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Library Book Chutes

Book chutes were installed at the Library in 1926. Learn more about the infamous Elsie Hand on Flat, Cool & Acid-free…

From  Nina Thornton on September 14th, 2021 0  

Deja Vu with the Tulsa Garden Club

It's been two years since our last Tulsa Garden Club tour; so we are excited to bring you along in this segment for a sneak peak of what is showing this year. To contact the Tulsa Garden Club…

From  Elizabeth Brock on August 31st, 2021 0  

Oklahoma Gardening Episode #4733

0:00 Welcome to Oklahoma Gardening! We are starting the new season of Oklahoma Gardening by preparing for spring! 1:20 Bypass vs Anvil Pruners Host Casey Hentges will show us which pruning tools…

From  Elizabeth Brock on August 30th, 2021 0  

Library Access Card

In the summer of 1915, the Library at Oklahoma Agriculture and Mechanical College instituted a new rule in response to research materials being damaged and general disruptive behavior within study…

From  Nina Thornton on August 26th, 2021 0  

The Library Carillon

Flat, Cool & Acid-free: Signature Sounds of Stillwater https://library.okstate.edu/news/podcast/flat-cool-and-acid-free/signature-sounds-of-osu-stillwater Read about the dedication of the…

From  Nina Thornton on August 26th, 2021 0  

Flat, Cool & Acid-free: The Infamous Elsie Hand

Elsie Denton Hand had served as head librarian at OAMC for 12 years when she was sacked by the Board of Regents over the purchase of a collection of rare books. Elsie continued working for another…

From  Nina Thornton on August 19th, 2021 0  

Sidebar: It's A Vornado!

Ralph Odor, an OAMC student, became interested in airplanes during World War I. He went beyond tinkering with models to create his own plane called the Vornado. Learn more about Ralph Odor and his…

From  Nina Thornton on August 3rd, 2021 0  

Flat, Cool & Acid-free: Stillwater Sightseeing Tour of 1965 Part 2

In 1965, a group of Oklahoma A & M graduates from the class of 1915 gathered on campus to celebrate their 50th anniversary. On May 22, 1965 a bus carried the group though greater Stillwater and…

From  Nina Thornton on June 1st, 2021 0  

Flat, Cool & Acid-free: Stillwater Sightseeing Tour of 1965 Part 1

In 1965, a group of Oklahoma A & M graduates from the class of 1915 gathered on campus to celebrate their 50th anniversary. On May 22, 1965 a bus carried the group though greater Stillwater and…

From  Nina Thornton on June 1st, 2021 0  

Flat, Cool & Acid-Free: The Spanish Flu of 1918 at OAMC

More than 100 years before the COVID-19 would impact campus, Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College experienced a different pandemic. "In 1918, an unprepared nation and Oklahoma…

From  Nina Thornton on March 30th, 2021 0  

Why It Matters: Talks on the American Past featuring David Gray

Brian Hosmer and David Gray discuss "Work Better, Live Better: Motivation, Labor, and Management Ideology." Information about David Gray's book, "Work Better, Live Better:…

From  Nina Thornton on March 5th, 2021 0  

Black History Month Speakers Series--Black Migrations: The Movement of Afro-Descendants Around the Globe

Presented by Erica Townsend-Bell, OSU associate professor of political science and Director of the Center for Africana Studies... Originally broadcast March 1, 2021...

From  Andy Wallace on March 1st, 2021 0  

Shyanne Dickey Spotlight

Shyanne Dickey, a senior majoring in Studio Art, discusses her paintings featuring her family's history in a community of African American farmers in western Kansas.

From  Donovan Potts on February 24th, 2021 0  

How Long Til' Black Futures Month?

Andrew R. Belton is an assistant professor of Black diasporic literature and culture in the Department of English at Oklahoma State University. His current book project, Hip Hop Illiterate: Black…

From  OState TV on February 22nd, 2021 1