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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…

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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…

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The Williams Hall Project

Follow the Oklahoma State University Archives on Facebook at www.facebook.com/okstatescua for updates on the Williams Hall Project. Find more OSU and Oklahoma history at the Oklahoma State…

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The Great War and Its Legacy: Plowshares and Pruning Hooks: Oklahoma A&M College and the Great War

David Peters, Head of the Archives at the Oklahoma State University Library, presents "Plowshares and Pruning Hooks: Oklahoma A&M College and the Great War."

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Sidebar "OSU Presidential Spaces"

David Peters, Head of the Oklahoma State University Archives, highlights the different spaces on campus designed for the presidents of the University. Purchase a copy of STATE to read other…

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ARCHIVES: Nancy Randolph Davis, First African-American Enrollee at OSU

Nancy Randolph Davis was a pioneer in Oklahoma higher education and holds a special place in the history of Oklahoma State University. In the summer of 1949, she was the first African-American…

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ARCHIVES: Bob Kurland on Meeting Coach Henry Iba

Robert A. Kurland was born December 23, 1924 in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated from high school in Jennings, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, and then headed to Oklahoma A&M College (OAMC).…

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ARCHIVES: Early History of the OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

Dr. Jonathan Friend was a pioneer in helping establish and build Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Course work for the college was initiated in March, 1948, and…

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ARCHIVES: Impact of the Great Depression on Students During the 1930s

Russell Pierson enrolled at Oklahoma A&M College in 1929. While he was active in athletics, making the varsity track and cross country teams, Pierson was also involved with the Aggie Society and…

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ARCHIVES: Special Memories from Animal Sciences with Dr. Totusek

Bob Totusek has been associated with Oklahoma State University for more than a half century and has known OSU graduates whose lives span more than a century. As student, professor and Head of the…

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ARCHIVES: Looking Back on the Tragic Plane Crash of OSU President Henry G. Bennett

Judge Thomas E. Bennett moved with his parents, two brothers and two sisters to Stillwater, Oklahoma, in 1928 when his father, Dr. Henry G. Bennett, became the President of Oklahoma A&M College.…

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ARCHIVES: President Bennett Saves Old Central

Judge Thomas E. Bennett moved with his parents, two brothers and two sisters to Stillwater, Oklahoma, in 1928 when his father, Dr. Henry G. Bennett, became the President of Oklahoma A&M College.…

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ARCHIVES: Remembering the Early Years of OSU’s Child Development Lab

Richard Dermer was born at his home 100 feet from the OSU campus in 1939. Dermer’s memories of OSU begin in 1943 when he started attending the preschool lab on campus, now the Child Development…

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ARCHIVES: Bob Adams Discusses His Father and Uncle, the First Students to Enroll and Graduate at OSU

Robert L. "Bob" Adams is a member of a family that is historically significant to Oklahoma State University. Bob’s father, James Homer Adams, and uncle, Arthur Wesley Adams, were…

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ARCHIVES: Remembering Dean Nora Talbot

Rita Copeland Matthews was born in Idabel, Oklahoma. As a young girl, Rita has fond memories of Oklahoma A&M College as her mother was a student on campus in the 1940s. In this oral history…

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ARCHIVES: Building a New Power Plant

Edwin E. Glover graduated from Oklahoma A&M College in 1947 with a bachelor’s degree in business. As a student, he worked for twenty cents an hour digging a ditch from Life Sciences to…

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