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Onlookers examining the burning of 511 N. Detroit Ave. (A.J. Smitherman) and 507 N. Detroit Ave. (R. T. Bridgewater). This photo is reproduced from a very poor quality microfilmed image.

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Advertisement for the Satisfactory Tailoring Company, 418 E. Archer St., Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Looking east from Detroit Ave over destroyed neighborhoods towards the Tulsa Pressed Brick Company, Booker T. Washington high school is on the right in front of the brick company. The Chicago Defender article says that the three posts were Dr…

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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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202-208 North Greenwood. This is what it looked like before the riot. It was destroyed the morning of 1 June 1921.

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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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