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Little Africa on Fire. Tulsa Race Riot, June 1st, 1921 | by McFarlin Special Collections
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Little Africa on Fire. Tulsa Race Riot, June 1st, 1921

Collection number: Coll. No. 1989-004-5-2

Title: Little Africa on Fire. Tulsa Race Riot, June 1st, 1921

Creator/Photographer: probably Alvin Krupnick

Date of image: 1921 June 1

Description: Apparently taken from the roof of the Hotel Tulsa on 3rd St. between Boston Ave. and Cincinnati Ave.. The first row of buildings is along 2nd St. The smoke cloud on the left (Cincinnati Ave. and the Frisco Tracks) is identified in the Tulsa Tribune version of this photo as being where the fire started in the race riot held in Tulsa on 31 May-1 June 1921. This image was printed as one of a series of postcards. Title is taken from the writing on the card.

Original format: Postcard : b&w

Dimensions: 9 x 14 cm

Digital format: image/jpeg

Collection series: Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 Archive -- Photographs

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Persistent URL: cdm15887.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15...

Acquisition credit line: Anonymous donation.

Repository: McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tulsa. 2933 E. 6th St. Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104-3123

General information about the McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tulsa is available at www.lib.utulsa.edu/speccoll/

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Taken on June 1, 1921