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The Tulsa Race Riot

The Tulsa Race Riot Tulsa Historical Society 2445 South Peoria Tulsa, Oklahoma 74114   918.712.9484 | ths@tulsahistory.org On the morning of May 30, 1921, a young black man named Dick Rowland was riding in the elevator in the Drexel Building at Third and Main. The white elevator operator, Sarah Page, claimed that Rowland grabbed her arm, […]

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