During the 1920s, Tulsa grew into its “Oil Capital of the World” title.  

The city’s growth was clearly visible as the skyline blossomed and the population doubled in size.  At the foot of the decade’s tremendous wealth, beauty, and innovation are the stories of those who experienced this great time of transformation and turmoil in Tulsa’s past.

Now closed – open 2007-2008


This two-minute tour of the 1920s exhibit gives you a quick glimpse of the hundreds of photos and artifacts that were in the exhibit!

Produced by Mike McUsic and Nancy Schallner
Narration excerpted from Tulsa! Biography of the American City by Danney Goble, published by Council Oak Books, Tulsa © 1997

Tulsa Historical Society & Museum
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