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Tulsa Race Massacre: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of the "Tulsa Race Riots" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    race war, Riot, Rowland, Tulsa
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event. For this event, May 31, 1921 is a good starting date.
  • Use the Advanced Search to find the words race and riot or race and war in proximity to each other.
  • For out of town newspapers, use the Advanced Search to find the words riot and Tulsa in proximity to each other.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America