Publishing

The Oklahoma Heritage Association has published more than 160 books celebrating Oklahoma's rich history and heritage, making the OHA the leader in publishing Oklahoma's history. To place a book order, please visit our Museum Store online to view available titles or call 405.235.4458.

For more information on publishing, call Gini Moore Campbell, director of publications & education, at 405.523.3202, or e-mail her at gmc@oklahomaheritage.com.


New Releases

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Port Robertson: Behind the Scenes of Sooner Sports
By Edgar L. Frost

As head coach, Robertson led his OU wrestlers to three NCAA titles, and as head freshman football coach, he turned raw recruits into the material that Bud Wilkinson and Gomer Jones shaped into superb football machines. He turned America's underdog wrestlers at the Rome Olympics in 1960 into a powerful team that brought home three gold medals. 
 

Love's: Fifty Years of A Family Enterprise
By Dr. Bob L. Blackburn

In 1964, with little money to invest and a growing family to support, Tom and Judy Love opened their first retail store in an old service station in Watonga, Oklahoma. It offered few frills other than “the cheapest gas in town.” Fifty years later, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the fastest growing chain of fueling stations in the nation serving a combination of car and truck traffic from coast to coast.

 

Getting Grilled By Wade Christensen: The First Gentleman of the State of Oklahoma
By Ronnye Perry Sharp and Bob Burke

The First Gentleman of Oklahoma is truly a Renaissance man in his own right. He's a fourth-generation Oklahoman, an attorney, businessman, entrepreneur, musician, athlete, and....he is also a very good cook.
This book contains the favorite grilling recipes and tips of the First Gentleman, Governor Fallin, and members of their families.

 

Uniquely Oklahoma
By Bob Burke – Foreword by Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb

Oklahoma is unique in so many ways - its shape, its history, its geography, its climate, and its people. Even though it is one of the youngest states, Oklahoma has overcome natural and man-made disasters to produce people who have led the way in American life. From music, radio, and television, to public service and in the race to space, innovative ideas from Oklahomans literally have changed the way the world lives.

 

Oklahoma: How We Got the Best State Song
By Bob Burke

This book tells the story of two early songs that were sung with pride by thousands of Oklahomans and the unbelievable tale of how difficult it was in 1953 for a young McAlester legislator to pass a bill to make "Oklahoma" the official state song.