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1921 Graves Results from Oaklawn Cemetery and Newblock Park

This article was archived on 2/3/2020

The Public Oversight Committee for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Investigation met this evening to hear from the physical investigation committee, which includes the Oklahoma Archeological Survey based at the University of Oklahoma, regarding the field work analysis from Oaklawn Cemetery and Newblock Park in Tulsa.

The PowerPoint presentation and results can be viewed at: www.cityoftulsa.org/1921graves

The meeting from tonight can also be found on Facebook @CityofTulsaGov

The Public Oversight Committee will reconvene on Feb. 3, 5:30 p.m. at Rudisill Regional Library, 1520 N. Hartford Ave., to further develop next steps of the physical investigation. 

Three goals were established around the 1921 graves reexamination, including: public oversight, historical context and the physical evidence investigation. For more information on the process, visit: www.cityoftulsa.org/1921graves