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Upcoming Events

June 2015

Research Center Lunch & Learn: Those Who Stayed

June 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States

The OHS Research Center will hold Lunch & Learn Lectures in May, June, July, and August on the last Wednesday of the month. The program for June will be “Those Who Stayed,” presented by William D. Welge, Director of the Office of American Indian Culture and Preservation. The program will explore resources and history of American Indians and tribes who did not travel to Oklahoma through removal but instead remained on their ancestral lands. Registration is $10 per person and…

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July 2015

Research Center Lunch & Learn: Obituaries

July 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States

The OHS Research Center will hold Lunch & Learn Lectures in May, June, July, and August on the last Wednesday of the month. July’s program will be presented by Dr. Debra Spindle, Librarian at the Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center. The topic will be “Mining Obituaries” and will explore using obituaries in genealogical research. Registration is $10 per person and lunch is included. Programs are held in the classrooms of the Oklahoma History Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.…

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Research Center Book Sale

July 29 - August 1
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States

Don’t miss the Research Center Book Sale July 29-August 1, 2015. The sale includes books on a variety of topics including genealogy, Oklahoma history, US and military history, education, biographies, and more. Shop vinyl lps, prints of historic photos and maps, periodicals, and much more! Proceeds from the Book Sale will benefit the OHS Research Center in collecting, preserving, and sharing Oklahoma’s history. Book sale hours are 10am to 4:45pm on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and 10am to 3pm on…

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Genealogy Workshop at the History Center

July 31 - August 1
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States

The OHS Research Center and the Oklahoma Genealogical Society will host a joint genealogy workshop on July 31 and August 1, 2015 at the Oklahoma History Center. Check back for complete details.

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Summer Sizzler Genealogy Workshop

July 31 - August 1
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States

Registration is $35 for one day or $50 for both days. Lunch is included! Register online at or learn more at www.okgensoc.org. Friday, July 31 Resources from Around the State Explore Oklahoma resources with speakers from across Oklahoma including: Cleveland County Genealogical Society Lawton Public Library Muskogee Public Library Mahlon Erickson, creator of the online Oklahoma Death Index Saturday, August 1 Put It All Together for Your Family to Share The Oklahoma Genealogical Society guides you through the steps for…

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August 2015

Research Center Lunch & Learn: Secrets of the Manuscript Collections

August 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States

The OHS Research Center will hold Lunch & Learn Lectures in May, June, July, and August on the last Wednesday of the month. The August program will be “Secrets of the OHS Manuscript Collections” with Mallory Covington, OHS Manuscript Archivist. Registration is $10 per person and lunch is included. Programs are held in the classrooms of the Oklahoma History Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 405-522-5224 to register by phone; please have a credit card ready. You may…

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November 2015

Research Center Preservation Workshop

November 4
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States

Join the Oklahoma Historical Society staff for a workshop about preserving your own family collections. Topics will include tips and best practices for preserving photos, paper items, textiles, scrapbooks, oral histories, film, and video. Attendees will also learn about supplies and tools for preservation. More details to be announced.

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