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Black Wall Street from riot to renaissance in Tulsa"s historic Greenwood District by Hannibal B. Johnson

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Published by Eakin Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English



  • Tulsa (Okla.),
  • Oklahoma,
  • Tulsa


  • African Americans -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa -- History.,
  • Riots -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa -- History -- 20th century.,
  • African Americans -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa -- Economic conditions.,
  • Tulsa (Okla.) -- Race relations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-266) and index.

Statementby Hannibal B. Johnson.
LC ClassificationsF704.T92 J64 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 280 p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL702202M
ISBN 10157168221X
LC Control Number97051180

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