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Exploring Oklahoma History at blogoklahoma.us is just for the fun of seeing what there is to see in the great state of Oklahoma, and to possibly learn a little something along the way.
Exploring Oklahoma History at blogoklahoma.us is just for the fun of seeing what there is to see in the great state of Oklahoma, and to possibly learn a little something along the way.

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Elk City News-Democrat (Elk City, Oklahoma), Vol. 18, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 10, 1921
http://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc497626/m1/1/

Stumbled on this while looking for other things. Neat find.

#oklahoma #oklahomahistory #okhistory #elkcityOK #newspaper
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Chronicles of Oklahoma - Volume 1, No. 1—January, 1921
http://digital.library.okstate.edu/Chronicles/contents/v001toc.html

"At a meeting of the board of directors of the Oklahoma Historical Society, held on May 6, 1920, it was decided to publish a quarterly magazine devoted to the history of Oklahoma. ... It is the purpose of the management to devote its pages to phases of Oklahoma history which will be a real contribution to historical knowledge. There is much material in the state which should be collected and preserved. Oklahoma has been negligent in not collecting this material in a systematic way and depositing it with the Oklahoma Historical Society. ..."

#oklahoma #oklahomahistory #okhistory #chroniclesofoklahoma #oklahomahistoricalsociety 

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Ok2Explore https://ok2explore.health.ok.gov/

... Ok2Explore is a free searchable index of births and deaths that occurred in the state of Oklahoma. Included is limited information on births occurring more than 20 years ago and deaths occurring more than 5 years ago. Visitors to the site may search the index using any combination of the subject’s name, date of event (birth or death), county of event, and sex of the subject. ...

#oklahoma #oklahomahistory #okhistory 

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Vandals Damage Veterans Memorial In Poteau
... KFSM reports the soldier that stand in the middle of Oakland Cemetery was vandalized the week between Christmas and New Year's Day, police said. There was damage done to the statue and other pieces of the memorial. ...
News on 6

Read More:
http://www.newson6.com/story/34174273/vandals-damage-veterans-memorial-in-poteau

#oklahoma #oknews #okhistory #oklahomahistory #okcrime #vandals #Poteau #veteransmemorial 

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'A Territorial Christmas Carol' - HOME Video Pollard Theatre
https://youtu.be/zHkrzQGZPqo

#christmas #guthrie #oklahoma 

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Ardmore Historical Building Collapses, Owners of 50 Years Devastated
... A 50 year old family owned business in Ardmore was reduced to rubble this morning when a wall came crashing down. "It’s just a bad thing, that’s the old Kress building, its historical and it's a really bad thing for downtown Ardmore," JC Yeatts furniture and appliance owner John Yeatts says. ...
KTEN

Read More:
http://www.kten.com/story/34001319/historical-building-collapses-owners-of-50-years-devastated

#oklahoma #ardmore #historicalbuilding #oknews 

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The Defeat of Black Fox: How a Small Group of Oklahomans Halted the Nuclear Juggernaut By: Terry Stewart [December 4, 2016]
... [Sierra Club OK] Editor’s note: in 1973 the Public Service Company of Oklahoma proposed building the Black Fox Nuclear Power Plant in Inola, Oklahoma. Thanks to the dedicated opposition of a handful of Oklahomans, the power plant was never built. This article tells the story from one participant’s point of view. For more about the Black Fox story and those who resisted it, see NVDatabase, OKHistory, TulsaWorld, and Newson6. ...
http://www.sierraclub.org/oklahoma/blog/2016/12/defeat-black-fox-how-small-group-oklahomans-halted-nuclear-juggernaut-terry

News On 6 - Rogers County Woman Who Fought Black Fox Plant Left Lasting Legacy [April 28, 2011]
http://www.newson6.com/story/14536815/decades-later-claremore-womans-fight-against-black-fox-plant-still-inspiring

Tulsa World - Black Fox revisited [February 15, 2002]
http://www.tulsaworld.com/archives/black-fox-revisited/article_bee3ee5e-3ccb-50b9-b09c-2ba2c68e7dc4.html

OHS - Black Fox is Dead [March 3, 2012]
http://www.okhistory.org/about/transcript.php?episodedate=2012-03-03

Global Nonviolent Action Database - Oklahomans prevent completion of Black Fox Nuclear Plant, 1973-1982
http://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu/content/oklahomans-prevent-completion-black-fox-nuclear-plant-1973-1982

#notebook #oklahoma #oklahomahistory #okhistory #nuclearplant 
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