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Collection Details


Collection Name: Oklahoma History Oral History Collection
Repository Name: Oklahoma Historical Society. Research Library [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
URL: http://www.okhistory.org/res/ohcol.htm
Description: Oral History Collections include more than 7,500 recorded interviews on a wide range of Oklahoma's history. The earliest interviews are recordings of late 1930s radio programs interviews. Most of the collection dates from about 1970 to the present. Searches maybe made by subject or person. Some other formats are available. Interviews range from one hour to eight hours. The average interview is between one and two hours. Limited cross indexing is available on the following subjects: broadcasting, the Depression, WWI, WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, other military subjects, Rt 66, highway transportation, aviation, wild west shows, the Ku Klux Klan, Wiley Post, Will Rogers, African-American history, Native American histories and cultural information, music and dance in Oklahoma, leisure time activities, sports, outlaws and lawmen, the Tulsa Race Riot, pioneering and more.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 7500
Broad Subjects: U.S. Politics; Politics
ASP Subjects: Local history; Oklahoma; Oklahoma--History; Oklahoma--Politics and government; Oral history; United States
Collection Code: OHC0000493