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Oklahoma History

Search the Library of Congress for primary sources, including prints and photographs, maps, sound recordings and film.  There are sections on the "American Memory" and "Veterans"  as well as "World History and Culture" which you can find at LOC Kids and Families

Annals of American History - Topics include American Democracy, Exploration, Government and Law - provided by Encyclopedia Britannica.

WorldBook online provides articles and resources about Oklahoma.  Stop by the Media Center to get login information if you are accessing WorldBook away from school.

OKLAHOMA HISTORY:

View PBS AMERICAN EXPERIENCE episodes at American Experience Online

OKLAHOMA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History & Culture

TRAIL OF TEARS - primary source documents:

Digital History - Indian Removal

Letter by an Army Soldier about the Trail of Tears

PBS Indian Country Diaries

TULSA 

Tulsa Race Riot -   Oklahoma Historical Society,   Oral Histories of Tulsa Race Riot,  

Historical photos of aftermath of Race Riot (youtube slideshow)

Tulsa Historical Society

MAPS: 

National Historical Trails

Library of Congress Historical Oklahoma maps

Library of Congress Indian Territory maps

FUN HISTORY:

For some fun, look at 50 years of history through music and images.  Enjoy Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire."  

 

 

 

 

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