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June 2017

Milam Lecture Series presentation by Dr. Guy Logsdon, Will Rogers Memorial Museum

June 15, 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Will Rogers Memorial Museum,
1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Join the Will Rogers Memorial Museum for its Milam Lecture Series on Thursday, June 15, from 7 to 8 pm This month's presenter is Dr. Guy Logsdon, author and historian. The presentation is free, open to the public, and will be held in the Will Rogers Theatre. This event is held in cooperation with the Will Rogers Friends of the Library.

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Civil War Research Lunch & Learn program, Oklahoma History Center

June 21, 11:30 am1:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On June 21, 2017, the OHS Research Center will offer a Lunch & Learn program featuring Nancy Calhoun, Genealogy Librarian for the Muskogee Public Library. Civil War research falls into a class of its own. This session will help researchers identify available resources including books, free websites, and subscription websites. The program will cover both Union and Confederate materials, where the records are located and how they can be accessed, and how to put "meat on the bones" and walk…

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“Pieces, Blocks, and Stitches: The Fabric of Our Lives” quilting presentation by Dr. Sara Richter, Pioneer Woman Museum

June 24, 10:00 am11:00 am
Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum,
701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

The Pioneer Woman Museum recently opened a new exhibit entitled "Pieces of a Collection: Selected Quilts of the Pioneer Woman Museum." The exhibit highlights historically significant quilts and sewing implements from the museum's permanent collection. It will be on display until Saturday, September 16. In conjunction with the exhibit, several educational programs are planned. On Saturday, June 24, at 10 am Dr. Sara Richter will give a free presentation entitled "Pieces, Blocks, and Stitches: The Fabric of Our Lives." Richter's…

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July 2017

“Mysteries of the Manuscripts” Lunch & Learn program, Oklahoma History Center

July 19, 11:30 am1:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The OHS Research Center will present "Mysteries of the Manuscripts," on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. OHS Manuscripts Archivist Mallory Covington will speak about materials are included in the manuscript collection and how to use the collection for historical, genealogical, and general research. Mallory will explain how to search and understand the catalog. This program will also explore some of the newer collections that OHS has received and processed and the various indexes available. "Mysteries of the Manuscripts" will also preview…

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August 2017

Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office Lunch & Learn program, Oklahoma History Center

August 16, 11:30 am1:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On Wednesday, August 16, 2017, the OHS Research Center will present a Lunch & Learn program featuring Deputy Bradley Wynn, curator of a new and previously unknown collection of the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office. Since 2013, Bradley's efforts have amassed thousands of artifacts and historical documents that are seeing the light for the first time in more than 125 years. He will share details about how his agency is preserving and curating this unique collection, from original sheriff's journals and…

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