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Oklahoma History Center

800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-522-0765
www.okhistory.org/historycenter

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October 2018

Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting, Oklahoma History Center

October 18, 1:30 pm3:00 pm
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HPRC meetings take place on January 18, April 19, July 19, and October 18, 2018.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is pleased to announce the Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee's (HPRC) meeting schedule for calendar year 2018. The governor appoints the members of the HPRC to advise the SHPO about nominations to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and other preservation issues. Current HPRC members include Ron Frantz (architect, Oklahoma City); John Hartley (prehistoric archaeologist, Norman); Shirley Ballard Nero (historian, Clearview); Jana Phillips (architectural historian, Stillwater); and Charles Wallis (historical archaeologist, Norman). The…

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A Night in the Life: 1940s Flyboys and Riveting Gals, Oklahoma History Center

October 19, 7:00 pm10:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join the Oklahoma Historical Society for an immersive evening in the 1940s. Held at the Oklahoma History Center, this annual fundraising event will entertain guests with a USO Show complete with dancing and live entertainment, and an Officers’ Club with more relaxed 1940s music where guests can mingle. The photo booth will be back, allowing guests to insert themselves in some of history’s most memorable WWII propaganda posters. The evening will include heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks from the time…

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Kilgen Organ performance by Walt Strony, Oklahoma History Center

October 22, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center is honored to announce the fall performance in Kilgen Organ program series. Accompanying the timeless Buster Keaton classic silent movie, The General (1926), will be organist Walt Strony. The performance will be Monday, October 22, from 7 to 8:30 pm in the Devon Great Hall of the Oklahoma History Center. Tickets are $10 for Oklahoma Historical Society members and $20 for non-members. To reserve your tickets, please call 405-522-0765. Walt Strony is one of America’s most…

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OkNHD Fall Library Day, Oklahoma History Center

October 24, 9:00 am3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The 2018 OkNHD Fall Library Day will be held Wednesday, October 24, from 9 am to 3 pm, at the Oklahoma History Center. Students will have the opportunity to look for resources in the Research Center and attend workshops to help with their projects. This event is free for teachers, students, and chaperones to attend. Register online

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November 2018

Tracing Your Roots two-session class, Oklahoma History Center

November 3, 10:00 am4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 10, 2018

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

The Oklahoma Historical Society and Rose State College are partnering to offer a condensed version of Tracing Your Roots, a  class on the basics of genealogy. This class meets in two Saturday sessions: November 3 and November 10, from 10 am to 4 pm. This course is designed to teach individuals the basics of genealogy. Students will learn how to search for their heritage online, how to obtain free resources that are available for research, and how to access materials located at…

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Votes for Women exhibit opens, Oklahoma History Center

November 5
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On November 5, 2018, the Oklahoma History Center will open a photographic exhibit celebrating the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in Oklahoma. Votes for Women will feature twenty-eight black-and-white photographs from the Oklahoma Historical Society's photograph archives and the Library of Congress highlighting some of the key moments and events, and the people who fearlessly led the way. Three reproduction postcard illustrations will also be on exhibit. This exhibit will be on display in the Chesapeake Event Center…

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Veterans Day ceremony, Oklahoma History Center

November 9, 11:00 am1:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center is proud to announce that it will host a 2018 Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, November 9, from 11 am to 1 pm. The event is open to the public. Presentations at the ceremony will be made by retired Major General Rita Aragon and Lieutenant Colonel Bill Schwertfeger, who was a prisoner of war (POW) during the Vietnam War. Aragon is a retired US Air National Guard two-star general who became the first woman to hold…

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Tracing Your Roots two-session class, Oklahoma History Center

November 10, 10:00 am4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 10, 2018

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

The Oklahoma Historical Society and Rose State College are partnering to offer a condensed version of Tracing Your Roots, a  class on the basics of genealogy. This class meets in two Saturday sessions: November 3 and November 10, from 10 am to 4 pm. This course is designed to teach individuals the basics of genealogy. Students will learn how to search for their heritage online, how to obtain free resources that are available for research, and how to access materials located at…

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Southeastern Beadwork I class with Martha Berry, Oklahoma History Center

November 17, 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 17, from 10:30 am to 4 pm. The cost for the class $150 and includes all materials necessary to produce a precontact-style Cherokee sun circle wall hanging. Open to participants eighteen and over, the class size is limited and registration is required. You can find out more about Martha Berry by visiting her website www.berrybeadwork.com.…

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Battle of the Washita 150th Anniversary symposium, Oklahoma History Center

November 20, 11:00 am2:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) and the National Park Service will hold a one-day symposium on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of the Washita. This event will be at the Oklahoma History Center from 11 am to 2 pm. Dr. Paul Hutton will speak about the attack as a turning point in the American West, while Dr. Donald Fixico will focus on what the battle means to the American Indian community. Congressman Frank…

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December 2018

Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings workshop, Oklahoma History Center

December 5, 10:30 am12:00 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 December 5–7, 2018, at the Oklahoma History Center. The workshops will be held in the Clark and Kay Musser Learning Lab, located inside the Research Center. These workshops are free and open to the public, but we ask that you preregister. Space is limited and will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Register online or by contacting Jesse Matthews at 405-521-6249 or jmatthews@okhistory.org. Register Online The Tax Incentives…

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

December 5, 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 December 5–7, 2018, at the Oklahoma History Center. The workshops will be held in the Clark and Kay Musser Learning Lab, located inside the Research Center. These workshops are free and open to the public, but we ask that you preregister. Space is limited and will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Register online or by contacting Jesse Matthews at 405-521-6249 or jmatthews@okhistory.org. Register Online The Secretary's…

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

December 6, 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 December 5–7, 2018, at the Oklahoma History Center. The workshops will be held in the Clark and Kay Musser Learning Lab, located inside the Research Center. These workshops are free and open to the public, but we ask that you preregister. Space is limited and will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Register online or by contacting Jesse Matthews at 405-521-6249 or jmatthews@okhistory.org. Register Online The Section…

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Working with the National Register of Historic Places workshop, 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 December 5–7, 2018, at the Oklahoma History Center. The workshops will be held in the Clark and Kay Musser Learning Lab, located inside the Research Center. These workshops are free and open to the public, but we ask that you preregister. Space is limited and will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Register online or by contacting Jesse Matthews at 405-521-6249 or jmatthews@okhistory.org. Register Online The Working…

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