Tulsa

Preservation Week: April 27th-May 3rd, 2014

Preservation Week 2014 will take place April 27th through May 3rd. The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services is hosting a free webinar Thursday, May 1st, on the topic of preserving scrapbooks.The webinar will address:

New From OHS: An Index To Hastain's Township Plats Of The Creek Nation

glenpool plat

The Oklahoma Historical Society has a new database that indexes Hastain's Township Plats of the Creek Nation.  Hastain's Township Plats of the Creek Nation was published by E. Hastain in Muskogee, Oklahoma in 1910. The publication shows the location of allotments given to members of the Creek Nation.

700s Leads To The Oscars, Or K. K. Barrett Went To The Library

extremely loud and incredibly close

In a February 28th, 2014 Tulsa World article, painter, West Coast punk rock band drummer, award-winning music video and commercial designer, Academy Award-nominated film production designer, opera creator, and former Memorial High School student K. K. Barrett remembers Tulsa's 70s music scene, its local improv, and his time at the downtown library, "I went to Tulsa's downtown library and taught myself about fine art and decided that was my future."

Tulsa Office Architecture: Past To Present

The Tulsa Foundation for Architecture (TFA) is excited to announce two upcoming events this weekend, both showcasing some of Tulsa's historic architecture. TFA has joined with TYPros in an effort to support their co-working event by closing the night with a gallery exhibit. In addition, the TFA's monthly Second Saturday architectural tour continues this weekend offering a look into Tulsa's past.
 

New In The Digital Collections: 1922 Tulsa City Directory

mowbray's funeral home

The 1922 Tulsa City Directory has been added to the Library's City Directory Collection online. City directories contain a wealth of information for genealogists, researchers, and history enthusiasts. In the directories, you will find addresses and occupations of residents, complete business directories, advertisements, and more. 

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