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A sketch of Mount Zion Baptist Church, then under construction.

Interestingly, the caption describes Easton St as Easter St.

The home of Deputy Sheriff Barney S. Cleaver, at 508 N. Greenwood Ave.

This image depicts the two story wood frame building owned by Mr. and Mrs French C. Smith, at 511 East Archer St. According to the text of the article, this house stands on the first piece of property purchased by an African American in the East…

The home of Mr. and Mrs. N.E. Pyrtle on North Franklin.


This is a photo of the residence of H.T. Wilson, early Tulsa entrepreneur. At the time of the photo, house was leased to another party, as Mr Wilson and his wife were running a hotel and restaurant at 120 E. Archer.

The Thomas R. Gentry house. 537 N Detroit Ave. The associated text reads: "The above residence of Tulsa, and the owner is a successful Real Estate Agent, and business man. Through Mr. Gentry, a great number of our homes have been secures in this…

The article in the Chicago Defender identifies this as Dr. Thompson's house at 521 N. Detroit. The photo is a very poor quality reproduction from a microfilmed copy of the Chicago Defender.

The caption reads: "The A. M. E. Church, where the State Teachers Association will meet next Thursday, Friday and Saturday."
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