chief justice of the U.S. 1796–1800.
  3. a male given name.

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About 10 years later, in 1982, Ellsworth published his comprehensive book, Death in the Promised Land, further bringing the events of the massacre to light.

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Ellsworth grabs the reader’s attention early in the book with his portrait of the Greenwood district.

Ellsworth recounts coordinated local efforts to erase the massacre from the historical record.

Ellsworth recounts that a woman who taught at the University of Tulsa in the late 1940s was reprimanded by university officials when she dared to bring a survivor of the massacre to speak to one of her classes.

By seeking out these difficult answers, Ellsworth makes clear that he is deeply committed to exposing the details of the massacre and its aftermath.

Within are commissions from contemporary artists like Olafur Eliasson, Ellsworth Kelly, and Taryn Simon.

UNDERWOOD: Always a pleasure to meet a fellow colleague of Mistuh Charles Ellsworth Cheese.

An art curator might look up and say: 'Hey, that looks a little like an Ellsworth Kelly.

Ellsworth died instantly and Jackson was immediately killed by bullets and bayonets used by Ellsworth's troops.

Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the Federal commander, decided to obtain this flag.

I had Mr. Ellsworth on the phone this morning and told him he'd have to represent the scouts.

"That's right, Roy," said Mrs. Ellsworth, with a very sweet smile.

"I'll tell you something if you'll promise not to tell it—not even to Mr. Ellsworth," said Roy.





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