Ruins of the Tulsa Race Riot 6-1-21

Created by
Unidentified
Owned by
Ross, Kavin, American
Date
1921
On View
Community/Third Floor, 3 051
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Exhibition
Power of Place
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, with ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 3 3/8 x 5 1/2 in. (8.6 x 14 cm)
Description
This black-and-white photographic postcard titled, Ruins of the Tulsa Race Riot depicts what is left of the Greenwood district in downtown Tulsa after the fires had been suppressed. This image shows that only foundations and some reminents of furniture and personal belongings are left in the rubble.
Place depicted
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
photographic postcards
Topic
Hate crimes
Photography
Race relations
Race riots
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.175.12
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cab8d4b8-b7a0-41be-8880-6f5cd04f95ff
2 image(s)