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Oklahoma is OK...and so is a modest but important collection of online content from the Oklahoma State Archives
A selection of archived Collection Highlights has  descriptions of mostly offline content, but one worthwhile online document:
Index to Oklahoma Confederate Pension Records  includes full name, spouse's name, date of death, and microfilm identifcation information.
At the Oklahoma Digital Prairie you'll find diverse collections of documents, images and artifacts, including: 
  • Federal Publications About Oklahoma
  • 100 Years of Oklahoma Governors
  • Oklahoma Authors
  • Oklahoma Postcards
  • Oklahoma State Government Publications *
  • Tulsa Race Riot Documents
  • Cultural Crossroads (Mostly radio programs, with a few documents as well)
  • Oklahoma State Archives Finding Aids
  • Oklahoma Almanacs
  • Ada Lois Sipuel v Board of Regents University of Oklahoma, 1948
  • (the first African-American woman admitted to the University of Oklahoma law school in 1948)

At the Oklahoma Historical Society  you'll find a rich collection of online materials along with more descriptions of offline materials. This is a particularly good resource for family history research:

Some other items from the Historical Society:


More historical archives and research materials can be found at these excellent resources:
 Historical Newspaper Archives          Ancestry.com       
 Genealogy Tools                                US Historical Newspapers        
Court Record Searches                        Public Records Searches 
Intelius - Public Records Information