Uncovering the Tulsa Race Massacre

Uncovering the Tulsa Race Massacre

One-hundred years ago in Tulsa, Oklahoma, one of the worst racial massacres in the history of United States occurred. A neighborhood known as "Black Wallstreet" was wiped out by a white mob out and more than 300 hundred of of its residents were killed.


5 - 12+


Geography, Human Geography, Social Studies, Civics, U.S. History

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Tulsa Historical Society & Museum
Kansas State Historical Society
Oklahoma Historical Society
Solomon Sir Jones Films. Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The University of Tulsa
McFarlin Library
Last Updated

October 19, 2023

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