About the OOHRP

About the OOHRP:

The Oklahoma Oral History Research Program (OOHRP) of the Oklahoma State University Library is committed to documenting and making accessible to the public the history and cultures of Oklahoma and its people. Find out more about the 1,000+ interviews conducted since the program was founded in 2007 by visiting the OSU digital collection catalog

About the project lead:

Dr. Emily Blackshear directs the Deep Roots: Oklahoma Authors Oral History Project for the Oral History Research Program at the Oklahoma State University Library and serves as an interviewer for other oral history projects including the Inductees of the Oklahoma Women’s Hall of Fame and the Spotlighting Oklahoma series. Emily produces and co-hosts the Dear Oklahoma podcast, a collaboration with KOSU radio and the Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa. She publishes poetry occasionally and also works as food editor for The New Territory Magazine.