Oklahoma City: 1930 to the Millennium
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Since this wild frontier land was settled at the bang of a gun one April morning, Oklahoma City has grown rapidly, experiencing some of the most drastic changes of all over the past century. Many of the photographs in this new volume show construction and development as the city began to truly prosper‚—downtown skyscrapers and modern highways, museums such as the Cowboy Hall of Fame and the Kirkpatrick Planetarium, and major plants operated by General Motors and Dayton Tire & Rubber Company. Recent images highlight celebrations, including high school football games, outings to Bricktown and Myriad Botanical Gardens, and finally, Opening Night 2000.
Arcadia Publishing
: 9780738508801
: Arcadia Publishing
: 05/23/2000
: Oklahoma
: Images of America
: 200 Black And White
: 128
: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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Featuring an introduction by Mayor Kirk Humphreys, this book brings Oklahoma City‚'s history to life once again, this time focusing on the period from 1930 to 2000. Local historian Terry Griffith presents over two hundred images from various collections across the city, combined with educational and entertaining captions to illustrate the city‚'s history from the early days of the twentieth century to the welcoming of a new millennium.
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