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Clara Luper Legacy Committee to host virtual celebration of Oklahoma City Sit-In movement

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY — On Wednesday, August 19, the Oklahoma Historical Society and the Clara Luper Legacy Committee will host a virtual program celebrating the 62nd anniversary of the beginning of the Oklahoma City sit-in movement. The presentation will take place at 6:30 p.m., online, at claraluperlegacy.com. The Clara Luper […]

Oklahoma Historical Society presents “This Land is Herland” examining women’s activism

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Beginning in August, the Oklahoma Historical Society, along with the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, will present “This Land is Herland,” a series of three programs on women’s activism in Oklahoma. The programs, sponsored in part by the Oklahoma Humanities (OH) and the National Endowment […]

Oklahoma Historical Society offers free educational online resources

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Although the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) sites and museums are temporarily closed, the OHS has numerous educational online resources to explore at okhistory.org. Online visitors can take a virtual tour of the Oklahoma History Center, search collections, listen to podcasts and view online exhibits. […]

The Coltrane Group to host 2nd annual Historic Black Towns Banquet on Feb. 6

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Coltrane Group of Oklahoma City will host its 2nd Annual Historic Black Towns Banquet on Thursday, February 6.  The 2020 event, themed “Historic Black Towns Honors 13,” will recognize individuals for their outstanding and inspirational service. The celebration will take place, from 7 […]

Oklahoma History Center to host 2019 Back to School Bash

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — The Oklahoma History Center will host the sixth annual Back to School Bash on Thursday, August 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. This event brings 35 other metro museums and public education facilities together to give teachers and families the opportunity to see what […]

2019 Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame Inductees Honored

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Charles Tate, chair of the 2019 Oklahoma History and Preservation Conference Committee, recently announced the four individuals that were inducted into the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame at the conference’s annual Awards Luncheon in Chickasha last month. Honorees include Dr. Dianna Everett, Emmy Scott Stidham, […]

Oklahoma History Center to host Black Heritage Film Festival on Feb. 9

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel ReporterOKLAHOMA CITY, OK — As part of Black History Month, the Oklahoma Historical Society’s Black Heritage Committee will present an African American film festival and workshop at the Oklahoma History Center on Saturday, February 9, from noon to 5 p.m.The event will feature local filmmakers and films pertaining to […]

Oklahoma History Center presents first 2019 Kilgen performance with Nathan Avakian

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — The Oklahoma History Center will present the first Kilgen Theater Organ performance of the 2019 season entitled “Out of the Box” on Monday, February 11, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Devon Great Hall. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The featured organist will […]

60th OKC Sit-In Movement anniversary celebrations planned

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Historical Society will host a celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Sit-In Civil Rights Movement in Oklahoma City. This free event will take place on Thursday, August 16, from 7 – 9 p.m.  at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive.  Doors […]

Oklahoma Historical Society to host Roaring Twenties inaugural gala fundraiser

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY — The public is invited to join the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) for an evening of Prohibition-era fun at “A Night in the Life: The Roaring Twenties” on Friday, October 20.  The event will be held from 7–10 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi […]

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