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

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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…

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Taken from the southeast corner of the roof of Booker T. Washington High School, this panorama shows much of the damage within a day or so of the riot and the burning. The road running laterally through the center of the image is Greenwood Avenue,…

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

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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…

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A photographic portrait of Mary E. Jones Parrish. Mrs. Parrish ran a typewriting school in the Woods Building. After the "disaster", as she calls it, she began to gather together photos and first hand accounts, and published them in 1922.

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"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…

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