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This Month in Business History

One hundred years ago on May 31-June 1, 2021, the Greenwood District of Tulsa, OK, an oil boom city and one of the wealthiest Black communities in the United States, was leveled to the ground. Read our blog post on the aftermath of the race massacre and the role or Red Cross.

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Rustic houses among ruins built to house people displaced by the Tulsa Race Massacre

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Showing reconstruction in Tulsa, Okla. This part of town was demolished by fire in the race riots of June 1921.
1921. American National Red Cross Photograph Collection
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Business Reference Services is the starting point for conducting research at the Library of Congress in the subject areas of business and economics. Here, reference specialists in specific subject areas of business assist patrons in formulating search strategies and gaining access to the information and materials contained in the Library's rich collections of business and economics materials.
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