May 1, 2017
Monday, 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
Voyage of the Damned
Voyage of the Damned is a behind the scenes account of the S.S. St Louis which became the “Voyage of the Damned” in May, 1939. A compelling and
interesting story that contains xenophobia, anti-Semitism, racism, hatred, money and politics. Questions answered will include:
Why were people leaving their home country of Germany? What was the atmosphere like on the ship itself? Why were they
turned away from Cuba when they had valid visas? Why did the U.S. not take them? What did the Captain do? What happened to
Meetings start at 6:00 pm in the Chesapeake Room of the Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City (across from the State Capitol).
Monthly programs are free for members and non-members alike,
but we encourage you to join!
Your membership dues help us to provide more and better resources
for the genealogical community of Oklahoma.
Settlers and Builders of Oklahoma
An Invitation to Honor the Early Builders of Oklahoma
Settlers and Builders of Oklahoma, under the jurisdiction of the Oklahoma Genealogical Society, was founded to recognize, honor, and perpetuate the memory of the residents that helped build the new State of Oklahoma from statehood, 16 Nov 1907 through 31 Dec 1929. Note: Anyone that resided in the Twin Territories prior to statehood is also eligible for the OGS First Families of the Twin Territories Lifetime Membership. You can nominate anyone you believe should be honored for their contribution(s) to the settling and/or building of Oklahoma.
First Families of the Twin Territories Lineage Book
Was your ancestor in World War I?
or do you know someone who was?
if so, we want their name & any info for the
World War I Project
Oklahoma School Census Location Index
Directions to the Oklahoma History Center located at the northeast corner
of the state capitol complex at N.E. 23rd and N. Lincoln Blvd.
From N.E. 23rd Street:
Turn north from 23rd Street at the first street east of the capitol
From North Lincoln Boulevard:
Turn east at the stop light at N.E. 28th and Lincoln,
then south on Lindsay to the Oklahoma History Center parking lot.
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