Thursday, June 23, 2016

Oklahoma Interesting People

American actor, film producer and director...Ronald William Howard (aka Ron Howard), was born in Duncan on March 1, 1954. Ron's mother was an actress, his father was a director, writer and also an actor (at the time of Ron's birth, his father was serving 3 yrs in U.S. Air Force). The Howard family moved to Hollywood in 1958, where a year later "Ronny" had his first credited acting role.

1976 Happy Days Lunchbox w/o Thermos
Vintage 1974 Ron Howard Cover of  "Young Miss" Magazine - 5 page Happy Days with Ron Howard Article, stories, fashions and more, 74 pages

Paul Harvey Aurandt (aka Paul Harvey), was born in Tulsa on September 4, 1918. Paul was a Radio Broadcaster whose reign spanned for decades. At age 14, he started helping clean up at a local radio station, where he eventually was allowed to fill in on the air doing commercials and the news. From the 1950s through the 1990s his programs reached over 24 million people each week.
Paul died on February 28, 2009.

So God Made A Farmer - Paul Harvey Quote
In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these. Paul Harvey - Hand Painted Wooden Plaque - 14128

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

University of Oklahoma
Enrollment began in 1892, 2 yrs after the university was established in 1890. For 17 years the University of Oklahoma was in Oklahoma Territory, near Indian Territory until the two territories merged to become the state of Oklahoma. In order to help meet the high demand for pharmacists in the territory, the university established the "School of Pharmacy" in 1893.
Oklahoma SOONERS - license plate sign, OU
Oklahoma Sooners Basketball Inspired Stainless Steel Crystal Locket- OU Logo Charm, Basketball Charm, Swarovski Crystal Mix and Chain Gift
Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma Territorial Agriculture and Mechanical College began classes in December of 1891. Classes were held in various local churches until 1894, when the college built it's first building. In May of 1957, the school changed it's name to the current name; Oklahoma State University. 
Oklahoma State University OSU Cowboys Zipper Pouch Bag Case Large Pistol charm
Oklahoma State University - Orange Pistol Pete - 18" Laptop Backpack