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The OSU Library launched its first podcast, Amplified Oklahoma, in May 2016. The Library podcasts tell stories about people in Oklahoma. To learn more about the stories you hear on the podcast visit us here to find show notes and related resources.
Listen to Amplified Oklahoma:
This month on Amplified Oklahoma, we’re highlighting the legacy of Booker T. Washington School and its impact on the African American community in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
In this episode, we’re exploring the 1957 anthrax outbreak in Oklahoma, which affected thousands of animals and even spread to humans in and around the state.
This month, we're exploring the stories of LGBTQ+ Oklahomans who found love in the state and beyond.
This episode is all about love as we attempt to discover the secret to a long and lasting marriage by highlighting three couples married for over 70 years.
This month, we’re featuring a 2019 episode highlighting the lives of centenarians and sharing their secrets to success and longevity to help you with your New Year’s resolutions.
In this episode, we share the stories of LGBT+ Oklahomans and their experiences in the AIDS epidemic.
This month on Amplified Oklahoma, we’re exploring Choctaw-Chickasaw artist Norma Howard’s art and life and the importance of documenting Native American art across the state of Oklahoma.
In this episode, we explore the legacy of Doel and Martha Reed on campus and in the worlds of southwestern art and fashion.
This month on Amplified Oklahoma, we’re exploring Oklahoma State University's involvement in the political activism of the 1960s by featuring excerpts from members of the Friday Afternoon Tea and Glee Society, a politically active student organization during the 1960s.
This month, we're highlighting the bravery, perseverance, and actions of OSU alumni, faculty, and staff and the moments that shaped their lives, worldviews, and communities.
In this episode, we explore the many ways women supported the war effort during World War II.
This month, we’re looking at the legacy of "Oklahoma's Greatest Historian" Dr. Angie Debo and her incredible career as an author, historian, and pioneering female scholar.
In this episode, we’re talking about an Emperor, a President, and the relationship between OSU and Ethiopia’s first university.
This month, we're exploring the "normal" everyday lives of people who persevered in Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl.
In this episode, we explore the history of Dragonfly, OSU's annual drag show, and how the LGBT student experience has changed on campus.
This month on Amplified Oklahoma, we’re listening to the stories of trailblazing women of color that attended Oklahoma State University.
This month, we're highlighting the lives of centenarians and sharing their secrets to success and longevity to help you with your New Year’s resolutions.
In this episode, we’re exploring the traditions and hard work that make up the holiday season on the farm.
This month, we're celebrating Veterans Day by highlighting the career of Rita Aragon, Oklahoma's first female Brigadier General.
This month, we’re preparing for “America’s Greatest Homecoming Celebration” by listening to the memories and experiences of OSU alumni during Homecoming.
In this episode, we’re going through the history of OSU football program and its ups and downs over the years.
This month, we’re headed back to freshman year--looking at the good, the bad, the shared, and the unique experiences of freshmen at OSU.
This month, we’re getting a ride back in time and looking at the practice of hitchhiking to and from the OSU-Stillwater campus.
In this episode, we explore daily life during the Dust Bowl in 1930s Oklahoma.
This month’s episode takes us to Vinita, Oklahoma, to explore one of Oklahoma’s own wonders, the Glass House Restaurant.
In this episode, we’re looking back on the legacy of Cordell Hall at Oklahoma State University.
This month, we’re learning more about some of the artists who bring the circus to life.
This episode explores the legacy of Attucks School, which served the African American residents of Vinita, Oklahoma, in the 1900s.
This month’s episode features the impact of Cheyenne artist Dick West on the lives of his Bacone College students, including Sharron Ahtone Harjo and Joan Hill.
This month's episode explores the Korean War and its lasting impact on those who served.
In this episode, we're featuring Chilocco Indian School military veterans.
In this episode, we’re delving underground in the Oklahoma towns of Hugo and Okeene to explore cemeteries.
This month’s episode features Pistol Pete and the students who bring the legend to life.
This month's episode follows the adventures of Sam the Alligator, the lone tenant of OSU's Theta Pond in the 1950s.
This month's episode, we're exploring the history behind Phi Beta Kappa at Oklahoma State University.
This month's episode, we're discussing some of the challenges faced by women who work in the legal profession.
This month's episode features the story of Jimbo the bull and how memory and experiences play into oral history.
In honor of National Poetry Month, this episode is about the life and works of poet Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel.
This month's episode features health, wellness, and physical education in Oklahoma.
In this episode, we'll learn about the history of Boley, Oklahoma, once the largest and wealthiest historically black town in America, and hear oral history interview excerpts with two Boley residents.
This episode is all about folk dancing. We'll hear oral history interview excerpts with centenarian Jimmy Ray and former square dance caller Donald Banks. In addition, Dr. Louise Siddons from OSU's Department of Art, Graphic Design, and Art History will join us to talk about contra dancing.
This episode is all about the holiday season as we feature five short oral history excerpts about Christmas during the Great Depression in Oklahoma.
In this episode, we'll hear interviews from two former Oklahoma politicians, Vicki Miles-LaGrange and Hannah Atkins, and talk about campaigning, election night, and their inauguration into office.
In this episode, we're focusing on the lives of three German-American women and their experiences in Germany and Oklahoma.
In this episode, we're talking about Native art and the exhibition From the Belly of Our Being: art by and about Native creation at the Oklahoma State University Museum of Art.
In this episode, we'll hear from two Oklahoma politicians, Lisa Johnson Billy and Anastasia Pittman, and learn how friendship impacted their lives and political campaigns.
In this episode, we're focusing on how the OSU Library transformed the Oklahoma 100 Year Life Oral History Project into "The Centenarian Play."
In this episode, we're exploring love! Join us as we take a look at some unique Oklahoma love stories.
In this episode, we're talking tornadoes. May is typically an active weather month in Oklahoma. Devastating storms such as the May 3, 1999 and May 20, 2013 tornadoes will be explored.
In this episode, we introduce you to the OSU Library's latest podcast, Amplified Oklahoma.