July 31 - August 1, 2015
“Summer Sizzler Genealogy Workshop”
Opening and Writing the Book on Your Family History
Mark your calendars now!
Jointly sponsored by the Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center
and the Oklahoma Genealogical Society
August 3, 2015
Monday, 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
“A Loves Story:
The Legacy of One Entrepreneurial
Family on the Oklahoma Frontier”
Speaker: Dr. Bob L. Blackburn
Dr. Bob L. Blackburn, a native Oklahoman, has served as Executive Director of the Oklahoma Historical Society since 1999. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in History from Oklahoma State University. Bob published several articles and his first book while still in graduate school, and has since written or co-authored 18 books and numerous articles, journal entries, and screen plays. He is a steady source of historical information to the media, and he has appeared numerous times on the History Channel. He was instrumental in planning and building the Oklahoma History Center, a 215,000 square foot museum and research center with a budget of $61 million.
Bob has served on numerous national and regional boards and committees, including the Western History Association, the Oklahoma Association of Professional Historians, the AIA, and Leadership Oklahoma City. His hobbies are reading, running, carpentry, landscaping, and golf.
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 all members of Oklahoma Genealogical Society.
Non-members are welcome, but are charged $5 to attend each program. We invite you to join!
More Meeting Topics Coming This Year
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Directions to the Oklahoma History Center located
at the northeast corner of the state capitol complex at N.E. 23rd and N. Lincoln Blvd.
1 - turn north from 23rd Street at the first street east of the capitol.
2 - 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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