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Remembering Jasmine Moran

APRIL 5, 2021

Born in St. Joseph, Missouri to European Jews, Melvin Moran grew up in Oklahoma. He attended schools in Tulsa before settling with his family in Seminole while working…

Remembering Bob Borlase

APRIL 5, 2021

Bob Borlase’s service to our nation and to our state came in the form of the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office. Bob Borlase’s …

Remembering Jay O’Meilia

APRIL 5, 2021

Jay O’Meilia was highly regarded for his artistic depiction of professional and collegiate football, particularly the University of Oklahoma. Philip Jay O’Meilia was born in 1927 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Between …

Voices of Oklahoma has a new home!

JULY 29, 2021

Oklahoma Historical Society Announces Partnership with Voices of Oklahoma The Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) is pleased to announce that it is partnering with John Erling and his oral history project, …

Remembering Clayton Vaughn

MARCH 8, 2021

As a widely respected news broadcaster, Clayton was the face of KOTV News three separate times over nearly half a century. During his career, he reported from nine national political …

Remembering Maxine Horner

FEBRUARY 10, 2021

“You do not drink from that fountain at all…” Maxine Horner was one of two African American women to serve in the Oklahoma Senate. Of the many bills she sponsored her …

Oklahoma Voices – Jim Thorpe Medals

DECEMBER 21, 2020

“Seeking to Restore Thorpe’s Gold Medals, More Than 100 Years Later.” That headline caught my attention because, of course, Jim Thorpe is a Native American from the Sac and Fox …

Remembering Frederick Drummond

OCTOBER 20, 2020

“Come trade with me”. Those are the words that brought the Drummond family to Oklahoma and Osage County. No one understood the family legacy more than Fredrick Ford Drummond, ...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

SEPTEMBER 22, 2020

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg brings to mind a Voices of Oklahoma interview we did with Judge Stephanie Seymour, who was on the Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. …

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