Events of the Tulsa Disaster

Title

Events of the Tulsa Disaster

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Published in Mary E. Jones Parrish, <em>Events of the Tulsa Disaster</em>, privately published, [1922].

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Mary E. Jones Parrish

Items in the Events of the Tulsa Disaster Collection

Booker T. Washington High School
Booker T. Washington High School remained untouched during the burning and chaos, and housed refugees during and after.

Operating Room, Maurice Willows hospital.
Maurice Willows operated the Red Cross hospital after the riot at 324 N. Hartford Street.

Ward in the Maurice Willows hospital.
Maurice Willows operated the Red Cross hospital after the riot at 324 N. Hartford Street.

Rev. Whitaker and family distributing relief goods.
Reverend R. A. Whitaker was the pastor at Mount Zion Baptist Church, which had only recently been completed and paid for before the riot. The reasons for its burning are debated, but it was believed to have held a large weapons cache, and that there…

Maurice Willows hospital
Maurice Willows operated the Red Cross hospital after the riot at 324 N. Hartford Street.

Facsimile of Mary E. Jones Parrish&#039;s identification card
After the riot and burning, African American citizens of Tulsa were required to carry identification cards. For several weeks, they were also required to wear green identity tags on their clothes identifying them as being safe and vetted for by…

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Burning
Mount Zion Baptist Church, which had only recently been completed and paid for before the riot. The reasons for its burning are debated, but it was believed to have held a large weapons cache, and that there were people shooting from it during the…

Mrs. Callie Rogers...
"Mrs Callie Rodgers, who owned one-half block of valuable property. She was forced to leave her home and take an insane daughter to safety, leaving a helpless sick daughter behind. There she was found by the burners. They took her out and placed…

Greenwood and Archer during reconstruction
Taken from the south side of Archer, the Williams and Woods buildings are still in ruins, but further north up the street, buildings have begun to be rebuilt.