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Catalog Number 2011.011.001
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Photo of damaged buildings and houses after the Tulsa race riot in 1921.
Note taped to back reads: " hundreds of negroes homeless after tulsa Race riot in which 30 persons were killed. more than 10 city blocks ofhomes in the negro section of Tulsa , Oklahoma, were destroyed by fire durning the furious race war which started last week when--the negroes claim-- an attempt was made by whites to lynch a negro accused of assulting a woman. I is estimated that 30 persons, one third of them whites, were killed in the fighting, while scores were injured. This photo shows a portion of the desolate area after the riots 6.6.21"
photo torn into two pieces and then taped back together.
Date 1921
Collection Tulsa Race Riot