Local History Professor Provides Elk City Museum with Display

Landry Brewer, SWOSU history professor at the Sayre campus, created a tangible reminder of a time when locals prepared for nuclear war.In November 2020, Brewer helped Tom Ivester, City Manager of Elk City, transfer several of the city’s decades-old Cold War civil defense supplies to the Oklahoma Historical Society. Brewer provided some of the remaining artifacts used for the display that was recently placed in the Military Room inside of Elk City’s Old Town Museum.Brewer collaborated with museum curator Charles Wren to provide the museum’s new display. “The display is fresh and interesting,” Wren said. “We got through the Cold…

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