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OSU's work in aviation traces its roots to early plane called a Vornado

In the early 1930s, Oklahoma was in the depths of the Great Depression and its western areas were dealing with the Dust Bowl. Officials at Oklahoma Agriculture and Mechanical College were exploring options to keep the institution open, offer employment for students, staff and faculty, and provide the residents of Oklahoma with practical advice to remain economically viable.
Oklahoma A&M found success moving into radio in the 1920s

Wed, Apr 28, 2021

scheduled broadcasts occurred throughout the day and programs were designed for specific audiences at designated listening times. These developments took time, and the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College in Stillwater joined in the effort to enhance and expand radio listeners’ experience.

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OSU Library Receives Grant to Digitize Flying Farmers Footage

Wed, Jan 27, 2021

The National Film Preservation Foundation awarded the Oklahoma State University Library a $20,000 grant to digitize and preserve 1940s footage of the second annual convention of the National Flying Farmers as well as Farm and Home Week conferences held on OAMC’s campus.

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Loyal and True

Tue, May 01, 2018

In March 1951, the Oklahoma Legislature mandated that all state employees sign a new Oath of Allegiance (Loyalty Oath) or they would lose their jobs.

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