Gateway uploads pages of Oklahoma history facts
The Oklahoma Historical Society has a monthly newsletter titled The Gateway to Oklahoma History News.
The Feb. 1 issue informed readers that The Gateway now has almost a million pages of historic Oklahoma newspapers and more than 4,000 photographs from the Oklahoma Publishing Co. Collection.
According to Chad Williams, director of the research division, The Gateway is a free word-searchable online repository of Oklahoma history. Searches may be made for specific names and places or simply browse through hundreds of thousands of newspaper pages dating from the 1840s through the 1920s.
Newspapers from these counties have been uploaded with hundreds of pages: Alfalfa, Beaver, Beckham, Blaine, Bryan, Caddo, Canadian, Carter, Cherokee, Choctaw, Cimarron, Cleveland, Coal, Comanche, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Dewey, Garfield, Garvin, Grady, Grant, Greer, Harmon, Haskell, Hughes, Jackson, Johnston, Kay, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Le Flore, Lincoln, Logan, Marshall, McCurtain, Muskogee, Noble, Nowata, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Payne, Pittsburg, Pottawatomie, Rogers, Seminole, Texas, Tulsa, Washington, Washita, Woods and Woodward.