The 1921 Attack on Greenwood was one of the most significant events in Tulsa’s history. Following World War I, Tulsa was recognized nationally for its affluent African American community known as the Greenwood District. This thriving business district and surrounding residential area was referred to as “Black Wall Street.” In June 1921, a series of events nearly destroyed the entire Greenwood area.
A new documentary telling the story of Tulsa’s Jewish community, from its arrival in America, to its settling in Indian Territory, to its contemporary commitment to our city.
Join museum staff as we learn about Tulsa’s rich history through onsite exploration. Daily field trip experiences will include a variety of historical locations in the Tulsa area. (June 10-14)