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National Museum of African American History and Culture

Eddie Faye Gates, born February 5, 1934, is a researcher who conducted oral history interviews with survivors of the Tulsa massacre. Gates was born in Preston, Oklahoma to a family of sharecroppers working with her family in the fields picking cotton. She graduated from Dunbar High School in 1951 and earned a scholarship to attend the Tuskegee Inst...

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Turner, Reginald
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2004-2007
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1.38 Terabytes
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NMAAHC.A2014.240
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National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Guide to 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Oral History Collection documents the survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre as well as their journey to acknowledgment, justice, and restitution. This digital collection is an edited version of a larger collection created by Reginald Turner, Executive Director and Founder of The Tulsa Project, Inc. The coll...

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Dr. Scott Ellsworth was born in March 1954. Ellsworth is an author, historian, and professor at the University of Michigan. Ellsworth teaches African American history, southern literature, and crime and justice in the United States today. He has also worked at the Smithsonian Institution as a historian. Ellsworth earned his PhD. at Duke Univers...

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Jan. 15, 1866–Aug. 12, 1868
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NMAAHC.FB.M999
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National Museum of African American History and Culture

Reports of outrages, riots, and murders, January 15, 1866–August 12, 1868, are arranged chronologically. These reports often include statements revealing the attitudes of the races toward each other, and some pertain to a particular event. Many of these reports were submitted on a monthly basis from the field offices to the Assistant Commissioner.

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Robert D. Holloway II was born in 1918 in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the Greenwood District. During the Race Massacre, their family home and business was destroyed. His grandfather saved all the children from the mob by hiding them in bushes and fleeing the city after dark. Holloway later joined the army serving as a corporal in Hawaii and Japan during Wor...

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William [Bill] O'Brien is a local historian in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He assisted the Tulsa Race Riot Commission looking for mass grave sites from the Tulsa Race Massacre. His collection of work, William M. O'Brien Research Papers, 1921-2000, is held in The University of Tulsa Department of Special Collections and University Archives. In addition, he pub...

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Otis Granville Clark was born February 13, 1903 in Guthrie, Oklahoma. At the time of the race massacre, Clark and his family lived in the Greenwood District of Tulsa. According to his testimony at the court case, Alexander, et al., v. Oklahoma, et al. in 2003, he was caught in the middle of a gun battle. His friend was shot standing next to him and...

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J.B. Bates was born on June 13, 1916 in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the Greenwood District. After the Race Massacre, Bate's father and uncles were taken to a detention center. Bates' mother took J.B. and his sister and hid in the chicken house. Bates' grandfather was murdered during the riot. Their possessions were destroyed but his house remained standing...

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John Washington Rogers, Jr. was born March 31, 1958. He is the great grandson of J.N. Stratford, owner of the Stratford Hotel in the Greenwood District of Tulsa. Stratford, a lawyer as well, was one of the chief architects of the Greenwood District. The hotel, the largest black-owned in America, was destroyed during the massacre. Rogers and his fam...

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Anderson, Harold M.
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1948-1952
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1 Item (1 reel.)
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NMAH.AC.1197
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Black Wall Street was a vibrant African American community in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Filmed between 1948 and 1952 Reverend Harold M. Anderson's Black Wall Street Film documents many of the neighborhood's businesses including barber shops, bakers, taxi companies, jewelers, and other stores. Reverand Andserson also captured its citizens in church, at school, participating in parades, and walking around the area. The film includes footage Richard and Pat Nixon as they campaigned in Black Wall Street, the first vice-presidential candidate to visit the African American neighborhood.

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