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Slave Narratives at Special Collections

12 Years A Slave is a movie set to hit theaters this month. The movie is based on the true life story of Solomon Northup. Northup was a free black man living in the north until one day he was … Continue reading

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Ewa Monika Zebrowski: Finding Wyeth

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives would like to cordially invite our students, faculty, patrons, and the community in general, to our new exhibition titled Finding Wyeth. Finding Wyeth is a photographic essay created by … Continue reading

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New Exhibit at Special Collections

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives would like to cordially invite our students, faculty, alumni, and the community in general to come in and take a look at our new exhibit titled Eudora Welty: Eloquence … Continue reading

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Visit from Students from the Zarrow Center for Art and Education Summer Camp

On Thursday, June 13th, 2013, the University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives welcomed two groups of very energetic young men and women in our facilities. These 8 and 11 year-olds are part of the Zarrow Center … Continue reading

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Yes! We Have Comic Books!

Popular Culture (commonly referred to as pop culture) is defined as the entirety of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, memes, images, and other phenomena that are within the mainstream of a given culture, especially Western culture of the early to mid 20th … Continue reading

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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

On April 4th 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot while standing on the balcony of his hotel room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis Tennessee. “The civil rights leader was in Memphis to support a sanitation workers’ strike … Continue reading

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Winter Poetry

Although Oklahoma’s Winter weather is amazingly diverse, having 70 degree weather one day and 30 degrees the next, most of the United States is “enjoying” very cold, snowy, and sometimes dreary winter days. In the cold and dreariness of winter … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Race: The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921

This coming Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. MLK’s life was devoted to creating equality and breaking the barriers between people of different races, specifically between blacks and whites. The city of Tulsa has a sad history of hate … Continue reading

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New Books

Stop by and see our latest acquisitions. They’re all cataloged and ready for use!   Anderson, Andrew. Enclosures: Times and Places. Stroud, England: Evergreen Press, 2009. (NE1147.6.A53 A4 2009) “The enclosure of space and time is the theme of these … Continue reading

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New Books and Periodicals

Stop on by the Department of Special Collections and University Archives to see our latest acquisitions. 11th Regiment Bulletin (U405 .U55) Eight issues (vol.1, no.1 Mar. 21, 1919-no.8 Apr. 19, 1919) of the 11th Regiment Bulletin, published by the students … Continue reading

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