Take a Tour of The Gateway to Oklahoma History
Join us on this tour, and get to know some of the features and capabilities of the Gateway.
Since its creation, The Gateway to Oklahoma History has connected millions of users around the world with collections housed in Oklahoma.
In the Gateway you may discover anything from an ancestor's picture to a rare historical map.
Whether you're here for a casual look or you want to conduct in-depth research, we have you covered.
The Gateway to Oklahoma History
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In the Gateway your initial search will automatically cover descriptive item records and the full text of printed items.
For more complicated queries, use our advanced, guided, or proximity search interfaces.
You can also:
Need more help with search?
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Learn the who, what, when, and where of items!
You can learn all about an item by viewing its descriptive record. All of our item records follow the same basic pattern: each begins with a contextual overview and then presents information in grouped categories, making it easy to find important details. We try hard to both show and link to relations with other items in the Gateway as well.
Overview of Item
Read & View
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Our interface provides special features for some types of items.
- You can search inside text items that were originally typeset and printed. We will highlight your search terms so you can quickly pinpoint them on the pages.
- You can see all pages in an item at one time.
- You can download images in a variety of sizes.
If you are quantitatively inclined, we also have statistics for you.
Cite, Re-use, Share
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Get Started With the Gateway
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