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Schmidt, Francis (Francis Albert), 1885-1944

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1885-12-03 - 1944-09-19

Francis Albert “Close the Gates of Mercy” Schmidt was football coach at Henry Kendall College in Tulsa beginning in 1915. In 1919 he became head football coach, which post he held until 1922, the year Kendall College became the University of Tulsa. He then went on to coach at the University of Arkansas, Texas Christian University, and Ohio State University. At Ohio he won two Big Ten Conference championships and was eventually inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

African-Americans being marched through town, 1921-06-01

 Item — Box: 5, Page: 53
Identifier: 1989.004.5.S7
Scope and Contents A photograph of a group of African-American men and weomen after being detained and marched through town during the Tulsa Race Riot.
The title supplied by cataloger. Digital image has been modified from the original for clarity.
Dates: 1921-06-01

African-Americans being transported on a wagon, 1921-06-01

 Item — Box: 5, Page: 50
Identifier: 1989.004.5.S1
Scope and Contents A small group of people are held on the back of a mule drawn wagon, with their hands held up. An automobile is driving between the wagon and the photographer, two men in the car in civilian attire, one of whom has a rifle with a mounted bayonet. The building in the background is 202 S. Main, on the southwest corner of 2nd and Main. Based on the shadows of the building and the people, it is late morning.The title supplied by cataloger. Digital image has been modified from the original for...
Dates: 1921-06-01

Charred body killed in Tulsa Riot, Image 2, 1921-06-01

 Item — Box: 5, Page: 54
Identifier: 1989.004.5.S10
Scope and Contents A photographic print. The unidentifiable body of a person after being burned, a motorcycle lies nearby. This same body appears in 3 photographs (1989.004.5.14, 1989.004.5.55, 1989.004.5.s10).
The title supplied by cataloger. Digital image has been modified from the original for clarity.
Dates: 1921-06-01

Charred Negro killed in Tulsa Riot 6-1-1921, 1921-06-01

 Item — Box: 5, Page: 7
Identifier: 1989.004.5.14
Scope and Contents A Postcard showing a murder victim. This victim appears in photos 14, 55, and S10. This photo appears to be a cropped print of photo S10. A postcard depicting an unidentified man lying between some tracks and a fence. Another man stands behind him, and shadows indicate several others just outside the image. This same body appears in 4 photographs (1989.004.5.15, 1989.004.5.54, 1989.004.5.s9 1989.004.5.S11). Based on correlating information from these images, the body was lying along the north...
Dates: 1921-06-01

Dead, 1921-06-01

 Item — Box: 5, Page: 43
Identifier: 1989.004.5.55
Scope and Contents A photographic reproduction of a photo taken of burned corpse. A burned motorcycle lies against a tree. This body appears in photos 1989.004.5.14, 1989.004.5.55, and 1989.004.5.S10.
"G21 of 28" written on back (struck out).
The title taken from writing. Digital image has been modified from the original for clarity.
Dates: 1921-06-01

Detainees being driven to Convention Center, 1921-06-01

 Item — Box: 5, Page: 53
Identifier: 1989.004.5.S6
Scope and Contents A photograph of vehicles holding detainees. The vehicles are driving south past the Jitney Buffet (6 N. Main), just north of the tracks.
The title supplied by cataloger. Digital image has been modified from the original for clarity.
Dates: 1921-06-01

Detainees being led into Convention Hall, 1921-06-01

 Item — Box: 5, Page: 52
Identifier: 1989.004.5.S5
Scope and Contents African-American detainees with their hands raised being led into the Convention Center during the Tulsa Race Riot.
The title supplied by cataloger. Digital image has been modified from the original for clarity.
Dates: 1921-06-01

Francis Albert Schmidt scrapbooks, 1911-1922

 File
Identifier: 1979-017
Content Description 4 volumes of scrapbooks of TU athletic and other events. At least one volume contains photographs of WWI era soldiers training.
Dates: 1911 - 1922

Remains of the Midway Hotel, 1921-06

 Item — Box: 5, Page: 53
Identifier: 1989.004.5.S8
Scope and Contents A photographic print showing men standing in the reions of the the Midway Hotel on the corner of Frankfurt Ave. and Archer St.
The title supplied by cataloger. Digital image has been modified from the original for clarity.
Dates: 1921-06

Tulsa on fire, 1921-06-01

 Item — Box: 5, Page: 51
Identifier: 1989.004.5.S3
Scope and Contents A photographic print showing the scene from the roof of the Hotel Tulsa on 3rd St. between Boston Ave. and Cincinnati Ave.. The first row of buildings is along 2nd St.
The title supplied by cataloger. Digital image has been modified from the original for clarity.
Dates: 1921-06-01