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The Spartan School of Aeronautics

In honor of their upcoming 92nd anniversary, today’s blog post is about the Spartan College of Aviation. We have a photo album from their early years containing photos of the pilots and planes that made up the program in the … Continue reading

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Willena Wood Union High School Memory Book

Welcome back, TU students! I hope this blog post finds you and yours happy and healthy. I spent most of my summer tucked away in my home, doing yoga and tending to my garden (does anybody need any okra? I … Continue reading

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Tulsa and the Spanish Influenza

I looked up the other day and realized that April is over! We stayed quarantined for an entire month. I hope you all kept yourselves busy by enjoying the beautiful spring weather while finishing up the semester. I know that … Continue reading

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The Salonika World War I Photo Album

WWI is an incredibly complex, often troubling subject to study. The intricate network of allies and enemies can be hard to keep track of but there is no mistaking its devastating and long lasting effects. Special Collections contains more than … Continue reading

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Mary Rose Schueller W.A.V.E.S. U. S. Navy Archive

Before we all began hunkering down in quarantine, I was supposed to be spending time this spring in Hawaii on my honeymoon. Then, the whole world changed and now I am working from home and staying safe. While I am … Continue reading

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The Most Photographed Dog in the World

On the morning of February 12, 1946, three gunshots ripped through the air in Claremore, Oklahoma. Those shots killed the famous Collie Sunnybrook, who belonged to Robert and Paula Love. He was known as “the most photographed dog in the … Continue reading

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John S. Van E. Kohn Collection of Robert Frost

Robert Frost (1874-1963), one of the most prominent American poets in history, passed away on January 29, 1963. In honor of the anniversary of his death and the snowy weather that we had this week, I thought that I would … Continue reading

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Prohibition in the Special Collections

Happy New Year! As we settle into the new decade, I thought it fitting to write about Prohibition and how it is represented in our collections, as it was going on in the United States a century ago. Many people … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year!

December is upon us! December has been one of my favorite months for quite a long time because there are so many different things happening and so many people radiate the warmth and happiness of the holiday season. Some college … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Interlude

On this short week, we have a short blog post. Thanksgiving is a time for family, the kickoff for the holiday season, and a time to eat a lot of delicious food. With visions of turkey dancing in my head, … Continue reading

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