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Brent Staples, "Unearthing a Riot," in The New York Times Magazine, 1999, December 19

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 25
Identifier: 1989.004.2
Scope and Contents Brent Staples, "Unearthing a Riot," with Portraits by Fred R. Conrad, in The New York Times Magazine, December 19, 1999, 64-69. Long format report about the work of the Tulsa Race Riot Commission and its impact on Tulsa. It includes a brief outline of the history of Greenwood, the events of the Riot, the social atmosphere that led to it, and its aftermath specific vignettes as recounted by witnesses who spoke to the Commission, interviews with Commission members like Don Ross and sketches of...
Dates: 1999, December 19

Tulsa Tribune, excerpt., 1921, June 3

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 21
Identifier: 1989.004.2.21
Scope and Contents Photocopies of excerpts from The Tulsa Tribune of Friday, June 3, 1921. The headline is "Calls Grand Jury for Riot Quiz". It includes reports about judges blaming lax city hall rule for the riot, images of Greenwood destroyed, information about the governor's demand for a grand jury and news about its implementation, including about accusations of national guardsmen firing inmto the crowd, an editorial demanding "law and order," an updated body count (nine whites people, eighteen blacks...
Dates: 1921, June 3

Tulsa Race Riot Commission, Minutes, 1999, March 19

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 18
Identifier: 1989.004.2
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Tulsa Race Riot Committee Meeting at the Greenwood Cultural Center on March 19, 1999. Issues discussed included media coverage of the Commission, plans to issue a final report by the fall, Scott Ellsworth's findings of leads about some twenty unamrked burials in Oaklawn, findings of new survivors and plans to video tape sessions, new documents, plans to update the website, funding needs, reparations, and plans on how to draft the final report.
Dates: 1999, March 19

Randy Krehbel, "Opposing Theories Offered on Race Riot," in Tulsa World, 2000, March 5

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 26
Identifier: 1989.004.2
Scope and Contents Randy Krehbiel, "Opposing Theories Offered on Race Riot," in Tulsa World, March 5, 2000, News, p. 1, printed from an internet archive. The article offers a counterpoint between interpretations of the Riot by two men, Robert Littlejohn, who grew up in North Tulsa, and William O'Brien, the son of an attorney who represented black people but lived in the opposite side of the railroad. Littlejohn believed the "Riot" had been in fact a conspiracy to approriate the valuable land of Greenwood near the...
Dates: 2000, March 5

Internet Race War.

Identifier: 2001.037.66
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The research materials of William M. O'Brien, local historian.
Dates: 1921 - 2000

Burning of church where ammunition was stored during Tulsa Race Riot 6-1-1921, 1921-06-01

 Item — Box: 5, Page: 6
Identifier: 1989.004.5.11
Scope and Contents A Postcard showing Mt. Zion Baptist Church burning. This image was taken about Cameron St. and Elgin Ave. The Church was rumored at the time to have been a storehouse for weapons and ammunition.
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.
Dates: 1921-06-01

National Guards taking Negroes to ball park for protection. Race Riot at Tulsa June 1st 1921, 1921-06-01

 Item — Box: 5, Page: 6
Identifier: 1989.004.5.12
Scope and Contents A postcard made from a photographic print. A large group of people are being escorted by several men in civilian attire with an automobile alongside. They have just crossed the tracks and are passing in front of the Continental Supply Co. (offices at 19 S. Main).There are issues with this caption since while the Continental Supply Co. was on the south side of the tracks, the address is on the east side of the street. The structures in the rest of the image are also not consistant with this...
Dates: 1921-06-01

Print out of H.R. 1039: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resources study regarding the suitability and feasibility of designating the John Hope Franklin Memorial/Museum of Reconciliation and other sites in Tulsa, Oklahoma, relating to the 1921 Tulsa race riot as a unit of the National Park Service, and for other purposes. 5p. (downloaded from, 2007

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1989.004.4.1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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 Burned"...
Dates: 2007

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Trager, Earl A. (Earl Adam), 1893-1978 24
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