All locationswill be closed for Labor Day on Mon, Sep 5
The Peggy Helmerich Library will be closed temporarily for light renovation. We anticipate the closure to last several weeks. During the closure, any items you have placed on hold will be sent to Hardesty Library.
The content of the Library's Tulsa Parks-River Parks-Zink Lake and low water dam vertical file is now available online. Due to copyright concerns, some digitized articles from our vertical files have been restricted to in-house use. Please contact us for more information on restricted items.
The contents of the Library's Tulsa Buildings R-S vertical file is now available online. You'll find articles on buildings such as the historic Sinclair Building that is scheduled to be sold at a Tulsa County Sheriff's Office auction on October 21st.
On Friday, September 27th, 1929, night football made its debut in Tulsa at Lee Stadium. 5,000 spectators attended what Tulsans called "after-supper football." The October 1929 Tulsa Spirit reported that Oklahoma A. and M. was the the only other Oklahoma organization playing under floodlights at that time. A white football was used to "better aid spectators and players to follow its course without effort."