External Web Sites
The African-American Experience in Ohio: Selections from the Ohio Historical Society
The collection is a selection of manuscript and printed text and images drawn from the collections of the Ohio Historical Society.
American Indians of the Pacific Northwest
This collection integrates over 2,300 photographs and 7,700 pages of text relating to the American Indians in two cultural areas of the Pacific Northwest, the Northwest Coast and Plateau. These resources illustrate many aspects of life and work, including housing, clothing, crafts, transportation, education, and employment. The collection contains more than ten items pertaining to Oklahoma.
The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection
The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian: Photographic Images
The North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis is one of the most significant and controversial representations of traditional American Indian culture ever produced. Issued in a limited edition from 1907-30, the publication continues to exert a major influence on the image of Indians in popular culture. Search by American Indian Tribe using the cultural area of the Great Plains to find images of Indian culture in Oklahoma.
The site provides information and links on the geography, people, politics, and economics of the fifty states. Includes information pertaining to Oklahoma's state bird, flag, flower, and much more.
First-Person Narratives of the American South
This compilation of 141 printed texts from the libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill documents the culture of the nineteenth-century American South from the viewpoint of Southerners. Browse the geographic index to find items relating to Oklahoma.
National Park Service (NPS)
The fundamental purpose of the NPS is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such
means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations. The NPS provides highlights, statistics, and a list of national parks for Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Historical Society
The Oklahoma Historical Society was founded in 1893 by members of the Oklahoma Territory Press Association. It, therefore, has been collecting, preserving, and sharing the history of Oklahoma and its people since before statehood. The Oklahoma Historical Society maintains more than twenty museums and historic sites and five affiliates located throughout Oklahoma. Intriguing destinations including historic homes, military sites, and museums offer a unique glimpse into Oklahoma's past.
Oklahoma State Portal
The Oklahoma State Portal is the gateway to Oklahoma state government Web sites and information. The site includes selected resources on federal, county, and local government.
Oklahoma Department of Libraries presents selected digital collections of documents, photographs, posters, maps, and other materials representing Oklahoma's rich, vibrant history.
Oklahoma Heritage Online
Oklahoma Heritage Online seeks “to collaborate with statewide cultural heritage institutions to build a web-based collection of digital materials documenting the history and culture of Oklahoma, thereby serving the information needs of all Oklahomans.” Resource that “ensures Oklahoma's rich cultural heritage is part of a new information environment that revolutionizes education and supports learning and leisure at all levels, for all ages, and in all communities.”