Monthly Archives: September 2018

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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J. B. Milam on Osiyo

The Osiyo program recently aired an episode about J. B. Milam using materials from our collections.

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Milton Glaser

Have you ever wondered who created the famous “I love NY” logo? Graphic designer, Milton Glaser was commissioned by the State of New York in 1976 to create the iconic logo. Glaser was born in 1929 and went to 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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Eleanor Frame Scrapbooks

The reason I started looking at the Eleanor Frame scrapbook originally is that we share the last name Frame. I found this to be fascinating as my father that is from Scotland would remind me that the name Frame is … Continue reading

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Illustrations By William Roderick James

French Canadian artist and writer, William Roderick James, was well-known for his illustrations on the American West, specifically of horses and cowboys. He is most known for writing and illustrating Smoky the Cowhorse, which won the Newbery Medal in 1972. … Continue reading

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Rare, possibly only known footage of Edward Dahlberg

Based on a recent patron request, we had this Super 8 film footage of Edward Dahlberg in September 1968 converted into a digital format. The footage is of Dahlberg and his editor, Harold Billings, along with Billings’s wife and their … Continue reading

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