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Written by:
B. C. Franklin, American, 1879 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 × 9 in. (35.6 × 22.9 cm)
Type:
manuscripts
Place depicted:
Greenwood, Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 22, 1931
Description:
A manuscript titled “The Tulsa Race Riot and Three of Its Victims” by B.C. Franklin. The unpublished manuscript consists of ten pages written in black type on yellowed paper. It was written on August 22, 1931, ten years after the Tulsa Race Massacre and recounts the events of the massacre as witnessed by the author, including an account of Franklin witnessing three men being killed by the mob. The manuscript is signed by B.C. Franklin on the last page.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Race riots  Search this
Tulsa Race Massacre  Search this
U.S. History, 1919-1933  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Tulsa Friends and John W. and Karen R. Franklin
Object number:
2015.176.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56322e79f-ac61-44ce-b722-d0fd03002cd6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.176.1