Photo courtesy of the Tulsa Historical Society and Museum

READINGS- Books/Journals/Dissertations 

Baker, T. Lindsay and Julie P. Baker (editors)

  1. The WPA Oklahoma Slave Narratives. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. 

Douglas, Clarence B.

  1. The History of Tulsa, Oklahoma: a City with a Personality Together with a Glimpse Down the Corridors of the Past into Old Indian Territory, the Five Civilized Tribes, the Creek Nation, Tulsa Recording District and Tulsa County. Chicago, IL: Clarke.

Franklin, John Hope and John Whittington Franklin (editors)

  1. My Life and an Era: The Autobiography of Buck Colbert Franklin. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press.

Gates, Eddie Faye

  1. 1997. They Came Searching: How Blacks Sought the Promised Land in Tulsa. Austin, TX: Eakin Press. 

Johnson, Hannibal

  1. Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing.
  2. 1998. Black Wall Street: From Riot to Renaissance in Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District. Austin, TX: Eakin Press.

Little, Mabel B., Nathan Hare, and Julia Hare

  1. Fire on Mount Zion, My Life and History as a Black Woman in America. Langston, OK: Melvin B. Tolson Black Heritage Center, Langston University. 

Magliulo, Myrna Colette

  1. Andrew J. Smitherman: A Pioneer of the African American Press 1909-1961. Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, 34 (2): 119-153.

Smith, Greta K. 

  1. The Battling Ground”: Memory, Violence, and Resistance in Greenwood, North Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1907-1980. Unpublished Master’s Thesis. Portland, Oregon, Portland State University.

Thompson, Don

  1. Hush, Somebody’s Callin’ My Name: A Photographic Essay Of Survival, Resilience And Perseverance. Tulsa, OK: Holbrook Printing. 

Vernon AME Church

  1. Golden Jubilee, 1905-1957 : Vernon African Methodist Episcopal Church.  Tulsa, OK: Oklahoma Eagle Publishing. 

Unknown Arthur

Federal Writers’ Project: Slave Narrative Project, Vol. 13, Oklahoma, Adams-Young. 1936. Manuscript/Mixed Material.