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TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM

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2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
918.712.9484 http://tulsahistory.org

September 2019

TRIBUNE: The Story of a Newspaper

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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Ongoing In 1919, Richard Lloyd Jones, Sr., moved his family from Wisconsin to Tulsa to purchase and operate The Tulsa Tribunenewspaper. This exhibit highlights the Tribune’s story through the years as well as the three generations of the Lloyd Jones family that published the paper until its end in 1992. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10AM – 4PM Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays

Find out more »

Vandevers: The Store With Everything

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

In Tulsa, Vandevers is both one of the early names in retail and one of the few department stores that survived the initial move towards suburbanization. Vandevers was a full-line department store that provided everything a shopper could want, from expensive, high-end fashion, jewelry, and furnishings, to economical clothing and appliances. Many Tulsans have fond memories of visiting one of the Vandevers stores – downtown, at Utica Square, or Southroads – and of the multiple generations of the family involved…

Find out more »

Who > What > Where > Signs of Tulsa

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Signs are all around us…. They tell us where we are, where we’re going, and how to get there. This exhibit shows off some of Tulsa’s signs from the past. These markers have labeled streets, businesses, buildings, and events, and come in many shapes, sizes, and materials. Visitors can revisit some popular signs from around the city as well as examine drawings and photographs of signs that disappeared long ago. “Signs of Tulsa” is open through January 2020

Find out more »

Short Stories: A Peek Inside the Collection

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Short Stories provides a unique view of the Museum’s collection. Instead of a gallery with one overall theme, this exhibit features individual or small groupings of artifacts with interesting tales from Tulsa history. Some items are recent donations while others are objects recently re-discovered or researched by the staff. Artifacts highlighted in this exhibit include: *Furniture, dishes, photos, and menus from Ike’s Chili *Aprons and cookbooks made in mid-century Home Ec class at Booker T Washington High School *Drawings by…

Find out more »

A College for All: 50 Years of Tulsa Community College

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From accountants to nurses and engineers to psychologists, Tulsa Community College has produced a workforce for northeast Oklahoma for 50 years. TCC has served nearly 450,000 Tulsans and grown from its initial campus with 2,800 students to 24,000 students per year. This exhibit celebrates the first 50 years and includes features on the visionary leaders who founded the College as well as the remarkable staff and inspiring students who are bringing success to life. Visitors will learn about TCC’s growth…

Find out more »

Seeing Things: Photography by Lee McBIrney

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

It is clear from his photographs that capturing images on film was something Lee McBirney loved. Leander “Lee” McBirney spent the majority of his life in Tulsa working in the family business – banking. Born in 1880 in Kansas, Lee moved with his older brothers to Tulsa shortly after 1900. In 1911, the McBirney Family and several others, founded the National Bank of Commerce with Lee listed as one of the officers. Later bank records show Lee serving as Assistant…

Find out more »

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

The Attack on Greenwood 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.

Find out more »

Life of a House: History of the Travis Mansion

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From Family Home to Tulsa’s Home for History A series of photographs tells the history of the mansion the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum now calls home. Images and information trace the changes in the structure from the early years when the Travis Family lived in the house through the purchase and recent renovation by THSM. Click here to learn more about the Travis Mansion.

Find out more »

ChronoTulsa: Timeline of Tulsa History

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

This exhibit provides a historical overview of Tulsa’s rich history. The timeline begins with the arrival of the Creek Indians who settled Tulsa in the 1830s and then covers many historically significant events and time periods that have affected the city’s development and helped shape the Tulsa of today.

Find out more »

TRIBUNE: The Story of a Newspaper

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Ongoing In 1919, Richard Lloyd Jones, Sr., moved his family from Wisconsin to Tulsa to purchase and operate The Tulsa Tribunenewspaper. This exhibit highlights the Tribune’s story through the years as well as the three generations of the Lloyd Jones family that published the paper until its end in 1992. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10AM – 4PM Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays

Find out more »

Vandevers: The Store With Everything

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

In Tulsa, Vandevers is both one of the early names in retail and one of the few department stores that survived the initial move towards suburbanization. Vandevers was a full-line department store that provided everything a shopper could want, from expensive, high-end fashion, jewelry, and furnishings, to economical clothing and appliances. Many Tulsans have fond memories of visiting one of the Vandevers stores – downtown, at Utica Square, or Southroads – and of the multiple generations of the family involved…

Find out more »

Who > What > Where > Signs of Tulsa

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Signs are all around us…. They tell us where we are, where we’re going, and how to get there. This exhibit shows off some of Tulsa’s signs from the past. These markers have labeled streets, businesses, buildings, and events, and come in many shapes, sizes, and materials. Visitors can revisit some popular signs from around the city as well as examine drawings and photographs of signs that disappeared long ago. “Signs of Tulsa” is open through January 2020

Find out more »

Short Stories: A Peek Inside the Collection

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Short Stories provides a unique view of the Museum’s collection. Instead of a gallery with one overall theme, this exhibit features individual or small groupings of artifacts with interesting tales from Tulsa history. Some items are recent donations while others are objects recently re-discovered or researched by the staff. Artifacts highlighted in this exhibit include: *Furniture, dishes, photos, and menus from Ike’s Chili *Aprons and cookbooks made in mid-century Home Ec class at Booker T Washington High School *Drawings by…

Find out more »

A College for All: 50 Years of Tulsa Community College

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From accountants to nurses and engineers to psychologists, Tulsa Community College has produced a workforce for northeast Oklahoma for 50 years. TCC has served nearly 450,000 Tulsans and grown from its initial campus with 2,800 students to 24,000 students per year. This exhibit celebrates the first 50 years and includes features on the visionary leaders who founded the College as well as the remarkable staff and inspiring students who are bringing success to life. Visitors will learn about TCC’s growth…

Find out more »

Seeing Things: Photography by Lee McBIrney

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

It is clear from his photographs that capturing images on film was something Lee McBirney loved. Leander “Lee” McBirney spent the majority of his life in Tulsa working in the family business – banking. Born in 1880 in Kansas, Lee moved with his older brothers to Tulsa shortly after 1900. In 1911, the McBirney Family and several others, founded the National Bank of Commerce with Lee listed as one of the officers. Later bank records show Lee serving as Assistant…

Find out more »

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

The Attack on Greenwood 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.

Find out more »

Life of a House: History of the Travis Mansion

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From Family Home to Tulsa’s Home for History A series of photographs tells the history of the mansion the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum now calls home. Images and information trace the changes in the structure from the early years when the Travis Family lived in the house through the purchase and recent renovation by THSM. Click here to learn more about the Travis Mansion.

Find out more »

ChronoTulsa: Timeline of Tulsa History

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

This exhibit provides a historical overview of Tulsa’s rich history. The timeline begins with the arrival of the Creek Indians who settled Tulsa in the 1830s and then covers many historically significant events and time periods that have affected the city’s development and helped shape the Tulsa of today.

Find out more »

TRIBUNE: The Story of a Newspaper

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Ongoing In 1919, Richard Lloyd Jones, Sr., moved his family from Wisconsin to Tulsa to purchase and operate The Tulsa Tribunenewspaper. This exhibit highlights the Tribune’s story through the years as well as the three generations of the Lloyd Jones family that published the paper until its end in 1992. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10AM – 4PM Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays

Find out more »

Vandevers: The Store With Everything

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

In Tulsa, Vandevers is both one of the early names in retail and one of the few department stores that survived the initial move towards suburbanization. Vandevers was a full-line department store that provided everything a shopper could want, from expensive, high-end fashion, jewelry, and furnishings, to economical clothing and appliances. Many Tulsans have fond memories of visiting one of the Vandevers stores – downtown, at Utica Square, or Southroads – and of the multiple generations of the family involved…

Find out more »

Who > What > Where > Signs of Tulsa

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Signs are all around us…. They tell us where we are, where we’re going, and how to get there. This exhibit shows off some of Tulsa’s signs from the past. These markers have labeled streets, businesses, buildings, and events, and come in many shapes, sizes, and materials. Visitors can revisit some popular signs from around the city as well as examine drawings and photographs of signs that disappeared long ago. “Signs of Tulsa” is open through January 2020

Find out more »

Short Stories: A Peek Inside the Collection

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Short Stories provides a unique view of the Museum’s collection. Instead of a gallery with one overall theme, this exhibit features individual or small groupings of artifacts with interesting tales from Tulsa history. Some items are recent donations while others are objects recently re-discovered or researched by the staff. Artifacts highlighted in this exhibit include: *Furniture, dishes, photos, and menus from Ike’s Chili *Aprons and cookbooks made in mid-century Home Ec class at Booker T Washington High School *Drawings by…

Find out more »

A College for All: 50 Years of Tulsa Community College

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From accountants to nurses and engineers to psychologists, Tulsa Community College has produced a workforce for northeast Oklahoma for 50 years. TCC has served nearly 450,000 Tulsans and grown from its initial campus with 2,800 students to 24,000 students per year. This exhibit celebrates the first 50 years and includes features on the visionary leaders who founded the College as well as the remarkable staff and inspiring students who are bringing success to life. Visitors will learn about TCC’s growth…

Find out more »

Seeing Things: Photography by Lee McBIrney

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

It is clear from his photographs that capturing images on film was something Lee McBirney loved. Leander “Lee” McBirney spent the majority of his life in Tulsa working in the family business – banking. Born in 1880 in Kansas, Lee moved with his older brothers to Tulsa shortly after 1900. In 1911, the McBirney Family and several others, founded the National Bank of Commerce with Lee listed as one of the officers. Later bank records show Lee serving as Assistant…

Find out more »

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

The Attack on Greenwood 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.

Find out more »

Life of a House: History of the Travis Mansion

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From Family Home to Tulsa’s Home for History A series of photographs tells the history of the mansion the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum now calls home. Images and information trace the changes in the structure from the early years when the Travis Family lived in the house through the purchase and recent renovation by THSM. Click here to learn more about the Travis Mansion.

Find out more »

ChronoTulsa: Timeline of Tulsa History

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

This exhibit provides a historical overview of Tulsa’s rich history. The timeline begins with the arrival of the Creek Indians who settled Tulsa in the 1830s and then covers many historically significant events and time periods that have affected the city’s development and helped shape the Tulsa of today.

Find out more »

TRIBUNE: The Story of a Newspaper

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Ongoing In 1919, Richard Lloyd Jones, Sr., moved his family from Wisconsin to Tulsa to purchase and operate The Tulsa Tribunenewspaper. This exhibit highlights the Tribune’s story through the years as well as the three generations of the Lloyd Jones family that published the paper until its end in 1992. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10AM – 4PM Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays

Find out more »

Vandevers: The Store With Everything

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

In Tulsa, Vandevers is both one of the early names in retail and one of the few department stores that survived the initial move towards suburbanization. Vandevers was a full-line department store that provided everything a shopper could want, from expensive, high-end fashion, jewelry, and furnishings, to economical clothing and appliances. Many Tulsans have fond memories of visiting one of the Vandevers stores – downtown, at Utica Square, or Southroads – and of the multiple generations of the family involved…

Find out more »

Who > What > Where > Signs of Tulsa

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Signs are all around us…. They tell us where we are, where we’re going, and how to get there. This exhibit shows off some of Tulsa’s signs from the past. These markers have labeled streets, businesses, buildings, and events, and come in many shapes, sizes, and materials. Visitors can revisit some popular signs from around the city as well as examine drawings and photographs of signs that disappeared long ago. “Signs of Tulsa” is open through January 2020

Find out more »

Short Stories: A Peek Inside the Collection

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Short Stories provides a unique view of the Museum’s collection. Instead of a gallery with one overall theme, this exhibit features individual or small groupings of artifacts with interesting tales from Tulsa history. Some items are recent donations while others are objects recently re-discovered or researched by the staff. Artifacts highlighted in this exhibit include: *Furniture, dishes, photos, and menus from Ike’s Chili *Aprons and cookbooks made in mid-century Home Ec class at Booker T Washington High School *Drawings by…

Find out more »

A College for All: 50 Years of Tulsa Community College

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From accountants to nurses and engineers to psychologists, Tulsa Community College has produced a workforce for northeast Oklahoma for 50 years. TCC has served nearly 450,000 Tulsans and grown from its initial campus with 2,800 students to 24,000 students per year. This exhibit celebrates the first 50 years and includes features on the visionary leaders who founded the College as well as the remarkable staff and inspiring students who are bringing success to life. Visitors will learn about TCC’s growth…

Find out more »

Seeing Things: Photography by Lee McBIrney

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

It is clear from his photographs that capturing images on film was something Lee McBirney loved. Leander “Lee” McBirney spent the majority of his life in Tulsa working in the family business – banking. Born in 1880 in Kansas, Lee moved with his older brothers to Tulsa shortly after 1900. In 1911, the McBirney Family and several others, founded the National Bank of Commerce with Lee listed as one of the officers. Later bank records show Lee serving as Assistant…

Find out more »

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

The Attack on Greenwood 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.

Find out more »

Life of a House: History of the Travis Mansion

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From Family Home to Tulsa’s Home for History A series of photographs tells the history of the mansion the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum now calls home. Images and information trace the changes in the structure from the early years when the Travis Family lived in the house through the purchase and recent renovation by THSM. Click here to learn more about the Travis Mansion.

Find out more »

ChronoTulsa: Timeline of Tulsa History

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

This exhibit provides a historical overview of Tulsa’s rich history. The timeline begins with the arrival of the Creek Indians who settled Tulsa in the 1830s and then covers many historically significant events and time periods that have affected the city’s development and helped shape the Tulsa of today.

Find out more »

Music at the Mansion

September 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day 20 of the month, repeating indefinitely

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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Thursday, April 20, 1:30 PM Program to be announced. Music at the Mansion is a partnership event with The Hyechka Club Tulsa. Performances are scheduled at 1:30 PM on the third Thursday of every month (with the exception of July and August). Admission is $5/adults, $3/seniors, and free for THSM members and students.

Find out more »

TRIBUNE: The Story of a Newspaper

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Ongoing In 1919, Richard Lloyd Jones, Sr., moved his family from Wisconsin to Tulsa to purchase and operate The Tulsa Tribunenewspaper. This exhibit highlights the Tribune’s story through the years as well as the three generations of the Lloyd Jones family that published the paper until its end in 1992. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10AM – 4PM Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays

Find out more »

Vandevers: The Store With Everything

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

In Tulsa, Vandevers is both one of the early names in retail and one of the few department stores that survived the initial move towards suburbanization. Vandevers was a full-line department store that provided everything a shopper could want, from expensive, high-end fashion, jewelry, and furnishings, to economical clothing and appliances. Many Tulsans have fond memories of visiting one of the Vandevers stores – downtown, at Utica Square, or Southroads – and of the multiple generations of the family involved…

Find out more »

Who > What > Where > Signs of Tulsa

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Signs are all around us…. They tell us where we are, where we’re going, and how to get there. This exhibit shows off some of Tulsa’s signs from the past. These markers have labeled streets, businesses, buildings, and events, and come in many shapes, sizes, and materials. Visitors can revisit some popular signs from around the city as well as examine drawings and photographs of signs that disappeared long ago. “Signs of Tulsa” is open through January 2020

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Short Stories: A Peek Inside the Collection

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Short Stories provides a unique view of the Museum’s collection. Instead of a gallery with one overall theme, this exhibit features individual or small groupings of artifacts with interesting tales from Tulsa history. Some items are recent donations while others are objects recently re-discovered or researched by the staff. Artifacts highlighted in this exhibit include: *Furniture, dishes, photos, and menus from Ike’s Chili *Aprons and cookbooks made in mid-century Home Ec class at Booker T Washington High School *Drawings by…

Find out more »

A College for All: 50 Years of Tulsa Community College

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From accountants to nurses and engineers to psychologists, Tulsa Community College has produced a workforce for northeast Oklahoma for 50 years. TCC has served nearly 450,000 Tulsans and grown from its initial campus with 2,800 students to 24,000 students per year. This exhibit celebrates the first 50 years and includes features on the visionary leaders who founded the College as well as the remarkable staff and inspiring students who are bringing success to life. Visitors will learn about TCC’s growth…

Find out more »

Seeing Things: Photography by Lee McBIrney

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

It is clear from his photographs that capturing images on film was something Lee McBirney loved. Leander “Lee” McBirney spent the majority of his life in Tulsa working in the family business – banking. Born in 1880 in Kansas, Lee moved with his older brothers to Tulsa shortly after 1900. In 1911, the McBirney Family and several others, founded the National Bank of Commerce with Lee listed as one of the officers. Later bank records show Lee serving as Assistant…

Find out more »

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

The Attack on Greenwood 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.

Find out more »

Life of a House: History of the Travis Mansion

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From Family Home to Tulsa’s Home for History A series of photographs tells the history of the mansion the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum now calls home. Images and information trace the changes in the structure from the early years when the Travis Family lived in the house through the purchase and recent renovation by THSM. Click here to learn more about the Travis Mansion.

Find out more »

ChronoTulsa: Timeline of Tulsa History

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

This exhibit provides a historical overview of Tulsa’s rich history. The timeline begins with the arrival of the Creek Indians who settled Tulsa in the 1830s and then covers many historically significant events and time periods that have affected the city’s development and helped shape the Tulsa of today.

Find out more »

TRIBUNE: The Story of a Newspaper

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Ongoing In 1919, Richard Lloyd Jones, Sr., moved his family from Wisconsin to Tulsa to purchase and operate The Tulsa Tribunenewspaper. This exhibit highlights the Tribune’s story through the years as well as the three generations of the Lloyd Jones family that published the paper until its end in 1992. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10AM – 4PM Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays

Find out more »

Vandevers: The Store With Everything

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

In Tulsa, Vandevers is both one of the early names in retail and one of the few department stores that survived the initial move towards suburbanization. Vandevers was a full-line department store that provided everything a shopper could want, from expensive, high-end fashion, jewelry, and furnishings, to economical clothing and appliances. Many Tulsans have fond memories of visiting one of the Vandevers stores – downtown, at Utica Square, or Southroads – and of the multiple generations of the family involved…

Find out more »

Who > What > Where > Signs of Tulsa

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Signs are all around us…. They tell us where we are, where we’re going, and how to get there. This exhibit shows off some of Tulsa’s signs from the past. These markers have labeled streets, businesses, buildings, and events, and come in many shapes, sizes, and materials. Visitors can revisit some popular signs from around the city as well as examine drawings and photographs of signs that disappeared long ago. “Signs of Tulsa” is open through January 2020

Find out more »

Short Stories: A Peek Inside the Collection

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Short Stories provides a unique view of the Museum’s collection. Instead of a gallery with one overall theme, this exhibit features individual or small groupings of artifacts with interesting tales from Tulsa history. Some items are recent donations while others are objects recently re-discovered or researched by the staff. Artifacts highlighted in this exhibit include: *Furniture, dishes, photos, and menus from Ike’s Chili *Aprons and cookbooks made in mid-century Home Ec class at Booker T Washington High School *Drawings by…

Find out more »

A College for All: 50 Years of Tulsa Community College

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From accountants to nurses and engineers to psychologists, Tulsa Community College has produced a workforce for northeast Oklahoma for 50 years. TCC has served nearly 450,000 Tulsans and grown from its initial campus with 2,800 students to 24,000 students per year. This exhibit celebrates the first 50 years and includes features on the visionary leaders who founded the College as well as the remarkable staff and inspiring students who are bringing success to life. Visitors will learn about TCC’s growth…

Find out more »

Seeing Things: Photography by Lee McBIrney

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

It is clear from his photographs that capturing images on film was something Lee McBirney loved. Leander “Lee” McBirney spent the majority of his life in Tulsa working in the family business – banking. Born in 1880 in Kansas, Lee moved with his older brothers to Tulsa shortly after 1900. In 1911, the McBirney Family and several others, founded the National Bank of Commerce with Lee listed as one of the officers. Later bank records show Lee serving as Assistant…

Find out more »

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

The Attack on Greenwood 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.

Find out more »

Life of a House: History of the Travis Mansion

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From Family Home to Tulsa’s Home for History A series of photographs tells the history of the mansion the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum now calls home. Images and information trace the changes in the structure from the early years when the Travis Family lived in the house through the purchase and recent renovation by THSM. Click here to learn more about the Travis Mansion.

Find out more »

ChronoTulsa: Timeline of Tulsa History

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

This exhibit provides a historical overview of Tulsa’s rich history. The timeline begins with the arrival of the Creek Indians who settled Tulsa in the 1830s and then covers many historically significant events and time periods that have affected the city’s development and helped shape the Tulsa of today.

Find out more »

TRIBUNE: The Story of a Newspaper

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Ongoing In 1919, Richard Lloyd Jones, Sr., moved his family from Wisconsin to Tulsa to purchase and operate The Tulsa Tribunenewspaper. This exhibit highlights the Tribune’s story through the years as well as the three generations of the Lloyd Jones family that published the paper until its end in 1992. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10AM – 4PM Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays

Find out more »

Vandevers: The Store With Everything

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

In Tulsa, Vandevers is both one of the early names in retail and one of the few department stores that survived the initial move towards suburbanization. Vandevers was a full-line department store that provided everything a shopper could want, from expensive, high-end fashion, jewelry, and furnishings, to economical clothing and appliances. Many Tulsans have fond memories of visiting one of the Vandevers stores – downtown, at Utica Square, or Southroads – and of the multiple generations of the family involved…

Find out more »

Who > What > Where > Signs of Tulsa

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Signs are all around us…. They tell us where we are, where we’re going, and how to get there. This exhibit shows off some of Tulsa’s signs from the past. These markers have labeled streets, businesses, buildings, and events, and come in many shapes, sizes, and materials. Visitors can revisit some popular signs from around the city as well as examine drawings and photographs of signs that disappeared long ago. “Signs of Tulsa” is open through January 2020

Find out more »

Short Stories: A Peek Inside the Collection

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Short Stories provides a unique view of the Museum’s collection. Instead of a gallery with one overall theme, this exhibit features individual or small groupings of artifacts with interesting tales from Tulsa history. Some items are recent donations while others are objects recently re-discovered or researched by the staff. Artifacts highlighted in this exhibit include: *Furniture, dishes, photos, and menus from Ike’s Chili *Aprons and cookbooks made in mid-century Home Ec class at Booker T Washington High School *Drawings by…

Find out more »

A College for All: 50 Years of Tulsa Community College

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From accountants to nurses and engineers to psychologists, Tulsa Community College has produced a workforce for northeast Oklahoma for 50 years. TCC has served nearly 450,000 Tulsans and grown from its initial campus with 2,800 students to 24,000 students per year. This exhibit celebrates the first 50 years and includes features on the visionary leaders who founded the College as well as the remarkable staff and inspiring students who are bringing success to life. Visitors will learn about TCC’s growth…

Find out more »

Seeing Things: Photography by Lee McBIrney

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

It is clear from his photographs that capturing images on film was something Lee McBirney loved. Leander “Lee” McBirney spent the majority of his life in Tulsa working in the family business – banking. Born in 1880 in Kansas, Lee moved with his older brothers to Tulsa shortly after 1900. In 1911, the McBirney Family and several others, founded the National Bank of Commerce with Lee listed as one of the officers. Later bank records show Lee serving as Assistant…

Find out more »

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

The Attack on Greenwood 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.

Find out more »

Life of a House: History of the Travis Mansion

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From Family Home to Tulsa’s Home for History A series of photographs tells the history of the mansion the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum now calls home. Images and information trace the changes in the structure from the early years when the Travis Family lived in the house through the purchase and recent renovation by THSM. Click here to learn more about the Travis Mansion.

Find out more »

ChronoTulsa: Timeline of Tulsa History

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

This exhibit provides a historical overview of Tulsa’s rich history. The timeline begins with the arrival of the Creek Indians who settled Tulsa in the 1830s and then covers many historically significant events and time periods that have affected the city’s development and helped shape the Tulsa of today.

Find out more »

TRIBUNE: The Story of a Newspaper

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Ongoing In 1919, Richard Lloyd Jones, Sr., moved his family from Wisconsin to Tulsa to purchase and operate The Tulsa Tribunenewspaper. This exhibit highlights the Tribune’s story through the years as well as the three generations of the Lloyd Jones family that published the paper until its end in 1992. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10AM – 4PM Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays

Find out more »

Vandevers: The Store With Everything

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

In Tulsa, Vandevers is both one of the early names in retail and one of the few department stores that survived the initial move towards suburbanization. Vandevers was a full-line department store that provided everything a shopper could want, from expensive, high-end fashion, jewelry, and furnishings, to economical clothing and appliances. Many Tulsans have fond memories of visiting one of the Vandevers stores – downtown, at Utica Square, or Southroads – and of the multiple generations of the family involved…

Find out more »

Who > What > Where > Signs of Tulsa

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Signs are all around us…. They tell us where we are, where we’re going, and how to get there. This exhibit shows off some of Tulsa’s signs from the past. These markers have labeled streets, businesses, buildings, and events, and come in many shapes, sizes, and materials. Visitors can revisit some popular signs from around the city as well as examine drawings and photographs of signs that disappeared long ago. “Signs of Tulsa” is open through January 2020

Find out more »

Short Stories: A Peek Inside the Collection

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Short Stories provides a unique view of the Museum’s collection. Instead of a gallery with one overall theme, this exhibit features individual or small groupings of artifacts with interesting tales from Tulsa history. Some items are recent donations while others are objects recently re-discovered or researched by the staff. Artifacts highlighted in this exhibit include: *Furniture, dishes, photos, and menus from Ike’s Chili *Aprons and cookbooks made in mid-century Home Ec class at Booker T Washington High School *Drawings by…

Find out more »

A College for All: 50 Years of Tulsa Community College

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From accountants to nurses and engineers to psychologists, Tulsa Community College has produced a workforce for northeast Oklahoma for 50 years. TCC has served nearly 450,000 Tulsans and grown from its initial campus with 2,800 students to 24,000 students per year. This exhibit celebrates the first 50 years and includes features on the visionary leaders who founded the College as well as the remarkable staff and inspiring students who are bringing success to life. Visitors will learn about TCC’s growth…

Find out more »

Seeing Things: Photography by Lee McBIrney

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

It is clear from his photographs that capturing images on film was something Lee McBirney loved. Leander “Lee” McBirney spent the majority of his life in Tulsa working in the family business – banking. Born in 1880 in Kansas, Lee moved with his older brothers to Tulsa shortly after 1900. In 1911, the McBirney Family and several others, founded the National Bank of Commerce with Lee listed as one of the officers. Later bank records show Lee serving as Assistant…

Find out more »

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

The Attack on Greenwood 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.

Find out more »

Life of a House: History of the Travis Mansion

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From Family Home to Tulsa’s Home for History A series of photographs tells the history of the mansion the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum now calls home. Images and information trace the changes in the structure from the early years when the Travis Family lived in the house through the purchase and recent renovation by THSM. Click here to learn more about the Travis Mansion.

Find out more »

ChronoTulsa: Timeline of Tulsa History

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

This exhibit provides a historical overview of Tulsa’s rich history. The timeline begins with the arrival of the Creek Indians who settled Tulsa in the 1830s and then covers many historically significant events and time periods that have affected the city’s development and helped shape the Tulsa of today.

Find out more »

TRIBUNE: The Story of a Newspaper

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Ongoing In 1919, Richard Lloyd Jones, Sr., moved his family from Wisconsin to Tulsa to purchase and operate The Tulsa Tribunenewspaper. This exhibit highlights the Tribune’s story through the years as well as the three generations of the Lloyd Jones family that published the paper until its end in 1992. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10AM – 4PM Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays

Find out more »

Vandevers: The Store With Everything

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

In Tulsa, Vandevers is both one of the early names in retail and one of the few department stores that survived the initial move towards suburbanization. Vandevers was a full-line department store that provided everything a shopper could want, from expensive, high-end fashion, jewelry, and furnishings, to economical clothing and appliances. Many Tulsans have fond memories of visiting one of the Vandevers stores – downtown, at Utica Square, or Southroads – and of the multiple generations of the family involved…

Find out more »

Who > What > Where > Signs of Tulsa

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Signs are all around us…. They tell us where we are, where we’re going, and how to get there. This exhibit shows off some of Tulsa’s signs from the past. These markers have labeled streets, businesses, buildings, and events, and come in many shapes, sizes, and materials. Visitors can revisit some popular signs from around the city as well as examine drawings and photographs of signs that disappeared long ago. “Signs of Tulsa” is open through January 2020

Find out more »

Short Stories: A Peek Inside the Collection

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Short Stories provides a unique view of the Museum’s collection. Instead of a gallery with one overall theme, this exhibit features individual or small groupings of artifacts with interesting tales from Tulsa history. Some items are recent donations while others are objects recently re-discovered or researched by the staff. Artifacts highlighted in this exhibit include: *Furniture, dishes, photos, and menus from Ike’s Chili *Aprons and cookbooks made in mid-century Home Ec class at Booker T Washington High School *Drawings by…

Find out more »

A College for All: 50 Years of Tulsa Community College

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From accountants to nurses and engineers to psychologists, Tulsa Community College has produced a workforce for northeast Oklahoma for 50 years. TCC has served nearly 450,000 Tulsans and grown from its initial campus with 2,800 students to 24,000 students per year. This exhibit celebrates the first 50 years and includes features on the visionary leaders who founded the College as well as the remarkable staff and inspiring students who are bringing success to life. Visitors will learn about TCC’s growth…

Find out more »

Seeing Things: Photography by Lee McBIrney

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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It is clear from his photographs that capturing images on film was something Lee McBirney loved. Leander “Lee” McBirney spent the majority of his life in Tulsa working in the family business – banking. Born in 1880 in Kansas, Lee moved with his older brothers to Tulsa shortly after 1900. In 1911, the McBirney Family and several others, founded the National Bank of Commerce with Lee listed as one of the officers. Later bank records show Lee serving as Assistant…

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1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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The Attack on Greenwood 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.

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Life of a House: History of the Travis Mansion

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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From Family Home to Tulsa’s Home for History A series of photographs tells the history of the mansion the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum now calls home. Images and information trace the changes in the structure from the early years when the Travis Family lived in the house through the purchase and recent renovation by THSM. Click here to learn more about the Travis Mansion.

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ChronoTulsa: Timeline of Tulsa History

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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This exhibit provides a historical overview of Tulsa’s rich history. The timeline begins with the arrival of the Creek Indians who settled Tulsa in the 1830s and then covers many historically significant events and time periods that have affected the city’s development and helped shape the Tulsa of today.

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TRIBUNE: The Story of a Newspaper

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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Ongoing In 1919, Richard Lloyd Jones, Sr., moved his family from Wisconsin to Tulsa to purchase and operate The Tulsa Tribunenewspaper. This exhibit highlights the Tribune’s story through the years as well as the three generations of the Lloyd Jones family that published the paper until its end in 1992. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10AM – 4PM Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays

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Vandevers: The Store With Everything

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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In Tulsa, Vandevers is both one of the early names in retail and one of the few department stores that survived the initial move towards suburbanization. Vandevers was a full-line department store that provided everything a shopper could want, from expensive, high-end fashion, jewelry, and furnishings, to economical clothing and appliances. Many Tulsans have fond memories of visiting one of the Vandevers stores – downtown, at Utica Square, or Southroads – and of the multiple generations of the family involved…

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Who > What > Where > Signs of Tulsa

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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Signs are all around us…. They tell us where we are, where we’re going, and how to get there. This exhibit shows off some of Tulsa’s signs from the past. These markers have labeled streets, businesses, buildings, and events, and come in many shapes, sizes, and materials. Visitors can revisit some popular signs from around the city as well as examine drawings and photographs of signs that disappeared long ago. “Signs of Tulsa” is open through January 2020

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Short Stories: A Peek Inside the Collection

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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Short Stories provides a unique view of the Museum’s collection. Instead of a gallery with one overall theme, this exhibit features individual or small groupings of artifacts with interesting tales from Tulsa history. Some items are recent donations while others are objects recently re-discovered or researched by the staff. Artifacts highlighted in this exhibit include: *Furniture, dishes, photos, and menus from Ike’s Chili *Aprons and cookbooks made in mid-century Home Ec class at Booker T Washington High School *Drawings by…

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A College for All: 50 Years of Tulsa Community College

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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From accountants to nurses and engineers to psychologists, Tulsa Community College has produced a workforce for northeast Oklahoma for 50 years. TCC has served nearly 450,000 Tulsans and grown from its initial campus with 2,800 students to 24,000 students per year. This exhibit celebrates the first 50 years and includes features on the visionary leaders who founded the College as well as the remarkable staff and inspiring students who are bringing success to life. Visitors will learn about TCC’s growth…

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Seeing Things: Photography by Lee McBIrney

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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It is clear from his photographs that capturing images on film was something Lee McBirney loved. Leander “Lee” McBirney spent the majority of his life in Tulsa working in the family business – banking. Born in 1880 in Kansas, Lee moved with his older brothers to Tulsa shortly after 1900. In 1911, the McBirney Family and several others, founded the National Bank of Commerce with Lee listed as one of the officers. Later bank records show Lee serving as Assistant…

Find out more »

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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The Attack on Greenwood 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.

Find out more »

Life of a House: History of the Travis Mansion

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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From Family Home to Tulsa’s Home for History A series of photographs tells the history of the mansion the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum now calls home. Images and information trace the changes in the structure from the early years when the Travis Family lived in the house through the purchase and recent renovation by THSM. Click here to learn more about the Travis Mansion.

Find out more »

ChronoTulsa: Timeline of Tulsa History

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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This exhibit provides a historical overview of Tulsa’s rich history. The timeline begins with the arrival of the Creek Indians who settled Tulsa in the 1830s and then covers many historically significant events and time periods that have affected the city’s development and helped shape the Tulsa of today.

Find out more »

October 2019

TRIBUNE: The Story of a Newspaper

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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Ongoing In 1919, Richard Lloyd Jones, Sr., moved his family from Wisconsin to Tulsa to purchase and operate The Tulsa Tribunenewspaper. This exhibit highlights the Tribune’s story through the years as well as the three generations of the Lloyd Jones family that published the paper until its end in 1992. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10AM – 4PM Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays

Find out more »

Vandevers: The Store With Everything

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

In Tulsa, Vandevers is both one of the early names in retail and one of the few department stores that survived the initial move towards suburbanization. Vandevers was a full-line department store that provided everything a shopper could want, from expensive, high-end fashion, jewelry, and furnishings, to economical clothing and appliances. Many Tulsans have fond memories of visiting one of the Vandevers stores – downtown, at Utica Square, or Southroads – and of the multiple generations of the family involved…

Find out more »

Who > What > Where > Signs of Tulsa

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Signs are all around us…. They tell us where we are, where we’re going, and how to get there. This exhibit shows off some of Tulsa’s signs from the past. These markers have labeled streets, businesses, buildings, and events, and come in many shapes, sizes, and materials. Visitors can revisit some popular signs from around the city as well as examine drawings and photographs of signs that disappeared long ago. “Signs of Tulsa” is open through January 2020

Find out more »

A College for All: 50 Years of Tulsa Community College

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
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From accountants to nurses and engineers to psychologists, Tulsa Community College has produced a workforce for northeast Oklahoma for 50 years. TCC has served nearly 450,000 Tulsans and grown from its initial campus with 2,800 students to 24,000 students per year. This exhibit celebrates the first 50 years and includes features on the visionary leaders who founded the College as well as the remarkable staff and inspiring students who are bringing success to life. Visitors will learn about TCC’s growth…

Find out more »

Seeing Things: Photography by Lee McBIrney

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

It is clear from his photographs that capturing images on film was something Lee McBirney loved. Leander “Lee” McBirney spent the majority of his life in Tulsa working in the family business – banking. Born in 1880 in Kansas, Lee moved with his older brothers to Tulsa shortly after 1900. In 1911, the McBirney Family and several others, founded the National Bank of Commerce with Lee listed as one of the officers. Later bank records show Lee serving as Assistant…

Find out more »

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

The Attack on Greenwood 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.

Find out more »

Life of a House: History of the Travis Mansion

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

From Family Home to Tulsa’s Home for History A series of photographs tells the history of the mansion the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum now calls home. Images and information trace the changes in the structure from the early years when the Travis Family lived in the house through the purchase and recent renovation by THSM. Click here to learn more about the Travis Mansion.

Find out more »

ChronoTulsa: Timeline of Tulsa History

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2025

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

This exhibit provides a historical overview of Tulsa’s rich history. The timeline begins with the arrival of the Creek Indians who settled Tulsa in the 1830s and then covers many historically significant events and time periods that have affected the city’s development and helped shape the Tulsa of today.

Find out more »

TRIBUNE: The Story of a Newspaper

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2020

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK 74114 United States
+ Google Map

Ongoing In 1919, Richard Lloyd Jones, Sr., moved his family from Wisconsin to Tulsa to purchase and operate The Tulsa Tribunenewspaper. This exhibit highlights the Tribune’s story through the years as well as the three generations of the Lloyd Jones family that published the paper until its end in 1992. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10AM – 4PM Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays

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