Oklahoma Historical Society http://kgou.org en Oklahoma Silent Movie Picked For 2013 National Film Registry http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-silent-movie-picked-2013-national-film-registry <p></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 21:15:05 +0000 Associated Press & KGOU Staff 19481 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Silent Movie Picked For 2013 National Film Registry Native American Heritage Month Celebrated At Oklahoma History Center http://kgou.org/post/native-american-heritage-month-celebrated-oklahoma-history-center <p>November is <a href="http://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/" target="_blank">Native American Heritage Month </a>and the <a href="http://www.okhistory.org/historycenter/" target="_blank">Oklahoma History Center </a>has planned some special events to recognize that.</p><p>Matt Reed, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma and curator of the American Indian Collections for the Oklahoma Historical Society, has been envisioning since he got the job to have events during this month that educate the public about the Native peoples of Oklahoma.</p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 01:55:05 +0000 Susan Shannon 16427 at http://kgou.org Native American Heritage Month Celebrated At Oklahoma History Center Kiowa Tipi Resurfaces After Almost 100 Years http://kgou.org/post/kiowa-tipi-resurfaces-after-almost-100-years <p>A Kiowa tipi over 100 years old was &ldquo;discovered&rdquo; amidst the artifacts at the<a href="http://www.okhistory.org/historycenter/" target="_blank"> Oklahoma History Center </a>by Matt Reed, Curator of the American Indian collections for the <a href="http://www.okhistory.org/" target="_blank">Oklahoma Historical Society</a>. Reed, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, at first was reluctant to believe he had&hellip; what he had.</p> Sat, 21 Sep 2013 01:54:32 +0000 Susan Shannon 13945 at http://kgou.org Kiowa Tipi Resurfaces After Almost 100 Years Properties Tied To Famous Oklahoma Women To Be Surveyed http://kgou.org/post/properties-tied-famous-oklahoma-women-be-surveyed-0 <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">An&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Oklahoma</font><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;State University professor is set to start examining historical properties associated with famous women in the Sooner State later this month.</span></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://www.library.okstate.edu/cfos/facultylist.htm">Alyson Greiner</a> says the project will last about nine months and her research will be sent to the <a href="http://www.okhistory.org/shpo/shpom.htm">State Historic Preservation Office</a>. The hope is to nominate some of the properties associated with the women to the National Register of Historic Places or to update current landmark listings with the role women played.</p><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 17:51:40 +0000 Associated Press 13694 at http://kgou.org Properties Tied To Famous Oklahoma Women To Be Surveyed Study Suggests OKPOP Museum Would Have $18 Million Impact http://kgou.org/post/study-suggests-okpop-museum-would-have-18-million-impact <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A new study estimates that the proposed Oklahoma Museum o</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">f Popular Culture in downtown Tulsa would have a nearly $18 million impact in its first year of operation.</span></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 12:23:19 +0000 Associated Press 5929 at http://kgou.org Study Suggests OKPOP Museum Would Have $18 Million Impact