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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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'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

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

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ARDMORE, OK -- A 50 year old family owned business in Ardmore was reduced to rubble this morning when a wall came crashing down...
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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 
The Defeat of Black Fox:How a Small Group of Oklahomans Halted the Nuclear Juggernaut
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U.S.S. Oklahoma (BB-37)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Oklahoma_(BB-37)

... USS Oklahoma (BB-37) was a Nevada-class battleship built by the New York Shipbuilding Corporation for the United States Navy in the 1910s. The Nevada class were oil-burning ships in the United States Navy. Oklahoma was the only US warship ever named for the 46th state. ... On December 7, 1941, Oklahoma was sunk by several torpedoes during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Torpedoes from torpedo bomber airplanes hit the ship's hull and the ship flipped upside down. Survivors jumped off the ship 50 feet into burning hot water or crawled across ropes that hooked the Oklahoma and the Maryland. Some people inside the ship escaped when rescuers came and drilled holes and opened hatches to take them out. When the ship sank a total of 429 crew died when she capsized in Battleship Row. In 1943 Oklahoma was righted and salvaged. However, unlike most of the other battleships that were recovered following Pearl Harbor, Oklahoma was too damaged to return to duty. Her wreck was eventually stripped of her remaining armament and superstructure before being sold for scrap in 1946. The hulk sank in a storm while being towed from Oahu in Hawaii to a breakers yard in San Francisco Bay in 1947. ...

#oklahoma #ussoklahoma #wwii #oklahomahistory #okhistory #pearlharbor #wikipedia
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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. ..."

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Volume 1, No. 1—January, 1921. Editorial, 3. A Sequoyah Centennial, 5. The Separation of Nebraska and Kansas from Indian Territory, Roy Gittinger, 9. Some Letters of General Stand Watie, Edward E. Dale, 30. The History of No-Man's Land, or Old Beaver County, Morris L. Wardell, 60. The Cheyenne ...
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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. ...

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Welcome! 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 ...
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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

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

#oklahoma #oknews #okhistory #oklahomahistory #okcrime #vandals #Poteau #veteransmemorial 
Police in Poteau are searching for the person or people who vandalized a well-known veterans memorial at a local cemetery sometime over the holidays.
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Alongside films such as "The Lion King," "Thelma & Louise" and "The Breakfast Club" will be the 29 silent black-and-white films of a Baptist minister and amateur filmmaker.
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The Route 66 Gateways that grace the Mother Road at the eastern and western edges of Tulsa recently won an architectural design award. The gateways, designed Dewberry Architects, received a People’s Choice Award at the American Institute of Architects…
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