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The Rise of Greenwood

READINGS – Books/Journals/Dissertations

Baker, T. Lindsay and Julie P. Baker, editors
1996. “The WPA Oklahoma Slave Narrative.” Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press.

Douglas, Clarence B.
1921. “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, editors
1997. “My Life and an Era: The Autobiography of Buck Colbert Franklin.” Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press.

Gates, Eddie Faye
1997. “They Came Searching: How Blacks Sought the Promised Land in Tulsa.” Austin, TX: Eakin Press.

Johnson, Hannibal
2014. “Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District.” Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing.

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
1990. “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
2010. “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.
2018. “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 Unpublished Master’s Thesis.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
2008. “Hush, Somebody’s Callin’ My Name: A Photographic Essay Of Survival, Resilience And Perseverance.” Tulsa, OK: Holbrook Printing.

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

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

Tulsa Historical Society and Museum

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