Tag Archives: WWII

The Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology

The Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology is an aviation institute in Tulsa, Oklahoma that trains individuals in flight, aviation electronics, nondestructive testing, quality control, and aircraft maintenance. In 1928, a Tulsa oilman named William G. Skelly who was the … Continue reading

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The War at Home – Tulsa in the World War

In the first week of April, 1917, the United States finally entered the World War, in response to not only of the German determination to return to unrestricted submarine warfare, but also the continual espionage against United States industry by … Continue reading

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‘F.R. first gift of ephemera.’

There is a particular fascination from modern day society with both World War I and World War II. Whether it is the old photographs, the soldier’s outfits or the patriotic propaganda posters, there is almost always something that can pique … Continue reading

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Thomas “Bruce” Luckett

Thomas Bruce Luckett was born on December 6, 1919 in Tulsa. He attended Central High School and then went on to attend The University of Tulsa graduating in 1941 with a Bachelor of Science. He was interested in creating scale … Continue reading

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Alexandre Hogue, 1898-1994

We had very special guests this weekend at the Department of Special Collections and University Archives. A group from ZCZ Films, a UK film company, was commissioned by the BBC to produce a three part series on American Art. The … Continue reading

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Andre Deutsch Collection

The Andre Deutsch collection [Coll. No. 1988.013] is one of the largest in Special Collections and University Archives. It contains editorial, production, and publicity files for approximately 2000 books published by the Andre Deutsch London firm. Most of the folders … 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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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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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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Early and Middle 20th Century war materials

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