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1933 Unemployment Relief Census

Search an index of more than 100,000 names listed in the Unemployment Relief Census records. There are twenty-seven Oklahoma counties included.

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1890 Oklahoma Territorial Census

The OHS Research Center created an index to the 1890 Oklahoma Territorial Census. Most of the 1890 US Federal Census was destroyed by fire in 1921, making the 1890 Oklahoma Territorial Census one of the few remaining censuses from that time.

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1890 Resources DVD
Now you can access the 1890 Oklahoma Territorial census in its entirety as part of 1890 Resources, a DVD from the OHS Research Center. This easy-to-use disc includes:

  • An index to the 1890 Oklahoma Territorial census and more than 1,200 color pages scanned from the original documents. Just locate your ancestor in the index and click on the page number to see the original document. View a sample census page.
  • Smith's First Directory of Oklahoma Territory for the Year Commencing August 1, 1890, complete with index/name-finding list linked to color scans of the entire directory. View a sample page.
  • A PDF of Bunky's The First Eight Months of Oklahoma City. Beginning with the land run of 1889, this publication explores area businesses, churches, newspapers, politics, and citizens.

This resource is available for $45 plus $2 shipping and handling. To order use our printable order form or call 405-522-5225; please have your credit card ready.

Subscription Websites Available in the Research Center

The Research Center offers free access to Ancestry Library Edition®, Fold3, HeritageQuest Online™, and The Oklahoman Digital Archives. These sites allow patrons visiting the Research Center to search, view, and print various items pertaining to genealogy and history.

Ancestry Library Edition® offers US Census, ship logs and passenger indexes, WWI draft registration cards, vital records, American Indian records, and the Social Security Death Index.

Fold3 includes military records, documents, and photographs dating from the Revolutionary War to recent conflicts. Fold3 also offers online access to and various American Indian records.

HeritageQuest™ also includes US Census as well as Revolutionary War pension and bounty-land warrant applications, the Freedman's Bank (1856–1874), and more.

The Oklahoman Digital Archives offers searchable online access to more than 100 years of issues of The Oklahoman.