Fire Chief Collier, 76 at the time of his retirement, had been a member of the Department since April 1, 1913.
See photos and the information that caused newspapers to say “no town in Oklahoma or in the southwest offers a better or safer field for investments than Sapulpa.”
The Sapulpa Historical Society and Museum will display “Tour de Quartz” exhibit during the month of April in conjunction with the Oklahoma Arts Institute.
April Fools might be over, but the laughs are still rolling in This Week in Sapulpa History. How did this meter reader get a big parking fine?
During the last week of March and the first days of April in 1947, Frankoma Pottery had a busy week within and outside their facility in Sapulpa. The company purchased a new kiln and began building six Veteran homes.
Almost non-existent today, at one time Sapulpa’s traffic was directed by oblong iron “frogs.” Can you spot them in these before-and-after photos?
Three Sapulpa teachers were elected to office in the association, including the first woman president.
“Elaborate preparations have been made by the Sapulpa Salvation Army for the opening and dedication of their magnificent new citadel at 21 South Water Street.”
Rachel WhitneyCurator, Sapulpa Historical Museum (Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Sapulpa Times Print Edition for February 27th, 2022. It’s the final installment on a short series on Black History in Sapulpa.) In 1941, “Nurse Porter” came to Sapulpa. Only 30 years old at the time she first arrived, Porter was a nurse…
Before the doors even opened, nearly 800 students were enrolled for the Oklahoma Baptist College