Tag Archives: World War One

New Acquisition: “The “Knights of Liberty” mob and the I.W.W. Prisoners at Tulsa, Okla.

In 1917, the United Stated entered the Great War, and the Bolshevik revolution in Russia had a number of ripple effects throughout American society, ultimately culminating in the Red Scare of 1919-1921.  In Oklahoma, this highly patriotic anti-radicalism took several … Continue reading

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World War I class project.

Dr. Jeff Drouin’s English 3733 class, on World War I has been engaged in a project this semester, examining some of the holdings of World War I materials held by this department.  The students have completed their exhibits of WWI … Continue reading

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“The Greatest Mother in the World”

As part of the ongoing exhibit of posters in Special Collections for Veterans Day, the students who created the exhibits also created entries for this blog. We will be posting these over the rest of the month of November. 1992.004.5.65-66 … Continue reading

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“Sure! We’ll Finish the Job. Victory Liberty Loan.”

As part of the ongoing exhibit of posters in Special Collections for Veterans Day, the students who created the exhibits also created entries for this blog. We will be posting these over the rest of the month of November. 1992.004.5.76 … Continue reading

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“Women! Help America’s Sons Win the War. Buy U.S. Government Bonds of the 2nd Liberty Loan of 1917”

As part of the ongoing exhibit of posters in Special Collections for Veterans Day, the students who created the exhibits also created entries for this blog. We will be posting these over the rest of the month of November. “Women! … Continue reading

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Great War Poetry reading

McFarlin is proud to host a reading of World War I poems by British poets Robert Graves, Siegfried Sassoon, and Wilfred Owen on Thursday, November 15 at 7pm in the Ann and Jack Graves Faculty Study. On Thursday, November 15th … Continue reading

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When posters went to war

The students in Dr. Kirsten Olds’ course Art History 4803 “Cultural Responses to War in the 20th Century” this semester have been working with Marc Carlson and the staff at Special Collections to mount an exhibition in the reading room … Continue reading

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Fight On and Fly: The First Air War, 1914-1918 (Part one)

With the summer of 1914 came the start of the First World War. At the time, the aeroplane was seen simply as a tool for reconnaissance and observation— some military generals were dubious of their use for even that purpose—so, … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Arms

We recently purchased a limited edition of Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms (PS3515.E37 F3 1929a). This is the only Hemingway work to be issued in a signed limited edition form. Printed in a tall octavo format in 1929 by … Continue reading

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Recent Acquisitions

Want to see what’s new in Special Collections? Following are purchases and gifts acquired over the past few months. Collections William Trevor letters (Coll. no. 2011.058): Editorial correspondence spanning nearly 20 years from William Trevor to Corlies Smith, Kathryn Court, … Continue reading

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