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November 2017

Southeastern Beadwork I class, Oklahoma History Center

November 18, 10:30 am4:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center will host Martha Berry, Cherokee National Living Treasure and nationally renowned beadwork artist, for a Southeastern-style beadwork class on Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 10:30 am to 4 pm. The cost for the class $150 and includes all materials necessary to produce a traditional bandolier bag; lunch is also included. This class is open to participants eighteen and older. Class size is limited and registration is required. You can find out more about Martha Berry by…

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Tracing Your Roots, Oklahoma History Center

November 18, 1:00 pm4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2017

Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Four Saturday sessions: October 28, November 4, 11, 18 | 1:00–4:30 pm The University of Central Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Historical Society will present this four-week class. This course is designed to teach individuals the basics of genealogy. Topics include the following: how to begin your genealogical search, record keeping, software; census records; vital records; using newspapers for genealogical research; America Indian genealogical research tools; beginning DNA; how to search for heritage online; how to obtain free resources that are…

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December 2017

Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings, Oklahoma History Center

December 6, 10:30 am12:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office December workshop series will be held December 6–8, 2017, at the Oklahoma History Center. Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings Participants will learn about the federal and state investment tax credits for certified rehabilitation of a certified historic structure. A detailed discussion of the Historic Preservation Certification Application, Parts 1, 2, and 3 will guide owners and developers in successfully preparing the information needed for the State Historic Preservation Office to review…

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The Secretary’s Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings, Oklahoma History Center

December 6, 1:30 pm4:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office December workshop series will be held December 6–8, 2017, at the Oklahoma History Center. The Secretary's Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings This workshop features a discussion of the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitation. Generally known as The Standards, these common-sense principles are widely used in the historic preservation field. Whether pursuing the 20 percent federal and 20 percent state tax credits for a certified rehabilitation, planning…

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The Section 106 Review Process: A Workshop for Agency Officials and Cultural Resource Management Consultants, Oklahoma History Center

December 7, 10:30 am4:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office December workshop series will be held December 6–8, 2017, at the Oklahoma History Center. The Section 106 Review Process: A Workshop for Agency Officials and Cultural Resource Management Consultants Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act provides that Federal agencies must consider the effect of their undertakings on archeological and historic properties listed in or eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. Topics addressed in this day-long workshop include the…

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Holiday Sale, Oklahoma History Center Museum Store

December 8December 9
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On December 8 and 9, shoppers will save on a great selection of Made in Oklahoma products and other items that celebrate the history and culture of our great state. Access to the Museum Store is free to the public. Holiday shoppers will receive 10 percent off regularly priced items during the sale, and Oklahoma Historical Society members will receive 25 percent off regularly priced merchandise. There are also many marked-down items that make great gifts for those hard-to-shop-for friends…

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Working with the National Register of Historic Places, Oklahoma History Center

December 8, 10:30 am4:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office December workshop series will be held December 6–8, 2017, at the Oklahoma History Center. Working with the National Register of Historic Places The National Register of Historic Places is the foundation of the SHPO's programs, and a basic understanding of the register is essential for those involved in historic preservation at all levels of government and in the private sector. This workshop provides detailed information about the National Register criteria, what listing…

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Deck the Halls, Oklahoma History Center

December 9, 10:00 am12:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center will host Deck the Halls on Saturday, December 9, from 10 to noon. Patrons will enjoy holiday music played on the Oklahoma History Center's famous Kilgen Organ while participating in holiday-themed activities. The event is free with paid admission to the museum. On December 8 and 9, shoppers will save on a great selection of Made in Oklahoma products and other items that celebrate the history and culture of our great state. Access to the Museum…

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January 2018

Kilgen Organ performance by Jelani Eddington, Oklahoma History Center

January 22, 2018
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center will hold a performance featuring Jelani Eddington and the historic Kilgen Organ at 7 pm on Monday, January 22, 2018. The theme for this performance will be "Great American Composers". Tickets are $10 for OHS members and $20 for the general public and are now on sale. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 405-522-0765. Eddington has been featured at numerous national and regional conventions of the American Theatre Organ Society and has toured…

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