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1921 Graves Public Oversight Committee Update; Genealogical Research Continues

9/13/2022
This article was archived on 10/9/2022

Members of the 1921 Graves Investigation Public Oversight Committee met today to discuss the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Investigation.

Intermountain Forensics, the consultant hired to complete the analysis from last summer’s excavation at Oaklawn Cemetery explained their genealogical process in the meeting. Please see the video explaining the genealogy analysis here: https://youtu.be/ZhetY9QJ-p8

The City is currently working on fieldwork preparations for the upcoming excavation at Oaklawn Cemetery. A date has not been set for the upcoming fieldwork.

Public Oversight Committee meetings are held every quarter. The next meeting date will be shared in the coming weeks.

Meeting slides from tonight’s meeting will be posted September 14 on the 1921 Graves webpage, www.cityoftulsa.org/1921graves.

Genealogy Analysis: Get Involved
Utah Cold Case Coalition Intermountain Forensics is seeking help from anyone who may have relatives from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. For those who want to get involved who have family ties to the massacre, email info@intermountainforensics.com and enter the subject line “1921 Graves.”