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Online Exhibits


starJulian J. Rothbaum: Private Citizen, Public Servant

Dedicated to Julian Rothbaum, a lifelong friend of Speaker Carl Albert and tireless proponent of education in Oklahoma.

starPutting Oklahoma Back to Work

Examines the effects of the New Deal in Oklahoma throughout the Great Depression.

star We Know We Belong to the Land:
A Hundred Years of Oklahoma and the Congress

A tour through the history and politics of Oklahoma since statehood. Major eras of American history are described as they happened in the Sooner State, and a picture of every Oklahoman ever to serve in Congress is included.

star Members of Congress from Oklahoma

A chronological list of all those who represented Oklahoma in congress. Each listing includes a picture, dates of service, political party, and the district the person represented.

star Out of the Darkroom

Focus on photos of family and friends from collections held by the Congressional Archives.

star Carl Albert, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

Showing the life of a man who rose from a childhood in a cabin in southeastern Oklahoma to become Speaker of the House during the Watergate Crisis.

star  Helen Gahagan Douglas: A Life 

Portraying the life and career of this actress of the 1920s and 1930s who became a politician during the 1940s.

star   Wagon Master of the New Frontier 

Commemorating the centennial of the birth of Senator Robert S. Kerr.

star Fred R. Harris: His Political Career

Featuring his rise from Oklahoma State Senator to presidential candidate.

star    Divided District?

Searching for evidence of polarization in Oklahoma's Fourth District.

star    Celebrating the Grand Old Party

Highlighting the collections of Republican Party senators and congressmen. 

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