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Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

About the Collection

The Ruth Sigler Avery Collection consists of research notes, photocopied documents, books, videos, audio tapes and transcripts of interviews, and handwritten and computer generated writings, produced by Ruth Sigler Avery for her proposed book, "Fear, The Fifth Horseman: A Documentary-Anthology of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot." In addition, there are also examples of Avery's poems, stories, and essays; personal documents, correspondence, and press cuttings; and family materials, which include genealogical documents, family narratives and photographs.

Access the Physical Collection

Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 Collection documents the history of the event through photographs that are all part of a rich archive of materials from the Ruth Sigler Avery Collection housed at the Oklahoma State University-Tulsa Library. For information about this collection please contact the OSU-Tulsa library at or 918-594-8130.