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Book Sale

All books half price! Don't miss the Research Center Book Sale August 7-9, 2014. This is our biggest sale of the year and includes rare and out-of-print books about genealogy, Oklahoma, history, education and more! Shop music records, historic maps and photos, microfilm, and periodicals.

The Book Sale runs 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Summer Sizzler: Death and the Hereafter Genealogy Workshop


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Friday, August 8
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Lisa Windle-Westbrook, Cemetery Restoration
11:30 – 11:45 a.m. Break
11:45 – 12:15 p.m. Melvena Heisch, Identifying, Researching & Designating Cemeteries as Historic Sites
12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Lunch
1:45 – 2:45 p.m. Sue Bordeaux, Death Certificates
2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Debra Spindle, Alternatives to Missing Vital Statistics

Saturday, August 9
10:00 – 11:15 a.m. Carolyn Lea, Dying to Get in the News
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. June Stone, The Last Judgment: Court Records
12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Lunch
1:45 – 3:00 p.m. La Nell Shores, Six Feet Under – But Where? Finding Cemetery Records and Using Online Grave Sites
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Billie Stone Fogarty, Final Regards: Having the Last Word

Registration is $35 for one day or $50 for both days. Lunch is included. Register online at www.okgensoc.org

Sponsored by the Oklahoma Historical Society and the Oklahoma Genealogical Society




Available Speakers

The Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center offers speakers on a variety of topics for meetings, workshops and more. To find out more contact the speakers listed below.

Program TopicSpeaker
American Indian RecordsBill Welge (405) 522-5209
Newspaper CollectionsAngela Spindle (405) 522-0868
Photograph CollectionsRachel Mosman (405) 522-5208
Records of the Five Civilized TribesBill Welge (405) 522-5209
Resources in the OHS Research CenterLaura Martin (405) 522-5221
Various Topics in Oklahoma HistoryBill Welge (405) 522-5209