July 06, 2016
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Our CafePress Store

We have our own CafePress store where you can buy coffee mugs, t-shirts, and other great items with the Exploring Oklahoma History logo on it.
July 05, 2016
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The Failure of Penn Square Bank - July 5, 1982

Penn Square Bank was a large commercial bank located in the Penn Square Mall in Oklahoma City. The bank made its name in high-risk energy loans during the late 1970s and early 1980s Oklahoma and Texas oil boom. As a result, primarily, of irresponsible lending practices, Penn Square Bank failed during July of 1982. Ranks as one of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's (FDIC's) most publicized, most difficult, and most colorful bank resolutions.
July 05, 2016
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The State of What?? U.S. States that Never Made the Cut

One of the most unique states that almost came to be was the State of Sequoyah. The State of Sequoyah, proposed to Congress in 1905, was to have been created out of the Oklahoma Territory as a State with a strong Native American majority.
July 01, 2016
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1976 Oklahoma Bicentennial 13c Stamp

Oklahoma 13-cent U.S. stamp - 1976 - American Bicentennial Issue: Flag Series
June 23, 2016
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Stand Watie Surrenders

On June 23, 1865, at Doaksville in the Choctaw Nation, Watie signed a cease-fire agreement with Union representatives for his command, the First Indian Brigade of the Army of the Trans-Mississippi.
June 10, 2016
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A Treaty Between Choctaw, Chickasaw, and C.S.A.

On July 12, 1861, a treaty of Friendship and Alliance was signed between the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations and the Confederacy.
June 09, 2016
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State Seal Moved

In the dead of night on June 11, 1910, the official state seal of the State of Oklahoma was moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City.
June 08, 2016
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Our New Site Is Up!

We’re happy to announce we launched the latest version of the Exploring Oklahoma History website this week.
June 03, 2016
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National Defense Act of 1920 Forms 45th Infantry Division

Following World War I, the National Defense Act of 1920 created the authority to form the 45th Infantry Division ...
June 03, 2016
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Finally! Work progresses on the new website.

I’ve finally been able to work on the new Exploring Oklahoma History website! Yay!
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