Nov. 18, 1961:  Isabel Crawford,died in Winona, NY.   She was a missionary with the Kiowa people in the Oklahoma Territory. Crawford, who had lost most of her hearing due to an illness, communicated with the Kiowa using Plains Indian sign language. She lived among the Kiowa for about eleven years, sharing their lives and helping them build their first church and, when she died, she was buried in their cemetery. ABHS has a collection of her papers and photographs.

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