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“Callie Campbell, 11 years old, picks 75 to 125 pounds of cotton a day, and totes 50 pounds of it when sack gets full. ‘No, I don't like it very much,’” photographer Lewis Hine wrote in his notebook. Photo taken Oct. 16, 1916, in Pottawatomie County. | Photo Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington D.C. / provided

Striking photography exhibit at Oklahoma History Center features child laborers from the state’s past

Striking photography exhibit at Oklahoma History Center features child laborers from the state’s past

The historic photographs by Lewis Hine were taken between 1916 and 1917.


Letters to the Editor: Dec. 14, 2016

I truly wanted to thank Mrs. Anderson and tell her how much reading her letter meant to me, a lower-income Native female scared of the next four years. It is so nice to know that there are people out there who truly know the consequences of what we’ve let happen to our country.


New book shares a century of Sunbeam Family Services’ community service

“There were plenty of times where the outlook was grim,” said Erin Engelke, Sunbeam Family Services chief external relations officer. “But then someone would step in and help Sunbeam keep the doors open.”

Photos from Standing Rock tribal protests at Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation in North Dakota. Taken week of Nov. 1 2016. MANDATORY CREDIT Wade Dunstan / for Oklahoma Gazette — NO ARCHIVE, ONE-TIME USE ONLY FOR 11.16 OKLAHOMA GAZETTE

Dakota pipeline protests swell local and national sovereignty and human rights struggles

Seven months after they began, the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protests at North Dakota’s Standing Rock Indian Reservation have converged with Native American Heritage Month, bringing even greater focus on the thousands of people from various indigenous tribes and nations working to halt pipeline development on Standing Rock Sioux Tribe lands. The tribe’s goals are,

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Haunted Oklahoma City book takes readers on a tour through paranormal history

The books’ authors looked to provide as much fact behind each story as possible.


Picturing Indian Territory, 1819-1907 exhibit gives museum guests a look at Oklahoma before statehood

The exhibit is open through Dec. 30 at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman.


The Of the Earth exhibit showcases Cherokee Nation’s relationship with the planet

“This was a place of reformation,” she explained. “Prisoners were taught trades and gardening so they could make a better life for themselves when they got out.”

Oklahoma history books at Full Circle, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKG Shop: Adult education

Metro residents should take advantage of numerous opportunities to improve themselves by visiting some local venues for continued learning.

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