Buried, sealed, or hidden away, there is a paper trail of adoption records for most adopted children. Here are the State of Oklahoma’s court filings and petitions to relinquish and adopt a child.
July 17, 1956: biological mother requests a “Waiver of Appearance and Consent to Adoption”
July 17, 1956: biological mother relinquishes rights
July 17, 1956: Court Records place Child in DHS Custody
September 11, 1956: pre-adoption psychological report
November 20, 1956: 2nd pre-adoption psychological report
March 27, 1957: Petition for Adoption of Child