Robert BlueBack and Max Corbin


Mission  Statement

The mission of this website is to compile and display the historical challenges and bans of J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye between the years of 1951 and 1980. The main focus will be on the case of a Tulsa High School instructor whose position was opened for a time after their eleventh grade class was assigned to read the controversial book. The end goal of this website is to link the Tulsa, Oklahoma, case to other national incidences of The Catcher in the Rye being challenged and banned. These links will be socially, politically, and sociologically made. Information will be gathered through the use of various web tools, alongside books, journal articles, archive materials and interviews.



Tools we Plan to Use (Sparkling Theme – Dark color palette with USAO color accents)



Gimp 2

Online databases from OCCC and USAO Pad and Pen

OneNote 2016


February 23 : Access various archives and obtain pertinent information.

February 28 : Have a completed plan for the website

March 9th : Complete Interviews of Instructors (Finck, Brown)

March 14 : Complete transcripts of interviews

Synopsis and Biography Completed

Sociological Context Completed

March 23 : Start Site Draft

March 30 : Fill in noticeable gaps

April 6 : Finalize website map and page locations

April 9 : Rough Draft of Site

April 20 : Edit Site

April 27 : Finalize edits

April 30 – Final Draft of Site

Division of Labor

Historical Context Page : Robert



StoryMap : Max

Interview Transcriptions and uploads : Max

Site Arrangement : Robert

Sociological Context of Banning : Robert




Political Context: Max