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Truck being used to gather up colored victims during Tulsa Race Riot, 6-1-21

 Digital Image
Identifier: 1989-004-5-09.jpg
Truck being used to gather up colored victims during Tulsa Race Riot, 6-1-21

Dates

  • 1921-06-01
  • Digitized: 2000-05-05

Summary

An image showing a pair of men who have loaded two wicker coffins onto a truck. Originally this was identified as being theCourthouse. Historial Betsy Warner has made a convincing argument that this was the First Presbyterian Church at 7th St and Boston Avenue.

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

The photographer is unidentified. The Postcards were first published in 1921.

Conditions Governing Access

These materials are open for research by any registered reader.

Conditions Governing Use

This high resolution image is provided as a community service. If it is used, please cite that the original is in the Department of Special Collections, McFarlin Library, The University of Tulsa.

Extent

1 item : Black and white photograph ; 4.08 MB

Language of Materials

English