Oklahoma History

Events

Belle Isle Memories Scan-A-Thon

November 5, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Take a walk down memory lane and help build our digital collection by sharing your memories of the Belle Isle Library and the surrounding community as we prepare for our remodel! Library staff will be available to scan your pictures and record your s...

Treasures from the Edmond Vault

November 6, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
You don’t have to deep-sea dive or wade through booby traps to get to the treasures housed at the Edmond Historical Society & Museum. Their treasures span the Land Run to the present. The museum’s curator and director of education will bring...
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Databases

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A to Z Maps Online

Provides access to over 100,000 various types of maps for the U.S., world countries and continents. A to Z Maps Online contains a large number of specialized maps like antique maps, bathymetric and fishing maps, climate change maps, environmental maps, geography and geology maps, Holy Land maps, tree and bird distribution maps, and more. It also contains flags from world countries and international organizations.

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A to Z the USA

This database contains state, county and city information for all U.S. states and territories. It lists facts and statistics about arts and culture, climate and weather, demographics, flags and seals, government and politics, history, maps, photos, and more.

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A to Z World Travel

Contains travel guides for over 200 world cities. Each guide contains helpful information about a particular city's food and restaurants, climate and weather, embassies/consulates, health and medical services, travel essentials, money and banking, electrical and telecommunication requirements, and more.

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Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

An educational tool intended to teach K-12 students about our nation’s Federal government, history and political structure. 

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OK2Explore

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. You may search the index using any combination of the subject’s name, date of event (birth or death), county of event, and sex.

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Oklahoma Folklore Collection

A collection of the stories, songs, letters, interviews, poems, sheet music, brochures, and much more that make up Oklahoma's rich folk tradition. Along with the transcribed documents, you will find a scanned image of the original document.

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Collections

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Metro Library Podcast

Offering Oklahoma-themed podcasts celebrating Oklahoma arts, culture and history as well as the lives of influential Oklahomans today, the Metro Library Podcast is produced by the Special Collections of the Metropolitan Library System.

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We Will Always Remember Podcast

The Oklahoma City Bombing. Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. April 19, 1995. Authoritative. Unforgettable! Hear gripping, intimate details from first responders, law enforcement, state and federal officials, family, friends and survivors of the deadliest bombing in the United States by a US citizen.

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