The United States District Court
for the Western District of Oklahoma
has been upholding justice since 1907.

The Historical Society has begun to:

Collect Oral Histories

Collect and preserve oral history through video-transcribed interviews of the Court family.

  • U.S. Marshals

  • U.S. Attorneys

  • Federal Public Defenders

  • Court Security Officers

  • Bankruptcy Trustees

  • General Services Administration

  • Judges (District, Magistrate, Bankruptcy, Circuit)

  • Court Staff

  • Trial Lawyers

  • U.S. Court Clerks

  • U.S. Probation Officers

Collect Historical Materials

  • Locate and collect artifacts, personal papers, photographs, memorabilia, and books.

  • Preserve priceless collections for exhibition and as a source for scholarly research.

  • Through a working agreement with the Oklahoma Historical Society (”OHS”), Preserve a priceless Historical Society collection.

  • Maintain an online listing of the Historical Society Collection at OHS to inform the public of the availability of oral histories and materials deposited with the OHS.

Commission the writing of the court’s history

Encourage scholarly research and the writing of articles and books pertaining to the history of the Court.

Check back for future updates and more information.