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Krupnick, Alvin Charles, 1894-1952



  • Existence: 1894-07-03 - 1952-10-08


Abraham Krupnick was born in July 1894 in Missouri and as a child lived in St. Louis. He was one of five children. He later changed his name from Abraham to Alvin C. His brother, Le Roy, or Lee, was also a Tulsa photographer. Alvin married Ruth in 1922, and they were the parents of three children. He died 8 October 1952.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Boy Scout bicycling meet photographs, approximately 1920s

Identifier: 1000-017
Scope and Contents

Panoramic (wide angle) photographs featuring Boy Scouts at a bicycling meet.

Dates: approximately 1920s

Guardsmen in front of House of Representatives photograph, 1923

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 20, item: 10
Identifier: 1993.
Scope and Contents

Handwritten description on verso: "Guardsmen in front of House of Representatives at State Capitol, Oklahoma City, in order [to stop] legislators from [---] in special session." Press cutting from an unnamed newspaper, originally pasted over the handwritten description, reads: "Soldiers Ready to prevent meeting of legislature. Sentries at the entrance of the state capitol of Oklahoma. They have orders to prevent the members of the legislature entering to hold a session."

Dates: 1923

Negro's receiving their first meal at the ball park, 1921-06-01, 1922-10-05

Identifier: 1989.004.5.61
Scope and Contents

Photograph of African Americans receiving food at McNulty Ball Park.

Stamp on back "N. E. A." “1923” “Alvin Krupnick” stamped on back w/ pencil writing “Race Riots” “Tulsa Okla” and other markings.

Dates: 1921-06-01; Publication: 1922-10-05

Negro's receiving their first meal at the ball park, 1921-06-01

Identifier: 2016.043.1.62
Scope and Contents

Photograph of African Americans receiving food at McNulty Ball Park.

Image has been hand modified for publication.

Typed caption pasted on verso: "Negro's receiving their first meal at the ball park which was commandeered by the soldiers to provide a haven for the negro refugees. Tulsa Race Riot[s] 1921. Be sure to credit photo by Alvin C. Krupnick."

Stamp on back "N. E. A."

Dates: 1921-06-01

Panoramic photograph, Undated

Identifier: 1000.017.3
Scope and Contents

Outdoor photo featuring adult and adolescent bicyclers posing alongside their bicycles. Photo by Alvin C. Krupnick Co., Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Dates: Undated

Tulsa, Oil Capital of the World, 1936-05-17

Identifier: 2006.012 OVRSZ 7
Scope and Contents

Promotional supplement advertising Tulsa containing many photographs.

Dates: Publication: 1936-05-17

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