Putnam City Schools Museum
putnamcityschoolsmuseum.com

4101 N. GROVE, WARR ACRES, OK  73122

MAIL: P.O. BOX 561, BETHANY, OK 73008

PHONE: (405) 787-2207

 

OPEN FROM 10 AM TO 2 PM EVERY SATURDAY STARTING 2013

Welcome to the Putnam City Schools Museum website!

Donation to the Museum through PayPal from this website and/or donate for yearbooks (add $6.00 for yearbook postage if mailed).

 

The Putnam City Schools Museum was created to showcase all of the schools in the Putnam City School District. There are yearbooks and other items from all different schools in it now. The museum is needing more items donated to the museum from all the schools. The Putnam City Consolidated #1 school was the root of all the Putnam City School's  family tree which we all belong to.

Everyone's help is needed to maintain and enrich our  museum. Volunteers do all of the work but donations are needed for utilities and upkeep, as well as buying and building displays, etc. All of the articles and items that have been donated are much appreciated and the museum could not exist without them.

 To protect and display them properly, monetary donations are also needed. Read how the museum  originated. HERE

  Donations to the Museum can be made by sending them to the Putnam City Schools Museum or paying online with the PayPal link on this page. Please make your check out to the Putnam City Schools Museum. This donation will be tax deductible.  Send it to Putnam City Schools Museum,  P.O. Box 561, Bethany, OK 73008. The museum is open on the second and fourth Saturday of each month, from 10 am to 2 pm.

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MUSEUM CONTACTS


TO DONATE AND BRING ITEMS WHEN THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED, CONTACT:


Mike Brake '65 

brakescribe@cox.net

Contact Mike to arrange for Reunion tours.


Jim Shields  '50  (405) 787-7029

shieldsjc@aol.com

Contact Jim for donations and tours.


Sheron Rodgers '64  (405) 721-5531

sheronrodgers@@cox.net

Email Sheron for upcoming events to add to the website.



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            As the New Year rolled in, the Putnam City Schools Museum extended its hours of operation. Museum officials said the museum will now open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. each Saturday. The museum is located at 4101 N. Grove Avenue, and displays historic artifacts and memorabilia of the Putnam City school district which covers much of the northwest Oklahoma City area.

            According to museum officials, the collections contain materials dating back to the formation of the school district which was created nearly a century ago from four small rural schools in the area. The building houses several thousand items which have been donated by the school system and by former graduates, teachers and patrons of the district. Members of the public are encouraged to visit the museum and browse through the displays. “We are certain there are items that hold special attraction for every student who attended the various schools in the Putnam City district,” said Sheron Folsom Rodgers, an officer of the museum committee and 1964 graduate of Putnam City High School.

            To celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Putnam City school district, the museum is currently preparing to publish a book to commemorate the development of one of the state’s foremost educational districts. In addition to a chronologic account of the district, the volunteer book editors are seeking personal stories and anecdotes from former students and district employees.

The books are available for pre-sale orders and will cost $75 each, plus $6 sales tax for out of Oklahoma sales. If you wish to have the book mailed to you following publication, there is an additional $6 shipping charge. The books can be ordered from the website, www.putnamcityschoolsmuseum.com (click on the link button 100 Year Book) or by mailing a check to PC Schools Museum, P.O. Box 561, Bethany, Oklahoma 73008.

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NEW!  Celebrate the Putnam City Schools 100 Year Centennial with your Putnam City Schools Museum T-Shirt. 

Now available at the Putnam City Schools Museum....a special commemorative T-Shirt with the Centennial logo on front and a vintage picture of the original 1914 school building on the back.

The price is $15.00 plus $1.25 for tax. Stop by and get yours any Saturday between 10 am and 2 pm, during regular museum hours. If you live out of state or can't make it to the museum, you can buy one by mail. The sizes are M, L, XL, and 2XL. Send a check or money order to the museum address above with the size indicated. The price for out of state would be $20.00, which includes shipping. The price for in state by mail would be $21.25, which includes tax and shipping.


IF YOU HAVE ITEMS TO DONATE TO THE MUSEUM, HERE IS A FORM THAT YOU CAN DOWNLOAD, PRINT AND FILL OUT TO TAKE WITH YOUR ITEMS TO LEAVE AT THE MUSEUM ON THE DAYS IT IS OPEN, SAT 10 AM TO 2 PM. IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT THERE BRING THE FILLED-OUT FORM AND THE ITEMS TO LEAVE AT THE PC HIGH SCHOOL

                                  DOWNLOAD FORM HERE


AWARD FOR LIFETIME SERVICE TO PUTNAM CITY SCHOOLS

Nomination form for Lifetime Service to Putnam City Award

Name of Nominee_______________________________________Nominated by_______________________

Years of volunteer service to district _______. How did nominee become involved in volunteer service to Putnam City? Please list volunteer service, being as specific as possible. Please consult others if you need help with specific dates and specific types of service.


Contact information for nominee. Phone_______________________Email___________________________

Address of home or office ___________________________________________________________________

If nominee is deceased, please list appropriate family member or close friend who can provide additional information.

Brief biography of other aspects of nominee’s life. Family, occupation, interests, education, etc., and/or anything else that provides 

an overall description of the nominee

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Please submit no later than October 15 to Gloria Quaid, gloriajquaid@yahoo.com, or mail to Gloria Quaid, 10 Cosmos Ct., Santa Fe, NM 87508. Nominations must be received by that date so that all members of the committee can receive the forms and have an opportunity to fairly evaluate each nominationn overall description of the nominee