OSU-Tulsa Hosts Traveling Bus-eum Exhibit

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa plays host a multimedia exhibit containing artifacts belonging to German-Americans interned in the U.S. during World War II on Tuesday, Oct. 13.
“Vanished: German-American Civilian Internment, 1941-48” is a traveling exhibit housed in a converted school bus that illustrates historic stories and events through narrative texts, multimedia and artifacts. The exhibit is presented by TRACES, a nonprofit educational organization based in St. Paul, Minn.
The “bus-eum” will be located in Parking Lot C at OSU-Tulsa from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
The exhibit will detail how the U.S. Government interned 15,000 German-American civilians, including citizens and 4,058 Latin-American Germans brought to the U.S. and later exchanged for Nazi-held Americans during World War II. Internment camps in the U.S. included several in Oklahoma.
OSU-Tulsa is located just north of downtown at 700 N. Greenwood Avenue, near I-244 and Detroit Avenue. For more information, call 918-594-8000 or visit www.traces.org.

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