Elk City School in 1915
Photos by Donnie Jordan, Western Oklahoma Historical Society Board Member
Sayre Post Office Mural
On Thursday, November 10, the Elk City Museum Complex is providing a rare opportunity for visitors interested in learning more about the history of Western Oklahoma’s American Indians. From 3:00-4:30 pm, Chief Wilbur Bullcoming and other members of the Cheyenne Tribe will be present at the tepee, located east of the Farm and Ranch Museum, to teach visitors about Cheyenne history, belief systems, and way of life through traditional storytelling.
Are you looking for a good book?
By Landry Brewer. This October marks the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis. And as the world approached the brink of nuclear war during those 13 days in October 1962, Oklahoma played a prominent role in the nation’s nuclear deterrent.
Here is a link to a digital collection of historic Oklahoma postcards.
I am a deltiologist. Now don’t go thinking I am some kind of fancy scientist because what I am is a collector of postcards and not just any postcards but postal greeting cards mailed during the years of 1905-1915.