Tulsarama!

Schedule of events:

Unearthing of Plymouth Belvedere and Time Capsule
June 15, 2007, noon
Tulsa County Courthouse. Limited public viewing available.

Simulcast of Unearthing
June 15, 2007, noon
Maxwell Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A. Broadcast on closed-circuit television.

Unveiling of the Plymouth
Belvedere and Opening of the
Time Capsule

June 15, 2007,  6:30 p.m.
Maxwell Convention Center Arena.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
General Admission Tickets: $5, $10 and $25 purchased through Carson Attractions. 918-584-2000 or www.carsonattractions.com.

Invitational Car Show
Fabulous collectibles, classic autos and exhibits.

June 15, 2007, 3-10 p.m.
June 16, 2007, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Featuring: 1957 Unearthed Plymouth Belvedere.
June 17, 2007, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  Featuring:  1957 Unearthed Plymouth Belvedere.
Admission $5 and children 10 and under are free.

Tulsarama Open Car Show
June 16, 2007, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.   FREE
June 17, 2007, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.  FREE
6th Street, Houston Street and State Office Building parking lot ‘ All surrounding Maxwell Convention Center.
Large groups of automobiles, as well as individually owned Classic and collectible automobiles. Vendors, rest areas and associated automobile-related industries.

Tulsarama Sock Hop
June 16, 2007, 7:30-11 p.m.
Bands and details to be announced.

And the winner is…

Timeline of the Belvedere’s presentation to the winner:
• June 1, 2007: Tulsarama visited the United States Government Census Web site to find the official Tulsa population.
• June 15, 2007: The microfilm with the 1957 guesses of Tulsa’s population in 2007 will be given to Deoitte & Touche for processing.
• June 22, 2007: Tulsarama will hold a press conference announcing the winning name. If there is more than one winner, the names will be placed in a hat and one name drawn. That winner, or their closest legally identifiable heir, will have until Aug. 24, 2007, to contact the Tulsarama office. The Trust Company of Oklahoma will verify the identity of the person or their closest legal heir.  When the name is deemed to be the legal winner by the Trust Company of Oklahoma, that information will be announced at a press conference and on www.buriedcar.com.
• Aug. 24, 2007: If no winner has come forward by this date, there will be an announcement of this fact. Persuant to Oklahoma’s Unclaimed Property Act, Tulsarama, Inc. must then hold the Belvedere and the proceeds of the Savings Account for five years for the person or persons, to claim their property.
• Sept. 14, 2007: If a winner is identified, there will be a press conference to hand the keys of the Belvedere and a check from the balance of the savings account to the declared winner.

What’s in the Plymouth:

The contents of a women’s purse, including bobby pins, a bottle of tranquilizers, cigarettes and an unpaid parking ticket, were added to the glove compartment of the car shortly before burial.

Other items included in the time capsule include:
• 10 gallons of gasoline and 5 quarts of oil.
• A Douglas Aircraft Co. aerial map of airport facilities and legend.
• Statement from Tulsa Council of Churches and prayer for greatest good next 50 years, recently completed history of churches in Tulsa and a directory of the present churches.
• Statement from board of education  historical data related to 50 years of education in Tulsa and copies of “School Life,” an all-high school publication issued by Tulsa high schools each month.
• Statements from Tulsa’s mayor and chamber of commerce officials.
• Flags that have been flown over the national capitol, state capitol and in the county and city.
• Other aerial photos of the area.
• Tulsarama souveniers.
• Statement from Tulsa Trades and Labor Council.
• Statements from all former mayors of the city ‘ their record of service and civic accomplishments in the city, state and nationally.
• A case of Schlitz beer.

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