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The Great War, 1915: Entrenchment Exhibit Extended

By popular demand, Special Collections and University Archives has extended the latest exhibit ‘The Great War, 1915: Entrenchment’ until August 31, 2015. This exhibit can be viewed Monday through Fridays from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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Centenary of the Somme

The battlefield near Courcelette The Battle of the Somme was one of the bloodiest offensives of the First World War beginning a hundred years ago today. Between 1 July and 18 November 1916 more than a million men were killed … Continue reading

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The Great War, 1915: Entrenchment

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives presents The Great War, 1915: Entrenchment, an exhibit focusing on the second year of World War I. Featuring photographs, artefacts, and books from a variety of World War I collections held by … Continue reading

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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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