by Lynne Rostochil Recently, I was browsing around on archive.org and found a fascinating brochure called “Architectural Applications of Concrete in Buildings” from 1961, and I thought you’d like to see it, too. There are several Oklahoma buildings included in this wonderful document — you can click to enlarge a photo to get a closer […]
by Lynne Rostochil. Brochure from Lynne’s collection. Awhile back, I ran across one of the most beautifully illustrated booklets I’ve ever seen and much to my delight, it was one dedicated to the future Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center (now the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum) in OKC. The brochure was put together […]
by Lynne Rostochil. Brochure from Zachary Matthews’ collection. Squadder Zach Matthews picked up an unusual piece of history at a local flea market and is graciously sharing it with the Mod Squad. According to him, this interesting brochure was printed by OU and distributed when the plans for Price Tower were on display at the University […]
by Lynne Rostochil There’s nothing more fun than looking through ’50s ephemera and this brochure distributed by local members of the Nation Wide Business Builders in 1953 is one of my favorites. Click a photo to enlarge each image and enjoy all of the eye candy you’ll find!
by Lynne Rostochil. Of all of my great vintage discoveries, I think this might be one of the best. While digging through a box of old maps and tourist brochures at a flea market recently, I stumbled upon what I believe is a dedication brochure for the Bavinger House. It’s not flashy or graphically exciting, but […]
by Lynne Rostochil When Penn Square Mall opened in 1960, developers Jay Hickox, Jim Milligan, and Sidney Davidoff saw a golden opportunity to capitalize on all of the traffic streaming in from around the state and opened a motel within walking distance to encourage weary shoppers to rest a spell before returning home. The $750,000, 93-room […]