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Reeder, C. L. (Charles LaFayette), 1862-1926



  • Existence: 1862-07-06 - 1926-12-20


Charles Reeder was born in Appanoose County, Iowa. He was the son of Dr. Philander Reeder and, like his father, became a physician. In 1886 he married Jessica. He served as Mayor of Tulsa from 1904 to 1907. He died 20 December 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri, and is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Tulsa.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. C. L. Reeder, approximately 1921

Identifier: 1000-152-256
Scope and Contents

A slide showing Charles Reeder, son of Dr. Philander Reeder and, like his father, became a physician. He served as Mayor of Tulsa from 1904 to 1907.

Dates: Other: approximately 1921

Scene at Convention Hall. Tulsa Race Riot, 1921-06-01

 Item — Box 5: Series 1989.004.5 [Barcode: 000021216510], Page: 2
Identifier: 1989.004.5.3
Scope and Contents

A postcard showing a truck parked in front of the Convention Hall. One man lies on the bed of the truck, either wounded or dead, while two others sit to either side. A man in civilian attire stands guard over them.

Title is taken from the writing on the face of the postcard. Digital image has been modified from the original for clarity.

The Postcards were first published in 1921.

Dates: 1921-06-01

Smoke billowing behind the Frisco tracks, 1921-06-01

Identifier: 1989.004.5.51
Scope and Contents

A photographic reproduction. This was taken at the intersection of Boston Avenue and the Frisco tracks, a center of the nighttime gun battle. Individuals milling about near the railroad tracks. Four flatbed wagons are in the foreground. In the background, smoke is rising from the African American district.

"G16 of 28" written on back of this photograph.

Dates: 1921-06-01

Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 archive

Identifier: 1989-004
Scope and Contents The materials within the collection are predominantly the research materials and notes from various researchers. Other materials have been acquired from various sources between 1988 to present and includes photographs, photocopies of the local press coverage, articles and essays on the subject, an annotated map, a video recording and photographs of the riot and its aftermath. Also included is a video recording of the Weller Grossman production of "In Search of History: The Night Tulsa...
Dates: 1920 - 2007

Additional filters:

Archival Object 3
Digital Record 1
Collection 1
Race riots -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa -- Photographs. 2
Tulsa (Okla.) -- History 2
Tulsa (Okla.) -- Race Relations 2
Tulsa Race Massacre, Tulsa, Okla., 1921 2
Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 Archive 2