Articles tagged with: history
by Nina Flannery
In a recent conversation with my old friend Tod Langford, I learned that the Cleveland County Teachers Association the Daughters of the American Revolution had erected a monument in 1932 commemorating the hundredth anniversary of Washington Irving’s trip through Little Axe.… Continue reading
This is the third in a series of short essays by local individuals on what Oklahoma means to them (part one, part two). If you are interested in contributing an essay to “Being Okie,” contact us through the contributors’ page.… Continue reading
From The Tulsa World:
Ninety-two years ago this summer, one of the most wretchedly poignant episodes in Oklahoma history played out in the tangled hills and bottom land between Ada and Seminole.
Some sharecroppers and tenant farmers got together and decided it was up to them to put the government of the United States in its place.
- The Archivist: ‘I hope they plant enough redbud to hang every Judas in the state’
- Doug Dawgz Blog: Story of the old Tower Theatre
- Found in Collections: Historic maps of Oklahoma
- Irritated Tulsan: Great Tulsa architecture
- Massahoma, Oklachusetts: August in Oklahoma
- OCU Law News Podcast: Interview with author of ‘Indian Tribes of Oklahoma’
- The Apache House: Interview with Sherree Chamberlain
- Oklahoma Rock Newsblog: [Video] Mike Hosty’s ‘Oklahoma Breakdown’
- OKC Central: [VIDEO] Oklahoma City Ballet performs in front of the capitol
- Blog Oklahoma: Oklahoma, Go Blog Something Day!
- Cameron Buchholtz: OKC’s Funniest Person – Leah Kayajanian
- The Apache House: Interview with artist Zachary Carlisle Davidson
- Oklahoma Rock Newsblog: Interview with El Paso Hot Button
- Fresh Greens: Money for trash and the perks aren’t free
- The Archivist: The 9-foot bed sheet
From The Journal Record:
The Cherokee Nation Tourism Department unveiled a unique cultural tourism program Wednesday involving elements of historic preservation and entrepreneurialism.
The 2-year-old department announced partnerships with several regional historical organizations, such as the Fort Gibson Historic Site and the Will Rogers Museum, to create four cultural tours advertised through a new, branded campaign and the new Web site www.cherokeetourismok.com.
From The Daily Oklahoman:
The author of a new children’s novel about Ku Klux Klan activity in Lawton hopes school libraries and teachers will use his book to teach tolerance and about a dishonorable time in Oklahoma history. “Night Fires” was written by Cameron University linguistics professor George Stanley, a prolific author of children’s books.
by Gene Perry
A new exhibition at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History is providing a rare glimpse at a Native American perspective on 19th and early 20th century America. “One Hundred Summers: A Kiowa Calendar Record” features hand-drawn illustrations by renowned Kiowa artist and calendar-keeper Silver Horn.… Continue reading