Pittsburg County Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc.
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Instructions for 10,000 Maps in the Oklahoma Historical Society

 

Steps

Directions

 

Example

Results

Notes

 

 

1
URL
       
 
 
2
Select: "Archives Catalog"
 
 
 
If you want to follow the instruction - you will want to open this in another tab - to do this hover over URL and right click and select: Open link in a new tab
 
 
3
Select "O" In Browse Collections
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
Scroll to: "Oklahoma Historical Society Map Collection"
 
 
 
Before you click - look at the other entries - is there somthing interesting - now finish this process and return later when you know how to use it
 
 
5
Upper left, click on "+" in +Maps
 
 
 
Clicking on + gives a different screen than clicking on Maps - clicking on Maps is a dead end
 
 
6
Choose a map collection by clicking on "+" in front to it
 
I choose Military and Battle maps
 
Same applies here clicking on the description of the maps will gety you lost clicking on the + will get whe you want
 
 
7
Click on the map
 
I choose Civil War Map - Battle of Honey Springs
 
 
 
 
8
Click on map image to enlarge
 
HISMAP.0098 Civil War Map - Battle of Honey Springs. 1863/07/13.
 
 
 
 
9
Right click on the enlarged image and "Save Image as..."
 
 
 
 
 
 
10
Select the type of file you want
 
 
 
I use: JPEG file(*.jPG)
 
 
11
Modify the file name for your needs
 
 
 
I used: 1863 07 17 Battle map
 
 
12
Find the file folder you want to place the image into
 
 
 
I used: Honey Springs
 
 
13
Click save - lower right
 
 
 
Check it out
 
 
               
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