The Sooner Student (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 6, Ed. 1 Friday, July 18, 1919

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Weekly student newspaper from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma that includes local and campus news along with advertising. The purpose of the weekly was to give individuals taking summer courses the same opportunities as the regular session students. The first issue was released in June of 1919 and ran through 1922. Usually published on Fridays, the first issue came out on a Tuesday to allow for delivery before classes started. The newspaper ran for eight weeks each year and was received by the students’ at their rooms.

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six pages : ill. ; page 16 x 11 in. Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Creator: Unknown. July 18, 1919.

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  • Main Title: The Sooner Student (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 6, Ed. 1 Friday, July 18, 1919
  • Serial Title: Sooner Student

Description

Weekly student newspaper from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma that includes local and campus news along with advertising. The purpose of the weekly was to give individuals taking summer courses the same opportunities as the regular session students. The first issue was released in June of 1919 and ran through 1922. Usually published on Fridays, the first issue came out on a Tuesday to allow for delivery before classes started. The newspaper ran for eight weeks each year and was received by the students’ at their rooms.

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six pages : ill. ; page 16 x 11 in.
Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Published Fridays regularly during the summer session.

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  • Volume: 1
  • Issue: 6
  • Edition: 1

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University of Oklahoma Student Newspapers

Organized in 1890 by the first territorial legislature of Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma in Norman began its first school year on September 15, 1892, with fifty-seven students. Just five years later in 1897, the first student newspaper, the University Umpire, first appeared. The University of Oklahoma has a rich history of journalism and publishing that began just after the school began its first semester, and it continues to this day, 125 years later.

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  • July 18, 1919

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  • Oct. 6, 2012, 6:29 p.m.

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The Sooner Student (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 6, Ed. 1 Friday, July 18, 1919, newspaper, July 18, 1919; Norman, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc107464/: accessed June 15, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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