Last Minute Gift Ideas
(left) REMEMBERING WILL: The life of beloved Oklahoma humorist Will Rogers is extensively reviewed in the Will Rogers, Oklahoma American nostalgic calendar for 2007. In addition to the pages of the months, it has 42 vintage photographs of Will (some of them with his wife and children), notes 161 defining moments in his life and contains 130 enduring quotes. It also has a number of items about Rogers’ life. A copy can be ordered by calling (918) 582-9723 or e-mailing www.NostalgicCalendars.com or www.YellowPadInc.com.
(right)OLDE TULSA: Tulsa film historian Jack Frank has gone through his extensive archives to produce “Fantastic Tulsa Films,” A DVD dedicated to the persons and places that make up Tulsa’s colorful history. There are pictures of Riverside Drive taken in the 1920s when home movie cameras were just being introduced. A girl wanders on a shopping spree through downtown Tulsa just before the Depression. There are pageants and parades and the grand opening of a Hollywood blockbuster called “Tulsa” that drew an estimated 100,000 people downtown. The film runs an hour. It is presented by Arvest Bank and can be a perfect gift for the Oklahoma Centennial. Copies can be purchased online at www.tulsafilms.com or at Arvest Bank locations, Quik Trip, Walgreens, Borders, Lyon’s Indian Store and Steve’s Sundries.