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The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound film screening

March 27, 1 p.m.3 p.m.

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The Oklahoma History Center will host a screening of The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound (2013) on Saturday, March 27, from 1 to 3 p.m. Celebrate Women’s History Month by exploring the story of over 100,000 brave young women who made an unusual decision to leave home and travel west. They worked as waitresses along the railroad, opening the doors of the West to women. Learn about Oklahoma’s own Harvey Houses and the impact that the Harvey Girls made on the progress of women in the state.

This program is free with paid admission to the Oklahoma History Center. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. Admission is free for OHS members, children under five, and active-duty military, veterans, and dependents (with id).

Harvey Girls (image courtesy of Northern Arizona University, Cline Library).

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Date:
March 27
Time:
1 p.m.–3 p.m.
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Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-522-0765
www.okhistory.org/historycenter