Luau Day - Stanley Draper
Today we’re donning our grass skirts and leis to go to the luau! What better way to celebrate spring time and good weather right? Today’s theme is inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Stanley Draper. His hometown was Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Draper was better known as Mr. Oklahoma City! He served in World War I and moved to Oklahoma City in 1919 and began his career at the Chamber of Commerce. Draper oversaw the development of Tinker Air Force Base, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, and many other notable Oklahoma landmarks. You can learn more by reading Stanley Draper’s Oklahoma Hall of Fame biography.
Stanley Draper spent a lot of time travelling around the world and one time he even went to a luau while he was in Hawaii! We are fortunate enough to have images from his travels that you can view here from the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Archives!
Keep learning more of Oklahoma’s Story! We hope that you have a fun time at home having your own Luau! As always, there’s more to this Oklahoma story, come back tomorrow and we’ll have more for you to explore! Please post pictures of your Luau Day and share them with us: #ohofathome
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