Mt. Zion Baptist Church Burning

Title

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Burning

Description

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 defense of Greenwood.

Creator

Unknown photographer

Source

Mary E. Jones Parrish. Events of the Tulsa Disaster. Privately published. 1922.

Date

1921 June 1

Rights

This item was published in the Events of the Tulsa Disaster in 1922, and is therefore in the Public Domain.

Files

maryparrish (13).jpg

Citation

Unknown photographer, “Mt. Zion Baptist Church Burning,” Tulsa Race Riot Photographs, accessed December 17, 2017, http://tulsaraceriot.omeka.net/items/show/21.