"Scene at Convention Hall. Tulsa Race Riot, June 1st, 1921"
- Creation: 1921-06-01
- Reeder, C. L. (Charles LaFayette), 1862-1926 (Photographer, Person)
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.
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.
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Existence and Location of Originals
Original image is in the Department of Special Collections, McFarlin Library, The University of Tulsa, Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 archive, 1920-2007 photograph album.
An original from the actual negative may be at the Tulsa Historical Society.
Existence and Location of Copies
Original copies of this postcard can be found in the following collections: Ruth Sigler Avery Collection at OSU Tulsa; Hannibal Johnson’s private collection, the National Museum of African American History. The Beryl Ford Collection (with the Tulsa City-County Library and the Tulsa Historical Museum), the Oklahoma Historical Society, and the Greenwood Cultural Center have photographic copies.