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February 2018

OKPOP presents “Power to the People: The Black Panther Party and the Civil Rights Movement in Oklahoma” program, Oklahoma History Center

February 1, 6:00 pm8:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The 75-minute PBS documentary on the Black Panther Party and its impact on American culture titled The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution will be followed by an hour-long panel discussion about the impact of the group and race relations in America today. The event will feature a small poster exhibit, highlighting Oklahoma civil rights activists who may not be well known. The Oklahoma City panel will consist of historian Bruce Fisher, journalist Joyce Jackson, and police officer Major Dexter…

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OKPOP presents “Power to the People: The Black Panther Party and the Civil Rights Movement in Oklahoma” program, Woody Guthrie Center

February 5, 6:00 pm8:30 pm
Woody Guthrie Center, 102 East Mathew Brady Street Tulsa, OK 74103

The 75-minute PBS documentary on the Black Panther Party and its impact on American culture titled The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution will be followed by an hour-long panel discussion about the impact of the group and race relations in America today. The event will feature a small poster exhibit, highlighting Oklahoma civil rights activists who may not be well known. The Oklahoma City panel will consist of historian Bruce Fisher, journalist Joyce Jackson, and police officer Major Dexter…

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Treasure Your Roots genealogy conference, St. John Missionary Baptist Church

February 10, 8:00 am4:20 pm
St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 5700 North Kelley Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73111

The Treasure Your Roots genealogy conference will feature keynote speaker Thom Reed, global outreach manager for Family Search International. Programming includes twenty sessions on topics including DNA, oral history, newspapers, passenger lists, African American genealogy, American Indian genealogy, and more. The conference is open to attendees of all experience levels and backgrounds. Registration is $10 per person and lunch is included. A complete schedule and registration information are available on the Oklahoma Genealogical Society's website. Treasure Your Roots is presented by…

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Oklahoma 110 artists” Brown Bag Lunch and Learn program, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

February 14, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid will host a free Brown Bag Lunch and Learn program on Wednesday, February 14, at noon. In conjunction with the Oklahoma 110 exhibit, featured artists Charla Enns and Jena Kodesh will give a presentation about their works. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunches and learn something new! For more information please call 580-237-1907.

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March 2018

“Old Fashioned Bed Turning” presentation by Martha Ray, Sod House Museum

March 17, 10:00 am11:00 am
Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

On Saturday, March 17, at 10 am the Sod House Museum near Aline will host an “Old Fashioned Bed Turning” presentation by Martha Ray of Pawnee, Oklahoma. Ray will showcase several quilts and share stories from the pioneer women who created these quilts and have written about them in their diaries and letters. For more information please contact Director Renee Trindle at 580-463-2441 or sodhouse@okhistory.org.

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