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New In The Digital Collections: Tulsa Buildings R-S Vertical File

sinclair building

The contents of the Library's Tulsa Buildings R-S vertical file is now available online. You'll find articles on buildings such as the historic Sinclair Building that is scheduled to be sold at a Tulsa County Sheriff's Office auction on October 21st.

Tulsa's First Night Football Game: Tulsa Vs. Sapulpa At Lee Stadium, September 27th, 1929

1929 tulsa central high school football from the tom tom

On Friday, September 27th, 1929, night football made its debut in Tulsa at Lee Stadium. 5,000 spectators attended what Tulsans called "after-supper football." The October 1929 Tulsa Spirit reported that Oklahoma A. and M. was the the only other Oklahoma organization playing under floodlights at that time. A white football was used to "better aid spectators and players to follow its course without effort." 

Double Mod Of The Moment

2846 E 38th Street tulsa

ModernTulsa is excited to announce the next TWO homes in their Mod of the Moment series.

Both homes will be open from 2:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday, August 10, 2014. Admission is free.

Panel Discussion: Vice, Crime & Vigilantes In The Magic City

vice, crime and vigilantes in the magic city, tulsa

Vice, Crime & Vigilantes in the Magic City

Saturday, July 19 • 10:30 a.m.-noon

Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 S. Peoria Ave.

TULSA IN THE 20s: A PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBIT

4th and boulder

Like other American cities, Tulsa enjoyed economic growth and prosperity in the 1920s. Our city was the center of the oil and gas industry, and some of Tulsa’s finest buildings and the nation’s finest art deco buildings were constructed. It was also a period marked by interracial tension, and in 1921, one of the most violent race riots in American history occurred in Tulsa. In conjunction with this year’s One Book, One Tulsa program featuring F.

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