To keep apprised of current activities please go to the the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation. You will find Curriculum Resources and more information about the 100 year anniversary rememberance of the Tulsa Race Riot.




State Representative Don Ross


Final Report of the Oklahoma Commission to Study the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 - 1

Compiled by Dr. Danney Goble (University of Oklahoma)


History Knows No Fences: An Overview - 21

Dr. John Hope Franklin (James B. Duke Professor Emeritus, Duke University)

Dr. Scott Ellsworth (Consultant to the Commission)


The Tulsa Race Riot - 37

Dr. Scott Ellsworth


Airplanes and the Riot - 103

Richard Warner (Tulsa Historical Society)


Confirmed Deaths: A Preliminary Report - 109

Dr. Clyde Snow (Consultant to the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner)


The Investigation of Potential Mass Grave Locations for the Tulsa Race Riot - 123

Dr. Robert Brooks (State Archaeologist)

Dr. Alan H. Witten (University of Oklahoma)


History Uncovered: Skeletal Remains As a Vehicle to the Past - 133

Dr. Lesley Rankin-Hill (University of Oklahoma)

Phoebe Stubblefield (University of Florida)


Riot Property Loss - 143

Larry O'Dell (Oklahoma Historical Society)


Asessing State and City Culpability: The Riot and the Law - 153

Alfred Brophy (Oklahoma City University)


Notes on Contributors - 175



State Senator Maxine Horner


Chronological Maps of the Tulsa Race Riot